Sudan Marks Five Years of Peace Agreement

Sudan Marks Five Years of Peace Agreement

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sudan_conference_usaid.jpgSouth Sudan on Saturday marked five years of peace as it pushed for full implementation of the deal that ended 21 years of war.

Sudan is expected to hold its first democratic elections in 25 years in April to be followed by a referendum in January 2011 to decide on whether south Sudan should become an independent country.

South Sudan Head of Mission to Kenya John Andruga Duku said south Sudan had achieved a lot in the political, economic and cultural fields since the Comprehensive Peace Agreement was signed.

(Continue reading in Kenya’s Daily Nation)

Photo credit: Sudanese Gather to Organize After 2004 Peace Agreement- USAID