Omar al-Bashir

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    Former Sudan dictator al-Bashir critically ill as his brother dies from COVID-19

    FORMER Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir was transferred to Aliaa Military Hospital in Omdurman for treatment and COVID-19 testing following his health’s deterioration in prison. Bashir’s brother, Abdullah, died last week after he contracted the coronavirus in prison. However, the Sudanese authorities rejected a request for the former president to attend the funeral. He was later allowed to meet with the…

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    Grace Mugabe sucked into Shepherd Bushiri’s escape saga

    By Andrew Murenha THE dramatic escape from South African justice by Malawian self-styled prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary has led to that country’s main opposition, the DA, throwing the name of Zimbabwe’s former First Lady Grace Mugabe into its wars with the African National Congress (ANC) -led Government. This has come amid a report by the Sunday Independent…

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    ICC team visits Khartoum, says Sudan should hand over al-Bashir

    The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is in Khartoum, trying to persuade the transitional government to hand over former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and other former top officials wanted for war crimes and genocide in Darfur. Bensouda is also seeking Sudan’s cooperation in prosecuting Sudanese military commander Ali Kushayb, who surrendered to the ICC in June and is expected…

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