CHAN 2018: Sudan edge Libya to claim bronze
Sudan edged out Libya 4-2 via penalties to claim bronze in the third-place play-off match at the 2018 CAF African Nations Championship at Stade de Marrakech on Saturday. Although the clash finished at 1-1 in regular time, penalties from Mohamed Tahir, Mohamed Babikir, Mahmoud Ahmed and Maaz Gesalla ensured Sudan were victorious. On the other…
Ethiopia could be sitting on one of world’s great untapped gold deposits
To the west of Ethiopia near the Sudanese border lies a place called the Asosa zone. This may be the location of the oldest gold mine in the world. Dating back some 6,000 years, it provided a key source of gold to the ancient Egyptian empire, whose great wealth was famous throughout the known world.…
Sudan’s Bashir extends ceasefire with rebels for three months
The President of the Republic, Marshal Omer Hassan al-Bashir, yesterday issued a decree extending the cease-fire declared in the operations areas for another three months, reads the statement. The purpose of the unilateral truce was initially to create a conducive environment for talks brokered by the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) to end the…
Sudan imposes state of emergency in two states
Sudan's president on Saturday announced a state of emergency in two states in the centre and east of the country, the official news agency said.
In Russia, Sudan's Bashir asks Putin for 'protection' from US
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes, on Thursday asked Russia's Vladimir Putin to protect his country from the United States.
Kiir accuses Sudan of being 'source of weapons' in S.Sudan war
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Thursday accused Sudan of being a "source of weapons" fuelling the brutal civil war in his country as he met leader Omar al-Bashir in Khartoum.
FIFA suspends Sudan for 'government interference'
FIFA said Friday it had suspended Sudan with immediate effect due to government interference in the Sudan Football Association (SFA).
Sudan's Bashir to skip Trump-Muslim summit
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, will not join an Islamic summit in Saudi Arabia with US President Donald Trump, his office said Friday.