Sudan’s President Hands Party Leadership to Deputy

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down from his position as chairman of the ruling party. The National Congress Party made the announcement late Thursday, following weeks of protests against Bashir’s rule. The president transferred his party leadership role to NCP deputy chairman Ahmed Harun, until the party’s next general convention. A NCP party statement […]

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South Sudan Executed 7 People in February

South Sudan executed at least seven people in February, a death toll that Amnesty International says, represents “as many as were executed in the whole of 2018” in the east-central African country. All the victims were men, according to the human rights organization. Three were from the same family. Amnesty said in a statement Friday […]

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