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    1. July 1, 2015

      Three reasons to remain cheerful about South Africa

      I arrived in Johannesburg to find it sunk in gloom — literally. The lights go out regularly, often for hours at a time....

    2. June 25, 2015

      South Africa reviews ICC membership in the wake of Bashir storm

      The South African government will review its membership of the International Criminal Court following a storm of criticism...

    1. June 15, 2015

      South Africa ignores its obligations to justice

      For a moment, it looked as though the International Criminal Court had run its man to ground. For the past five years, the...

    2. June 15, 2015

      Wanted Sudanese leader ‘flies out of South Africa’

      Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir flew out of South Africa on Monday in spite of a court order barring him from leaving the...

    3. June 15, 2015

      Q&A: Why has the ICC struggled to make its mark?

      A South African court’s travel ban on Sudan’s visiting president has reignited debate over fragile international attempts at...

    4. June 14, 2015

      Sudan leader Bashir barred from leaving South Africa

      A South African court issued a temporary order on Sunday blocking Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s president, from leaving the...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      February 24, 2015

      Supporting Sudan's Bashir

      Supporters of incumbent Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir attend an electoral campaign rally in Khartoum, Sudan on Tuesday,...

    6. June 30, 2014

      BNP fine cheers Sudan human rights campaigners

      On the day the International Criminal Court issued a warrant for Sudan president Omar al-Bashir’s arrest for genocide in...

    7. June 23, 2014

      BNP and US cross the ‘T’s and dot the ‘I’s

      The transatlantic negotiations between BNP Paribas and US authorities over the French bank’s alleged sanctions violations...

    8. February 16, 2014

      Sudan proxy war hits Wall Street roadblock

      Shaken by evidence of human rights abuses in Sudan, US pensions and endowments began divesting from companies linked to the...

    9. The World

      February 2, 2014

      The African Union: access all areas

      On catching sight of Sudan president Omar al-Bashir, I was so intent on my head-down enterprise to keep pace with him and...

    10. The World

      January 21, 2014

      Reporting Back: Khartoum, Sudan

      In our Reporting Back series, we ask FT foreign correspondents to tell us about a recent trip. Katrina Manson, the FT’s east...

    11. January 15, 2014

      Sudan: Rage against the regime

      On the dusty brick walls of Shambat, a middle-income district in Khartoum’s industrial area, pro-government forces have...

    12. January 8, 2014

      Sudan’s president backs Salva Kiir against rebels

      Khartoum’s government has rarely made common cause with South Sudan, its former foe that seceded after decades of bitter...

    13. December 12, 2013

      Female activists in Sudan: Amira Osman and Entisar Ahmed al-Agali

      As a student, the only way Amira Osman could pass through her university gates in Khartoum was to put on a headscarf. “It...

    14. October 12, 2013

      African nations ask ICC to suspend cases against Kenya and Sudan

      The African Union has ratcheted up its pressure on the International Criminal Court to suspend cases against the leaders of...

    15. The World

      September 22, 2013

      Global political theatre comes to New York

      Ordinary New Yorkers have good reason to dread “UNGA week” – the five days in September when world leaders descend en masse...

    16. July 16, 2013

      ICC mulls UN sanction for Nigeria over visit by Bashir

      The International Criminal Court in The Hague is considering asking the UN Security Council to sanction Nigeria for allowing...

    17. April 12, 2013

      Bashir visits South Sudan to mend relations

      President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan called for peace and normalised relations with South Sudan on Friday in a historic meeting...

    18. February 27, 2013

      Top court caught up in Kenya poll drama

      Whether it is farce or tragedy is not yet clear. But the part the International Criminal Court is playing in Kenya’s...

    19. November 26, 2012

      Coup claims expose splits in Sudan regime

      Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir, faces growing opposition within his own regime after former intelligence chief Major...

    20. July 23, 2012

      US sanctions take toll on Khartoum

      When Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir invited Arab leaders and investors to witness the launch of a $1bn sugar factory...

    21. July 15, 2012

      Two Sudans ready to resume oil talks

      A handshake between the presidents of Sudan and South Sudan signals the best hope in months that the former warring...

    22. July 9, 2012

      Cracks appear as Khartoum feels strain

      Ahmed Samir has taken leave and has not been home for three weeks. But his is no ordinary holiday. The 28-year-old doctor,...

    23. June 8, 2012

      Malawi pulls out of hosting AU summit

      Malawi will no longer host next month’s African Union summit after a row over the southern African nation’s refusal to allow...

    24. March 27, 2012

      Cross border violence jeopardises Sudan deal

      Final settlement negotiations between Sudan and South Sudan were in jeopardy on Tuesday as Juba accused the Sudanese air...

    25. March 16, 2012

      Clooney arrested at Sudan protest

      George Clooney, the US actor, has been arrested, with his father, while protesting outside the Sudanese embassy in...

    26. February 2, 2012

      Both Sudans risk heavy price for oil shutdown

      The decision by South Sudan’s newly independent government to shut down oil production has placed it on collision course...

    27. December 28, 2011

      Chief Arab monitor alarms Syrian opposition

      The Sudanese general leading an Arab League delegation to Syria was thrust into the centre of the country’s crisis on...

    28. November 30, 2011

      Former Ivory Coast president handed to The Hague

      Laurent Gbagbo, former president of the Ivory Coast, was handed over to the International Criminal Court in The Hague early...

    29. July 18, 2011

      South Sudan ships first oil

      South Sudan has made its first shipment of oil as an independent country, despite failing to agree how to divide critical...

    30. The World

      July 9, 2011

      Jubilation in Juba

      Africa’s largest country has been divided into two and the world has its 193rd new nation. With luck, the partition of Sudan...

    31. July 9, 2011

      South Sudan hoists world’s newest flag

      An ecstatic night and day of celebration has greeted the birth of the world’s newest country, South Sudan, which has...

    32. beyondbrics

      July 8, 2011

      South Sudan's awkward guest

      With South Sudan celebrating independence on Saturday, who is to blame for the flight of more than 200,000 people from...

    33. July 3, 2011

      South Sudan in economic tussle with north

      As Africa’s largest country prepares to split in two this week, celebratory preparations in southern Sudan’s capital mask...

    34. June 22, 2011

      Sudan threatens to shut off pipeline

      Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s president, has threatened to shut off a pipeline that exports oil from the south of the country, as...

    35. May 29, 2011

      Abyei occupation makes it harder to avoid war

      Turf and touchstone: a truck piled with furniture and belongings is driven past burning businesses and homesteads in the...

    36. March 11, 2011

      ‘Reform now or revolution will come’

      The protest that took place on Street 60 in Khartoum may not even make a footnote when historians record the upheavals now...

    37. March 2, 2011

      Court to investigate Gaddafi allegations

      The International Criminal Court will open an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity by the Libyan regime of...

    38. February 21, 2011

      Bashir reportedly stepping down at next poll

      In a move that may avert the prospect of regime-destabilising protests taking hold in Sudan, a senior official has said the...

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