Five Civilians Named to Sudan Sovereign Council

Sudan's opposition coalition has named five people as civilian members of the country's Sovereign Council. The Council is to be sworn in on Monday,, a source within the coalition has been quoted as saying. A power-sharing agreement, which was signed on Saturday, paves the way for a transitional government and eventual elections. The sovereign council will be the highest authority in the country.

Celebrations begin as the Freedom Train arrives in Khartoum from Atbara.

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