19 April 2023
Message to South African citizens stranded in Sudan
The South African Government reiterates its appeal on the parties involved in the conflict in Sudan to heed international calls for an immediate ceasefire as unarmed civilians, including visitors from many parts of the world, remain stranded.
The South African Embassy in Khartoum is closely monitoring the situation in relation to South African nationals caught up in the situation in Sudan. Airports remain closed.
All civilians have been urged to stay indoors, away from windows and exterior walls.
The Embassy is exploring options to assist stranded South Africans. The South African Government urges all South Africans in Sudan to remain indoors and await further updates and guidance.
The South African Government once again calls for peace and calm among the parties involved in the conflict, in keeping with the AU objective of silencing the guns on the continent.
ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION
OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road