Sudanese open arms to Ethiopians fleeing conflict
Ethiopian refugee Sejamara didn't know what to expect when she and her husband waded across a river to Sudan, certainly not the welcome they received from local residents.
Sudan welcomes rebels back to Khartoum after peace deal
Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok welcomed rebel leaders to the capital Khartoum on Sunday, as crowds celebrated what they hoped was the end of war following a landmark peace deal. "We have been looking forward to this day," Hamdok said as he greeted the leaders, according to a broadcast by the official news agency SUNA. "Today…
Netanyahu lauds Sudan deal, while Palestinians lament
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Friday lauded the US-brokered normalisation of relations with Sudan while Palestinian Islamists Hamas lamented what they called a "political sin". After weeks of behind-the-scenes negotiations, which went into high gear Wednesday with the secret visit of an Israeli delegation to Khartoum, President Donald Trump announced the accord Friday in the…
Sudan protesters rally against economic hardship
Sudanese protesters rallied Wednesday against a deepening economic crisis but large police and army presence prevented mass demonstrations that had been called for online.
Ethiopia violence fuelled by fighters trained in Sudan: PM Abiy
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Monday that fighters involved in recent attacks on civilians in the west of the country were receiving training and shelter in neighbouring Sudan and that Khartoum's assistance was needed to stabilise the area.
Sudan peace will cost $7.5 billion: finance minister
Sudan's landmark peace deal with rebels that seeks to end decades of war will cost $7.5 billion, the finance minister has said -- a vast sum for the poverty-stricken nation.
Lawyers walk out of Sudan ex-president trial in protest
Most lawyers for Sudan's ousted president Omar al-Bashir and other defendants walked out of his trial over a 1989 coup in protest at alleged bias on the part of the prosecutor general.
Sudan govt, rebel groups sign landmark peace deal
Sudan's government and rebel groups on Saturday inked a landmark peace deal aimed at ending decades of war in which hundreds of thousands died.