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Sudan economy in crisis almost year after Bashir ouster

  Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s economy has sunk into a deep crisis since the overthrow of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir almost a year ago, risking collapse and social unrest in a country in transition. Mass protests erupted in Sudan in late 2018 against a government decision to triple bread …

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Sudan ready to hand Bashir to ICC for Darfur crimes

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Sudan has agreed to hand ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir and others to the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes in Darfur, a member of Khartoum’s ruling body said Tuesday. The Hague-based ICC has charged Bashir and three of his former aides with genocide, crimes …

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Sudan opens Darfur crimes probe against Bashir regime figures

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Sudan has opened an investigation into crimes committed in the Darfur region by members of the regime of ousted former president Omar al-Bashir, the state prosecutor said Sunday. The conflict between pro-government forces and ethnic minority rebels left around 300,000 people dead and 2.5 million …

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Sudanese celebrate, demand justice on uprising anniversary

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Exuberant crowds took to the streets of Sudan on Thursday to celebrate the first anniversary of the uprising that toppled veteran autocrat Omar al-Bashir and to demand justice for slain protesters. Thousands turned out in different districts of the capital Khartoum chanting slogans such as “we’re …

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Ugandan court issues arrest warrant for Sudan’s Bashir

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Crimes Division of the High Court in Kampala has issued an arrest warrant in respect of Omar al-Bashir and questioned Uganda’s failure to arrest him when he last visited Uganda. Justice Dr Henry Peter Adonyo ordered that the arrest warrant against Bashir …

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Sudan marks anniversary of uprising that ousted Bashir

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  A year after demonstrations broke out in Sudan over soaring bread prices, celebrations are planned across the country on Thursday to mark the uprising that brought down veteran autocrat Omar al-Bashir. In the central town of Atbara, the cradle of the revolt, hundreds of people are …

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Sudan adopts law to dissolve Bashir party, ‘dismantle’ regime

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s new authorities have ordered that the party of ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir be dissolved and his regime “dismantled”, heeding the call of protesters whose campaign led to the leader’s overthrow. Bashir and his Islamist National Congress Party (NCP) had ruled the northeast African country …

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Sudan rebels insist new parliament be formed only after peace deal

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudanese rebel groups engaged in peace talks with Khartoum insisted Wednesday that the country’s new parliament be formed only after an agreement is reached to end long-running conflicts in three border regions. A power-sharing deal signed on August 17 between protest leaders and the generals …

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