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At least 168 people killed in deadly fighting in Sudan’s war-torn Darfur region: Aid Group

At least 168 people have died in fighting between Arabs and non-Arabs in Sudan’s war-torn Darfur region, a Sudanese aid group said. Adam Regal, spokesman for the General Coordination for Refugees and Displaced in Darfur, said on Sunday that fighting in the Kreinik area of West Darfur province had also wounded 98 others. He said […]

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At least 13 gold miners killed in Sudan after tunnel collapses

At least 13 freelance gold miners have died in Sudan’s South Kordofan state after a tunnel collapsed. The accident happened on Tuesday night after the discovery of large amounts of gold in one of the shafts, the news agency EFE quoted the deputy mayor of the town of Talodi saying. The find attracted a large […]

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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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At least 38 killed in gold mine collapse in Sudan’s West Kordofan province

Sudanese authorities said at least 38 people were killed Tuesday when a defunct gold mine collapsed in West Kordofan province. The country’s state-run mining company said in a statement the collapse of the closed, non-functioning mine took place in the village of Fuja, 700 kilometres south of the capital of Khartoum. The Sudanese Mineral Resources […]

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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: At least 24 killed in inter-communal violence in Darfur region after escalation of financial dispute

Clashes between Arab and non-Arab tribal people killed at least 24 on Sunday in Sudan’s western Darfur region, an aid group said. The fighting grew out of a financial dispute late on Saturday between two individuals in the Krinding camp for displaced persons in West Darfur province, said Adam Regal, spokesman for the General Coordination […]

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Several Sudanese soldiers killed in attack from Ethiopian forces, Sudan’s military says

Sudan’s military says several Sudanese soldiers were killed in an attack by Ethiopian forces in a disputed border region. In a statement on Saturday, Sudan’s military said “our forces tasked with securing the harvest in Al-Fashaqa… were attacked by groups of Ethiopian army forces and militias, who sought to intimidate farmers and spoil the harvest […]

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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 […]