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By Tajuddin
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Jul 17th, 2016
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Kigali, Rwanda ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government consulted with their colleagues representing the five regions of Africa referred to as the IGAD Plus on 16th July 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda and deliberated on the prevailing situation in South Sudan. The meeting was...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 15th, 2016
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Kampala, Uganda (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ugandan military announced Thursday that armed gunmen attacked its troops on evacuation mission of the country’s citizens trapped in resurgence of fighting between two South Sudan rival army factions in the capital, Juba Lt. Col. Paddy Ankunda, spo...
By Tajuddin
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Nairobi,Kenya ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Sudanese authorities should immediately launch an independent, thorough investigation into the abduction and torture of journalist Joseph Afandy and punish those responsible, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Colleagues found Afandy dumped nea...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 26th, 2016
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New York ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged South Sudan’s warring parties on Thursday to choose peace over politics as both sides squabbled over blame for protracted delays in forming a transitional government. Oil-producing South Sudan seceded from Sudan ...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 31st, 2016
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Addis, Ababa, Ethiopia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a press release issued by the Member states of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) confirmed they had reached an consensus that Somalia needs more economic, military and political backing to deepen peace and stability in th...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 31st, 2016
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New York ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A report released on Friday by the United Nations panel of experts accuses Israeli government of supplying South Sudanese government with high-tech communications interception equipment. The report say Israel keeps exporting modern spy devices to South Sudan...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 29th, 2016
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Cairo, Egypt (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Egypt received three more Rafale fighter jets from France on Thursday, the second batch of a deal signed in February 2015, said an Egyptian military spokesman. “The deal includes handing Egypt 24 Rafale warplanes and a FREMM multi-mission frigate,R...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 29th, 2016
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Khartoum , Sudan ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Sudan’s President Omar Hassan al-Bashir ordered the opening of his country’s border with South Sudan for the first time since the south’s secession in 2011, paving the way for better economic links between the two nations. The border...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 20th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations is seeking $1.3 billion in humanitarian aid for South Sudan, where two in ten of the population have been driven from their homes during two years of conflict. More than 10,000 people have been killed and 2.3 million displaced since t...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 15th, 2016
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New York ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Major General Hassen Ebrahim Mussa of Ethiopia as Force Commander of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). He succeeds Lieutenant General Birhanu Jula Gelalcha of Ethiopia, who will c...