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Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Desalegn Asks S. Sudan’s Kiir to Resign

Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailermarian Desalegn has advised South Sudanese President Salva Kiir to step down and leave the young generation to take up the position. Desalegn unexpectedly resigned on 15 February 2018, saying he hoped to end years of unrest and political turmoil in his country, after ruling the country

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IGAD to Slap Sanctions on Violators of S. Sudan Ceasefire Agreement

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an East African regional bloc that brokered the South Sudan’s peace pact, has urged the warring parties to respect the ceasefire agreements and report violations to the Ceasefire Transitional Monitoring Mechanism (CTSAMM). The IGAD council of ministers, in a communiqué of its 61st session on

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Is South Sudan Shifting its Peace Talks from Ethiopia?

South Sudanese Ambassador to Ethiopia James P. Morgan has dismissed reports claiming that his government want to change the venue of the peace revitalization process to another country. Information Minister Michael Makuei Lueth and the South Sudanese government chief negotiator Nhial Deng Nhial last week stated they want the IGAD mediated

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