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Sudan’s Bashir challenges opposition forces to participate in April elections
January 18, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir has challenged opposition parties to participate in upcoming elections scheduled this April. Bashir, who addressed supporters in El-Geneina, capital of West Darfur state on Sunday...
Sudan accuses ICC prosecutor of seeking to escalate Darfur crisis
December 16, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese government on Tuesday warned that the announcement by the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, that she will freeze her office’s Darfur investigations is an attempt to escalate...
ICC prosecutor to freeze new Darfur investigations
December 12, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced in her semi-annual briefing before the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Friday that she will suspend new investigations into the Darfur situation...
Sudan's Bashir says agreements with Sisi are built on solid foundations
October 20, 2014 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese president, Omer Hassan al-Bashir, and the Egyptian president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, have expressed keenness to promote joint cooperation between the two countries stressing existence of strong political will...
Sudan’s Bashir to unveil major political decisions soon, says ex-US president
January 22, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Former US president Jimmy Carter said that Sudanese president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir told him that "important" political decisions would be declared soon, without elaborating further on their nature. Carter...
NCP’s presidential candidate for 2015 elections not determined yet, says party official
December 29, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) said that it has not yet determined its presidential candidate for the upcoming 2015 elections. The NCP deputy secretary of information, Qubais Ahmed al-Mustafa, said...
Bashir headed to Ethiopia for AU summit on ICC and Saudi Arabia for pilgrimage: report
October 8, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir will travel this week to Ethiopia and Saudi Arabia for the first time since the outbreak of some the worst protests that engulfed the country in years. Al-Youm al-Tali newspaper...
Major changes across Sudan’s federal & state government forthcoming: official
July 19, 2013, (KHARTOUM) - The head of Sudan’s parliamentary subcommittee on Security and Foreign Affairs Mohammed al-Hassan al-Amin revealed today that sweeping changes will me made across all levels of government. Al-Amin said that the overhaul...
Sudanese president alludes that he may be run for reelection in the upcoming presidential elections
June 22, 2013, (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese president, Omer Hassan al-Bashir has hinted today that he could run for re-election in the upcoming presidential elections on the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) ticket. Last March, Bashir reiterated his past...
al-Bashir pledges to soon retake South Kordofan town
May 14, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir, has announced that Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and the Mujahideen (holy fighters) are “now” on the outskirts of Abu-Kershola in South Kordofan’s northeast and vowed...
Sudan’s Bashir says that negotiations with SPLM-N will continue despite recent attacks
May 3, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir underscored his government’s desire to pursue peace with the rebels of the Sudan People Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N) despite their recent offensive in north and south...