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The New Age
South Sudan rebels, army trade blame for fresh fightingSouth Sudan's army and rebels accused each other of sparking fresh fighting on
South Sudan rebels, army trade blame for fresh fighting
The New Age / Posted 39 minutes ago
South Sudan's army and rebels accused each other of sparking fresh fighting on Saturday in the north-east, hours before the start of a ceasefire to end a brutal 20-month civil war. The warring sides traded blame for breaching the terms of a peace... Read more
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New Kerala
S. Sudan's government accuses rebels of violating cease-fire The South Sudanese government on Saturday accused the rebels of violating a c
S. Sudan's government accuses rebels of violating cease-fire
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
The South Sudanese government on Saturday accused the rebels of violating a cease-fire declared by rebel leader Riek Machar late Friday and attacking the capital city of the oil-producing... Read more
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Rappler
South Sudan rebels, army accuse each other of fresh fightingUNREST. South Sudan is currently embroiled in a civil war. File photo of South
South Sudan rebels, army accuse each other of fresh fighting
Rappler / Posted 4 hours ago
UNREST. South Sudan is currently embroiled in a civil war. File photo of South Sudanese SPLA soldiers by Samir Bol/AFP JUBA, South Sudan – South Sudan's army and rebels accused each other of responsibility for fresh fighting Saturday, August 29, in... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
South Sudan rebel chief orders ceasefire: spokesmanADDIS ABABA - South Sudan's former vice president Riek Machar ordered his rebel
South Sudan rebel chief orders ceasefire: spokesman
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 hours ago
ADDIS ABABA - South Sudan's former vice president Riek Machar ordered his rebel troops to lay down their arms in line with a ceasefire to end a 20-month civil war, his spokesman said Saturday. South Sudan former Vice President and South Sudanese... Read more
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Sky News Australia
South Sudan rebel chief orders ceasefireSouth Sudan's former vice president Riek Machar has ordered his rebel troops to
South Sudan rebel chief orders ceasefire
Sky News Australia / Posted 7 hours ago
South Sudan's former vice president Riek Machar has ordered his rebel troops to lay down their arms in line with a ceasefire to end a 20-month civil war. His rival, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir, had on Thursday ordered all government troops... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Urges Kiir to Uphold CeasefireSouth Sudan's feuding president and ex-vice president have been told by the UN
UN Urges Kiir to Uphold Ceasefire
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
South Sudan's feuding president and ex-vice president have been told by the UN Security Council to immediately begin a ceasefire or face sanctions. The new peace bid is due to come into effect Saturday. The UN's 15-member council threatened... Read more
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New Kerala
Fresh peace deal 'first step' in resolving South Sudan crisis: Security Council Welcoming the recent signature by President Salva Kiir, SPLM/SPLA-IO Chairman
Fresh peace deal 'first step' in resolving South Sudan crisis: Security Council
New Kerala / Posted 14 hours ago
Welcoming the recent signature by President Salva Kiir, SPLM/SPLA-IO Chairman Riek Machar and others of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan,... Read more
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New Kerala
Ban welcomes South Sudanese leader Kiir's signature of agreement to resolve conflict Welcoming President Salva Kiir's signing of the agreement on the resolution o
Ban welcomes South Sudanese leader Kiir's signature of agreement to resolve conflict
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Welcoming President Salva Kiir's signing of the agreement on the resolution of the conflict in South Sudan, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Kirr Signs Final Peace Deal in JubaPresident Salva Kiir of South Sudan signed on Wednesday in Juba the "Negotiated
President Kirr Signs Final Peace Deal in Juba
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
President Salva Kiir of South Sudan signed on Wednesday in Juba the "Negotiated and Revised Version of the Final Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict of the Republic of South Sudan" after holding consultations with his advisors. The signature... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Algeria Welcomes 'With Satisfaction' Signing of Peace Agreement in South SudanAlgiers — Algeria has welcomed "with satisfaction" the signing, Sunday in Juba,
Algeria Welcomes 'With Satisfaction' Signing of Peace Agreement in South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Algiers — Algeria has welcomed "with satisfaction" the signing, Sunday in Juba, of a peace agreement in South Sudan by President Salva Kiir, praising the efforts made by all the parties to consolidate peace in this country and the whole the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudan's Unwanted Peace AgreementSouth Sudan's leaders have failed their country in its short life. But it is no
South Sudan's Unwanted Peace Agreement
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
South Sudan's leaders have failed their country in its short life. But it is not too late for them to redeem themselves. Peace agreements, however difficult to conclude, are usually signed with smiles, hopes and even, in South Sudan, with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU - 'Holistic Solution' Required for SudanAddis Ababa — The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AUPSC) has d
AU - 'Holistic Solution' Required for Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Addis Ababa — The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AUPSC) has demanded the various parties in Sudan concert their efforts to realise peace and a democratic transformation in the country. In the 539th AUPSC meeting held on 25 August,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Karamoja Gets Shs 48 Billion Drought FundTo bolster resilience in perennially dry Karamoja region, Uganda, Germany and t
Karamoja Gets Shs 48 Billion Drought Fund
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
To bolster resilience in perennially dry Karamoja region, Uganda, Germany and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad), have signed an agreement that creates a drought fund. The Uganda-German-Igad Drought Resilience Initiative... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Efforts on gender in peace and security gain paceThe significance of 2015 continently and globally in the drive for women’s empo
Efforts on gender in peace and security gain pace
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
The significance of 2015 continently and globally in the drive for women’s empowerment and the achievement of gender equality provides a useful backdrop to assess efforts to use mainstreaming as a tool to bring gender into the equation within... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Weather Forecast Sounds Alarm Over El NinoBukoba — Monitoring reports by weather experts who have warned that an impendin
Weather Forecast Sounds Alarm Over El Nino
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Bukoba — Monitoring reports by weather experts who have warned that an impending El Nino that has been persisting since 2014, is likely to affect the September-December 2015 rainfall season in the Greater Horn of Africa and beyond. El Nino is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Officials Await El Nino PredictionsAs scientists predict El Niño to hit the region in the coming month, officials
Officials Await El Nino Predictions
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
As scientists predict El Niño to hit the region in the coming month, officials in various government departments await final weather assessment by specialised agency of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)- an eight-country trade... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ban Welcomes South Sudanese Leader Kiir's Signature of Agreement to Resolve ConflictWelcoming President Salva Kiir's signing of the agreement on the resolution of
Ban Welcomes South Sudanese Leader Kiir's Signature of Agreement to Resolve Conflict
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Welcoming President Salva Kiir's signing of the agreement on the resolution of the conflict in South Sudan, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the move is "a critical and necessary step towards ending the 20 month-long conflict that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is South Sudan's Latest Peace Accord the Real Deal?After months of foot-dragging and under the threat of United Nations sanctions,
Is South Sudan's Latest Peace Accord the Real Deal?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
After months of foot-dragging and under the threat of United Nations sanctions, South Sudan President Salva Kiir today finally signed a power-sharing agreement aimed at ending the country's civil war. Rebel leader and former Vice President Riek... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudan Leader Signs Peace Deal, but Doubts ImplementationSouth Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Wednesday signed a peace deal already ap
South Sudan Leader Signs Peace Deal, but Doubts Implementation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Wednesday signed a peace deal already approved by rebel leader Riek Machar in an attempt to end their 20-month military conflict, but at the same time cast doubt on its implementation. "I will sign the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
South Sudan peace deal welcomed with cautionAt least seven ceasefires have already been agreed and then shattered within da
South Sudan peace deal welcomed with caution
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
At least seven ceasefires have already been agreed and then shattered within days or even hours since war began in December 2013. African Union Commission chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said Thursday the deal was "a critical step in the efforts aimed... Read more
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Washington Post
South Sudan’s leaders just signed a peace deal. Will it work?South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir (right) is congratulated by Kenya’s Presiden
South Sudan’s leaders just signed a peace deal. Will it work?
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir (right) is congratulated by Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta (left) and Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn after signing a peace agreement in South Sudan’s capital Juba on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015.... Read more
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The Manila Times
S. Sudan president signs peace dealAugust 27, 2015 7:23 pm JUBA: South Sudan President Salva Kiir signed a deal W
S. Sudan president signs peace deal
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
August 27, 2015 7:23 pm JUBA: South Sudan President Salva Kiir signed a deal Wednesday to end 20 months of war in the world’s youngest nation, but added a list of reservations that raised doubts about whether peace... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Chief Welcomes Signing of South Sudan's President On Peace DealUnited Nations — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday welcomed the sig
UN Chief Welcomes Signing of South Sudan's President On Peace Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
United Nations — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday welcomed the signature by President Salva Kiir of the agreement on the resolution of the conflict in the Republic of South Sudan, said a statement of the secretary-general's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Both Parties Must Commit to Ensuring Justice for Atrocities"Silencing the guns and signing accords is not enough... " Sarah Jackson, Amnes
Both Parties Must Commit to Ensuring Justice for Atrocities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
"Silencing the guns and signing accords is not enough... " Sarah Jackson, Amnesty's East Africa deputy director The signing of a peace agreement today by the Government of South Sudan is a vital step in ending the violence and addressing the massive... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Latest Peace Accord the Real Deal?Nairobi — After months of foot-dragging and under the threat of United Nations
Is Latest Peace Accord the Real Deal?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Nairobi — After months of foot-dragging and under the threat of United Nations sanctions, South Sudan President Salva Kiir today finally signed a power-sharing agreement aimed at ending the country's civil war. Rebel leader and former Vice President... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU High Representative Warns On South SudanPresident Paul Kagame on Monday received Alpha Oumar Konaré, the African Union
AU High Representative Warns On South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
President Paul Kagame on Monday received Alpha Oumar Konaré, the African Union (AU) high representative for South Sudan, to discuss solutions for ending the conflict in South Sudan. South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel chief Riek Machar are... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
South Sudan's Kiir signs peace deal despite doubtsJUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan President Salva Kiir signed a deal Wednesday to
South Sudan's Kiir signs peace deal despite doubts
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 2 days ago
JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan President Salva Kiir signed a deal Wednesday to end 20 months of war in the world's youngest nation, but added a list of reservations that raised doubts about whether peace would take hold. The signing ceremony was... Read more
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Daily Maverick
South Sudan: The beginning of the end of the civil war?On Tuesday, 10 days after his rebel counterpart Riek Machar, President Salva Ki
South Sudan: The beginning of the end of the civil war?
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
On Tuesday, 10 days after his rebel counterpart Riek Machar, President Salva Kiir signed the peace deal for South Sudan. This was not without drama, as Kiir kept reporters in Addis Ababa guessing until the last second, and nor was it an unequivocal... Read more
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Rappler
South Sudan's Kiir signs peace deal despite doubtsIn this file photo, the President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir (L) looks on durin
South Sudan's Kiir signs peace deal despite doubts
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
In this file photo, the President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir (L) looks on during a peace meeting held with regional leaders in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, June 10, 2014. Daniel Getachew/EPA JUBA, South Sudan – South Sudan President Salva Kiir signed a... Read more
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Calcutta News
President Kiir signs South Sudan peace deal with 'reservations' JUBA, South Sudan - After days of procrastination and a sanction threat from
President Kiir signs South Sudan peace deal with 'reservations'
Calcutta News / Posted 2 days ago
JUBA, South Sudan - After days of procrastination and a sanction threat from the United Nations Security Council, President Salva Kiir on Wednesday finally signed a peace deal to end 20... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Kiir signs peace deal after UN threatThe signing ceremony, held in the capital, Juba, in the presence of regional le
Kiir signs peace deal after UN threat
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
The signing ceremony, held in the capital, Juba, in the presence of regional leaders, came hours after the UN Security Council threatened immediate action if Kiir failed to put his name to the accord, which has already been signed by rebel leader... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
South Sudan's president signs peace deal to end civil warSouth Sudan's president Salva Kiir signs peace deal to end 20-month civil war,
South Sudan's president signs peace deal to end civil war
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
South Sudan's president Salva Kiir signs peace deal to end 20-month civil war, hints that it might not last South Sudan president Salva Kiir has signed a peace accord to end 20 months of civil war, but issued a list of "serious reservations" warning... Read more
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New Kerala
South Sudan president signs peace deal with reservations South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Wednesday signed a peace document proposed
South Sudan president signs peace deal with reservations
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Wednesday signed a peace document proposed by the Inter-Governmental Authority for Development in Africa (IGAD) in the presence of regional head of states, a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
With Peace Deal Set to Be Signed On Wednesday, IGAD Heads of State to Meet in JubaThe Heads of State of the Inter-Government Authority on Development (IGAD) will
With Peace Deal Set to Be Signed On Wednesday, IGAD Heads of State to Meet in Juba
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Heads of State of the Inter-Government Authority on Development (IGAD) will gather in South Sudanese capital, Juba, today (August 26, 2015) to discuss President Salva Kiir's standpoint on a proposed peace deal. Ethiopian Prime Minister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudan President Salva Kiir Signs Peace Deal but With ReservationsPresident Salva Kiir of South Sudan has finally signed the Compromise Peace Agr
South Sudan President Salva Kiir Signs Peace Deal but With Reservations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
President Salva Kiir of South Sudan has finally signed the Compromise Peace Agreement, even though he says he has 'reservations' about the peace deal. The signing ceremony was witnessed in Juba by presidents Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, Yoweri Museveni... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kiir Signs Peace Agreement Despite 'Reservations'South Sudan's President Salva Kiir on Wednesday signed a peace agreement aiming
Kiir Signs Peace Agreement Despite 'Reservations'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir on Wednesday signed a peace agreement aiming to end the country's 20-month conflict. However, in a speech to east African leaders gathered for a signing ceremony in the capital Juba, Kiir highlighted "serious... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudan's Leader to Sign Peace DealBy Francis Lagu and Emoke Bebiak South Sudan's government promised to sign a p
South Sudan's Leader to Sign Peace Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Francis Lagu and Emoke Bebiak South Sudan's government promised to sign a peace deal aimed at ending 20 months of civil conflict, regional mediators said on Tuesday, days after the United States mobilised for sanctions. President Salva Kiir... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
With Peace Set to Be Signed, South Sudanese Parties Must Address 'Drivers of Conflict,' Security Council ToldWelcoming the decision by rival parties in South Sudan to convene tomorrow a 'm
With Peace Set to Be Signed, South Sudanese Parties Must Address 'Drivers of Conflict,' Security Council Told
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Welcoming the decision by rival parties in South Sudan to convene tomorrow a 'mini-summit,' where the Government, "in the interest of peace," is expected to sign the agreement already endorsed by former Vice-President Riek Machar, the top United... Read more
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The New Age
S.Sudan president meets leaders ahead of expected peace dealSouth Sudan President Salva Kiir met regional leaders Wednesday ahead of his ex
S.Sudan president meets leaders ahead of expected peace deal
The New Age / Posted 3 days ago
South Sudan President Salva Kiir met regional leaders Wednesday ahead of his expected signing of a peace deal with rebels, amid threats of UN sanctions if he fails to ink the accord. Presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny told AFP that Kiir "will... Read more
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Eye Witness News
South Sudan President to sign peace deal with rebels Leaders have made their way to South Sudan to witness President Salva Kiir’s
South Sudan President to sign peace deal with rebels
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
Leaders have made their way to South Sudan to witness President Salva Kiir’s signing of the peace deal. FILE: South Sudan's president Salva Kiir. Picture: AFP. South Sudan,South Sudan President... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uhuru Kenyatta to Witness Inking of S Sudan Peace PactPresident Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday travelled to Juba, South Sudan, for a one
Uhuru Kenyatta to Witness Inking of S Sudan Peace Pact
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday travelled to Juba, South Sudan, for a one-day official visit to attend an Igad mini-summit on the peace process in the world's youngest nation. President Kenyatta, who is the Igad rapporteur, will be joined at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uhuru Goes to Juba, Kiir Set to Sign DealNairobi — President Uhuru Kenyatta has travelled to Juba, South Sudan for a one
Uhuru Goes to Juba, Kiir Set to Sign Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Nairobi — President Uhuru Kenyatta has travelled to Juba, South Sudan for a one-day official visit to attend an IGAD mini-summit on the peace process in the youngest nation. President Kenyatta, who is the IGAD Rapporteur, will be joined in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Salva Kiir to Sign Peace Deal On WednesdayThe warring parties in South Sudan will on Wednesday take the first step toward
Salva Kiir to Sign Peace Deal On Wednesday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The warring parties in South Sudan will on Wednesday take the first step towards peace after President Salva Kiir agreed to sign the peace deal in Juba. The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) secretariat in Djibouti has written to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uhuru Travels to Juba for South Sudan Peace TalksPresident Uhuru Kenyatta has travelled to Juba, South Sudan for a day's officia
Uhuru Travels to Juba for South Sudan Peace Talks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
President Uhuru Kenyatta has travelled to Juba, South Sudan for a day's official visit to attend an IGAD mini-summit on the country's peace process. Uhuru, who is the IGAD Rapporteur, will be joined in the summit by Ethiopia's Prime Minister and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two Rationales for Imposing Sanctions On South SudanWith the government reluctant to sign the latest peace deal, the UN is consider
Two Rationales for Imposing Sanctions On South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
With the government reluctant to sign the latest peace deal, the UN is considering imposing targeted sanctions on South Sudanese elites. President Salva Kiir could face sanctions if he fails to sign IGAD's peace deal. Photograph by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Kagame Receives AU's Representative to South SudanThe African Union's High Representative to South Sudan has asked President Paul
President Kagame Receives AU's Representative to South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The African Union's High Representative to South Sudan has asked President Paul Kagame to add his voice to those calling on South Sudanese President Salva Kiir to sign a peace deal to end conflict in his country. Alpha Oumar Konaré made the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kiir to Sign South Sudan Peace DealSouth Sudanese President Salva Kiir is expected to sign a peace deal on Wednesd
Kiir to Sign South Sudan Peace Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir is expected to sign a peace deal on Wednesday to end a 20-month-old civil war, which has killed tens of thousands and displaced about 2 million. Kiir delayed signing the deal in the Ethiopian capital last week... Read more
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New Kerala
With peace deal set to be signed, South Sudanese parties must address 'drivers of conflict,' Security Council told Welcoming the decision by rival parties in South Sudan to convene tomorrow a
With peace deal set to be signed, South Sudanese parties must address 'drivers of conflict,' Security Council told
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Welcoming the decision by rival parties in South Sudan to convene tomorrow a 'mini-summit,' where the Government, "in the interest of... Read more
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Reuters
South Sudan president to sign peace deal but will list concerns: ministerSouth Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit (L) gestures as he leaves after att
South Sudan president to sign peace deal but will list concerns: minister
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit (L) gestures as he leaves after attending peace talks with the South Sudanese rebels in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, March 6, 2015. JUBA South Sudan's president is expected to sign a peace deal on... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
South Sudan president may sign peace dealJUBA, South Sudan (AP) - President Salva Kiir of South Sudan may sign a peace d
South Sudan president may sign peace deal
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 4 days ago
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - President Salva Kiir of South Sudan may sign a peace deal with rebels on Wednesday, more than a week after refusing to do so, a presidential spokesman said Tuesday. Kiir will first express "reservations" about the agreement... Read more
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