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After nearly 20 years of conflict, Sudan’s transitional government and rebels have agreed to end fighting in the Darfur region, as well as the states of South Kordofan and the Blue Nile.
South Sudan helped to negotiate the peace agreement.
However, at least two armed groups refused to sign the deal, and previous accords failed to end the killings.
Will this latest agreement hold?
Presenter: Imran Khan
Alex De Waal – Executive Director, World Peace Foundation
Jamelah Ahmed – Member, Sudan Task Force
Cameron Hudson – Former Chief of Staff, Office of the U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan
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In This Story: South Sudan
It includes the vast swamp region of the Sudd, formed by the White Nile and known locally as the Bahr al Jabal meaning “Mountain Sea”.
South Sudan has a population of 12 million, mostly of the Nilotic peoples, and it is demographically among the youngest nations in the world, with roughly half under 18 years old. The majority of inhabitants adhere to Christianity or various traditional faiths.
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Sudan’s history goes back to the Pharaonic period. Independence from the British was proclaimed on 1 January 1956.
Islam was Sudan’s state religion and Islamic laws applied from 1983 until 2020 when the country became a secular state. The economy has been described as lower-middle income and relies on oil production. Sudan is a member of the United Nations, the Arab League, African Union, COMESA, Non-Aligned Movement and the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation.