Category Archives: General

Armed Men Attack Sudan’s Protesters But Fail to Derail Negotiations

KHARTOUM The sound of gunfire echoed late into the night in Khartoum on Monday evening, as security forces clashed with demonstrators almost immediately after Sudan’s ruling military council announced it had reached an agreement with protest leaders on a transitional …

Sudan’s Bashir Charged Over Killings of Protesters

Prosecutors in Sudan have charged former president Omar al-Bashir with involvement in the killing of anti-government protesters.

In a statement Monday, the office of Sudan’s prosecutor-general said Bashir and others have been charged for inciting and participating in the killing …

New Talks on Sudan Civilian Rule Expected Monday

KHARTOUM Sudan’s army rulers and protesters are to hold fresh talks over handing power to a civilian administration on Monday, spokesmen for the generals and the protest movement said.

On Saturday, the Alliance for Freedom and Change – an umbrella …

New Talks on Sudan Civilian Rule Expected Monday

KHARTOUM Sudan’s army rulers and protesters are to hold fresh talks over handing power to a civilian administration on Monday, spokesmen for the generals and the protest movement said.

On Saturday, the Alliance for Freedom and Change – an umbrella …

South Africa Ruling Party Maintains Lead in Key Poll

JOHANNESBURG South Africa’s ruling African National Congress maintained a lead as vote counting neared its end on Friday, with what appeared to be a decisive surge for the party’s most outspoken, far-left challenger, and a surprise uptick for a fringe …

South Africa Vote Count Marked by Concerns, Surprises

JOHANNESBURG South Africa’s electoral commission counted votes Thursday, the day after a parliamentary poll that was expected to be the toughest test yet for the long-ruling African National Congress.

Initial results showed the ANC ahead, but with a much slimmer …