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First Batch of Nigerians Arrive from Sudan

The first batch of returnees from Sudan have arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The returnees touched down onboard a Nigeria Airforce and Air Peace Aircraft at about 11.35pm on Wednesday. While receiving the evacuees at the Airport, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq said […]Continue Reading

Sudan Crisis: UK Ends Evacuation Operation

An operation to evacuate people from Sudan has been “extremely successful”, a government minister has said, as the UK ended its evacuation operation. The Foreign Office said the last flight left the capital, Khartoum, at 22:00 local time (21:00 BST) on Saturday. “We can’t stay there forever in such dangerous circumstances,” said Foreign Office Continue Reading

Fighting in Sudan Enters Second Week

Fighting in Sudan’s capital entered a second week Saturday as crackling gunfire shattered a temporary truce, the latest battles between forces of rival generals that have already left hundreds dead and thousands wounded. Overnight, the heavy explosions that had previously rocked the city in recent days had subsided, but on Saturday morning, bursts of gunfire […]Continue Reading

Muted Eid as Ceasefire Breaks in Sudan

Residents of Sudan’s capital say parts of Khartoum feel like a ghost town, in stark contrast to the joyful mood usually seen during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr. After a week of fighting between two factions of the country’s military leadership at least 400 people have been killed. Witnesses say bombing, shelling and gunfire […]Continue Reading

Sudan Forces Kill Teenager in Latest Protests

A 19-year-old demonstrator was shot and killed by security forces during the latest protests against last year’s coup, the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors said. Police also stormed a hospital in the capital, Khartoum, and fired tear gas inside the wards on Wednesday. Ninety-four protesters are now known to have died since Sudanese army officers […]Continue Reading