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IGAD deploys electoral mission to observe Kenya polls

IGAD will deploy core team experts to follow up on the electoral preparations, assess the political dynamics and genuine competitiveness and fairness of the electoral campaign Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | The East African bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), announced on Thursday it has deployed an electoral mission to …

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IGAD expresses concern over Ethiopia-Sudan border dispute

Ethiopia and Sudan have longstanding competing claims over the Al-Fashaqa border region, an area of fertile land settled with Ethiopian farmers that Sudan claims is within its boundary Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on Wednesday expressed concern over the Ethiopia-Sudan border dispute. “The Executive …

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IGAD hails Sudan’s decision to lift nationwide state of emergency

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | The East African bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), on Monday hailed the Sudanese government’s decision to lift a nationwide state of emergency. In a press statement, Workneh Gebeyehu, the Executive Secretary of IGAD, said he welcomed the decision of the Sovereign Council of …

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IGAD, education ministry partner to train teachers in refugee hosting communities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development-IGAD have started training teachers in refugee-hosting communities. The teachers from Kyangwali, Kyaka II Rwamwanja, Bidi Bidi, and Nakivale resettlement camps are being taught psychosocial support, life skills, and ICT skills. Speaking on Saturday at the …

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Fighting home-grown terrorists

Security experts say attacks on Kampala woke them up, want IGAD regional strategy Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Director of the Security Sector Programme of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Commander Abebe Muluneh Beyene is always on the look-out for terrorist activity. He records attacks. And he has …

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Health ministry to install tracking devices in ambulances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has said it will install tracking devices in all ambulances to ensure efficiency in services. According to the commissioner emergency medical services, John Baptist Waniaye Nambohe, the devices will help the ministry track the movements of the ambulances, fuel consumption and …

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