South Sudan: 20 days to unity govt

With only20 days before to the February 22 deadline for the formation of a unity government, security arrangements in South Sudan appear to have gained momentum as former holdouts to the peace process are sending feelers for their inclusion in the government of national unity

Sudan: Comprehensive peace agreement be reached this month

Mohamed El Taayshi, Member of Sudan’s Sovereign Council and the spokesperson for the government delegation for the peace talks, confirmed that a new round of peace negotiations with rebel movements will be started on Tuesday. After a long meeting with Sudan’s Supreme Peace Council, El Taayshi confirmed that a final peace agreement will be reached within February

Sudan govt. rebels sign framework agreement in Juba

Sudan’s transitional government and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement faction under the leadership of Malik Agar (SPLM-N Agar) have signed a framework peace agreement in Juba. Both parties expressed their willingness to reach a comprehensive peace agreement before mid-February