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Sudan

Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir

Date of Birth: 1 January 1944
Place of Birth: Hoshe Bannaga


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Darfur votes under fire

President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir warned last week that the referendum was not about 'self-determination' and that there would be 'no more talks' with Darfur groups afterwards...

Sudanese critics put this down to President Jacob Zuma's cosy relationship with Omer el Beshir (see Box Mbeki riles the opposition and AC Vol 56 No 13 Fugitive flees as courts sidelined)...

This latest row over the government-opposition talks evidently helps President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's regime...


The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi

However the immediate beneficiary of El Turabi's demise is President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir whose status as national leader faces no direct challenge from within the regime and among its acolytes...

For most Sudanese he was the architect of the repressive regime of the National Congress Party (NCP) headed by President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir...

Ali el Haj wants a political rapprochement with Omer el Beshir who doesn't like him...

99: President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir decrees state of emergency and ousts El Turabi from National Congress Party (NCP) who soon founds Popular Congress Party...


The long arm of Al Qaida

President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's National Congress Party regime is reported to have received over US$1 billion from Saudi for sending ground troops to Yemen...


Peace deal stalls again

' On 27 January Sudanese President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir ordered the border reopened: its closure had cost Sudan US$7 billion the government had said earlier...


The survival imperative

When President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir visited the United Arab Emirates last month his hosts warned him about interference in Libya we hear...


Turabi sans papiers

Despite much posturing he remains close to President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir...


ANC looks in the mirror

Missed obligationThis follows the ANC government's messy handling of Sudan's President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's visit to the AU Summit in South Africa in June...


Dialogue of empty chairs

Chaired by a grim President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir the gathering was boycotted not only by the Sudanese opposition but also by the chief African Union mediator South African ex-President Thabo Mbeki and other AU grandees...

Not sealed with a kiss The photograph of President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir kissing a surprised young woman with a bouquet of roses at Algiers airport on 11 October provoked much mockery on Sudanese social media...

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Another free pass for Khartoum

This helps to explain this month's visit to Beijing by President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir and to Moscow by Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ahmed Ghandour; the two were also looking for arms and money...


Why the peacekeepers stay in Darfur

The endorsement of April's elections in Sudan and of President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's attendance at its June Summit in South Africa – despite International Criminal Court warrants against him for genocide war crimes and crimes against humanity – owed more we hear to the AU's objective of facing down what it regards as Western interference in African affairs than any wide-ranging support for Khartoum...

That blames the regime squarely for the death and displacement in Darfur and is the basis for the ICC's case against Omer el Beshir; his former Defence Minister and now Khartoum State Governor Lieutenant General Abdel Rahim Mohamed Hussein; North Kordofan Governor Ahmed Mohamed Haroun Adam; and Janjaweed (and Mahamid tribe) leader Musa Hilal Musa who has recently returned to the regime fold...

• SLM split on ethnic lines 2004: Secretary General Minni Arkou Minnawi a Zaghawa formed SLM/A-MAM (or -MM); only rebel group to sign DPA 2006; Minni became Assistant to President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir and Chairman Transitional Darfur Regional Authority; DPA failed and in December 2010 he rejoined the rebellion; three factions formed and main one SLM-MM joined SRF in 2011; latest reported clashes with SAF in May North Darfur...


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