Rwanda peacekeepers under Rwanbatt 40 deployed in UN peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID), Kabkabiya mediated peace talks between two warring ethnic groups that were fighting in Saraf Omra TS during recent days.
Rwanda peacekeepers persuaded them to sit together and resolve their differences peacefully, which was done and yielded good results.
‘’They achieved a peaceful agreement on 12 March 2014 whereby all parties committed to stop wars and promote peace and reconciliation process,’’ according to a report from Rwanda contingent in Saraf Omra, Darfur.
The ethnic groups that were in conflicts include among others Lezagad, Tama, Gemil and Arab Militians known as JJWD.
Rwanda peacekeepers met with representatives of these communities and local leaders and used Koran to convince them to opt for peace.
However Internal Displaced People are facing different challenges such as medical treatment, homes destroyed as consequences of the conflicts in the area.