Posts Tagged ‘Sudan’

Sudan Confiscates $4Bn Of Assets From Former President Omar al-Bashir

by Seun Adeuyion May 24, 2020
Sudan has confiscated assets valued at $4 billion from former President Omar al-Bashir, his family members and associates. This was disclosed by the country’s anti-corruption body said. “Our initial estimates of the value of the assets, shares in different companies and buildings we have confiscated is $3.5 billion to $4 billion,” Salah Manaa, a spokesperson […]

Sudan ex-leader, Omar Al-Bashir sentenced for corruption

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 15, 2019
Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir has been sentenced to two years in a social reform facility for corruption. The judge told the court that, under Sudanese law, people over the age of 70 cannot serve jail terms. Bashir is 75. Bashir also faces charges related to the 1989 coup that brought him to power, genocide, and […]

[PHOTO] Sudan Authorities Seize Al Bashir Cash Stash

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 21, 2019
A large hoard of cash has been found at the home of Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir and he is now being investigated for money laundering, prosecutors say. Security services found euros, dollars and Sudanese pounds totalling more than $130m (£100m). The ex-leader was placed under house arrest after months of protests led to his […]

Pope Francis Kneels to Kiss the Feet of Rival South Sudan Leaders

by Breaking Timeson April 12, 2019
Pope Francis knelt and kissed the feet of South Sudan’s rival leaders in an unprecedented act of humbleness to encourage them to strengthen the African country’s faltering peace process. At the closed two-day retreat in the Vatican for the African leaders, the pope asked South Sudan’s president and opposition leader to proceed with the peace […]

Sudan army imposes night-time curfew after ousting Bashir

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 11, 2019
The Sudanese army on Thursday imposed a night-time curfew across the country after toppling veteran leader Omar al-Bashir. “I announce a curfew for a month from 10:00 pm (2000 GMT) to 4:00 am (0200) GMT,” Defence Minister Awad Ibnouf said. For five nights in a row protesters have kept up a sit-in outside the military […]

FLASHBACK| How Buhari Smuggled Fugitive Omar al-Bashir Out of India to Sudan

by Breaking Timeson March 30, 2016
Published on: Nov 2, 2015 @ 14:13 President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir who has been declared a war criminal by the ICC for alleged genocide and war crimes during the Darfur war was smuggled from India to Sudan aboard the Nigerian Presidential Jet. It will be recalled that Omar al-Bashir attended the India-Africa Summit held in […]