A summary of the news from the Sudans and the DRC the past two weeks. Click on the title for the full article.
SUDAN & SOUTH SUDAN
Sudanese Plane Crash Kills All Passengers, Including State Officials
“Bad weather conditions” are said to be the cause of the no-survivor plane crash in the mountains near Talodi that claimed 32 lives, including those of Sudan’s Ministers of Guidance and Endowments, Youth and Sports, and Tourism, Antiquities, and Wildlife. Other passengers aboard the downed flight heading for the Eid al-Fitr festival to celebrate the conclusion of Ramadan included members of the Sudan’s military, state security, and state media. Though Khartoum has accused rebels of killing a state official as recently as July, the crash is considered to be unrelated. Read the rest of this entry »