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Sudan’s Military Council, Opposition Alliance Fully Agree on Constitutional Declaration

Sudan's ruling military council and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration
Sudan’s ruling military council and protest leaders reached a “full agreement” on the constitutional declaration, the African Union announced. (AFP Photo/ASHRAF SHAZLY)

BY AFP

Sudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders reached a “full agreement” on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said on Saturday, paving the way for transitioning to civilian rule. Continue reading Sudan’s Military Council, Opposition Alliance Fully Agree on Constitutional Declaration

Sudan Military, Protest Leaders Sign Political Deal

An agreement paving the way for a transition has been signed today.

Sudan is one step closer to civilian rule – after the military council and protest leaders signed a landmark agreement creating a transitional power-sharing body.

BY TESFANEWS*

Sudan’s ruling military council and and an alliance of opposition groups have signed a transitional power-sharing accord on Wednesday after weeks of negotiations and deadly protests.

The deal is aimed at breaking the political deadlock that has gripped the country since the toppling of President Omar al-Bashir in April. Continue reading Sudan Military, Protest Leaders Sign Political Deal

Africans Solving African Problems: Bringing Peace to Sudan

BY THOMAS C MOUNTAIN

The recent peace deal being implemented in Sudan was brokered by African leaders without any interference or even input by non-African players ie the UN or western countries. As a matter of fact, the deal was made in Asmara, Eritrea where the head of the Sudanese military that had overthrown the long-time despot Omar Al Bashir sat down for two days with Eritrean mediators, agreed to the deal, flew back to Khartoum and announced the deal a few hours later. Continue reading Africans Solving African Problems: Bringing Peace to Sudan

Sudan’s Ruling Military Council Foiled Coup Attempt

16 army officers arrested in connection with the thwarted coup d’etat.

Sudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt by some army officers “in an attempt to block the agreement”, a top general announced on state television.

BY REUTERS

Sudan’s military rulers (TMC) said on Thursday that several officers had attempted a coup in an effort to undermine an agreement between the military and the opposition to share power for three years ahead of elections. Continue reading Sudan’s Ruling Military Council Foiled Coup Attempt

Sudan’s Military Council to Be Dissolved in Transition Deal

Sudan’s head of the military council, Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan, says the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April will be dissolved with the implementation of a power-sharing deal reached with protesters last week. (HUSSEIN MALLA/ASSOCIATED PRESS)

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS

Sudan’s top general says the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April will be dissolved with the implementation of a power-sharing deal reached with protesters last week. Continue reading Sudan’s Military Council to Be Dissolved in Transition Deal

Sudan Protesters, Military Council Reach Power-sharing Agreement

“The two sides agree to establish ‘a sovereign council’ to be run on rotation” – AU mediator

Sudan’s Transitional Military Council and the opposition alliance (FFC) agree on a presidential council of six civilians and five military with a rotating President – for the interim period of three years.

BY AL-JAZEERA

Sudan’s ruling military council and the opposition coalition have reached an agreement to share power, in a step that would make way for the formation of a transitional governing body.

The two sides agreed to “establish a sovereign council by rotation between the military and civilians for a period of three years or slightly more,” Mohamed Hassan Lebatt, an African Union (AU) mediator, said at a news conference on Friday. Continue reading Sudan Protesters, Military Council Reach Power-sharing Agreement