Sudanese military council, opposition coalition reach political accord


Sudanese military council and an alliance of opposition groups initialled a political accord as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading the African nation to democracy, live television showed.

The accord was signed in Khartoum in the presence of African mediators following a night of marathon talks to iron out some details of the agreement reached earlier this month.

The sides are still working on a constitutional declaration, which is expected to be signed on Friday.

Hauwa Mustapha