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Sudan PM says he survived 'terror attack' in Khartoum

March 10, 2020 12:29 pm

Abdalla Hamdok tweeted he was "safe and in good shape" following the explosion. Sudanese state TV said Hamdok had been heading to his office when the attack took place.

South Sudan ends 6-year war with formation of coalition government

February 23, 2020 11:28 am

South Sudan gained independence from Sudan in 2011 but was plunged into a civil war in 2013. There were two attempts at a peace deal in 2015 and 2018, but neither led to the formation of a stable government.

Sudan gives Israel initial okay for overflights: report

February 06, 2020 11:58 am

The meeting in Uganda between Sudan's Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu stirred controversy in Sudan after Israeli officials said it would lead to normalising relations between the two former foes.

Grenade kills at least 7 at wedding party in Sudan's capital

January 21, 2020 8:33 am

A fight between two people at the party escalated into one of them throwing the grenade and causing the explosion, the health ministry said in a statement.

Explained: Who is Omar al-Bashir, the Sudanese dictator sentenced by a court in his country?

December 17, 2019 11:28 am

Until 2011, President Omar al-Bashir ruled over Sudan with an iron fist. The period of his rule was marked by allegations of oppression, genocide, and human rights abuses.

Former Sudan president Bashir sentenced to two years in detention for corruption

December 14, 2019 4:34 pm

The presiding judge said Bashir, 75, who was ousted in April following months of street protests against his three-decade rule, was being sent to the reform facility, rather than a prison, on account of his age.

African countries set meetings to resolve Nile dam dispute

December 10, 2019 12:42 pm

The foreign ministers of the three countries met in Washington Monday with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and World Bank President David Malpass in an effort to resolve the dispute.

18 Indians feared dead in blast at factory in Sudan

December 05, 2019 5:36 am

"Some of the missing may be in the list of the dead which we are still to receive as identification is not possible because of the bodies being burnt," the Indian Embassy said.

Indians among 23 killed in Sudan factory fire

December 04, 2019 2:16 pm

An AFP report quoted the Sudanese government as saying that 23 people were killed and more than 130 injured in the incident.

Sudan swears in new Cabinet, first since al-Bashir ouster

September 09, 2019 9:28 am

Sudan's military dashed initial hopes of democracy when it seized power following the ouster of autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir in April. But a new Cabinet means representative rule remains within reach.

SUDAN VIDEOS

South Sudan becomes the youngest country

July 06, 2018 12:51 pm

On this day in 2011, South Sudan gained independence and became the youngest country in the world.