Sudan: Tens of Thousands Celebrate Power-Sharing Deal
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Khartoum, Saturday, August 17, to celebrate Sudan’s main opposition coalition and the ruling military council signing a final power-sharing deal. (Reuters)
Sudan’s Transitional Military Council and protest leaders on Saturday signed a historic power-sharing agreement in Khartoum.
The pact opens the way for the two factions to form a joint military and civilian council that will lead Sudan for three years until elections are held for a civilian-led government.
While the signing itself was brief, hours of celebrations followed across the capital.