South Sudan's President Salva Kiir on Monday replaced his Foreign Minister Nhial Deng Nhial with his former Gender Minister Awut Deng Acuil as part of a minor tweak to his cabinet, a government spokesman said.
Sudan's former president Omar al-Bashir appeared in a Khartoum court for the first day of his high-profile corruption trial on Monday, against a backdrop of heightened security following a failed attempt to break him out of prison, CNN has learned.
Omar al-Bashir's four months in prison have been punctuated by an attempted jailbreak, his transfer to a safehouse, an unannounced visit from his previously unaccounted-for second wife, and a plague of mosquitoes.
Sudan's ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir acknowledged receiving millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, a police detective told a court on Monday at the start of a corruption trial that many Sudanese thought they would never see.
Members of Sudan's military leadership and the country's pro-democracy movement have signed a power-sharing agreement in the country's capital Khartoum, following months of protests that toppled dictator Omar al-Bashir.
After almost nine months of violence and wrangling, Sudan came a step closer to a civilian government on Saturday when opposition leaders and military generals signed a power-sharing agreement in the capital, Khartoum.
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