Intergovernmental Authority on Development

By IAfrica
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Apr 12th, 2014
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By Nurye Yassin Coming from the uprooted communities in the New World and Europe, the ideology of Pan-Africanism has been triumphant as a libratory force in freeing the people of Africa from the dungeons of European imperialism, colonialism, and neo-colonialism. Some posit that Pan-Africanism has suc...
By IAfrica
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Apr 6th, 2014
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By Juliana Bol It is becoming increasingly clear that the IGAD-led mediation process in Addis Ababa will not lead to a definitive resolution to the conflict in South Sudan in the near future. Three months after the cessation of hostilities agreement, there has been no progress on implementation modal...
By IAfrica
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Mar 28th, 2014
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BY: Daniel Wuor Joak,RSS, MAR/28/2014, SSN; It is so sad that a nascent country of nearly three years old could venture into unplanned and destructive war, unfortunately orchestrated by none other than the incumbent President Salva Kiir Mayardit. He hastily did it out of greed and jealousy to outstri...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 25th, 2014
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As the number of people killed and displaced by South Sudan’s bloody, month-long civil conflict continues to rise, negotiations taking place in Addis Ababa have inevitably focused on requirements for a ceasefire. An agreement came on 23 January, when negotiators representing the President Salva Kiir ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Aug 6th, 2013
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International Crisis Group analysis Nearly a year after the talks facilitated by Kenya between the Ethiopian government and Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) rebels stalled in October 2012, there are signs that the process may restart. Ostensibly, it was the ONLF’s refusal to recognise th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 8th, 2013
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Recently I came across an article with a title ‘Ethiopia Refuses to Abdicate IGAD Chairmanship.’ I was intrigued by the data presented and the assertions made in the article regarding Ethiopia’s unjustifiable domination of the regional body. Hence, I wanted to check its veracity by referring the Comm...
By IndepthAfrica
In African Union (AU)
May 26th, 2013
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Statement of H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia 22nd Extra-Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of IGAD 24 May 2013, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia H. E. Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Current IGAD Chair...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 20th, 2013
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There is Somali adage that says, “Old man knows what causes his death.” When President Hassan Sh. Mohamud of Somalia started his speech at the second London Conference on Somalia (LCS II) on Maya 7, 2013, with the metaphor of young sapling, which needs a strong stake, water, feed, and protection from...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 25th, 2013
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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has said President Obama’s administration will provide additional 35m-dollar support to Ethiopia to help the country combat drought and natural disasters. USAID Assistant Administrator Nancy E Lindborg told journalists here on Frida...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 14th, 2012
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In implementing their recently concluded regional security cooperation agreement and reaffirming their indefinite military occupation of Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya have decided to takeover and perhaps later annex Somalia under the cover of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD).  Sin...