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TIGRAY: Museveni meets Ethiopian officials

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & XINHUA | President Yoweri Museveni has  held discussions with the Ethiopia’S Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen Hassen as the world seeks a solution to the unrest in the Tigray region. “Our discussion focused on the peace and security issues affecting Ethiopia currently. Being one …

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Anticlimactic end to round 2 of Uganda-Rwanda talks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & AFP | With no communique shared with journalists, the second meeting to discuss the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding signed in Angola between Uganda and Rwanda in August concluded quietly in Kampala on Friday. Uganda’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa and Rwanda’s Minister of State …

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Backers of Darfur rebel chief protest Sudan peace talks

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Hundreds of supporters of a key rebel leader from Darfur protested Monday against peace talks being held in Juba between Khartoum and other Sudanese rebel groups. Juba is hosting talks between Sudan’s new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and representatives of three rebel groups that fought …

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Kooki demands direct talks with Kabaka over misunderstanding top story

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kooki Chiefdom is demanding direct talks with the Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II to resolve existing hostilities. In a statement issued on Wednesday evening, Iddi Ahmed Kiwanuka, the Kooki Chiefdom Prime Minister, says they want to discuss issues of mutual respect between the two cultural …

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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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Machar, Kiir and Bashir Entebbe talks go into night

  Entebbe, Uganda | AFP & THE INDEPENDENT |  Sudan and South Sudan leaders were locked in day-long talks in Entebbe Uganda where President Yoweri Museveni hosted yet another session as the region continues to search for permanent solutions to the political problems of South Sudan. President Salva Kiir and his …

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GBissau president in fresh bid to end political stalemate

Lome, Togo | AFP | Guinea-Bissau’s President Jose Mario Vaz has nominated another new prime minister, the West African bloc said on Saturday, after talks aimed at ending years of political crisis. The Economic Community of West African States said Vaz had nominated Aristide Gomes as “prime minister of consensus” …

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Talks resume between Togo govt and opposition

Lome, Togo | AFP | Talks between Togo’s ruling party and the opposition resumed on Friday after a month-long pause, with Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo acting as a mediator. After an hour of debate between the two sides, Akufo-Addo decided to move to bilateral talks, meeting first with the ruling party …

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Togo opposition suspends protests at Ghana request

Lome, Togo | AFP | Opposition groups in Togo said Friday they were suspending upcoming protests against President Faure Gnassingbe at the request of Ghana, which is mediating in the crisis. “The facilitator, Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo, received a delegation from the (opposition) coalition on Wednesday in Accra and asked us …

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