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Officials: Sudan, main rebel group fail to reach peace deal

Jun. 15, 2021 09:22 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s transitional government and the country's main rebel group failed to reach a peace deal to end a decades-long conflict in the East African country, officials said Tuesday. The latest round of talks between the Sudanese government and the Sudan...

Sudan and main rebel group kick off peace talks in Juba

May. 26, 2021 08:25 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s transitional government and the main rebel group kicked off a new round of peace talks Wednesday, officials said, the latest effort to end a decades-long conflict in the East African country. South Sudan President Salva Kiir is hosting the talks...

South Sudan, nearing 10 years old, struggles for stability

May. 14, 2021 04:43 AM EDT

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — As South Sudan approaches 10 years of being an independent country, many challenges remain for the world’s youngest state. A 2018 peace deal ending a five-year civil war has faced delays in implementation. A government of national unity was...

Sudan and main rebel group restart peace talks

Mar. 28, 2021 11:55 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s interim government and the main rebel group in the country agreed on Sunday to re-start peace talks, according to the rebel group and Sudan state news. The agreement was marked in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, which has mediated past...