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Protesters Killed As Anti-Govt Protests Hits Sudan’s Capital

AFRICANGLOBE - A Sudanese protester was shot dead by security forces in downtown Khartoum, according to medical sources, as protests that have been spreading through the country hit the capital on Tuesday. 

Sudan: Al Bashir To Appoint PM For The First Time Since...

AFRICANGLOBE - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is to appoint a prime minister, reinstating a post abolished after he came to power in a 1989 Islamist-backed coup, officials said on Wednesday. Bashir himself had abolished the post of premier after he led a bloodless coup almost three decades ago against then premier Sadiq al-Mahdi with the help of Islamist leader Hassan al-Turabi.

Cavorting With War Criminals: Zuma Meets Bashir In China

AFRICANGLOBE - President Jacob Zuma recently met Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir "to strengthen co-operation" between the two countries. The two misleaders committed themselves to more meetings, at ministerial level, and Zuma accepted an invitation by al-Bashir to visit Sudan.

Sudan’s Quarter Century Under Genocidal Dictator Omar al-Bashir

AFRICANGLOBE - Khartoum, Sudan goes to the polls Monday in sham presidential and parliamentary elections widely expected to return dictator Omar al-Bashir to power for another five years. The mainstream opposition is boycotting the vote, in which more than a dozen little-known candidates are standing against the incumbent, who has been at the helm for a quarter century.

War Criminal Bashir Claim Darfur Peacekeepers Protect Rebels

AFRICANGLOBE - Sudanese President and fugitive war criminal Omar al-Bashir on Sunday said that the international peacekeeping mission in the western Sudanese Darfur region had protected the region's rebels, not its civilian population.

War Criminal Omar Al-Bashir To Seek Re-Election In 2015

AFRICANGLOBE - Sudanese President and fugitive war criminal Omar al-Bashir - in power since a 1989 coup - will stand for re-election in April 2015 after being retained as the leader of Sudan's ruling party, an adviser has said.

Sudan Expels Iranian Diplomats And Closes Cultural Centres

AFRICANGLOBE - Sudan has closed all Iranian cultural centres in the country and expelled the cultural attache and other diplomats, a government source has said, without giving an explanation for the move.

The Two Sudans

AFRICANGLOBE - Part of the solution to the crisis facing the Sudans can be found in the character of Harkhuf who governed Upper Egypt in the twenty-third century B.C.E. and established extensive diplomatic and trade relations with Nubia (modern-day Sudan). The epitaph on his tomb, which reads “I gave bread to the hungry, clothing to the naked, I ferried him who had no boat,” is one of the first humanitarian claims in world history.

Tension In Abyei As Juba Sends Troops

AFRICANGLOBE - A top aide to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir says the presence of South Sudanese troops in the disputed border area of Abyei threatens peace less than three years after the two countries split.

African Union Sets April Deadline For Sudan-Rebel Peace Deal

AFRICANGLOBE - Violence has returned in the Darfur region of Sudan years after the world's attention was drawn by the genocide that took place against Africans by the Janjaweed Arab militia backed by the Khartoum government. The Darfur troubles began when mainly African tribes took up arms in 2003 against the Arab-led government in Khartoum, which they accused of discrimination and marginalisation.

ICC Blames UN For Not Arresting Sudanese President Al Bashir

AFRICANGLOBE - The International Criminal Court (ICC) is "frustrated and despaired" about the UN Security Council's "inaction and paralysis" concerning the arrest of president Omar Al Bashir of Sudan.

Sudanese Presidents to Meet In Khartoum

AFRICANGLOBE - High-level talks between South Sudan and Sudanese leaders are expected to take place in Khartoum in late August, a government official in Juba said.

Al-Bashir Blocks South Sudan Oil Flow Calls for Holy War

AFRICANGLOBE - The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir said today he ordered oil minister Awad al-Jaz to block the pipeline carrying South Sudan's crude all the way to Red Sea coastal city of Port Sudan.

Sudan, South Sudan Peace Deal Once Again in Jeopardy

AFRICANGLOBE - The short period of relative peace and mutual friendship between Sudan and South Sudan has started unravelling, with Khartoum now accusing Juba of aiding rebels and threatening previous agreements.

Sudan To Seek Advanced Weaponry To Counter-Attack Israel – Bashir

AFRICANGLOBE - Sudan's president and wanted war criminal Omer Al-Bashir has revealed that his country will seek to acquire "advanced" attack weaponry to answer repeated Israeli attacks "tit for tat."

Al-Bashir’s Government Accused of Torturing Sudanese Protesters

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir's government is torturing detained protestors, human rights groups have alleged. The groups say although the protests had largely remained peaceful, the...