East Africa Community Disowns Uganda's Role in Juba

Differences have emerged among the East Africa member states after Uganda's decision to send troops to South Sudan to fight alongside forces loyal to President Salva Kiir.

East Africa member states criticise Uganda for sending its army to fight alongside S. Sudan forces (file photo).

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    The Observer, 21 January 2014

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  • Uganda:  EAC Disowns UPDF South Sudan Mission

    The Observer, 21 January 2014

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  • South Sudan:  South Sudan Cancels IGAD Summit As Ethiopia Voices Concern On Uganda's Role

    Sudan Tribune, 21 January 2014

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  • South Sudan:  Uganda Defends Role in South Sudan

    Voice of America, 21 January 2014

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