22°C / 3°C
  • Thu
  • 22°C
  • 3°C
  • Fri
  • 26°C
  • 5°C
  • Sat
  • 25°C
  • 6°C
  • Sun
  • 23°C
  • 7°C
  • Mon
  • 23°C
  • 7°C
  • Tue
  • 25°C
  • 6°C
  • Thu
  • 17°C
  • 11°C
  • Fri
  • 18°C
  • 11°C
  • Sat
  • 18°C
  • 11°C
  • Sun
  • 22°C
  • 12°C
  • Mon
  • 27°C
  • 11°C
  • Tue
  • 26°C
  • 13°C
  • Thu
  • 22°C
  • 14°C
  • Fri
  • 21°C
  • 17°C
  • Sat
  • 20°C
  • 16°C
  • Sun
  • 19°C
  • 15°C
  • Mon
  • 19°C
  • 13°C
  • Tue
  • 18°C
  • 13°C
  • Thu
  • 16°C
  • 10°C
  • Fri
  • 16°C
  • 9°C
  • Sat
  • 16°C
  • 9°C
  • Sun
  • 17°C
  • 9°C
  • Mon
  • 19°C
  • 10°C
  • Tue
  • 22°C
  • 11°C
  • Thu
  • 25°C
  • 8°C
  • Fri
  • 26°C
  • 9°C
  • Sat
  • 28°C
  • 12°C
  • Sun
  • 26°C
  • 9°C
  • Mon
  • 18°C
  • 9°C
  • Tue
  • 22°C
  • 8°C
  • Thu
  • 17°C
  • 13°C
  • Fri
  • 25°C
  • 12°C
  • Sat
  • 20°C
  • 12°C
  • Sun
  • 18°C
  • 11°C
  • Mon
  • 15°C
  • 11°C
  • Tue
  • 14°C
  • 9°C
  • Thu
  • 15°C
  • 6°C
  • Fri
  • 17°C
  • 7°C
  • Sat
  • 18°C
  • 9°C
  • Sun
  • 24°C
  • 7°C
  • Mon
  • 27°C
  • 11°C
  • Tue
  • 27°C
  • 14°C
  • Thu
  • 17°C
  • 12°C
  • Fri
  • 16°C
  • 12°C
  • Sat
  • 17°C
  • 11°C
  • Sun
  • 17°C
  • 12°C
  • Mon
  • 18°C
  • 14°C
  • Tue
  • 20°C
  • 14°C
  • Thu
  • 28°C
  • 11°C
  • Fri
  • 29°C
  • 11°C
  • Sat
  • 28°C
  • 12°C
  • Sun
  • 29°C
  • 10°C
  • Mon
  • 20°C
  • 10°C
  • Tue
  • 21°C
  • 9°C
  • Thu
  • 29°C
  • 10°C
  • Fri
  • 30°C
  • 13°C
  • Sat
  • 31°C
  • 13°C
  • Sun
  • 30°C
  • 14°C
  • Mon
  • 23°C
  • 13°C
  • Tue
  • 25°C
  • 11°C
  • Thu
  • 14°C
  • 10°C
  • Fri
  • 16°C
  • 10°C
  • Sat
  • 16°C
  • 11°C
  • Sun
  • 21°C
  • 11°C
  • Mon
  • 23°C
  • 13°C
  • Tue
  • 22°C
  • 15°C
  • Thu
  • 26°C
  • 6°C
  • Fri
  • 28°C
  • 9°C
  • Sat
  • 28°C
  • 10°C
  • Sun
  • 26°C
  • 8°C
  • Mon
  • 22°C
  • 9°C
  • Tue
  • 23°C
  • 9°C

Three foreigners including a S.African arrested in Sudan.

Foreigners jailed for entering the oil-producing country area illegally.

Sudanese flag
Sudan,Sudan arrests on border region,Heglig border area,Mohammed Jadallah
World

KHARTOUM - Sudan said it had arrested a Briton, a Norwegian and a South African on Saturday, for illegally entering an oil-producing border area with a soldier from South Sudan.

The three were detained in part of the disputed Heglig border area, the scene of recent fighting between Sudan and South Sudan, said Mohammed Jadallah, spokesperson for the Sudanese Defence Ministry.

He said the three had been travelling in two cars that contained military equipment and were flown by Sudanese authorities to Khartoum.

No further details were immediately available.

A British embassy official declined to comment while the embassies of Norway and South Africa could not be immediately reached.

South Sudan's army had occupied Heglig earlier this month but announced a withdrawal more than a week ago, bowing to pressure from the United Nations Security Council.

More than three weeks of border fighting between Sudan and South Sudan has brought the African neighbours close to an all-out war, nine months after the South split from the north.

Comments

EWN welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

- Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
- Sexism
- Homophobia
- Religious intolerance
- Cyber bullying
- Hate speech
- Derogatory language
- Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the EWN community a safe and welcoming space for all.

EWN reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

EWN reserves the right to close comments on selected content pages.

EWN is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.