[VOA] South Sudan President Salva Kiir said Thursday that implementation of the revitalized peace agreement still faced many challenges, largely because of the international community’s wait-and-see stance on its implementation.
[African Union] The African Union Commission takes note of the decision of the Constitutional Court of the Democratic Repubic of the Congo proclaiming the final results of the presidential and national and provincial and legislative elections of 30 December 2018.
[ISS] Despite the efforts that had gone into the African Union (AU) reforms, ‘The pace at which we’re doing things is not sufficient,’ AU Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat told the media at the end of the 11th extraordinary summit on 18 November.
[Africa Renewal] “Peace and development are indivisible,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday, encouraging a stronger push along what he dubbed “the peace continuum” as the “best guarantee against instability and insecurity.”
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican police on Sunday used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a parade by members and supporters of the main opposition party, the former rebel movement Renamo, marking the end of the Renamo election campaign in the municipality of Alto Molocue, in the central province of Zambezia.
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The campaign ends today, Sunday, with two days for reflection before the vote on Wednesday. In most municipalities it was been orderly and calm, although there have been a handful of violent incidents.
[Nation] At least 73,000 have been displaced in the clashes that followed last week’s killing of four people in eastern Ethiopia’s Benshangul/Gumz region, the state broadcaster said Tuesday.
[VOA] The Horn of Africa continued to resolve diplomatic impasses with the announcement Friday that Eritrea and Djibouti will normalize relations.
[ISS] Peace is not just about restoring stability after violence.
[Deutsche Welle] After initially refusing to do so, rebel leader Riek Machar said he would sign the deal to end the country’s brutal civil war. Machar will return to government as one of South Sudan’s vice presidents.