Hundreds of citizens protested at Seteen Street in Khartoum after a traffic accident that caused an unconfirmed number of fatalities on Thursday, Radio Miraya's correspondent reports. The protesters called on the authorities to urgently find a solution to the frequent accidents on the particular road. The protestors also requested the Governor of Khartoum State to come to the site.
The Minister of Labor and Public Services in Central Equatoria State, Stephen Lemi Lokuron, says that the state government has decided to employ one thousand graduates to fill the gap left by the recent downsizing exercise.
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) denies reports that they have withdrawn their support from the Southern Sudan Physical Rehabilitation Center in Juba, which provides services to amputees.
The Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) in Western Bahr el Ghazal state has strongly condemned the recent abduction of Simon Athuai Akot, a member of the State Legislative Assembly.
The Sudanese expatriate's affairs directorate in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it plans to bring Sudanese in Libya home through an overland route.