South Sudanese Take to The Streets in Washington
The protesters held signs and wore shirts that read "President Trump will make South Sudan great again," saying the regional trade bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, responsible for mediation has failed and is too corrupt to bring peace to the country.
Protesters gathered in Washington D.C. to protest the ongoing war in South Sudan, April 16, 2018.
East Africa: IGAD On South Sudan
Addis Fortune, 1 April 2018
The 61st Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Council of Ministers was held in Addis Abeba on March 26, 2018, at the African Union… Read more »
AI London, 16 April 2018
South Sudan is one of just two countries in sub-Saharan Africa known to have carried out executions in 2017, going against a clear trend by other countries in the region to move… Read more »
East Africa: Machar Family Slam IGAD 'Complicity'
RFI, 30 March 2018
The family of South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar say they're disappointed in a decision by the East African regional bloc IGAD to impose conditions on his release. The former… Read more »
SNA, 11 April 2018
The Vice-President of Kenya, William Ruto has reaffirmed importance of the region countries concerted efforts to push peace processes in Somalia and State of South Sudan. Read more »
The U.S. government is calling on the Intergovernmental Authority on Development to release five unpublished reports documenting violations of the country's failed December ... Read more »
Paul Malong has also expressed interest in taking part in the upcoming peace talks organized by the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, but the govt says his ... Read more »