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Sudan signs historic peace deal with five rebel groups

Sudan signs historic peace deal with five rebel groups

SUDAN'S government signed a peace agreement with the country’s five key rebel groups on Monday, a significant step in the transitional leadership’s goal of resolving multiple, deep-rooted civil conflicts. The rebel groups that signed the deal include the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) and Minni Minawi’s Sudan Liberation Army (SLA), both of the western region of Darfur, and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) led by Malik Agar, present in South Kordofan and the Blue Nile. - Thomson Reuters Foundation.
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Sudan, rebel group sign agreement

Sudan, rebel group sign agreement

DENIS DUMO THE Sudanese government and a major rebel group from its southern Nuba Mountains on Sunday signed a document that paves the way for a final peace agreement by guaranteeing freedom of worship to all while separating religion and the state. The signing is viewed as a crucial step in efforts by the power-sharing government headed by General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan to reach accords with rebel groups across the country and end decades of conflicts that left millions displaced and hundreds of thousands dead. Last year Sudan signed a peace agreement with many groups, including from the Western region…
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Sudan and main rebel groups formalise peace deal

Sudan and main rebel groups formalise peace deal

DENIS DUMO  SUDAN Suda's power-sharing government and several rebel groups on Saturday formalised a peace agreement aimed at resolving decades of conflict which left millions displaced and hundreds of thousands dead. Three major groups signed a preliminary deal in August - two factions from the western region of Darfur and one from the southern region - after months of talks hosted by South Sudan. Another powerful rebel group, the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North led by Abdelaziz al-Hilu, which had not participated in initial peace negotiations, agreed last month to join new talks hosted by South Sudan. Dancers from Darfur and…
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