Tuesday 11 August 2009
August 10, 2009 (KHARTOUM) — Several hundreds of Sudanese Shi’ites have held what is believed to be their first religious celebration in the predominantly Sunni country. Shiite pilgrims beat themselves with ceremonial chains as they (...)
Friday 16 January 2004
LONDON, Jan 16 (AFP) — A Sudanese man was charged with carrying illegal ammunition on a flight from Washington to London’s Heathrow airport, British police said.
"He’s been charged," a Scotland Yard spokeswoman told AFP, referring to (...)
Sunday 24 December 2006
Dec 23, 2006 (KHARTOUM) — Sunni Islamists in Sudan have accused Iran of trying to spread its brand of Shiite Islam in the East African country through a propaganda campaign the Italian news service AKI reported.
The Sudanese chapter of (...)
Sunday 12 August 2007
August 11, 2007 (KHARTOUM) — Sudanese charity groups married off some 1,250 young Sudanese men and women on Friday in a mass wedding ceremony in a tent in the grounds of Khartoum’s Shahid mosque.
The combined celebration and (...)
Thursday 6 November 2003
NDJAMENA, Nov 6 (AFP) — Chad on Thursday ignored protests from human rights groups and carried out the death penalty for the first time since 1991, executing eight people after vowing to crack down on unrest in the impoverished desert (...)
Sunday 31 August 2003
KHARTOUM, Sudan, Aug 31, 2003 (PANA) — A Sudanese woman Saturday gave birth to four babies, including two boys and two girls, the private news agency, Sudanese Media Centre (SMC) reported Sunday.
SMC said Manal Mohammed Saeed, 27, (...)
Wednesday 27 January 2010
By Philip Thon Aleu
January 26, 2010 (BOR) – A religious leader in Bor, where modern weddings and church marriages are unpopular, says he is looking forward to "biblically covenanted" bonding to replace traditional union of couples. (...)
Friday 4 February 2005
KHARTOUM, Sudan, Feb 4, 2005 (AP) — Authorities have recovered the black box of the Sudanese cargo plane that crashed outside this city, killing its crew of seven, Sudanese media reported Friday. Firefighters hose down the (...)
Saturday 11 October 2003
ANDERSON, Ind. Oct. 10, 2003 (AP) — Manute Bol, the former 7-foot-7 NBA star from the Sudan, plans to follow his brief stints in hockey and boxing by venturing into the world of horse racing.
Hoosier Park said in a news release Friday (...)
Tuesday 30 December 2003
BEIRUT, Lebanon, Dec 30, 2003 (AP) — Lebanon deported 157 Sudanese prisoners Tuesday after the inmates had completed their prison terms, security officials said.
The prisoners, who did not have money to fly home, were put on a plane to (...)
Sudan: No justice for protester killings2016-09-23 08:03:30
(Nairobi, September 22, 2016) – Sudanese authorities have yet to provide justice to victims of a violent crackdown on anti-austerity protesters in Khartoum in September 2013, the African Centre (...)
Kiir’s rope -à-dope2016-09-08 12:57:35
September 6, 2016
By Pa’gan Amum Okiech for South Sudan Reborn
The United Nations Security Council, with all of its strength and power, is now being challenged by a diplomatic (...)