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Ethiopia: Pilots miss airport runway after falling asleep

Two pilots fell asleep at 37,000ft, missing an airport runway before waking to safely land the plane, an aviation publication says. Air traffic tried to contact them after they overshot the point of descent into Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa airport. The pilots eventually woke up and landed the plane on its second approach, the Aviation Herald […]

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Sudan: At least 17 people killed, dozens injured in tribal clashes in Darfur

At least 17 people have been killed and dozens injured in renewed violence in West Darfur, Sudan. Sharaf Jumma Salah, a West Darfur resident and activist, said tribal clashes between Arabs and non-Arabs left at least 46 people injured, and that dozens of houses in four villages had been burnt down in the area of […]

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Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok resigns following weeks of mass protests

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has announced his resignation just weeks after he was reinstated in a controversial deal with the military. The army seized power in October and put Mr Hamdok under house arrest, but he was reinstated following a power-sharing deal with the coup’s leader. Protesters rejected the deal, demanding an entirely civilian […]

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Sudan: Coup military fire tear gas, stun grenades killing four people during nationwide protests

Sudanese security forces shot four people dead during nationwide protests, a doctors’ group said, as tens of thousands of people marched against military rule. Soldiers on Thursday fired tear gas and stun grenades as protesters marched through Khartoum and the neighbouring cities of Omdurman and Bahri towards the presidential palace in the capital. The Central […]

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Sudan forces fire tear gas to disperse anti-coup protesters in capital Khartoum

Sudan forces fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the capital Khartoum on Saturday as tens of thousands of Sudanese protesters marched across the country to denounce the October military coup. It is the 10th day of major demonstrations with protests continuing even after Abdallah Hamdok was reinstated as prime minister on November 21. The […]

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Sudan: At least one person was killed during protests in Khartoum against military coup

At least one person was killed during protests in Khartoum against Sudan’s military coup, an independent medical group has said as the health ministry confirmed that more than 100 others were injured. Hundreds of thousands of people staged protests on Sunday in Khartoum. They faced volleys of tear gas and stun grenades from security forces. The […]

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Sudan Coup: Military fires on anti-coup protesters, killing and injuring several

At least seven people have been killed and 140 others wounded after soldiers open fire on crowds protesting against the military takeover of Sudan. Protestors took to the streets after the armed forces dissolved civilian rule, arrested political leaders and called a state of emergency on Monday. Troops are reported to have been going house […]

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Sudan confiscates 72 boxes of weapon shipments from Ethiopian Airlines flight in Khartoum

Sudanese officials seized shipment of weapons at Khartoum airport arriving from neighboring Ethiopia, state media said. The shipment, which was confiscated late Saturday, arrived on an Ethiopian Airlines passenger flight, prompting an immediate launch of investigations, the SUNA news agency reported. Authorities were informed of “the arrival of a weapons shipment from Addis Ababa on […]

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Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok survives assassination attempt

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has survived an assassination attempt after a blast near his convoy in the capital, Khartoum. Hamdok wrote on Twitter he was “safe and in good shape” following Monday’s explosion. “What happened will not stop the path of change, it will be nothing but an additional push in the strong waves […]