It's not just human offenders who face a prison sentence for committing a crime in some parts of the world.
Archaeologists have been learning much about the Nubian civilization that once flourished in ancient Sudan.
A meteorite that crashed in the Nubian Desert has offered a glimpse of our solar system's earliest days.
The last remaining male of the species, Sudan, was put down on Monday after several months of ill-health.
Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of more than a dozen small pyramids near the town of Gematon.
Archaeologists excavating several 2,000-year-old tombs have discovered a host of valuable artifacts.
A closely clustered group of pyramids and a number of graves have been found at a site called Sedeinga.