FOR MORE than a decade, Omar al-Bashir gaily thumbed his nose at the International Criminal Court (ICC). After he was indicted for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in the country’s western region of Darfur, his defiance badly damaged the young court’s credibility
[ICG] Addis Ababa/Nairobi/Brussels -What’s new? African leaders meet in Addis Ababa this week for the annual African Union (AU) summit.
[Radio Dabanga] Juba -Yesterday evening, the first session of direct peace talks between the Sudanese government and rebel movements started in Juba, capital of South Sudan. The discussion focussed on central Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum North -On Thursday, the second wife of ousted President Omar Al Bashir was arrested from her home in Khartoum North, on charges of illegal ownership of wealth and suspicious richness.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -According to a Sudanese official, communication has been lost with 11 Sudanese nationals detained by human traffickers in Libya.
[VOA] Khartoum -Thousands of people marched in Khartoum and other Sudanese cities Monday to mark the October 1964 uprising that ended the dictatorship of Ibrahim Aboud. The protesters, however, focused on the present, and made demands that stem from the recent ouster of former leader Omar al-Bashir.
[ICG] Following the ouster of Sudan’s strongman Omar al-Bashir, sustained pressure yielded a power-sharing agreement between the military and opposition alliance.
[East African] A comprehensive peace agreement that would set Sudan on a path to political stability and economic recovery appeared feasible as the transition government and rebel groups entered a second day of negotiations in the South Sudan capital Juba.
[VOA] South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar are meeting in Juba this week to discuss security matters and other issues ahead of a November 12th deadline for forming a unity government.
[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -Four people were killed and several others injured today when security forces shot at peaceful demonstrators in Omdurman.