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Museveni, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Abiy eye Sudan solution

    Juba, South Sudan |  THE INDEPENDENT & AFP | Nobel Peace laureate, Ethiopian Prime Minister  Dr. Abiy Ahmed and Ugandan President Yower Museveni, have arrived in Juba for a Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) consultative meeting aimed at reconciling the Sudan Transitional Government and the Sudanese Armed Groups. Also …

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IGAD countries lose more than US$9 billion in cattle rustling

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five countries under the Inter Government Authority on Development – IGAD have lost more than US$9 billion (about UGX 33.2 trillion) in cattle rustling especially in the Normads, according to IGAD’s principal Researcher, Paul Gamba, He disclosed this while closing IGAD summit on …

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IGAD, NDA partner to improve quality of medicines in Nomadic regions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority is working on a plan to guarantee delivery of quality medicines to the population in nomadic regions. This is part of the efforts by the United Nations Development Program-UNDP and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development – IGAD, to ensure safety, security …

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IGAD signs MoU on Djibouti-Addis-Juba-Kampala corridor

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has wrapped up development studies of Djibouti-Juba-Addis-Kampala corridor after a two day meeting. After comprehensive deliberations, the four IGAD countries Uganda, Ethiopia, Djibout and South Sudan signed the MoU and pledged to finalise the associated documents within the next …

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IGAD: Security improving in region

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has said that the security and conflict situation in the IGAD Sub-region is rapidly improving. IGAD is a trade block comprising of Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan, Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia and Ethiopia. Dr Koang Tutlam Dung, the Representative …

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Do not ‘squander’ S.Sudan peace push, mediators told

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | African nations mediating South Sudan’s peace efforts must not “squander” the opportunity of a renewed push to end the country’s war, the head of an international ceasefire monitoring team said Saturday. Festus Mogae, a former president of Botswana who leads the Joint Monitoring and …

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IGAD ministers hail Museveni on South Sudan peace initiative

Juba, South Sudan | THE INDEPENDENT REPORTER | The Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Council of Ministers chaired by the Ethiopian Minister of Foreign Affairs Workney Gebeyehu has hailed Uganda’s Presdient Yoweri Museveni for his efforts to unite the factions of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM). In a statement, after the 58th …

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