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Obama to meet with African leaders on South Sudan

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — President Obama will convene a meeting Monday with the leaders of several African nations and the chairwoman of the African Union, senior administration officials said Sunday, to determine whether there is sufficient regional support for sanctions if the ongoing peace process in South Sudan breaks down.

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Conflict in Pochalla – Greater Pibor Administrative Area (GPAA), South Sudan

July 23, 2015 (USA) – We are writing to the United States Department of State with a sense of the utmost urgency regrading a naturalized United States citizen Akwai Agada Akwai Cham, who returned to South Sudan in the county of Pochalla North, under greater Pibor Administrative Area (GPAA) and was crowned a king in […]

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Ethiopia is gearing up to deploy about 2000 strong forces to South Sudan

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia’s Defence Forces have confirmed that the government of Addis Ababa is amassing forces of 2000 soldiers supported by 4 fighter jets and over 35 tanks are set to be deployed in the war torn South Sudan as early as March next year to provide security and maintain stability around Juba, Paloch […]

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Response to Dancing with a Wolf: A Reflection on Gambella Politics

By Magn Nyang, Minnesota, USA – Recently, I read an article with the above title written by one named Chuol R. Kompuok. For those who don’t know who Chuol is, I would like to give you some info about him. In 1987, my classmates (whom I grew up with from early childhood) and I were […]

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David Cameron writes to Hailemariam Desalegn

Andargachew “Andy” Tsege, a critic of the Ethiopian regime, was kidnapped in Yemen (The Independent) – The Prime Minister has personally intervened in the case of a British father-of-three facing the death sentence in Ethiopia, after the man’s children appealed for his help.David Cameron writes to Ethiopian PM David Cameron wrote to the Ethiopian Prime […]

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First Case of Ebola In Ethiopia Reported

By Hara Ethiopia – A disease that medical doctors believe is Ebola appears to be suspected in the Ethiopian capital. One west African origin diplomat has been admitted for flu like symptoms in Saint Yared General Hospital. Three more people have been also admitted to the black lion hospital, with a reported cases of bleeding […]

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Texas Ebola patient dies

CNN) — Thomas Eric Duncan, the man with Ebola who traveled to the United States from Liberia, died Wednesday morning at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, the hospital said. He had been in critical condition after being diagnosed with the virus in mid-September. People who have had contact with him are being monitored for […]

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US expels Ethiopian Embassy’s gunman

The United States has expelled the Ethiopian Embassy gunman who opened fire at peaceful protesters last Monday, Ethiopian embassy sources confirmed to the Ethiopian Satellite Television (ESAT). Solomon Tadesse Gebreselassie, aka Wedi Woyni, who was the security chief at the embassy, was given 48 hours to leave the United States. Gebreselassie had diplomatic immunity.

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