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18-Jan-2021 Khartoum

83 killed in Sudan's West Darfur attack

At least 83 people were killed and 160 others injured in an attack that took place at El Geneina, capital city of Sudan's West Darfur state, according to authorities."The death toll from the bloody events in El Geneina has climbed to 83 and the injured...

17-Oct-2018 Juba (Sudan)

17 civilians killed in South Sudan fighting

At least 17 civilians have been killed and several others injured in clashes between two rebel factions in South Sudan's border town of Yei in the southwest of the country, the police said on Tuesday.Police spokesman Daniel Justine said the latest fighting...

09-Sep-2018 Juba (South Sudan)

19 killed in South Sudan plane crash

At least 19 people have died after a commercial aircraft crashed into a river on Sunday while attempting to land at an airport in central South Sudan, an official told the media. Three people reportedly survived.The plane, which had taken off from the African...

28-Aug-2018 Khartoum

16 killed in traffic accident in Sudan

At least 16 people were killed and four others injured in a traffic accident on Monday in Sudan's North Darfur state, media reports said.The accident happened on the Western Salvation road to the east of El Fasher, the capital city of North Darfur, when...

16-Aug-2018 Khartoum (Sudan)

22 students killed as boat sinks on Nile River in Sudan

At least 22 students drowned on Wednesday morning when a boat sank on the Nile River in Sudan, state news agency SUNA reported.A woman also died in the drowning accident that took place at al-Buhaira area, SUNA added.The boat was carrying more than 40 students...

25-Jul-2018 Khartoum

Several killed in heavy rain, flood in Sudan

Between seven and ten people have been killed in heavy rains and floods across Sudan that have also led to the collapse of a large number of buildings, media reported."At least seven people were killed and three others were missing when heavy rains and floods...

18-Sep-2016 Khartoum

Watery diarrhea kills 27 in Sudan

The health committee at the Sudanese parliament on Sunday announced that 27 people died due to infection by watery diarrhea in Sudan's Blue Nile and Sinnar states, Sudan Tribune reported."Statistics on death cases due to watery diarrhea amounted to 26 in...

09-Aug-2016 Juba

22 killed from Cholera outbreak in South Sudan

At least 22 people were killed in a cholera outbreak in South Sudan representing a case fatality rate of (CFR) of 2.49 per cent, the UN humanitarian agency said on Tuesday.The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said cholera had been confirmed...

09-Jul-2016 Juba

At least 115 killed in clashes in South Sudan

At least 115 people have been confirmed killed after heavy gunfire erupted at the presidential palace in Juba, where President Salva Kiir was meeting his onetime rival, Vice-President Riek Machar, Xinhua news agency reported.The fighting on Friday was apparently...

24-May-2016 Khartoum

8 killed in attack on mosque in Sudan

Eight people have been killed and others injured when armed men attacked an area near El Geneina, the capital of Sudan's West Darfur State, Sudan Tribune reported on Monday."Armed men belonging to a militia group launched a revenge attack against a mosque...

12-Jan-2016 Khartoum

12 killed in Sudan riots

At least 12 people have been killed and many others injured in riot incidents in Sudan's West Darfur state, a media report said on Monday."At least 12 people have been killed and others injured during Sunday and Monday," Sudan's Ashorooq net reported citing...

04-Nov-2015 Juba

10 killed in South Sudan plane crash

At least ten people were killed in a cargo plane crash near Juba airport in South Sudan on Wednesday, government official said."A cargo plane crashed shortly after taking off from Juba airport on Wednesday," Xinhua quoted South Sudanese Information Minister...

18-Sep-2015 Khartoum

Oil tanker explosion kills over 150 in South Sudan

The deaths in an oil tanker explosion in South Sudan have jumped to over 150, local media reported on Friday."The number of people who died after a fuel tanker caught fire in Maridi town on Wednesday has exceeded 150," John Ezkia, Maridi county's executive...

14-Aug-2015 Khartoum

Seven killed in tribal clashes in Sudan's Darfur

At least seven people were killed and 13 injured in renewed tribal clashes in Sudan's South Darfur state, Sudan tribune reported."Clashes broke out on Thursday between Falata and Al-Salamat tribes at Buram locality, 90 km south of Nyala, capital of South...

09-Jul-2015 United Nations

Indian peacekeepers facing greater risks in South Sudan

Escalating tensions in South Sudan are bringing the civil war to the doorstep of Indian peacekeepers, putting them at increased risk while the UN is unable to broker a peace between the young nation's warring sides or restrain them.With over 2,000 Indian troops...

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