News / / 09.01.20

The East African: Sudan signs peace deal with rebel groups, move hailed as sign of lasting change

Sudan’s transitional government on Monday signed a peace deal with rebel groups, in what donors and activists said signals a permanent end to the decades-old civil war.

The Sudanese parties crowned marathon negotiations that lasted more than a year in Juba, South Sudan, which mediated the talks.

The agreement contained timelines that if implemented could bring rebel group leaders into the mainstream government in about 18 months…

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