Sola Rosa’s Andrew Spraggon has been forced to rest up ahead of the release of new single Promise. “I had a [hand] injury years ago when we were playing at Splore, which progressively got worse over time, and eventually needed an operation which I had last year,” Spraggon says
Days after Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir accepted the referendum results granting southern Sudan its independence, more than 100 people have died in clashes between the south’s army and a renegade general. The fighting is the latest in a wave of violence that has all but extinguished the party atmosphere in the south, while raising serious questions over the future of the world’s newest nation
In April, I crossed into remote central Sudan’s Nuba Mountains and found a land back on the brink of a forgotten war. Since then, the war has returned, and reports from the ground indicate mass atrocities repeating themselves
Washington watches nervously as Nimeiri battles a rebellion Sudanese President Gaafar Nimeiri, 54, launched the new era by ceremoniously pouring a can of beer into the Nile. Five million dollars' worth of liquor followed, as thousands watched from the riverbank, chanting, “Wise decision, Gaafar.” Thus did Sudan pass under Islamic law this fall.
Fears of a bloody birth for the world’s newest country, South Sudan, are becoming ever more real after weeks of battles between its autonomous government and their opponents. Hundreds have died in fighting between South Sudan authorities and rebel militias
The human rights group Amnesty International is calling on Nigeria to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir if he attends an African Union Summit there on Thursday.
Ireland’s foreign minister met top Sudanese officials Tuesday to press them over the kidnapping of an Irish aid worker in the African nation, the Irish Foreign Ministry said.
A woman who was convicted at a trial for wearing pants — clothing deemed indecent by Sudanese authorities — was released from jail Tuesday after being imprisoned for a day, a United Nations spokesman said.
The lawyer for the woman who faces 40 lashes for wearing clothes that Sudan deemed indecent called the law "degrading." “They ought to stop it,” Nabil Adib said on Thursday. “It is quite unnecessary and degrading
A Sudanese journalist could receive 40 lashings after she was caught wearing trousers.