Zimbabwe Evacuates Nationals from Danger In Sudan
Nevanji Munyaradzi Chiondegwa
FOREIGN – Zimbabwe is in the process of evacuating 70 Zimbabwean citizens and 31 other embassy staff and their families from war torn Sudan.
The latest development comes after tension between rival factions of the military government of Sudan are rising.
In a statement on his Twitter handle, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary Mr Nick Mangwana said all Zimbabwean nationals have been moved from Sudan’s capital Khartoum to the Port of Sudan where they will be airlifted home.
“Zimbabwe is in the process of evacuating its nationals from Sudan.
“All Zimbabweans including those who work at the Embassy have been moved from Khartoum to the Port of Sudan from where transport arrangements are underway to bring them home.
“All indications are that all our nationals are safe”
The clashes which started April 15 in the capital Khartoum and the Darfur region has claimed at least 420 people and 3, 700 injured.