Friday, April 09, 2004

Sudan: govt signs ceasfire deal with Darfur rebels

The Sudanese government and the Darfur rebels have agreed to a temporary ceasefire to allow distribution of humanitarian aid. The two sides will meet again in N'Djamena, Chad within 15 days for negotiations over political issues.

There's quite a bit of drama in these negotiations ... good background available in this Africa Analysis article.

UPDATE: Text of ceasefire agreement.