The Central Committee for Sudanese Doctors said Wednesday that 40 bodies had been pulled from the Nile, sending the death toll soaring to at least 108.
The African Union on Thursday suspended Sudan, demanding a civilian-led transition authority to resolve a crisis which has claimed over 100 lives.
The African Union has marked Africa Day by paying respects to its citizens who died during AU peace keeping missions since 2000.
The African Union has commended Sudan for making progress towards reaching an agreement for a political transition in the country.
The African Union says it is closely monitoring developments in Libya where dozens of people have been killed in fighting this week, according to the World Health Organization.