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The AU Peace and Security Council announced the suspension Thursday as protest leaders in Sudan rejected an offer from the ruling military council to negotiate the country's political future.
Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected a proposal to negotiate with military generals, maintaining the call is insincere as security forces continue to target protesters in a violent crackdown that has killed at least 60 people this week.
Sudan's military rulers forcibly broke up a weeks-long sit-in outside Khartoum's army headquarters on Monday leaving at least 13 dead, a doctors' committee said as gunfire echoed from the site.
A pregnant woman was killed in the Sudanese capital after a firefight broke out between members of the country's security forces.
Saudi Arabia’s coast guard assisted an Iranian oil tanker with engine trouble off the coast of Jeddah in the Red Sea after Riyadh received a request for help from Iran, the state news agency SPA said on Thursday.
Sudan's main protest group said on Monday the army was trying to disperse a sit-in outside the military headquarters in Khartoum by removing barricades, but witnesses said troops had not moved in.
The United States government commission on religious freedom has urged action against ally Saudi Arabia after its mass execution of 37 people, most of them Shia Muslims.
Huge crowds of protesters have rallied in the streets of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, stepping up pressure on the country's ruling military council to cede power to an interim civilian body.
Sudanese protest leaders raised the pressure on the country’s army rulers on Wednesday, threatening a general strike and calling for a million-strong march to demand a civilian government.
Sudanese protest leaders Wednesday mounted pressure on the country’s military council by calling for a million people to march to demand power be handed over to a civilian administration.
Sudan's public prosecutor has begun investigating deposed President Omar al-Bashir on charges of money laundering, the Reuters news agency said, citing a judicial source.
Sudanese protest organisers on Monday demanded the new military council be scrapped, as demonstrators kept up calls for a civilian government at a sit-in outside army headquarters.
Sudanese protesters moved to block an attempt on Monday to break up a sit-in outside the Defense Ministry, where demonstrators have been pushing for a quick transition to civilian rule after President Omar al-Bashir was ousted, a Reuters witness said.
Sudanese protest organisers Monday called on their supporters to mobilise outside the army headquarters, saying there was an attempt to “disperse the sit-in” where thousands have camped out for 10 days.
At least 16 people were killed and 20 others injured by stray bullets at protests and sit-ins on Thursday and Friday, a Sudanese police spokesman said in a statement on Saturday as the nation waited to hear from its newly appointed leader.
The Kano State House of Assembly has elected the member representing Ajingi Constituency, Alhaji Abdulaziz Garba-Gafasa, as the new Speaker of the 9th Assembly.
Students of the Plateau State University on Monday took to the streets in protest over an attack on their institution by armed men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, for the position of Deputy Senate President.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Monday dismissed the petition of the Coalition for Change (C4C) against the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 presidential election.
A number of African countries are holding up funds by airline operators as a result of foreign exchange crunch, the International Air Transport Association, IATA, has disclosed. Amongst them are Eritrea, Zimbabwe, Angola and Algeria.
The Chairman, Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, Barrister Muhuyi Magaji Rimingado on Monday declared that the commission was not under the influence of any person or group on the ongoing investigation into the financial dealings of the state emirate council
Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed strongly disagrees with the Confederation of African Football (Caf) over the decision to have the second leg of the Caf Champions League final replayed.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, attended a gathering marking the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has stated Leon Balogun, Kelechi Iheanacho and the other players who did not play regularly for their clubs will feature in their friendly game against Zimbabwe on Saturday.
The Kaduna State Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources on Friday urged butchers in slaughterhouses to be cautious of the dangers of air pollution.