Middle East

Flash floods destroy thousands of homes in Sudan

Rain and flash floods have destroyed thousands of homes in Sudan in the past few weeks. While some areas are still struggling to cope with the water levels, people in other regions are trying to rebuild their lives.

Middle East

Sudan clashes kill up to 10 in Darfur: tribal chiefs

Clashes between two Arab tribes come as the UN and African Union prepare to downsize their peacekeeping mission.

Sudan clashes kill up to 10 in Darfur: tribal chiefs

Middle East

Centuries-old trade of sword making under threat in Sudan

Swords are part of the culture in eastern Sudan and the artifacts are so treasured that they are passed on from generation to generation.

Africa

US delay on sanctions decision leaves Sudanese in limbo

Businessmen, shop owners, and Sudanese expats are desperate to finally ditch 20 years of US sanctions.

US delay on sanctions decision leaves Sudanese in limbo

Sudan

Sudan freezes talks with US over sanctions

President Omar al-Bashir announced the decision with "regret" after Trump delayed easing trade embargo with Sudan.

Sudan freezes talks with US over sanctions

Middle East

South Sudan to mark sixth birthday amid civil war

The sixth anniversary of South Sudan's independence will be celebrated soon.

Middle East

Sudan government accused of downplaying 'cholera outbreak'

Sudan's government is being criticised for downplaying the spread of an infection that is feared to be a cholera outbreak.

Middle East

Undocumented African migrants use Sudan to reach Libya

The UN’s refugee agency, UNHCR, and the Sudanese government say more than 200 people cross the border into Sudan every day, but only a third of them use legal access points. And the eastern border is particularly open as there is no official barrier

Africa

ICC: S Africa broke rules by failing to arrest Bashir

Pretoria went against Rome Statute in 2015 by preventing prosecution of Sudan's leader for war crimes, ICC says.

ICC: S Africa broke rules by failing to arrest Bashir

Middle East

Doctors in Sudan battle social taboos surrounding cancer

Doctors in Sudan are struggling to overcome social taboos surrounding cancer treatment. The issue does not receive priority in Sudanese culture. Many opt for herbal treatment and forgo seeking real medical help until it is too late.

Africa

UN agrees to cut down Darfur peacekeeping force

Major budget cut pressures UN to trim its costliest mission by at least 30 percent, prompting rights groups' criticism.

UN agrees to cut down Darfur peacekeeping force

Middle East

Fears over UN's Darfur peacekeeping cuts

The United Nations' largest peacekeeping operation is facing major cuts ten years after it was created.

Climate SOS

Sudanese scientist battles climate change in Africa

Balgis Osman-Elasha is renowned for studying climate change effects in the Horn of Africa and seeking solutions.

Sudanese scientist battles climate change in Africa

Africa

South Sudan: 50 percent food-insecure as disease toll escalates

About half of South Sudan’s population are facing severe food shortages as its three-year civil war drags on.

Africa

Concerns as thousands of South Sudan children used as fighters

The ongoing war in South Sudan has seen a huge number of children recruited to fight.

Middle East

South Sudan: Young artists hope art can relieve suffering of war

A group of young artists in South Sudan are hoping music and art can help reverse the damages of war, which has plagued the country since it gained independence in 2011.