Latest Sudan government News

Sudan fires top judge, accepts prosecutor’s resignation

May. 17, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan announced the resignation of the country’s chief prosecutor and the firing of the top judge Monday, without giving any reasons for the changes. The development came amid growing criticism by activists of the justice system for purported delays in...

Sudan official: Death toll in Darfur clashes rises to 132

Apr. 08, 2021 09:34 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The death toll from tribal violence in Sudan’s restive Darfur region has climbed to 132 as looting continued on Thursday, a local Sudanese local official said. The violence poses a challenge to efforts by Sudan’s transitional government to end...

UN says tribal clashes in Sudan’s Darfur kill 40 over 3 days

Apr. 05, 2021 15:39 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Tribal clashes that erupted over the weekend between Arabs and non-Arabs in Sudan’s western Darfur region have killed at least 40 people and wounded around 60 others, the U.N. said Monday. The violence was between the Arab Rizeigat and the Masalit tribes...

Cash-strapped Sudan clears overdue payments to World Bank

Mar. 26, 2021 14:11 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The Sudanese government said Friday it cleared all of its overdue payments to the World Bank, a move that gives the highly-indebted country access to new types of international financing for the first time in decades. This development allows Sudan to resume...

Egypt's president el-Sissi visits Sudan amid rapprochement

Mar. 06, 2021 13:55 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s president visited Sudan on Saturday, his first visit to the country since a popular uprising led to the military’s overthrow of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir in 2019. President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi met with with Gen. Abdel Fattah Burhan,...