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Chinese President Xi in Rwanda for State Visit

President Xi Jinping and First Lady Peng Liyuan of China arrived in Rwanda on Sunday evening at 8:30 p.m to begin a two-day state visit. The visiting president was received by his Rwandan counterpart, President Paul Kagame, and First Lady Jeannette Kagame accompanied by top government officials. The visit aims to further

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Summary: What You Need to Know About South Sudan Power Sharing Deal

South Sudan government and the opposition were on Monday served with a peace proposal to share power in order to end the ongoing conflict in the country. Here is an overview of the deal proposed by the Sudan mediation team: South Sudan presidency -In the transitional period, President Salva Kiir shall continue as President

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Obama Visits Kenya, Meets President Kenyatta

Immediate former US President Barrack Obama arrived in in Kenya on Sunday afternoon and started his two day visit in Kenya by paying a courtesy call on President Uhuru Kenyatta. While welcoming the 44th US President into Kenya, President Kenyatta thanked Obama for keeping his promise of visiting the country after

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South Sudan MPs Extend Kiir’s Presidential Term for Three Years

South Sudan’s Transitional National Legislative Assembly (TNLA) Thursday passed a bill extending the mandate of President Salva Kiir and the legislature for three additional years. President Kiir’s current term which had been extended for three years in July 2015, terminates next August. The government initially threatened to hold elections if the opposition

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S. Sudan Peace Agreement: Machar to be Reinstated as First Vice President

SPLM-IO rebel leader, Dr. Riek Machar, would be reinstated in his position as South Sudan’s First Vice President, announced El-Dirdeiry Mohamed Ahmed the Sudanese Foreign Minister on Saturday Kampala. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni hosted Presidents Omer al-Bashir and Salva Kiir and former South Sudanese President Riek Machar. The leaders of the

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Juba Gov’t Planning Fresh Attacks on Kajo-Keji – Machar Rebels

The main armed opposition group in South Sudan Monday renewed accusations against the government forces saying they are preparing to carry out against their positions in the Yei River State. The strategic state which borders Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been the theatre of continued clashes between

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