The people of Sudan's Darfur have voted not to reunite the states of the conflict-torn region, the commission overseeing a referendum said on Saturday, but opposition groups said the poll was rigged by the central government in Khartoum.
A unit of Kuwaiti logistics company Agility has won a three-year contract with an estimated revenue of $190 million to supply an international mission in Sudan's Darfur region, a statement on Kuwait's stock exchange said on Sunday.
Sudan's armed forces claimed on Sunday to have killed the head of the western Darfur region's most powerful rebel group, the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM).
"The armed forces clashed in a direct confront
Armed men shot dead seven people and injured 20 in clashes at a refugee camp in Sudan's Darfur region on Saturday, peacekeepers said, in a sign of mounting violence in and around the area's displacement centres.
Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir, wanted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court (ICC), was sworn in on Thursday after his re-election in voting marred by boycotts.
Bashir, who rejects charges of ordering mass murder, ra
Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir signed a ceasefire deal with the main Darfur rebel group on Tuesday that is intended to lead to a broader peace deal, a Reuters witness at the signing ceremony said.
Qatar's Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin K
Qatar, which has sponsored peace talks between the Sudanese government and rebels, plans to contribute $1 billion to a fund to reconstruct the African country, the Qatari emir said.
Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, whose country is the w
Sudan's President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir threatened on Sunday to expel diplomats and more aid groups, brandishing a sword at a Darfur rally days after a Hague court issued a warrant for him for war crimes.
Sudan has already closed 13 foreig
The UN Security Council was split on Monday over an effort by Libya and South Africa to have the council prevent the International Criminal Court from indicting Sudan’s president for genocide.
The council discussed the Libyan and South Afr
Darfur rebels said that 15 civilians had been killed in bombing by government planes near the Chad border, part of an offensive to rid the area of insurgents.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on all sides to show restraint and human