Country at a Glance
Week of 22 Apr 23*
Data cover the period of 22 Apr 23 - 28 Apr 23. For more information about how ACLED collects data and categorizes events, see the ACLED Codebook.
ACLED data updates are paused for the second and third weeks of May 2023.
Political Violence Events: 71ℹ
-13% from previous week
Demonstration Events: 12ℹ
+92% from previous week
Battles: 55 Events
Explosions/Remote Violence: 5 Events
Violence Against Civilians: 10 Events
Mob Violence: 1 Event
Protests: 12 Events
Violent Demonstrations: 0 Events
As Sudan continues to grapple with the fall-out from the 2021 coup, the country faces heightened insecurity and rising demonstration activity. Find all Sudan data and resources below, including regular monthly updates as part of ACLED’s special Horn of Africa analysis series.
Conflict Surges in Sudan
During the first week of fighting between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces, clashes surged by 1600% relative to the country’s weekly average for the past year. The violence has so far been concentrated in urban areas, with two-thirds of the fighting reported in cities of over 100,000 people.
Africa Regional Overviews
Our weekly analysis briefs break down the latest data on political violence and protest trends, highlighting potential early warning signs for closer monitoring.