Jul 07, 2012 06:01 EDT
The speaker of the legislature in Sudan's war-torn South Kordofan state has been killed in an ambush along with seven other people, official media reported, as rebels in the region denied any involvement.
Jul 06, 2012 16:56 EDT
Sudanese police on Friday "attacked" with tear gas and rubber bullets as demonstrators gathered at mosques for weekly anti-regime protests sparked by inflation, a rights group said.
Jul 06, 2012 16:12 EDT
Fear is a factor keeping more Sudanese from joining unprecedented demonstrations against a regime relying on an extensive internal security network for control, activists and others say.
Jul 06, 2012 14:57 EDT
South Sudan nationals must soon start to see the "benefits of independence" or risk instability, Archbishop Desmond Tutu said on Friday.
Jul 06, 2012 07:14 EDT
South Sudan declared independence almost a year ago but its problems are getting worse, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Friday.
Jul 06, 2012 05:57 EDT
The Dar es Salaam camp for South Sudanese resembles a junk yard wrapped in hessian. Residents have tied cloth bags around metal crates, beds and other possessions to form crude shelters.
Jul 05, 2012 18:46 EDT
The UN Security Council on Thursday gave a sober assessment of South Sudan's first year of existence, calling for better respect of human rights, a tougher battle against corruption and more action to help the impoverished people of the new nation.
Jul 05, 2012 16:58 EDT
Sudanese refugees fleeing civil war are dying at an alarming rate as they cope with "horrific living conditions" in flooded camps in South Sudan, a medical aid agency said Thursday.
Jul 05, 2012 15:36 EDT
Sudan's opposition parties have pledged to step up anti-regime protests, their alliance said on Thursday, nearly three weeks after the start of unprecedented public demonstrations sparked by inflation.
Jul 05, 2012 15:11 EDT
Ivory Coast were paired with Senegal in the highlight of the final qualifying round draw for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa made here Thursday.
Jul 05, 2012 14:14 EDT
Rivals Sudan and South Sudan resumed security talks Thursday aimed at easing tensions on the disputed border, after they failed to reach a deal at negotiations last week.
Jul 05, 2012 13:12 EDT
Rebels in Sudan's Darfur region have freed more than 60 Sudanese soldiers who have been handed over to government authorities, the Red Cross said on Thursday.
Jul 05, 2012 12:34 EDT
The United States placed sanctions Thursday on six alleged backers of Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels in Somalia, naming them as two Eritrean government officials, a Sudanese national and three Kenyans.
Jul 04, 2012 22:10 EDT
Record seven-time champions Egypt will be shock absentees when the final qualifying round draw for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa is made Thursday.
Jul 04, 2012 09:57 EDT
Sudan has signed exploration deals with several foreign petroleum companies, an official said on Wednesday, as a dispute over oil fees from South Sudan remains unresolved.
Jul 03, 2012 15:41 EDT
UN rights chief Navi Pillay warned Tuesday that a half million South Sudanese in Sudan risk being left in a stateless limbo because of a nationality battle between the two countries.
Jul 03, 2012 10:25 EDT
Sudanese government forces and rebels said on Tuesday there has been fresh fighting in Blue Nile state, part of a war zone where the UN reports worsening humanitarian conditions.
Jul 03, 2012 06:58 EDT
Press freedom in the world's newest nation South Sudan risks becoming as restricted as it is in arch-rival Sudan, from whom the South split last year after years of repression, Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday.
Jun 29, 2012 15:21 EDT
Hundreds of thousands of people are "trapped" in two Sudanese states where rebels are battling government forces who have severely restricted access, the UN humanitarian chief said Thursday.
Jun 29, 2012 14:30 EDT
Canada's top diplomat said Friday he was "concerned" over Sudan's crackdown on anti-regime demonstrations sparked by inflation, and the arrests of journalists.