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South Sudan doubts credibility of Ugandan suppliers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Government of South Sudan doubts the credibility of Ugandan traders who supplied goods and services to the country. This was revealed by Uganda’s Ambassador to South Sudan, Ronnie Balya, in Juba on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, while meeting members of Parliament from the …

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Kagame is new head of the EAC summit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | After several postponements, Presidents of the East African Community (EAC) met in the Tanzanian city of Arusha on Feb.01. The summit which has aborted twice – first on Nov. 30 when Burundi pulled out forcing its cancellation and Dec.27 when the meeting didn’t happen …

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President of war-torn South Sudan to mediate Sudan peace talks

Juba, South Sudan | AFP | South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has been appointed to mediate peace talks between Khartoum and rebels in the Blue Nile, South Kordofan and Darfur conflict zones. Tut Kew, Kiir’s security advisor, told journalists on Monday that the president had agreed “to mediate between the Khartoum …

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COMMENT: South Sudan’s puppet master

  COMMENT: By Duop Chak Wuol How Museveni diplomatically outsmarted the U.S’s Obama on his role in war-torn nation President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda is the epitome of a Pan-Africanist. He is known for threatening Western leaders whenever his strong-man mentality comes under attack. He has outsmarted the USA …

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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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South Sudan war criminals will be held accountable

Washington, United States | AFP | Washington has warned that those who perpetrate atrocities in South Sudan’s civil war will be held responsible for their crimes. The United States served as a midwife in the creation of the South Sudan, formed in July 2011 by partitioning Sudan. But South Sudan …

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