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AU envoy calls for increased humanitarian support in eastern DRC

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenya’s African Union (AU) peace envoy, has called for increased humanitarian support to the residents in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where fighting has led to the loss of lives and property as well as mass displacements. Kenyatta, the former Kenyan …

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UN chief urges implementation of peace agreement in Ethiopia

United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged parties to the conflict in Ethiopia to take concrete steps to implement the recently signed peace agreement, his spokesman said on Sunday. The African Union (AU) announced Saturday that after a four-day meeting sponsored by the organization, senior commanders of …

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Ethiopian gov’t, rebels agree to ceasefire

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | The Ethiopian government and the rebel Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) on Wednesday announced an agreement to end a two-year-long conflict in Northern Ethiopia. The peace accord was signed in the South African capital Pretoria, days after an African Union (AU)-led negotiation, which was facilitated …

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Uhuru Kenyatta calls for ceasefire in DRC

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua |   Kenya’s African Union (AU) peace envoy, Uhuru Kenyatta has called for a ceasefire in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where fighting has led to the loss of lives and property as well as mass displacements. Kenyatta, the former Kenyan President who is …

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AU calls for end to anti-Zimbabwe sanctions

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat has called for an end to sanctions against Zimbabwe. In a press statement released Wednesday evening, Mahamat said he once again renews the longstanding AU demand for the immediate and unconditional lifting of sanctions …

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African Union says peace, security situation improving in continent

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Africa’s peace and security situation is improving due to collective efforts to reduce national and transnational conflicts, an African Union official said on Thursday. Christopher Suna Kayoshe, Acting Head of Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration and Security Sector Reform Division at the African Union (AU) told a …

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