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IGAD hails Salva Kiir, but asks him to control his army commanders

The IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government has supported President Salva Kiir’s decision to launch a national dialogue, but said the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS) remains the only viable way to fully resolving conflict in the country. The  IGAD leaders welcomed the recent declaration …

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Museveni in Addis for IGAD summit

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia| PPU|  President Yoweri Museveni has held a meeting with the Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn in Addis Ababa. The meeting took place this afternoon shortly before the official starting of the 31st Extraordinary Summit of the Inter-Government Authority on Development (IGAD) Heads of State. The summit will …

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MUSEVENI: Refugees not the problem, wrong ideology is

Refugees not the problem, wrong ideology is – Museveni tells summit on Somalia President Yoweri Museveni in one of his most radically candid addresses on refugees has told a special IGAD summit on Somalia at the weekend that refugees are not the problem but the wrong ideology of sectarianism where …

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IGAD: Kenyatta roots for increased support for Somali

  NAIROBI (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday made an appeal to the international community to act right to fully bring back Somalia into the fold of the international community of nations. Kenyatta rooted for durable solutions to the Somali refugees problem, and said the recent presidential elections in Somalia …

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Museveni in Nairobi for IGAD Summit on Somali refugees

  President Yoweri Museveni is in the Kenyan Capital Nairobi for a two-day special summit on durable solutions for Somali refugees. President Museveni joins other Heads of State under the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an eight country trade bloc that includes governments from the Horn, Nile Valley and the …

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IGAD Speakers clash over South Sudan’s Deng, Machar

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) of the Inter Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has urged leaders in South Sudan to continue pursuing peace through dialogue and seek a durable political solution for the people of the country. The resolution was reached by speakers from the eight member states of IGAD – Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda and South Sudan …

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South Sudan president considers new UN force

Juba, South Sudan | AFP | South Sudan President Salva Kiir said Monday he is not opposed to the deployment of a strengthened UN force while expressing “very serious concerns” over the internationally-backed plan. In a speech at the opening of parliament in the capital Juba on Monday, Kiir said …

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