South Sudan: Ban in Juba as Machar agrees to meet Kiir in Ethiopia

May 06, 2014(AFP) – South Sudan rebel chief Riek Machar has promised to attend peace talks, UN chief Ban Ki-moon announced Tuesday as he pushed efforts to end a brutal civil war he said “enrages my soul”. The UN secretary general flew into South Sudan as fighting raged between warring parties in defiance of international pressure and despite dire warnings […]

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US President Orders UPDF Out Of South Sudan

By African Bloggers May 02, 2014(AB) – The United States has urged eastern African nations to quickly send enough peacekeeping forces to South Sudan to quell nearly six months of deadly violence between ethnic groups. The U.S. has said it wants Uganda to withdraw from South Sudan. The Ugandan army has been deployed in the war torn nation since the […]

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