The strike called for by the Sudanese Central Doctors' Committee has entered its second week. By last week, the strike action had spread to at least 38 hospitals in Sudan, with increased government pressure on medics to return to work.…Read more
Norwegian Air Shuttle said Friday one of its Boeing 737s has been stuck in Iran for three weeks after an unscheduled landing because of engine problems, as U.S. restrictions reportedly create headaches for the airline and possibly passengers.
The aircraft …Read more
At least four South Sudanese nationals have been killed during the ongoing protests in Sudan, according to South Sudan's embassy in Khartoum.
In an exclusive interview with VOA's South Sudan in Focus, South Sudan Ambassador to Khartoum Mayam Dut Wol …Read more
The United Nations secretary-general said Friday that he "deeply regrets" the decision of Somalia's federal government to expel a top U.N. official, Nicholas Haysom, from the country, but that he will name a replacement.
"The secretary-general has full confidence in …Read more
Sudan's largest opposition groups on Thursday called for a fresh wave of protests to demand that President Omar al-Bashir step down, as the longtime ruler made another attempt at staunching popular discontent by promising wage hikes and appealing to patriotism. …Read more