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AllAfrica.com
Puntland Throws Out an International Call to Except NCF ResultPuntland has rejected an international and regional call to agree with other st
Puntland Throws Out an International Call to Except NCF Result
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Puntland has rejected an international and regional call to agree with other stakeholders on the result of National consultative forum in Mogadishu on the electoral model. UN envoy Micheal Keating and ambassadors from USA, UK, Sweden, Kenya, Uganda,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Financial Aid of EU to Eritrea - Adding Salt Into Ones Wound'Following the announcement of the European Commission Development Cooperation d
The Financial Aid of EU to Eritrea - Adding Salt Into Ones Wound'
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Following the announcement of the European Commission Development Cooperation decision that approved 200 million Euros to Eritrea under the 11th European Development Finance, the people of the Horn of Africa mainly the Eritrean people have been taken... Read more
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Herald Sun
40,000 people being starved to deathMembers of the South Sudanese army (SPLA) patrol the half-emptied village of Le
40,000 people being starved to death
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Members of the South Sudanese army (SPLA) patrol the half-emptied village of Leer, South Sudan. THE United Nations warned it had received just two per cent of the cash needed for South Sudan, a day after experts said 40,000 people are being starved... Read more
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News.com.au
40,000 people being starved to deathMembers of the South Sudanese army (SPLA) patrol the half-emptied village of Le
40,000 people being starved to death
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
Members of the South Sudanese army (SPLA) patrol the half-emptied village of Leer, South Sudan. THE United Nations warned it had received just two per cent of the cash needed for South Sudan, a day after experts said 40,000 people are being starved... Read more
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Adelaide Now
40,000 people being starved to deathMembers of the South Sudanese army (SPLA) patrol the half-emptied village of Le
40,000 people being starved to death
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
Members of the South Sudanese army (SPLA) patrol the half-emptied village of Leer, South Sudan. THE United Nations warned it had received just two per cent of the cash needed for South Sudan, a day after experts said 40,000 people are being starved... Read more
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The Courier Mail
40,000 people being starved to deathMembers of the South Sudanese army (SPLA) patrol the half-emptied village of Le
40,000 people being starved to death
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Members of the South Sudanese army (SPLA) patrol the half-emptied village of Leer, South Sudan. THE United Nations warned it had received just two per cent of the cash needed for South Sudan, a day after experts said 40,000 people are being starved... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Beyond Piracy - What Next for Maritime Security?Last year saw an almost total absence of reports of piracy and armed robbery at
Beyond Piracy - What Next for Maritime Security?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Last year saw an almost total absence of reports of piracy and armed robbery at sea in the western Indian Ocean and off the coast of Somalia. This is the laudable outcome of concerted international and regional counter-piracy efforts. Since 2012,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jeing/ Dinka Council of Elders Welcomes IGAD's CommuniquéCouncil of Elders of Jeing/ Dinka said it welcomed a communiqué of the Council
Jeing/ Dinka Council of Elders Welcomes IGAD's Communiqué
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Council of Elders of Jeing/ Dinka said it welcomed a communiqué of the Council of Ministers of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) asking parties to the conflict in South Sudan to form a government of national unity and suspend... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pressure Mounts On RivalsA second deadline to form a transitional government in South Sudan passed witho
Pressure Mounts On Rivals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
A second deadline to form a transitional government in South Sudan passed without President Kiir and political rival Machar reaching an agreement. International mediators fear the country could become a failed state. Two years into South Sudan's... Read more
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DW
Pressure mounts on South Sudan rivals | Africa |Two years into South Sudan's civil war, a transitional government was expected
Pressure mounts on South Sudan rivals | Africa |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
Two years into South Sudan's civil war, a transitional government was expected to end the conflict which has killed tens of thousands and displacing more than 2.3 million in Africa's youngest state. Under intense international pressure, the east... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Somalia in All-Rounded TransformationsSomalia situated in the Horn of Africa had been without a functioning central g
Somalia in All-Rounded Transformations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Somalia situated in the Horn of Africa had been without a functioning central government and in a serious political and social chaos for the last two decades. Its economy and social bases have been dismantled. Precisely, it had been the save heaven... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya, Somalia Deal Paves Way for Local Banks to Set Up in SomaliaKenyan banks could soon venture into Somalia following the signing of a bilater
Kenya, Somalia Deal Paves Way for Local Banks to Set Up in Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Kenyan banks could soon venture into Somalia following the signing of a bilateral agreement with Mogadishu on cooperation in financial regulation, investments and security. It is an ambitious plan which Kenya also says would eliminate any foreign... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
S.Sudan Denies Troops Suffocated People in ContainerNairobi — The South Sudan government has now denied claims in a report that lin
S.Sudan Denies Troops Suffocated People in Container
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Nairobi — The South Sudan government has now denied claims in a report that links its troops to the killing of 50 people by suffocating them in a container. South Sudan's Ambassador to Kenya Mariano Deng Ngor says the allegations by the Joint... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros Meets UN Special Representative Ms. Zainab Hawa BanguraForeign Minister Dr. Tedros meets a delegation headed by the Special Representa
Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros Meets UN Special Representative Ms. Zainab Hawa Bangura
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros meets a delegation headed by the Special Representative and Under-Secretary-General, on Sexual violence in conflict, in his office today (February 2, 2016). The discussions between the two sides include issues related to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliament Passes Bill Restricting Foreign Aid WorkersWith the country being torn apart by civil war, lawmakers in South Sudan passed
Parliament Passes Bill Restricting Foreign Aid Workers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
With the country being torn apart by civil war, lawmakers in South Sudan passed a bill restricting NGOs working in the country. Aid groups say the proposed law will hamper their efforts to help the population. Despite a growing food shortage that is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lawal - Nigerian Airlines Need Consolidation to Benefit From Economies of ScaleChairman of Ashton and Dave Limited, a travel agency, Abiola Lawal, in this int
Lawal - Nigerian Airlines Need Consolidation to Benefit From Economies of Scale
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Chairman of Ashton and Dave Limited, a travel agency, Abiola Lawal, in this interview with Chinedu Eze, evaluates the potential of the air travel market in Nigeria, positing that the country has to brace up to fully exploit and benefit from the huge... Read more
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DW
South Sudan parliament passes bill restricting foreign aid workers | News | DW.COM | Despite a growing food shortage that is threatening 30,000 South Sudanese with
South Sudan parliament passes bill restricting foreign aid workers | News | DW.COM |
DW / Posted 8 days ago
Despite a growing food shortage that is threatening 30,000 South Sudanese with imminent starvation, the country's parliament has passed a bill restricting the number of foreign aid workers. Aid organizations fear the new bill, which still has to be... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
South Sudan bill limits foreign aid workers amid humanitarian crisisThe Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) bill, passed by parliament on Wednesda
South Sudan bill limits foreign aid workers amid humanitarian crisis
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
The Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) bill, passed by parliament on Wednesday, means no more than a fifth of aid workers can be from abroad, a level many humanitarians believe is simply not viable. Aid agencies must "ensure that not less than 80... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudan Welcomes IGAD's Call to Form Transitional Government Without ConstitutionIGAD issued a communiqué on Sunday (January 31) after an extraordinary Foreign
South Sudan Welcomes IGAD's Call to Form Transitional Government Without Constitution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
IGAD issued a communiqué on Sunday (January 31) after an extraordinary Foreign ministers' meeting, calling on all the parties to the Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan to form a transitional unity government at the national level... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia and AMISON Made a Stable Somalia PossibleIrrespective of government change, Ethiopia has been always committed towards A
Ethiopia and AMISON Made a Stable Somalia Possible
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Irrespective of government change, Ethiopia has been always committed towards African brothers' struggle for political independence. It is for this reason that the Ethiopian Foreign Affairs Security Policy and Strategy designed by former Prime... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Round Support for 2016 Elections in SomaliaFor the last four years, despite the remnants of al-Shabaab continuous attacks
Round Support for 2016 Elections in Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
For the last four years, despite the remnants of al-Shabaab continuous attacks on civilian targets, the peace and security of Somalia has been showing a dramatic progress. To this end, a number of Western and neighbouring countries have reopened... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Amazing video shows Daallo airlines plane 'flying with hole in side'Passengers in the video, uploaded by Amb Awale Kullane, can be seen calmly wear
Amazing video shows Daallo airlines plane 'flying with hole in side'
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
Passengers in the video, uploaded by Amb Awale Kullane, can be seen calmly wearing oxygen masks as the wind billows through the aircraft. Mr Awale Kullane, who is the deputy permanent representative of Somalia to the United Nations , said: "Onboard... Read more
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Aljazeera
Q&A: The future peace in South SudanJuba, South Sudan - Setting up a unity government in South Sudan has been furth
Q&A: The future peace in South Sudan
Aljazeera / Posted 11 days ago
Juba, South Sudan - Setting up a unity government in South Sudan has been further delayed, a setback in efforts to end a brutal conflict that has killed thousands of people over the past two years. Despite missing key deadlines, warring parties were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 2 February 2016South Sudan government troops stand accused of killing 50 people by stuffing th
African Press Review 2 February 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
South Sudan government troops stand accused of killing 50 people by stuffing them into a shipping container in baking heat. Former Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete is the new African Union special envoy to Libya. And Nigeria and Angola are both... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Candidates Promise Women1. A new deal for Ugandan women: From Emancipation to empowerment 2. To accele
What Candidates Promise Women
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
1. A new deal for Ugandan women: From Emancipation to empowerment 2. To accelerate women's economic empowerment and social protection, the government will: 3. Adopt and implement policies and actions to deliver gender-sensitive financial services,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IGAD's 55th Council of Ministers Goes Underway in Addis AbabaThe 55th Extra Ordinary Session of IGAD Council of Ministers was held in Addis
IGAD's 55th Council of Ministers Goes Underway in Addis Ababa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The 55th Extra Ordinary Session of IGAD Council of Ministers was held in Addis Ababa at the side lines of the Africa Union Heads of State and government summit on Saturday (January 30, 2016). The ministers deliberated at length on current situations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Elections Will Be Peaceful, Says GovernmentGovernment has re-assured Ugandans that the forthcoming elections will be peace
Elections Will Be Peaceful, Says Government
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Government has re-assured Ugandans that the forthcoming elections will be peaceful amid raising tension and concerns of likely occurrence of violence. According to the executive director of Uganda Media Centre, Mr Ofwono Opondo, government is... Read more
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Gulf News
South Sudan troops suffocate 50 people in container: monitorsMetal containers are often used as makeshift prison cells in African country S
South Sudan troops suffocate 50 people in container: monitors
Gulf News / Posted 12 days ago
Metal containers are often used as makeshift prison cells in African country Sudanese military personnel check belongings of South Sudanese fleeing an attack on the South Sudanese town of Rank, at a border gate in Joda, along the Sudanese border, in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The 55th IGAD Council of Ministers Session Concludes in Addis AbabaThe 55th Extra Ordinary Session of IGAD Council of Ministers which was chaired
The 55th IGAD Council of Ministers Session Concludes in Addis Ababa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The 55th Extra Ordinary Session of IGAD Council of Ministers which was chaired by Ethiopian Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom was held in Addis Ababa on January 30-31/2016. Foreign Ministers of Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia Djibouti, South Sudan, Uganda... Read more
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Rappler
South Sudan troops 'suffocated 50 people in container' – reportSOUTH SUDAN CRISIS. Internally displaced women and children wait for their food
South Sudan troops 'suffocated 50 people in container' – report
Rappler / Posted 12 days ago
SOUTH SUDAN CRISIS. Internally displaced women and children wait for their food ration from the World Food Programme in Unity State on July 25, 2015. File photo by Charles Lomodong/AFP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – South Sudan government troops killed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
At African Union Peace and Security Council, Ban Discusses Burundi, South Sudan and Counter-TerrorismUnited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today, in an address to the Africa
At African Union Peace and Security Council, Ban Discusses Burundi, South Sudan and Counter-Terrorism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today, in an address to the African Union Peace and Security Council, spotlighted three topics high on the regional body's agenda - counter-terrorism, and the ongoing crises in both South Sudan and Burundi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IGAD Council of Ministers Issued Decisions On Somalia and S.sudanThe IGAD Council of Ministers held its 55th Extra-Ordinary Session in Addis Aba
IGAD Council of Ministers Issued Decisions On Somalia and S.sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The IGAD Council of Ministers held its 55th Extra-Ordinary Session in Addis Ababa on 30-31 January 2016 under the Chairmanship of H.E. Dr. Tedros Adhanom, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Chairperson of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Leaves for AU Summit in Addis AbabaPresident of the federal republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has arrived
President Leaves for AU Summit in Addis Ababa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
President of the federal republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has arrived in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital to attend the 26th heads of state summit for African Union. A chartered plane carrying the President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and his... Read more
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iafrica.com
'50 people suffocated by S. Sudan troops'South Sudanese soldiers stand guard at an oil refinery. Credit: AFP South Suda
'50 people suffocated by S. Sudan troops'
iafrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
South Sudanese soldiers stand guard at an oil refinery. Credit: AFP South Sudan government troops killed some 50 people by stuffing them into a shipping container in baking heat, ceasefire monitors have said in a report noting the latest atrocities... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
South Sudan troops suffocated 50 people in container: monitorsDespite an August peace deal, fighting continues, and the conflict now involves
South Sudan troops suffocated 50 people in container: monitors
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
Despite an August peace deal, fighting continues, and the conflict now involves multiple militia forces who pay little heed to paper peace deals, driven by local agendas or revenge attacks. The report, by the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation... Read more
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Gulf News
S.Sudan troops suffocate 50 people in container: monitorsMetal containers are often used as makeshift prison cells in African country S
S.Sudan troops suffocate 50 people in container: monitors
Gulf News / Posted 12 days ago
Metal containers are often used as makeshift prison cells in African country Sudanese military personnel check belongings of South Sudanese fleeing an attack on the South Sudanese town of Rank, at a border gate in Joda, along the Sudanese border, in... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
South Sudan troops suffocated 50 people in container Published: 1 February 2016 5:49 PM Investigations have revealed about 50 peo
South Sudan troops suffocated 50 people in container
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 days ago
Published: 1 February 2016 5:49 PM Investigations have revealed about 50 people suffocated in a container on about 22 October. The report says government forces were responsible .– Reuters... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Secretary-General Urges IGAD and Partners to Revive South Sudan Peace ProcessAfter South Sudan's parties missed last week's deadline to set up the Transitio
UN Secretary-General Urges IGAD and Partners to Revive South Sudan Peace Process
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
After South Sudan's parties missed last week's deadline to set up the Transitional Government of National Unity, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday (January 25) issued a statement calling on IGAD and the African Union to save the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Somalia's South-West Regional Parliament InauguratedSomalia's South-West Regional State Parliament was inaugurated on Tuesday (Janu
Somalia's South-West Regional Parliament Inaugurated
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Somalia's South-West Regional State Parliament was inaugurated on Tuesday (January 19) in Baidoa, the capital of the South-West State. Somali Federal President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, and other Somalia regional state leaders as well as representatives... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Legitimate Government Is the Only Antidote to Al-Shabaab Terror in SomaliaThe Al Shabaab raid on the KDF camp at El-Adde is the fourth attack on Amisom f
A Legitimate Government Is the Only Antidote to Al-Shabaab Terror in Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The Al Shabaab raid on the KDF camp at El-Adde is the fourth attack on Amisom forces in Somalia in twelve months. In June 2015, the militants killed 70 Burundian soldiers in Lego, south of Mogadishu; in September they killed another 50 Ugandan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU Leaders to Send Delegation to Burundi to Persuade It Accept AU ForceAfrican leaders at the AU heads of state and government summit in Addis Ababa h
AU Leaders to Send Delegation to Burundi to Persuade It Accept AU Force
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
African leaders at the AU heads of state and government summit in Addis Ababa have decided to send a delegation of presidents to meet Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza to try persuade him to accept an AU peacekeeping force in his country. So far... Read more
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New Kerala
African Union: Ban discusses Burundi, South Sudan and counter-terrorismNew York, Jan 30 (Just Eath News/IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki
African Union: Ban discusses Burundi, South Sudan and counter-terrorism
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
New York, Jan 30 (Just Eath News/IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday, in an address to the African Union Peace and Security Council, spotlighted three topics high on the regional body's agenda - counter-terrorism, and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Church Leaders Express Hope for PeaceJuba — Catholic Church leaders from Sudan and South Sudan have expressed hope f
Church Leaders Express Hope for Peace
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Juba — Catholic Church leaders from Sudan and South Sudan have expressed hope for a lasting peace in S Sudan after decades of civil war. In a communiqué at the end of their ten-day Extraordinary Plenary Session in Rome released January 25, 2016, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Help Us Prevail Over Kiir, Machar Tells MuseveniKampala — The leader of South Sudan armed opposition Riek Machar yesterday appe
Help Us Prevail Over Kiir, Machar Tells Museveni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Kampala — The leader of South Sudan armed opposition Riek Machar yesterday appealed to President Museveni to use "his influence" in Juba and prevail over his South Sudan counterpart to implement the peace agreement signed in July last year. Mr... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
As Deadline Slips in South Sudan, UN Chief Urges African Partners to Revive Peace ProcessWith South Sudan's parties missing last week's deadline to set up the Transitio
As Deadline Slips in South Sudan, UN Chief Urges African Partners to Revive Peace Process
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
With South Sudan's parties missing last week's deadline to set up the Transitional Government of National Unity amid deadlock over establishing 28 states, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the war-torn country's African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Recent Activities in the Horn, Their Implications for Ethiopia's National SecurityEver since the days of the Berlin Conference that bestowed blessings on the scr
Recent Activities in the Horn, Their Implications for Ethiopia's National Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Ever since the days of the Berlin Conference that bestowed blessings on the scramble for Africa, the Horn of Africa has always been a bone of contention attracting the colonialists, explorers, scientists on expeditions, sea pirates, commercial... Read more
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New Kerala
As deadline slips in South Sudan, UN chief urges African partners to revive peace processNew York, Jan 26 : With South Sudan's parties missing last week's deadline to s
As deadline slips in South Sudan, UN chief urges African partners to revive peace process
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
New York, Jan 26 : With South Sudan's parties missing last week's deadline to set up the Transitional Government of National Unity amid deadlock over establishing 28 states, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday called on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IGAD Turns Guns On TerrorismThe Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad) celebrated 30 years on Ja
IGAD Turns Guns On Terrorism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad) celebrated 30 years on January 16 in Djibouti with an announcement of new initiatives to fight unemployment and terrorism in East and greater horn of Africa parts. Initially, the 10-nation bloc... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amisom on the Spot as AU Leaders Meet in EthiopiaThe structure of the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) is expected to c
Amisom on the Spot as AU Leaders Meet in Ethiopia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
The structure of the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) is expected to come under sharp focus when the AU discusses a report on peace and security in Africa. AU heads of state and government converge in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for a summit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane - Media Briefing On International DevelopmentsIn its foreign policy work, South African Government continues to place great e
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane - Media Briefing On International Developments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
In its foreign policy work, South African Government continues to place great emphasis on a vision of an African Continent, which is prosperous, peaceful, democratic, non-racial, non-sexist and united, and which contributes to a world that is just... Read more
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