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President Ramaphosa meets with RSF leader on developments towards peace in Sudan

President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, 4 January 2024, received the leader of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), General Mohamed Dagalo, of the Republic of Sudan at the Mahlamba Ndlopfu official residence in Pretoria.

The President welcomed the briefing from General Dagalo and commended the central role of the African Union and IGAD under the chairship of Djibouti in mediating between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), and participation of the people of Sudan, and civil society in finding a lasting solution to the security and political challenges. 

President Ramaphosa expressed South Africa’s support for the imminent face to face dialogue between General Dagalo and General Burhan and reiterated the need for an immediate ceasefire, and the dialogue towards permanent cessation of hostilities. 

Media enquiries: Vincent Magwenya, Spokesperson to the President -

Issued by: The Presidency

 Union Building