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Speaker Kadaga Says Defeated Deputy Fighting MeOulanyah travelled with six other MPs. Addressing the criticism arising from h
Speaker Kadaga Says Defeated Deputy Fighting Me
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Oulanyah travelled with six other MPs. Addressing the criticism arising from hosting the Inter-parliamen- tary Union (IPU-IGAD) meeting at her own Kamuli-based Century hotel, Kadaga said she invited the Igad executive committee. "I have no regret... Read more
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Uncertainty Mars Potential for Peace in South Sudanbe under the command of UNMISS and was endorsed in July by the east African Int
Uncertainty Mars Potential for Peace in South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
be under the command of UNMISS and was endorsed in July by the east African Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) body leading the South Sudan peace talks. Building on UNMISS' existing mandate, which already calls for the "use all... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Sudan rebels say govt troops attack base in north, threaten retaliationhim, allow the swift deployment of a regional protection force and scrap decisi
South Sudan rebels say govt troops attack base in north, threaten retaliation
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
him, allow the swift deployment of a regional protection force and scrap decisions taken since July. The regional grouping IGAD, which includes Sudan, has told both sides to halt the violence and aims to send a protection force to secure the peace,... Read more
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South Sudan rebels say govt troops attack base in north, threaten retaliationhim, allow the swift deployment of a regional protection force and scrap decisi
South Sudan rebels say govt troops attack base in north, threaten retaliation
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
him, allow the swift deployment of a regional protection force and scrap decisions taken since July. The regional grouping IGAD, which includes Sudan, has told both sides to halt the violence and aims to send a protection force to secure the peace,... Read more
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Reuters
South Sudan urges Sudan, neighbors not to let opponent launch rebellionto plunge South Sudan, which won independence from Sudan in 2011, back into ful
South Sudan urges Sudan, neighbors not to let opponent launch rebellion
Reuters / Posted yesterday
to plunge South Sudan, which won independence from Sudan in 2011, back into full-blown conflict. The regional grouping IGAD, which includes Sudan, has told both sides to halt the violence and aims to send a protection force to secure the peace,... Read more
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Kadaga's Hotel Deal Leaves Sour Taste in Mouththere was uproar when Rebecca Kadaga, the speaker of parliament, hosted the Int
Kadaga's Hotel Deal Leaves Sour Taste in Mouth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
there was uproar when Rebecca Kadaga, the speaker of parliament, hosted the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-IGAD) executive council meeting at her Century hotel in Kamuli district. Kadaga, through parliament's director of... Read more
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Museveni's Trip Exposes Somalia's Teething Problemsthe hitherto war-torn country. Indeed, the 28th extraordinary session of the I
Museveni's Trip Exposes Somalia's Teething Problems
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the hitherto war-torn country. Indeed, the 28th extraordinary session of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) Assembly of Heads of State and Government, ended without a hitch, with the help of a security blanket over... Read more
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Ecowas Team in Arusha to Get Insight Into EACwas designated one of the five regional pillars of the African Economic Communi
Ecowas Team in Arusha to Get Insight Into EAC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
was designated one of the five regional pillars of the African Economic Community (AEC). Together with COMESA, ECCAS, IGAD, and SADC, ECOWAS signed the Protocol on Relations between the AEC and Regional Economic Communities (RECs) in February... Read more
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Ethiopia Rejects Machar, Khartoum Wants Him Gonefor most of the two-and-a-half years of the peace negotiations led by the Inter
Ethiopia Rejects Machar, Khartoum Wants Him Gone
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
for most of the two-and-a-half years of the peace negotiations led by the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad). But Addis Ababa is now bowing to pressure from Juba and the dynamics of the deployment of the UN-backed regional... Read more
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What Machar's Absence Means for the Peace Processwith the peace deal's implementation and the reintegration of security forces i
What Machar's Absence Means for the Peace Process
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
with the peace deal's implementation and the reintegration of security forces in Juba. Additionally, as one former IGAD official who spoke to African Arguments emphasised, Deng brings something else new to the table: his Misseriya (an Arab... Read more
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Ethiopia's Constructive Role to South Sudan's Stabilityhas also urged Ethiopia to increase its constructive role in managing the situa
Ethiopia's Constructive Role to South Sudan's Stability
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
has also urged Ethiopia to increase its constructive role in managing the situation in South Sudan, in collaboration with IGAD member states. "Ethiopia should sustain its effort to resolve frequent problems in the region," he said. The situation... Read more
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Kenya Urges UN to Improve Security in Horn of Africato Somalia and left the task of restoring peace on South Sudan to the regions I
Kenya Urges UN to Improve Security in Horn of Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
to Somalia and left the task of restoring peace on South Sudan to the regions Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad). Mr Ruto, who was addressing the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, said the effect of the delicate situations in... Read more
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Kenya and Somalia Plan Free Visa Pactrequirements on their nationals as part of efforts to boost trade and investmen
Kenya and Somalia Plan Free Visa Pact
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
requirements on their nationals as part of efforts to boost trade and investment. The deal was reached during the 53rd IGAD Summit in Mogadishu a few days ago where leaders agreed to hold a Joint Commission of Cooperation (JCC) to negotiate for... Read more
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Messahel Partakes in Extraordinary Summit of AU's Peace, Security Council Devoted to South Sudanthis young republic towards dismantling is a vital issue for this African natio
Messahel Partakes in Extraordinary Summit of AU's Peace, Security Council Devoted to South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
this young republic towards dismantling is a vital issue for this African nation. In this regard, he recalled that Algeria, as a member of the Peace and Security Council and the IGAD, favours the political solution based on national reconcilia... Read more
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Terror Fears in Tanzania - Do We Need Plan B?increasing threat from Somalia-based Al-Shabab militants. The report by the In
Terror Fears in Tanzania - Do We Need Plan B?
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increasing threat from Somalia-based Al-Shabab militants. The report by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad) says Al-Shabab, like the Islamic State militant group, is increasingly recruiting young men and women from countries... Read more
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20,000 South Sudanese Enter Uganda Weeklyled to a civil war that lasted two and half years. In August 2015, a peace agr
20,000 South Sudanese Enter Uganda Weekly
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
led to a civil war that lasted two and half years. In August 2015, a peace agreement brokered by the regional body, Igad, was signed leading to the formation of a transitional government of national unity that saw Riek Machar reclaim his... Read more
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President Urges Elders in Jowhar to Speed Up State Formationthe second phase of the inter-regional state formation in Jowhar which has been
President Urges Elders in Jowhar to Speed Up State Formation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
the second phase of the inter-regional state formation in Jowhar which has been overshadowed by internal row. Last week, IGAD Special Envoy to Somalia Mohammed Abdi Affey asked the Somali Federal Government Leaders to finalize the Federal process... Read more
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Jowhar Meeting On the Verge of CollapseThe inter-regional state formation conference in Jowhar town is on the verge of
Jowhar Meeting On the Verge of Collapse
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The inter-regional state formation conference in Jowhar town is on the verge of collapse after the stakeholders and IGAD envoy have failed to reach a consensus on the process. The elders who have previously agreed to attend the conference in Jowhar... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'EU Ready to Support Govt With Climate Change' - Ambassadorthis area, and to explore the possibility for third parties to play a role. As
'EU Ready to Support Govt With Climate Change' - Ambassador
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
this area, and to explore the possibility for third parties to play a role. As part of a trilateral project between Sudan, IGAD and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, GIZ is about to reduce land degradation in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ECA Hands Over Ethiopian Tourism Master Planthat a regional framework to address challenges facing tourism in the region wa
ECA Hands Over Ethiopian Tourism Master Plan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
that a regional framework to address challenges facing tourism in the region was needed. Based on this recommendation, IGAD developed a master plan with technical support from ECA. According to Geoffrey Manyara, an ECA Economic Affairs Officer... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Juba Shopping for Troops, Rejects UN'sthe deployment of additional 4,000 troops by September 15. Sources from the In
Juba Shopping for Troops, Rejects UN's
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
the deployment of additional 4,000 troops by September 15. Sources from the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) told The EastAfrican that Mr Ban is awaiting a report from the former president of Botswana, Festus Mogae, who is in... Read more
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Interest Rates - to Cap or Not to Cap Themcapital markets like to refer to these neighbours as 'failed states'. Since we
Interest Rates - to Cap or Not to Cap Them
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
capital markets like to refer to these neighbours as 'failed states'. Since we frequent the same clubs like the EAC and Igad, we must have something in common. A third reason for high interest rates is market failure. In liberalising the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Flurry of Activity for Ruto as Kenyatta Skips Global Forums in Canada and U.S.travel, Mr Esipisu said Mr Kenyatta needed to handle the fast-moving situation
Flurry of Activity for Ruto as Kenyatta Skips Global Forums in Canada and U.S.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
travel, Mr Esipisu said Mr Kenyatta needed to handle the fast-moving situation in Somalia and South Sudan. "Following the Igad meeting in Mogadishu, Somalia, last week, there are a series of follow-up sessions that His Excellency needs to... Read more
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Int'l Community Welcomes Nlf CommuniquéThe United Nations, the African Union, the Inter-Governmental Authority on Deve
Int'l Community Welcomes Nlf Communiqué
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The United Nations, the African Union, the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the European Union (EU), Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States of America welcome the progress made in clarifying the electoral... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kadaga Defends Decision to Host IPU Meet At Own HotelThe speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has defended the decision to convene
Kadaga Defends Decision to Host IPU Meet At Own Hotel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has defended the decision to convene the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU-IGAD) executive council meeting at her hotel, Century hotel in Kamuli, saying there was need for delegates to see the countryside. The... Read more
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Pigs Demo Against 'Mps Greed' to Continue, Youths WarnKadaga over what they called abuse of office. Kadaga was faulted for hosting a
Pigs Demo Against 'Mps Greed' to Continue, Youths Warn
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Kadaga over what they called abuse of office. Kadaga was faulted for hosting a three-day Inter-Parliamentary Union of IGAD member states (IPU-IGAD) Speakers conference at her Century Hotel in Kamuli. The conference is expected to bring... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Seek State's Clearance Before You Engage Foreign Entities, Governors Toldrecognises Somaliland as an Independent State, and it only took the interventio
Seek State's Clearance Before You Engage Foreign Entities, Governors Told
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
recognises Somaliland as an Independent State, and it only took the intervention of President Uhuru Kenyatta during the IGAD summit in Mogadishu. "Governors, including Mr Munya should understand clearly that they do not run sovereign states and... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Somali general killed in suicide car bomb attackon the Shabaab's Andalus radio and quoted by a pro-Shabaab website. Gobale was
Somali general killed in suicide car bomb attack
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
on the Shabaab's Andalus radio and quoted by a pro-Shabaab website. Gobale was the commander of the army's Third Brigade. He had fought the Shabaab since 2007, leading a brigade that battled its militants in several neighbourhoods of the... Read more
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Airports to Switch to Satellite Controlsbenefit from projects such as the single African air transport market. I believ
Airports to Switch to Satellite Controls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
benefit from projects such as the single African air transport market. I believe it is from this perspective that EAC and Igad are exploring possibilities of implementing the satellite services in the East and Horn of Africa," said Dr... Read more
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The AU Must Adopt and Implement an Aggressive Pro-Poor Agenda If Africa Must Risepeople to stop crawling and stand up, because time is running out. The AU must
The AU Must Adopt and Implement an Aggressive Pro-Poor Agenda If Africa Must Rise
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
people to stop crawling and stand up, because time is running out. The AU must lead CEN-SAD, COMESA, EAC, ECCAS, ECOWAS, IGAD, SADC and UMA towards a prosperous Africa. From the coastal plain of Liberia and the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in... Read more
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Museveni Spends Night at Uganda Military Base in Somaliaamid tight security. The president was in Mogadishu to attend the 28th Intergo
Museveni Spends Night at Uganda Military Base in Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
amid tight security. The president was in Mogadishu to attend the 28th Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad) plus extraordinary summit of heads of state hosted by Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud. Somalia is one of the... Read more
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IGAD Mogadishu Summit Pledges Continued Support to SomaliaSummit was a platform for member states to renew commitment to Somalia peace.
IGAD Mogadishu Summit Pledges Continued Support to Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Summit was a platform for member states to renew commitment to Somalia peace. The 28th extra-ordinary session of the IGAD assembly of Heads of State and Government concluded in Mogadishu, Somalia yesterday with renewed commitment to continue... Read more
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President in Jowhar for Hiran and Middle Shabelle Formation Forumbecoming stumbling block to the Hiran and Middle Shabelle regional state establ
President in Jowhar for Hiran and Middle Shabelle Formation Forum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
becoming stumbling block to the Hiran and Middle Shabelle regional state establishment for the past eight months. Recent IGAD heads of state meeting in Mogadishu communiqué issued strong support for the restart of the state formation process and... Read more
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IGAD Heads of State Summit Kicks Off in MogadishuThe summit of the heads of state of the Intergovernmental Authority on Developm
IGAD Heads of State Summit Kicks Off in Mogadishu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The summit of the heads of state of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has opened in Mogadishu Tuesday (13 September, 2016). Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has officially opened the summit at a private hotel outside... Read more
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President Museveni in Arrives in Somalia for IGAD SummitMogadishu, the Somali Capital to attend the first ever Regional Summit of the I
President Museveni in Arrives in Somalia for IGAD Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Mogadishu, the Somali Capital to attend the first ever Regional Summit of the Inter Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) member countries to be hosted by the Horn of Africa country since the organization's inception in 1986. It is also the... Read more
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Somali Peace Improvement Significant to Ethiopia - Ambassadorremained lawless for the past 25 years, has turned a new page on its past as it
Somali Peace Improvement Significant to Ethiopia - Ambassador
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
remained lawless for the past 25 years, has turned a new page on its past as it hosted the 28th Extraordinary Summit of the IGAD Heads of State and Government. The Summit was held September 13, 2016 in Mogadishu, Somalia, under the Chairmanship of... Read more
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Our Position Is Neutral, the Fighting Is Between Two Brothers - Amb. Fessehadeteriorated security in Juba. This conflict has a long history. As you know,
Our Position Is Neutral, the Fighting Is Between Two Brothers - Amb. Fesseha
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
deteriorated security in Juba. This conflict has a long history. As you know, the opposition was away from South Sudan. IGAD was mediating peace agreement between the parties which brought the signing of agreement on the resolution of the... Read more
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Miraa Traders Lost Sh500 Million Due to Somalia Cargo Flights Banwas made on Tuesday after President Uhuru Kenyatta met his Somalia counterpart
Miraa Traders Lost Sh500 Million Due to Somalia Cargo Flights Ban
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
was made on Tuesday after President Uhuru Kenyatta met his Somalia counterpart Hassan Mohamoud on the side-lines of an IGAD meeting. The suspension had been blamed on a diplomatic row apparently caused by Meru Governor Peter Munya's visit to... Read more
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State House Spokesperson's Press Briefing At State Houseto the region's peace, security and stability within the framework of the Inter
State House Spokesperson's Press Briefing At State House
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
to the region's peace, security and stability within the framework of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD). IGAD has particular being seized with the matters of South Sudan and Somalia. The President ill continue to play his... Read more
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Ugandan Soldier Killed in Somalia Attackattack happened on the day regional heads under the auspices of the Intergovern
Ugandan Soldier Killed in Somalia Attack
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
attack happened on the day regional heads under the auspices of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad) were meeting in Mogadishu. President Museveni attended the meeting. "Yes, he died on arrival in Nairobi. We had hoped... Read more
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Museveni Spends Night At Army Base in Somaliaamid tight security. The President was in Mogadishu to attend the 28th Intergo
Museveni Spends Night At Army Base in Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
amid tight security. The President was in Mogadishu to attend the 28th Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad) plus extra-ordinary summit of heads of States hosted by Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud. Somalia is one of the... Read more
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East Africa Leaders Commit Security During Somali Electiona fair and peaceful manner. According to BBC, east African regional group the
East Africa Leaders Commit Security During Somali Election
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
a fair and peaceful manner. According to BBC, east African regional group the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad) converged in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Tuesday to conduct talks regarding issues affecting countries along the... Read more
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Regional Force Deployment - Intervention for South Sudanese Peacediminish soon as their leaders split and sought solutions from the barrel of th
Regional Force Deployment - Intervention for South Sudanese Peace
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
diminish soon as their leaders split and sought solutions from the barrel of the gun only after two years of independence. IGAD countries, however, along with the international community started to mediate between the warring parties. And in August... Read more
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Kiir Claims UN Trying to Destabilise JubaAugust 2015 agreement, which he maintains was imposed on South Sudan by the Int
Kiir Claims UN Trying to Destabilise Juba
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
August 2015 agreement, which he maintains was imposed on South Sudan by the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) in conjunction with the Troika--US, UK and Norway. Dr Machar, who is in Khartoum, has been working on what he calls a... Read more
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IGAD Members Renew Commitment to Support SomaliaPeace Hotel in Mogadishu. AFP Photo The 28th extra-ordinary session of the Int
IGAD Members Renew Commitment to Support Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Peace Hotel in Mogadishu. AFP Photo The 28th extra-ordinary session of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Assembly of Heads of State and Government concluded in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Tuesday evening, with a declaration of... Read more
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Communiqué Issued From IGAD Summit in Mogadishuthe African onion Commission, the League of Arab States and the European Union.
Communiqué Issued From IGAD Summit in Mogadishu
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the African onion Commission, the League of Arab States and the European Union. It was briefed by H.E. Mohomed A. Alley, IGAD Special Envoy to Somalio. After holding extensive discussions on this› cJe›v‹s›lofz›m‹s›nts in SomolicJ. the Summit... Read more
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Somalia Hosts IGAD Summit for First Time in 30 YearsRegional leaders are meeting in Mogadishu for an extraordinary Igad summit to d
Somalia Hosts IGAD Summit for First Time in 30 Years
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Regional leaders are meeting in Mogadishu for an extraordinary Igad summit to discuss the security situation in Somalia ahead of the election and the South Sudan crisis. The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad) summit is being held in... Read more
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Speech of President the Federal Republic28th IGAD Extra-Ordinary Summit 13th September 2016 Mogadishu-Somalia Speech
Speech of President the Federal Republic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
28th IGAD Extra-Ordinary Summit 13th September 2016 Mogadishu-Somalia Speech of H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud President The Federal Republic of Somalia Excellencies Heads of States and Government, Honourable Minister's and Ladies and Gentleman, I... Read more
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IGAD Head of States Meeting Kicks Off in MogadishuIGAD head of states are in Mogadishu for the 28th session of the extra- ordinar
IGAD Head of States Meeting Kicks Off in Mogadishu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
IGAD head of states are in Mogadishu for the 28th session of the extra- ordinary meeting. The meeting is the first high profile international forum held in Somalia since 1986 regional meeting. Somali National Army has welcomed the leaders with guard... Read more
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Mogadishu Wins Big in Khat DiplomacyThe leaders of Somalia and Kenya who meet at the sideline of the historic IGAD
Mogadishu Wins Big in Khat Diplomacy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The leaders of Somalia and Kenya who meet at the sideline of the historic IGAD head of states meeting in Mogadishu have agreed to lift ban on khat trade. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and his counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta who had brief meeting after... Read more
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