War & Conflict

Sudan declares ceasefire in two southern states

The truce announced in Khartoum is intended to give rebels a chance to surrender their arms and join peace process.

Middle East

Darfur 2016 referendum

The Darfur 2016 referendum might be an important moment in the history of the region. This is what it's about.

Middle East

Darfur referendum held amid fears of voter apathy

Darfur voters are divided on whether or not the referendum is a priority concern.

Inside Story

Will the Darfur referendum be credible?

Concerns over Monday's referendum in the Darfur region are throwing the peace process there in doubt.

Politics

Why South Africa let Bashir get away

Once again, the ICC comes out as a toothless entity in the wrangling over African leaders accused of war crimes.

by Mehari Taddele Maru

Humanitarian crises

UN warns of worsening situation in Sudan's Darfur

Security Council discusses violence that has seen tens of thousands displaced this year by new violence in the region.

War & Conflict

Sudan recaptures Darfur areas from rebels

Army claims it has also seized parts of South Kardofan regions, saying armed groups suffered heavy losses in fighting.

War & Conflict

Senior UN officials in Sudan asked to leave

Protest lodged against expulsions amid rising tensions between Khartoum government and peacekeeping mission in Darfur.