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South Sudan Rebels Agree On Ceasefire

AFRICANGLOBE - The conflicting parties of ‪South Sudan today signed the Implementation Matrix of the Cessation of Hostilities agreement and it's addition at the ongoing 27th Extraordinary Session of the IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government on the situation in South Sudan in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, IGAD secretariat said.

African Solution: East African Countries To Deploy Troops To South Sudan

AFRICANGLOBE - East African leaders on Thursday authorised the prompt deployment of a Protection and Deterrent Force from the region to help restore peace and stability in South Sudan.

South Sudan President And Rivals Agree On ‘Unconditional’ Dialogue

AFRICANGLOBE - The South Sudanese leader, Salva Kiir, rivals Riek Machar and Rebecca Garang have agreed on an "unconditional" dialogue seeking to resolve the country's political turmoil, a United Nations envoy said Friday. The latest offer for dialogue, according to the UN Security Council president, came as a ministerial delegation from the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) countries prepare to meet over 10 political detainees held in connection with an alleged coup plot in the new nation.

East Africa's U.S. $3 Billion Infrastructure Facelift Plan

Regional leaders are seeking to raise at least $3 billion for a planned infrastructure facelift to boost East and southern Africa as an investment destination.