National Sports Festival Will Come After AAG 2015 – Yakmut

The Director General of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Al-Hassan Yakmut, has confirmed that the delayed 2014 edition of the National Sports Festival will be held after the All Africa Games (AAG) 2015. Mr Yakmut while speaking on Channels Television’s sports programme, Sports Tonight, identified funding as a major problem that

Falcons Could Face Ghana As AAG Draw Holds

The Super Falcons of Nigeria could face hosts Congo or defending champions, Ghana in the group phase of the women’s football event at the All Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville. According to the Confederation of African Football ahead of Thursday’s draw, hosts Congo will be seeded in Group A while

South Africa threatens ICC withdrawal over al-Bashir controversy

President Omar Hassan al-Bashir of Sudan The South African government on Thursday threatened to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) after a row over the court’s attempt to have Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrested in Johannesburg.

14,000 South Sudanese flee Sudan – UNHCR

Stephane Dujarric The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has reported that some 14,000 South Sudanese, mainly women and children, fled into Sudan over the weekend, describing the situation as emergency within an emergency.

Sudan’s al-Bashir leaves South Africa


A South African government lawyer said it was not clear if al-Bashir’s name was on the plane to Sudan. The post Sudan’s al-Bashir leaves South Africa appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Wanted Sudan Leader Bashir Flies Out of South Africa


Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for war crimes, has left South Africa, pre-empting a court ruling over an international warrant for his arrest. The Pretoria High Court was due to decide whether he should be handed over to the International Criminal Court which charged him with the crimes.

Pressurise South Africa to transfer al-Bashir to ICC, SERAP tells AU

Kazeem Ugbodaga President Omar Hassan al-Bashir of Sudan The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the leadership of the African Union, including Nigeria to mount pressure on the South African Authorities to swiftly transfer President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face

Sudan’s Bashir reelected with 94.5% of vote

Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s president Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was reelected on Monday with 94.5 percent of the vote in polls he had been widely expected to win, the National Electoral Commission said.

Sudan security seizes newspaper issue – Editor

Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s president Sudanese security agents seized the entire Saturday edition of a newspaper over an article about an activist who was detained in the run-up to the country’s general elections, its editor-in-chief said.