[ICG] Addis Ababa/Nairobi/Brussels -What’s new? African leaders meet in Addis Ababa this week for the annual African Union (AU) summit.
[State Department] Addis Ababa -I am speaking on behalf of the United States, Norway and the United Kingdom as the Troika.
[Capital FM] Addis Ababa -The government of South Sudan has agreed to the deployment of protection forces in the capital Juba after a crucial regional summit in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.
[Observer] Despite securing national and regional backing for the African Union top job, Dr Specioza Wandira Kazibwe’s chances could be scuttled by Uganda’s failure to pay membership fees to continental organisations.
[Dalsan Radio] Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has turned down letter from Somali President to recommend Somali nation for IGAD top position.
[Walta Info] Addis Ababa -Salah Halima, Arab League envoy to Sudan, said at a press conference in Khartoum on Monday (April 6) that the 33- member strong monitoring team was arriving in Khartoum on Tuesday.
[Reporter] Frustrated Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said yesterday that South Sudan’s warring parties have failed to reach a breakthrough in the peace talks, expressing his disappointment over months of hectic discussions to stop violence in the world’s newest country.
[Deutsche Welle]South Sudan’s warring leaders have reached a new agreement aimed at ending the country’s civil war. After watching ceasefire after ceasefire fail, regional leaders are warning of tougher sanctions this time around.
[VOA]Juba -The latest round of peace talks for South Sudan stumbled into a third day Wednesday, with the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) scolding the opposition for boycotting the talks after changing its position on who should take part in them.
[Sudan Tribune]Juba -Forces loyal to South Sudan former vice-president, Riek Machar claimed they were fully in control of Nasir, a strategic Upper Nile state town.