Tag: Sudan

AFCON 2021: Super Eagles in confident mood ahead of Sudan game

Players of the Super Eagles on Wednesday expressed confidence in the team’s ability to defeat Sudan on Saturday at ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that all 27 players in camp took part in a 90-minute recovery training session on[Read More…]

Breaking: African Union suspends Sudan

The African Union has said it suspended Sudan from all its activities after the the country’s military overthrew the civilian-led transitional government in a coup. In a communique, the pan-African body said the suspension would be in place until “the effective restoration” of the transitional authority steering the country towards[Read More…]

Sudan military says ‘failed’ coup attempt under control

Sudanese state TV announced on Tuesday that there had been a “failed” coup in the country, adding that there had been an attempt to take control of the public media building in Omdurman, across the river Nile from the capital Khartoum. The country’s sovereignty council said that the situation was under control and[Read More…]

US removes Sudan from countries who sponsor terrorism

The United States has on Monday removed Sudan from its list of countries that sponsor state terrorism, according to its embassy in Khartoum. US President, Donald Trump said in October that it had reached an agreement to remove Sudan from the list. Sudan will be required to pay $335 million[Read More…]

In new reforms, Sudan scraps FGM, alcohol ban & public floggings

After more than 30 years of Islamist rule, Sudan has outlined wide-reaching reforms including allowing non-Muslims to drink alcohol, and scrapping the apostasy law and public flogging. According to Sudan’s Justice Minister, Nasredeen Abdulbari the country is ready to drop all the laws violating human rights in Sudan. A draft[Read More…]

Sudan govt suspects two citizens who returned from china are infected with coronavirus –

 Sudan suspects that two of its citizens who returned to the country from China are infected with the new coronavirus, the information minister told Reuters.  One of the pair, a man and a woman, had been in the region of the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus,[Read More…]

Sudan’s Bashir Wins Party Backing For Vote, Set To Extend 25 year Rule

Sudan’s ruling party has given final approval to President Omar Hassan al-Bashir as its candidate in next year’s presidential vote, sealing his bid to extend his rule after 25 years in power, reports Reuters News Agency. Wanted on charges of genocide and war crimes by the International Criminal Court, Bashir[Read More…]

Aftermath Of Sudan Defeat: Enyeama Apologizes To Nigerian Football Fans

Sequel to Nigeria disappointing 0-1 loss to Sudan yesterday in an AFCON qualifier, the Super Eagles’ skipper and goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama has issued an apology to Nigerian football fans. He shared the photo above on his Instagram account with the caption: “So sad. I want to apologize on behalf of[Read More…]

Super Eagles Players Booed At Abuja Airport On Arrival From Sudan

The Nigerian Super Eagles stand a very slim chance of qualifying for next African Cup of Nations despite being defending champions. They lost their third game of the qualifying series 0-1 to Sudan in Khartoum yesterday. They had managed one point out of a possible six points in the previous[Read More…]

Chike Chidolue: Quixotic Femi Fani-Kayode

Your joy knew no bounds when the All Progressives Congress (APC) was registered as a political party. You interpreted it to be a landmark event, the most wonderful thing that happened to the Yoruba.  In your euphoria, you would have made the event, if you had the power – The[Read More…]