East Africa

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2014
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by Masresha Tilahun I once met Laureate Tsegaye Gabre-Medhin during a 3 days and closed door meeting between top opposition leaders of 15 political organizations from inside and outside of Ethiopia in Alexandria, Virginia. Despite his deteriorating health, Laureate Tsegaye attended the most anticipat...
By IAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2014
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December 17, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese presidential assistant, Ibrahim Ghandour, discussed on Wednesday with the leader of the former rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM-Dabago), Bakheit Abdallah Dabago, the completion of the political partnership within the framework of the Doha peac...
By IAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2014
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December 17, 14 (BOR) – Child abductions and cattle rustling have resumed between the Dinka Bor and Murle ethnic groups in South Sudan’s Jonglei state. Both sides continue to trade accusations over who is responsible for the incidents. The Murle have accused Dinka tribesmen of stealing ca...
By IAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2014
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December 17, 2014 (KAMPALA) – Ugandan government on Wednesday has issued a strong caution to its citizens travelling on Nimule-Juba road, linking the two neighbouring countries. Uganda army spokesperson Lt. Col. Paddy Ankunda (new vision) The warning came three days after rebels led by the form...
By IAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2014
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December 17, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The director of Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS), Mohamed Atta, has reiterated warning to South Sudan against supporting and funding Sudanese rebels particularly the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM). Fighters from Darfur’s ...
By IAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2014
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December 17, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese presidential assistant, Ibrahim Ghandour, has discussed on Wednesday with the leader of the former rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM-Dabago), Bakheit Abdallah Dabago, the completion of the political partnership within the framework of the Doha ...
By IAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2014
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December 17, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The chairman of Just Peace Forum (JPF) al-Tayeb Mustafa said that senior officials in Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) are privately expressing displeasure with “arrogant” attitude of the party towards opposition forces as well as pla...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Dec 18th, 2014
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December 16, 2014 (KAMPALA) – The older son of the former deputy commander-in-chief of South Sudan’s ruling party (SPLM) has dismissed claims that he has defected from the country’s rebel faction led by former vice-president Riek Machar. South Sudanese rebel fighters hold up their r...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Dec 18th, 2014
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December 17, 2014 (JUBA) – The European Union has slapped an arms embargo on South Sudan over its failure to resolve the country’s ongoing conflict, calling on the international community to also consider taking tougher action. South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, and rebel leader R...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Dec 18th, 2014
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December 17, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese army (SPLA) has sentenced a military police soldier to death for the murder of another soldier in what was deemed to be an ethnically motivated killing. Forty other soldiers charged with misconduct were jailed, had their ranks removed and dismissed ...