Sudan still in crisis a year after Omar al-Bashir ouster

World | FOCUS Apr 9, 2020

Sudan still in crisis a year after Omar al-Bashir ouster

A year after one of Africa's longest serving leaders, Omar al-Bashir, was ousted from power in the face of mass street protests, Sudan is still reeling from daunting crises including deep economic woes. Bashir was overthrown on April 11, 2019 by the military, which was ...

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 ...