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 ...

23 killed as fire from tanker engulfs Sudan factory

World Dec 4, 2019

23 killed as fire from tanker engulfs Sudan factory

Twenty-three people were killed and dozens injured as a fire triggered by an explosion in a gas tanker tore through a factory in the Sudanese capital on Tuesday, officials said. Thick plumes of black smoke billowed into the sky after the blaze broke out at ...