They included the CNDD
and Palipehutu (though not their armed wings), hence the need for cease-fire agreements in 2002, 2003 and 2006 (led by Jacob Zuma and the latter by Charles Nqakula).
However, the FDD and FNL armed factions of the CNDD
and Palipehutu G-7 parties refused to accept the Arusha Accords, and the armed rebellion continued.
While the CNDD
has not been dissolved, it has agreed to share power with
Investment and economic growth slowed considerably in 2009 due to falling commodity prices, the global economic crisis, and CNDD
, after its French acronym) seized power.
sparked a political crisis when it took power in a military coup in December 2008.
Idrissa Cherif, Guinea's communications minister, said: "Power is in the hands of the CNDD
[the ruling National Council for Democracy and Development] and the government."
, after its French acronym), named as the interim
Although outside of the country, Captain Moussa Dadis Camara remains the president of the CNDD
and the self-proclaimed head of state while General Konate has assumed the title of interim President of the Republic.
Ramtane said the sanctions would involve stringent measures such as the freezing of bank accounts and travel visas for on the leadership of the National Council for Democracy and Development (CNDD
The Arusha peace talks initially excluded several armed factions, including the Front for the Defense of Democracy (FDD--Hutu armed faction), a splinter group from the National Council for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD