Africa

In 2005, the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) brokered a power sharing government, articulated a roadmap for Sudan’s recovery, and ended two decades of civil war.  However four years after the signing, full implemetation has yet to be realized.  Significant challenges including elections, border demarcation, and demobilisation remain, according to a recent IRIN article.  Despite these obstacles the article…

Read more SUDAN: Lingering uncertainties over North-South truce

Five years ago, the crisis in the region of Darfur erupted. The conflict has killed 300,000 and forced another two million to flee their homes.  In 2005, the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) was signed by the conflicting groups.  Last year, African Union and United Nations peacekeeping troops (UNAMID) arrived in Sudan. Despite the signing of…

Read more Waging Peace in Sudan