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AllAfrica.com
Philosophical Underpinnings of Ethiopia's Foreign Policy Are Rapid Economic Dev't, Good Neighbourliness - Prof. Costantinospreparedness in the region. Ethiopia hosts the UN Economic Commission for Afric
Philosophical Underpinnings of Ethiopia's Foreign Policy Are Rapid Economic Dev't, Good Neighbourliness - Prof. Costantinos
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preparedness in the region. Ethiopia hosts the UN Economic Commission for Africa and is the founding member and chair of IGAD. It has recently been elected to UN Security Council non-permanent member status by all nations of the world save five... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ban Welcomes New Agreement With Inter Parliamentary Union - Reiterates Concern At South Sudan CrisisRwandan capital Kigali, where he met with several African leaders from Internat
Ban Welcomes New Agreement With Inter Parliamentary Union - Reiterates Concern At South Sudan Crisis
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Rwandan capital Kigali, where he met with several African leaders from International Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD). In discussions on the South Sudan crisis, IGAD leaders recommended strengthening the mandate and capacity of the UN... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Does South Sudan Cool Off, Move Forward?the current time, the much-derided 12,000-strong peacekeeping force can only co
How Does South Sudan Cool Off, Move Forward?
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the current time, the much-derided 12,000-strong peacekeeping force can only conduct "limited patrolling". Intervention brigade? The regional Intergovernmental Authority on Development has called for an "urgent revision" of the UNMISS mandate to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ugandan Army Refuses 'to be Sucked' Into South Sudan Rivals Warwith the volatile situation in Juba. Also, the East African Community and the I
Ugandan Army Refuses 'to be Sucked' Into South Sudan Rivals War
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with the volatile situation in Juba. Also, the East African Community and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad) were discussing the South Sudan crisis. "The instability in South Sudan is our instability and it affects us very... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia's Presence, Influence in Regional, International Politics Has Increased - Prof. Ann Fitz-Geraldin a very volatile and unstable region are all drivers which have bolstered the
Ethiopia's Presence, Influence in Regional, International Politics Has Increased - Prof. Ann Fitz-Gerald
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in a very volatile and unstable region are all drivers which have bolstered the country's influence. Ethiopia chairs IGAD and has been recently elected as UNSC non-permanent member. It is also a leading country in deploying peacekeepers in UN... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 15 July 2016Sudan. After an outbreak of deadly violence between rival troops in South Suda
African Press Review 15 July 2016
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Sudan. After an outbreak of deadly violence between rival troops in South Sudan's capital Juba during the past week, the IGAD demanded the creation of an intervention brigade, similar to a UN combat force in Democratic Republic of Congo, that is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Passports, Proposals, Postponements Highlight AU Summitto even fund its own governance mechanisms," Pham said. The African Union anno
Passports, Proposals, Postponements Highlight AU Summit
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to even fund its own governance mechanisms," Pham said. The African Union announced its support for a request made by IGAD Plus — the East African regional bloc that includes Rwanda, South Africa, Nigeria and Algeria — for African troops to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mogae Pins Hope On Leaders Intervention in South Sudanthe two South Sudan leaders to respect the cease-fire agreement. In an intervi
Mogae Pins Hope On Leaders Intervention in South Sudan
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the two South Sudan leaders to respect the cease-fire agreement. In an interview after briefing African leaders at the IGAD Plus Summit held alongside the 27th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of AU in Kigali on July 16, Dr Mogae expressed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU Approves Request to Increase Troops in South Sudanunanimously made during the 27th AU Summit in Kigali, Rwanda on Monday. The In
AU Approves Request to Increase Troops in South Sudan
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unanimously made during the 27th AU Summit in Kigali, Rwanda on Monday. The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) requested to have an urgent revision of the UNMISS mandate and increase the numbers of troops from the region to Juba... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt in Spat With South Sudan Over Troopsmay have kicked off a diplomatic storm with Juba after President Uhuru Kenyatta
Govt in Spat With South Sudan Over Troops
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may have kicked off a diplomatic storm with Juba after President Uhuru Kenyatta voiced his support for a reinforcement brigade in South Sudan. The African Union (AU) on Monday asked Kenya, and several other countries in the region to prepare... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU Backs Call for 'Robust' African Forceon South Sudan put out after a meeting with regional leaders and the United Nat
AU Backs Call for 'Robust' African Force
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on South Sudan put out after a meeting with regional leaders and the United Nations on Saturday. The communiqué issued by IGAD Plus, a body representing East African countries plus Rwanda, South Africa, Nigeria and Algeria, called on the U.N.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU Awards SA for Women Economic Emancipationreform. South Africa's President Jacob Zuma attended an urgent meeting of the
AU Awards SA for Women Economic Emancipation
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reform. South Africa's President Jacob Zuma attended an urgent meeting of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to deal with the conflict between the rival parties - the SPLM-in-Government led by President Salva Kiir and the... Read more
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5d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Let us help 'youngest country on the continent': Zuma urges African leadersUnion Summit. The Presidency said Zuma attended an urgent meeting of the Inter
Let us help 'youngest country on the continent': Zuma urges African leaders
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
Union Summit. The Presidency said Zuma attended an urgent meeting of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to deal with the conflict between the rival parties - the SPLM-in-Government led by President Salva Kiir and the... Read more
5d
IAfrica South African Business News
South Sudan violence tops AU summit agendahas also plunged into doubt a peace deal struck in August 2015 between the two
South Sudan violence tops AU summit agenda
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 5 days ago
has also plunged into doubt a peace deal struck in August 2015 between the two sides. Speaking to the regional grouping IGAD in Kigali on Saturday, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said a "critical stage" in the South Sudan crisis had been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Does South Sudan Move Forward?the current time, the much-derided 12,000-strong peacekeeping force can only co
How Does South Sudan Move Forward?
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the current time, the much-derided 12,000-strong peacekeeping force can only conduct "limited patrolling". Intervention brigade? The regional Intergovernmental Authority on Development has called for an "urgent revision" of the UNMISS mandate to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Union Passport Launched At Opening of 27th AU Summityearning for peace and the space to rebuild their lives. "We are encouraged th
African Union Passport Launched At Opening of 27th AU Summit
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yearning for peace and the space to rebuild their lives. "We are encouraged that after the recent problems in South Sudan, IGAD met yesterday, and we are sure that their decisions will give hope to the people and especially the civilians of South... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kigali Summit Marks Shift in How AU Does Businessactions of fellow leaders has been softly-softly, this time the organisation is
Kigali Summit Marks Shift in How AU Does Business
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actions of fellow leaders has been softly-softly, this time the organisation is taking a tough stance. The regional body IGAD proposed unusually tough measures. They want UN Security Council authority to intervene and impose peace in South Sudan.... Read more
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Eye Witness News
AU pushes to deploy troops to South Sudana ceasefire appears to be holding. The African heads of state gathered in Kiga
AU pushes to deploy troops to South Sudan
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
a ceasefire appears to be holding. The African heads of state gathered in Kigali were responding to a communiqué issued by IGAD Plus. The body represents East African countries plus Rwanda, South Africa, Nigeria and Algeria. It called on the UN... Read more
5d
The Times & The Sunday Times
African leaders moot South Sudan protection forcethe fighting. Chergui said the mooted force for South Sudan would be modelled
African leaders moot South Sudan protection force
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
the fighting. Chergui said the mooted force for South Sudan would be modelled on the 3,000 strong Force Intervention Brigade deployed within the UN's mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which proved decisive in neutralising the M23... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Urged to Extend Peacekeeping Mission With Revised MandateThe Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has called upon the UN Se
UN Urged to Extend Peacekeeping Mission With Revised Mandate
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The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has called upon the UN Security Council to extend the peacekeeping mission in South Sudan with a revised mandate. This was one of the outcomes of the Extra-Ordinary Summit of the IGAD Plus Heads... Read more
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Japan Today
African leaders approve South Sudan protection force ‹ Japan Todaythe fighting. Chergui said the mooted force for South Sudan would be modelled
African leaders approve South Sudan protection force ‹ Japan Today
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the fighting. Chergui said the mooted force for South Sudan would be modelled on the 3,000 strong Force Intervention Brigade deployed within the U.N.‘s mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which proved decisive in neutralising the M23... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Summit Begins With Participation of President Alaffecting development in Africa, referring to the conflicts in South Sudan, Som
African Summit Begins With Participation of President Al
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affecting development in Africa, referring to the conflicts in South Sudan, Somalia and Burkina Faso, adding that the IGAD summit, which was held on the sidelines of African Union summit, has reviewed these problems including the situation in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni Pushes for South Sudan ElectionLinda Thomas-Greenfield and regional leaders under the auspices of the Inter-go
Museveni Pushes for South Sudan Election
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Linda Thomas-Greenfield and regional leaders under the auspices of the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) led by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn over the same matter. The meetings were convened separately at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU Ponders Sending Troops to South SudanSudan (Unmiss). The AU declaration states that the revamp should include the es
AU Ponders Sending Troops to South Sudan
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Sudan (Unmiss). The AU declaration states that the revamp should include the establishment of an "African-led" combat brigade to put an end to South Sudan's renewed civil war. "The ball is now in the African Union's court," said Prof Alex de... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudan Conflict Tops African Summit Agendastill feels his life is in danger and until his safety is guaranteed he will no
South Sudan Conflict Tops African Summit Agenda
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still feels his life is in danger and until his safety is guaranteed he will not come out." Speaking to regional grouping IGAD in Kigali on Saturday, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said a "critical stage" in the South Sudan crisis had been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Seen Concerned With Juba Events, Urged to Do Morethis crisis. Eliasson has also indicated Sudan's participation in the recent e
Govt Seen Concerned With Juba Events, Urged to Do More
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this crisis. Eliasson has also indicated Sudan's participation in the recent emergency meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, of the IGAD Ministerial meeting that called for a ceasefire and the restoration of peace to South Sudan. Eliasson has reportedly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU Heads of State Push for Self-Relianceclosely with Heads of State and Government in eight member countries of the Int
AU Heads of State Push for Self-Reliance
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closely with Heads of State and Government in eight member countries of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Eastern Africa to address the security crisis in South Sudan. They also urged warring parties to make peace as they... Read more
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The China Post
South Sudan violence tops African Union summit agendahas also plunged into doubt a peace deal struck in August 2015 between the two
South Sudan violence tops African Union summit agenda
The China Post / Posted 7 days ago
has also plunged into doubt a peace deal struck in August 2015 between the two sides. Speaking to the regional grouping IGAD in Kigali on Saturday, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said a "critical stage" in the South Sudan crisis had been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IGAD to Adopt New Strategy for Lasting Peace in South SudanKigali — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday joined other leaders at a special
IGAD to Adopt New Strategy for Lasting Peace in South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Kigali — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday joined other leaders at a special IGAD Summit to push for a lasting solution to the South Sudan crisis. The summit - held in Kigali, Rwanda, on the margins of 27th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
South Sudan: what hope for peace?up guarding 160,000 civilians sheltering behind razor wire. Will a regional mi
South Sudan: what hope for peace?
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
up guarding 160,000 civilians sheltering behind razor wire. Will a regional military force be deployed? Regional bloc IGAD raised the possibility of deploying an "intervention brigade" with a more aggressive mandate, but Kiir is not having it.... Read more
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iafrica.com
South Sudan violence tops AU summit agendahas also plunged into doubt a peace deal struck in August 2015 between the two
South Sudan violence tops AU summit agenda
iafrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
has also plunged into doubt a peace deal struck in August 2015 between the two sides. Speaking to the regional grouping IGAD in Kigali on Saturday, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said a "critical stage" in the South Sudan crisis had been... Read more
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Aljazeera
South Sudan conflict tops African summit agendaplotting a coup. The unrest has also plunged into doubt a peace deal signed in
South Sudan conflict tops African summit agenda
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
plotting a coup. The unrest has also plunged into doubt a peace deal signed in August 2015. Speaking to regional grouping IGAD in Kigali on Saturday, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said a "critical stage" in the South Sudan crisis had been... Read more
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New Kerala
In Rwanda, Ban calls for concerted regional and international action in South Sudan - newkerala.com #91361this mindless violence, Ban said at the Extraordinary Summit of the Internation
In Rwanda, Ban calls for concerted regional and international action in South Sudan - newkerala.com #91361
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
this mindless violence, Ban said at the Extraordinary Summit of the International Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an eight-country trade bloc in Africa whose members include the Governments of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
South Sudan violence tops African Union summit agendahas also plunged into doubt a peace deal struck in August 2015 between the two
South Sudan violence tops African Union summit agenda
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
has also plunged into doubt a peace deal struck in August 2015 between the two sides. Speaking to the regional grouping IGAD in Kigali on Saturday, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said a "critical stage" in the South Sudan crisis had been... Read more
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Rappler
South Sudan violence tops African Union summit agendahas also plunged into doubt a peace deal struck in August 2015 between the two
South Sudan violence tops African Union summit agenda
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
has also plunged into doubt a peace deal struck in August 2015 between the two sides. Speaking to the regional grouping IGAD in Kigali on Saturday, July 16, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said a "critical stage" in the South Sudan crisis had... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni Opposes Arms Embargo On South Sudanvery difficult and called on Uganda's president Museveni as the guarantor of th
Museveni Opposes Arms Embargo On South Sudan
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very difficult and called on Uganda's president Museveni as the guarantor of the peace process along side the AU and IGAD to send out a clear unified message to South Sudan. Integrate the forces Museveni said he wants to push for the two... Read more
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New Kerala
In Rwanda, Ban meets with African leaders on situation in South Sudan - newkerala.com #90975(UNMISS). The Secretary-General also praised the efforts being deployed by the
In Rwanda, Ban meets with African leaders on situation in South Sudan - newkerala.com #90975
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
(UNMISS). The Secretary-General also praised the efforts being deployed by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the AU to address the prevailing situation in South Sudan and facilitate the implementation of the peace agreement,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Uganda troops in violence-hit South Sudan to evacuate citizensflared again and more people wanted to leave. The regional African grouping In
Uganda troops in violence-hit South Sudan to evacuate citizens
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
flared again and more people wanted to leave. The regional African grouping Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has called for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to be given a stronger mandate to enforce peace in... Read more
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Reuters
Uganda troops in South Sudan to evacuate citizens after violencethat "you can expect us to stay" if fighting flared again and more people wante
Uganda troops in South Sudan to evacuate citizens after violence
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
that "you can expect us to stay" if fighting flared again and more people wanted to leave. The regional African grouping IGAD has called for the U.N. mission UNMISS to be given a stronger mandate to enforce peace in South Sudan and called for... Read more
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New Kerala
Amid fears of renewed fighting, UN peacekeeping chief calls for Security Council action - newkerala.com #90378Lj, and various regional and international leaders, he said. Members of the Int
Amid fears of renewed fighting, UN peacekeeping chief calls for Security Council action - newkerala.com #90378
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Lj, and various regional and international leaders, he said. Members of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) also met in an emergency session in Nairobi, Kenya, on 11 July and issued a communiqu condemning the violence in South... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Follows Development in JubaMinister who was talking during the weekly briefing of the Office of the Minist
Government Follows Development in Juba
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Minister who was talking during the weekly briefing of the Office of the Minister Spokesperson, has expressed his hope the IGAD states would be able to bring back calm to South Sudan. The Minister pointed out that the recent visit of the Israel... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Secretary-General Expected in Rwandaof the African Union and other participating leaders, including members of the
UN Secretary-General Expected in Rwanda
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of the African Union and other participating leaders, including members of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), on the situation in South Sudan, of course." There are growing fears that South Sudan might plunge into a new civil... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Uganda troops in South Sudan to evacuate citizens after violencethat "you can expect us to stay" if fighting flared again and more people wante
Uganda troops in South Sudan to evacuate citizens after violence
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
that "you can expect us to stay" if fighting flared again and more people wanted to leave. The regional African grouping IGAD has called for the U.N. mission UNMISS to be given a stronger mandate to enforce peace in South Sudan and called for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Appreciates Sudan Efforts in Supporting Stability and Peace in South Sudanby dialogue and the peaceful solution as well as the participation of the Forei
UN Appreciates Sudan Efforts in Supporting Stability and Peace in South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
by dialogue and the peaceful solution as well as the participation of the Foreign Minister in the emergency meeting of the IGAD foreign Ministers in Nairobi which has called for ceasefire in South Sudan and realization of peace. The UN Assistant... Read more
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iol.co.za
Combat force for South Sudan?New York - The United Nations is ready to work with East African bloc IGAD to r
Combat force for South Sudan?
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
New York - The United Nations is ready to work with East African bloc IGAD to refine the group's proposal for an intervention force within the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous told the Security Council on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Brief MPs on South SudanUPDF boots on the South Sudan soil, at least for now. "UPDF will only go under
Govt to Brief MPs on South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
UPDF boots on the South Sudan soil, at least for now. "UPDF will only go under the auspices of the UN Security Council or IGAD," he said. Igad force opposed South Sudan National Security Minister Gen Obuto Mete Mamur, yesterday, said his country... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: South Sudan – De-escalating the latest flare-upthe 2015 peace agreement, brokered by the regional security organisation, the I
ICG: South Sudan – De-escalating the latest flare-up
Daily Maverick / Posted 11 days ago
the 2015 peace agreement, brokered by the regional security organisation, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), under tremendous external pressure, particularly from neighbouring Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya, as well as China... Read more
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Aljazeera
UN concerned about renewed fighting in South Sudansafe" enough to return to Juba. The UN is considering an emergency request fro
UN concerned about renewed fighting in South Sudan
Aljazeera / Posted 11 days ago
safe" enough to return to Juba. The UN is considering an emergency request from regional leaders to send an intervention brigade to Juba that could secure the airport and separate the warring sides. Higher death toll At least 272 people were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IGAD Delegation Reaches Beledweyne City, HiiraanA high-level delegation from IGAD - Intergovernmental Authority on Development
IGAD Delegation Reaches Beledweyne City, Hiiraan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
A high-level delegation from IGAD - Intergovernmental Authority on Development has on Tuesday arrived the strategic town of Beledweyne, located in central Somalia. The IGAD's special envoy for Somalia Mohamed Abdi Afey and Gen Ganbre, an Ethiopian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hiiraan Elders Boycott IGAD MediationHiiraan region elders rejected IGAD initiative to attend the conference expecte
Hiiraan Elders Boycott IGAD Mediation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Hiiraan region elders rejected IGAD initiative to attend the conference expected to re-open in Jowhar city which seeks th formation of an Inter-regional state administration. Ugaas Ali Ugaas Mohamed, one of the region's rational elders told Radio... Read more
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