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South Sudanese President calls for international assistance

South Sudanese President calls for international assistance
February 26, 2017
Africa/World

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir is calling on international assistance on humanitarian aid. In an exclusive interview with CGTN’s Girum …More Here

UN warning of the worst drought in Africa in 60 years

UN warning of the worst drought in Africa in 60 years
February 18, 2017
Africa/World

The UN has warned parts of Africa are facing the worst drought in 60 years. By some accounts, more than …More Here

Somalia beefs up security ahead of presidential vote

Somalia beefs up security ahead of presidential vote
February 7, 2017
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Mogadishu and surrounding areas are on lockdown after increase in al-Shabab attacks in lead-up to election. Somalia’s capital is on …More Here

Tedros Adhanom one of the 3 finalist for the post of WHO Director-General

Tedros Adhanom one of the 3 finalist for the post of WHO Director-General
January 26, 2017
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The WHO Executive Board selected by vote the following 3 candidates to be presented to World Health Assembly as nominees …More Here

South Sudan denies diplomatic row with Ethiopia

South Sudan denies diplomatic row with Ethiopia
January 25, 2017
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January 24, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese presidency has issued a statement denying existence of a diplomatic row with …More Here

Diplomatic row breaks out between South Sudan and Ethiopia

Diplomatic row breaks out between South Sudan and Ethiopia
January 24, 2017
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A diplomatic row has broken out between South Sudan and neighbouring Ethiopia following rumours on social media that President Salva …More Here

Qatar, Ethiopia played role in lifting US sanctions on Sudan

Qatar, Ethiopia played role in lifting US sanctions on Sudan
January 20, 2017
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A Sudanese official revealed yesterday that intense diplomatic efforts made by Sudan to persuade other countries and international bodies that …More Here

Party official warns president Salva Kiir of Looming “revolution”

Party official warns president Salva Kiir of Looming “revolution”
January 9, 2017
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January 8, 2017 (JUBA)- A former South Sudanese official has warned President Salva Kiir of a looming “revolution” should he …More Here

Ethiopia, irreplaceable player in Horn of Africa’s peace and stability – French envoy

Ethiopia, irreplaceable player in Horn of Africa’s peace and stability – French envoy
January 5, 2017
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The French ambassador to Ethiopia has underlined the indispensable role Addis Ababa plays in matters to do with regional peace …More Here

Ethiopia begins two-year term serving on UN Security Council

Ethiopia begins two-year term serving on UN Security Council
January 4, 2017
Africa/World

Ethiopia has joined the United Nations Security Council. The African nation is serving a two-year stint on the 15-member council, …More Here