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Vol 55 No 18

Published 12th September 2014


Sudan

More calls for Nuba talks

After pushing back Khartoum’s offensive this year, fighters in the Nuba Mountains are talking about self-determination

The failure of its last dry season offensive in the Nuba Mountains has left the Sudanese regime with little room to manoeuvre against more effective and united opposition groups. Combined with economic and foreign pressure on Khartoum, this has breathed new life into the National Dialogue process. The ruling National Congress Party (NCP) started the process but the opposition, armed and unarmed, has now managed to seize some of the initiative. In turn, oppositionists have won more credibility, at home and abroad.

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