Day: April 26, 2023

Fears mount for Sudan ceasefire as former regime members escape

A wanted Sudanese war crimes suspect has confirmed that he and other members of the Islamist regime ousted in 2019 have escaped from prison during recent fighting, raising new fears for a fragile ceasefire that has enabled foreigners to flee. The 72-ho…

Sudanese rush to borders to evacuate amid ongoing chaos

In tonight’s edition: There is hope for Nigerians who have been stuck in limbo amid Sudan’s fighting. Dozens of buses are sent to take nationals to Egypt. Also, the death toll from Kenya’s starvation cult rises to 95. The pastor who encouraged his foll…

Sudan fighting: Two shells fell on a medical centre in Omdurman

At least 20 people were injured on Tuesday after two shells fell on a medical centre in Sudan’s most populous city, Omdurman, according to hospital officials. Blood stains covered the floor of Al-Roomy medical centre after it was hit by the projectile …

Evacuees from Sudan, relieved but shaken, land in Paris

Some 245 evacuees from Sudan, including 195 French nationals, landed in Paris on Wednesday, expressing relief at escaping the heavy fighting and chaos. Sudan erupted in warfare on April 15, derailing a transition to civilian democracy, since when the p…