World's last male white rhino will never mate

White rhinos are on the verge of extinction as it is unlikely that their last male member would father an offspring, conservationists say.

Amid violence and hunger, South Sudan marks 4th birthday

Amid ongoing violence and the threat of famine, South Sudan is marking four years of independence from Sudan.

Sudan`s hot-rod rickshaw men splash cash to win fares

With more a splutter than a roar, Baha al-Din Yassin -- alias "The Tiger" -- tears off down Khartoum`s sand-lined streets in his three-wheeled motor rickshaw on the prowl for fares.

Britain, US say no UN exit from Darfur

Britain and the United States said Monday it was too soon for UN peacekeepers to leave Sudan's troubled Darfur region as the Security Council extended the mission for another year.

British, Canadian, US students feared to have left Sudan to join IS

Twelve students including British, Canadian, Sudanese and US citizens are feared to have travelled from Khartoum to Turkey to try to join the Islamic State (IS) group, their university`s dean told AFP Sunday.

S Africa may quit ICC over Bashir case: Presidency
S Africa may quit ICC over Bashir case: Presidency

South Africa announced Thursday that it may withdraw from the International Criminal Court after an outcry over the government`s refusal to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on genocide charges.

South African court wants criminal charges over Bashir escape

A South African court on Wednesday urged prosecutors to consider criminal charges over the government`s failure to prevent Sudanese President Omar Bashir from leaving the country in defiance of a court order.

Sudan facing measles outbreak with 2,500 cases nationwide: UN

Sudan is facing a huge nationwide outbreak of measles, with at least 2,500 confirmed cases so far this year, mostly children, and 38 deaths due to the disease, the United Nations said Monday.

South Africa denies it hatched plan to protect Sudan`s Bashir

South Africa`s government on Monday denied secretly plotting a safe exit from the country for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, despite an international arrest warrant on war crimes charges.

South Africa ministers `plotted to protect Sudan`s Bashir`
South Africa ministers `plotted to protect Sudan`s Bashir`

The South African government secretly plotted to ensure safe passage out of the country for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir despite an international warrant for his arrest on war crimes charges, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

WikiLeaks reveals Saudi intrigue and unpaid limo bills

At the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, diplomats talked about airing the grievances of disenchanted local youth using Facebook and Twitter. At the embassy in Khartoum, they reported anxiously on Iran's military aid to Sudan.

South Sudan accuses Sudan of airstrikes, killing one

South Sudan's government on Wednesday accused Sudan of bombing two locations in its territory, killing at least one soldier and wounding others.

Desmond Tutu bemoans Bashir entry into South Africa

Archbishop Desmond Tutu said Tuesday that some of the most powerful nations` refusal to comply with the International Criminal Court had created an environment for South Africa to allow Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir into, and out of, the country. 

Bashir fiasco highlights world powers` failure: Experts

South Africa`s refusal to hand over Sudan`s President Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court was a fresh snub for the Dutch-based tribunal, highlighting its reliance on support from world powers to do its job, experts said.

Court gives South Africa seven days to explain why it let Bashir go

 The South African government has a week to explain to judges why it defied a court order barring the Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from leaving the country.

Sudan`s President Omar al-Bashir flies out of South Africa, defying court order
Sudan`s President Omar al-Bashir flies out of South Africa, defying court order

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir flew out of South Africa on Monday, defying a court order for him to stay as judges weighed up whether he should be arrested for alleged war crimes and genocide.

'South African court issues arrest warrant for Bashir'
'South African court issues arrest warrant for Bashir'

South African High court judges on Monday ordered that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir be arrested, saying they were concerned that a order of the court to have Bashir kept in the country was not complied with, a local TV station reported.

Failure to arrest Bashir violated South Africa constitution: Judge
Failure to arrest Bashir violated South Africa constitution: Judge

A South African judge on Monday criticised the government for allowing Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC), to leave the country in defiance of a court order.

'Sudan`s Bashir arrives in Khartoum from South Africa'
'Sudan`s Bashir arrives in Khartoum from South Africa'

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Khartoum from Johannesburg Monday, an AFP correspondent said, after a court ordered him not to leave as it decided whether to arrest him over alleged war crimes.

Sudanese president's whereabouts unknown

 As a judge here prepared to rule on Monday on whether South African authorities must arrest visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for "crimes against humanity", confusion prevailed about his whereabouts.