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Darfur rebel leader heads Sudanese finance ministry following cabinet shake-up

Sudan’s prime minister has appointed veteran Darfur rebel group leader and Islamist Jibril Ibrahim as finance minister in a cabinet overhaul announced in a...

Sudan’s last democratically elected PM dies from COVID-19

Sadiq al-Mahdi, Sudan’s last democratically elected leader and the great-grandson of the messianic figure who fought the British in the 19th century, has died...

Sudan opposition leader refused entry to Egypt

The party of leading Sudanese opposition figure Sadiq al-Mahdi said he was refused entry on his return to Egypt, where he was...

Sudanese opposition leader returns home after exile

Leading Sudanese opposition figure Sadiq al-Mahdi returned to Sudan on Thursday after spending two years in exile. Mahdi, who heads one of Sudan's...

Hundreds protest in Sudan at opposition leader Mahdi’s arrest

About 600 Sudanese protesters chanted and waved banners and flags after Friday prayers in the capital Khartoum, demanding the release of opposition...

Sudan arrests opposition leader al-Mahdi, could face death penalty

Sudanese opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi was arrested on Saturday on charges that could lead to the death penalty, a government official said,...