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An Extraordinary IGAD Council of Ministers meeting, chaired by Ethiopian Foreign Minister, Dr. Tedros Adhanom, was held in Nairobi on Wednesday . The meeting was briefed by Ambassador Seyoum Mesfin, Chair of the IGAD Special Envoys, on the progress of the IGAD-mediated South Sudan peace talks. 

The United States on Monday strongly criticized both the South Sudan Government and the SPLM/A-in-Opposition for failing to form a transitional government by Sunday’s deadline. He called it an “outrage and an insult to their citizens.”

Semahagn G Abebe (PhD) President Obama has convened a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. The Summit aimed at strengthening ties between the United States and Africa, which is one of the world’s most dynamic and fastest growing regions. On August 5, the Summit deliberated on the opportunities and challenges of United …