Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir, Thursday declared war on South Sudan, vowing to topple its government. The move comes after Sudan’s parliament passed a resolution branding South Sudan’s ruling party an enemy
Hollywood movie star George Clooney was arrested at Sudan’s embassy in Washington on Friday during a protest against an escalating emergency as the country blocks humanitarian aid from reaching a volatile border region where hundreds of thousands of people are short of food.
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The Arab League accepted the resignation of the Sudanese general who had led an Arab monitoring mission to Syria, and proposed appointing a former Jordanian foreign minister as a special envoy for the Syrian crisis, Egypt’s state news agency reported on Sunday.
The World Food Program estimates that as many as a half million people could be forced to flee Sudan if the government in Khartoum does not allow humanitarian aid into the country, while a top US official says a humanitarian crisis is looming. World Food Program deputy executive director Ramiro Lopes da Silva said WFP […]
Minister of Cooperatives and Rural Development in south Sudan government Jimmy Lemi was shot dead in his office in Juba, capital of south Sudan, on Wednesday, a local correspondent told Xinhua.
The United States on Monday held out the prospect of reducing its dwindling list of state sponsors of terrorism by yet another country, with both President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton saying Sudan could soon be removed from the list.
South Sudanese voted overwhelmingly to declare independence from the north in a referendum, according to officials in seven out of the region’s ten states polled by Reuters Wednesday.
Ten civilians were killed along Sudan’s increasingly tense north-south border, Sudanese officials said Tuesday, as voting continued for a third day in a landmark referendum on southern Sudan’s independence.
People in Southern Sudan lined up to vote Sunday in an independence referendum that is likely to create the world’s newest nation, about five years after the end of a brutal civil war. Nearly four million people in Africa’s largest country are registered to vote, with balloting running until next Saturday. They’re being asked to […]