Sudan's al-Bashir gets two years' detention for corruption

World Dec 15, 2019

Sudan's al-Bashir gets two years' detention for corruption

Former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was sentenced Saturday to two years' detention in a correctional center for corruption in the first of several cases against the ousted autocrat. The charges stemmed from millions of dollars received from Saudi Arabia by the toppled strongman. In a statement ...

Sudan forms first Cabinet since April fall of al-Bashir

World / Politics Sep 6, 2019

Sudan forms first Cabinet since April fall of al-Bashir

Sudan's prime minister announced on Thursday the formation of the first government since the overthrow of long-term ruler Omar Hassan al-Bashir in April. The government was formed as part of a three-year power-sharing deal signed last month between the military and civilian parties and protest ...

Sudan charges ousted President Omar al-Bashir with corruption

World Sep 1, 2019

Sudan charges ousted President Omar al-Bashir with corruption

A Sudanese judge on Saturday formally indicted Omar al-Bashir for possessing illicit foreign currency and corruption, charges the ousted leader challenged as he was publicly questioned for the first time since his overthrow. Al-Bashir said that he had received $25 million from Saudi Crown Prince ...