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Darfur rebel alliance makes peace with Sudan – BBC Africa

The Darfur conflict has created a huge refugee crisis

Sudan has signed a ceasefire with a major Darfur rebel group, the second deal in recent weeks, leaving just one band of rebels in open conflict.

The Liberation and Justice Movement (LJM) – a newly formed umbrella group of 10 movements – signed the framework deal paving the way for further talks.

Last month, a similar deal was closed with the Justice and Equality Movement (Jem), the biggest single rebel group.

In the past the existence of many small factions has hampered peace talks…continue reading…

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