This was agreed upon by the junta after the civil disobedience and political strike action by the civilian opposition had paralyzed Sudan since Sunday.
The final agreement is likely to be signed on May 15. The accord comes two days after four protesters and an army major were killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a sit-in demonstration in Khartoum
Protesters are converging from across the country in thousands and heading to the army headquarters in Khartoum, determined to turn the weeks-long sit-in demonstration into a ‘million-man march’
The African Unions has given Sudan’s Transitional Military Council three months to transfer power to civilian authorities. Earlier, it had said that Sudan risked losing its membership if power was not handed over in 15 days
Conditions on the ground, as well as international pressure could led to the military authorities transferring power to a civilian arrangement soon. However, the Sudanese need to be wary of a possible return by the military