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Bilateral agreement for disarming Turkana in offing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The governments of Kenya and Uganda are finally set to sign a bilateral agreement to compel Kenya to disarm Turkana pastoralists.   The pack is part of a United Nations’ supported Trans boundary initiative for promoting peace and socio-economic transformation of the Karamoja cluster which …

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Mufti Menk calls for peaceful living among muslims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Ismail Ibn Musa Menk, a leading global Islamic scholar and the Zimbabwe Mufti has asked Ugandan Muslims to embrace peace amongst each other. Menk, who led the Juma prayers the National Mosque at Old Kampala on Friday, said no single Muslim has a …

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Uganda, Kenya agree on cross border peace program

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ugandan and Kenyan government with the mediation on of the United Nation-UN have agreed on joint collaboration to promote peace at the different border points especially in places with normads and pastoralists. The agreement comes following week long discussions between different stakeholders including …

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IGAD summons Kiir and Machar to Addis talks

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  The rivals in South Sudan’s conflict have been invited to hold talks in Ethiopia’s capital next week to nudge along a fragile peace deal that has suffered repeated setbacks, according to a letter seen Thursday by AFP. The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), a regional …

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‘South Sudan peace accord progress falling way short’

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Progress in implementing the peace agreement in South Sudan has been “way short” of expectations, the body responsible for monitoring it said on Friday, a day after Pope Francis urged the warring factions to achieve a lasting peace. “It is clear that achievements have fallen …

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