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 ...

Hundreds protest killing of students as al-Bashir trial is set

World Aug 1, 2019

Hundreds protest killing of students as al-Bashir trial is set

Hundreds of protesters marched through a central Sudanese city on Wednesday to condemn the killing of demonstrators including children, as the trial of ousted leader Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges was set for August. Tragedy struck Al-Obeid on Monday when six people were shot dead ...

Feared Sudanese paramilitary group was involved in deadly crackdown

World Jul 28, 2019

Feared Sudanese paramilitary group was involved in deadly crackdown

A probe into a deadly June raid on a Khartoum protest camp revealed Saturday that members of a feared Sudanese paramilitary group were involved in it, even as hundreds of demonstrators rallied to demand an independent investigation. Shortly before dawn on June 3, gunmen in ...