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Arusha agt aiming at reconciliation in S. Sudan gains texture; SPLM rebels hail Kiir’s order rescinding expulsion of party members

26 Feb

Editor’s Note:

    We reiterate our longstanding conclusion that South Sudanese people could not have suffered death and destruction as much, if peace and reconciliation was not left to the TPLF and IGAD – two sides of a coin (See our: Arusha deal raises hope for South Sudan: Year of bloodshed/division came because of TPLF divisiveness; A new insight, lacking in Ethiopia, may save conflict-ridden S. Sudan)

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South Sudan peace deal offers glimmer of hope

24 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Martin Plaut

There is the first flicker of hope that peace may be restored to South Sudan: it began with an acceptance of responsibility. Three factions of the South Sudanese ruling party, meeting in the Tanzanian city of Arusha, on Monday accepted that they are jointly responsible for the war that has devastated their new nation over the past 10 months.
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With some of IGAD states party to the South Sudan conflict, summit’s decision on troops deployment raises genuine concerns

17 Mar

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory

By mid-April, it is expected that Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Rwanda would deploy troops to South Sudan, in line with the March 13, 2014 IGAD summit decision.
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500 South Sudanese killed; anti-Juba rebels capture key town of Bor

19 Dec

BBC report
Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

South Sudanese rebels have taken over a key town, the military has said, as fighting continues after Sunday’s reported coup attempt.
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