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17:39
17:39

Chad's Foreign Minister Elected AU Commission Chairperson moussa faki mahamat 1

Mahamat enjoys a long experience of political leadership and diplomacy both in Africa and international level. He previously served as the chairperson of the blocs Economic, Social and Cultural Council. Mahamat was Chads Prime minister between 2003 and 2005.
10:30
10:30

Regional Leaders Commit to End LRA Insurgency lra rebels 1

President Museveni urged the international community to support the regional force to flush out the LRA remnants and put an end to the war by supporting their efforts through reinforcements of multiplier forces.
13:32
13:32

Leave When Your Time Is Up - Annan to African Leaders kofi annan

If a leader doesnt want to leave office, if a leader stays on for too long, and elections are seen as being gamed to suit a leader and he stays term after term after term, the tendency may be the only way to get him out is through a coup or people taking to the streets, Annan said.
09:35
09:35

African Leaders Urged to Respect Term Limits 1 1 Top story

Uganda will be voting on February 18th 2016 with incumbent president Yoweri Museveni running for another term in office, 30 years after he first came to power.In Rwanda, a constitutional change approved in a referendum gives President Paul Kagame, who has been in office since 2000 a chance to run for office again in 2017.
09:10
09:10

Good Governance Can End Terrorism – UN Chief burundi crisis

The UN Secretary General is concerned that terrorism and violent extremism are a growing threat on the continent. Indeed, Al-Shabaab, Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Boko Haram, and the Lords Resistance Army had established a presence and expanded their activities across borders.
11:12
11:12

Former Malian President Appointed AU Envoy to South Sudan au commission

The statement explains that Konare\'s experience and commitment to pan Africanism will be a major asset in the search for a solution to the conflict that is tearing South Sudan apart.
12:13
12:13

Negotiators Race Against Time to Secure South Sudan Peace Deal juba crisis

“This session of negotiations must make progress; we must end the war,\" chief mediator Seyoum Mesfin stated. He said that if war continues \"it will have serious consequences\" and added: \"Those that insist on continued fighting must be held accountable”.
11:34
11:34

S. Sudan; Opposition Condemns ‘Rush' to Form Unity Government south sudan crisis

“We in the SPLM/A have failed to understand why some quarters inside and outside South Sudan trivialize the conflict as power struggle between President Kiir and Dr. Riek Machar and rush to think that power sharing or government of national unity is the best solution to the socio-political and economic malaise of the country,” the statement reads in part.
10:47
10:47

South Sudan Rivals Commit to Talks on Interim Government riek machar 1

The commitment was the result of direct roundtable face-to-face discussions held last evening in the presence of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn and a number of other regional leaders.
12:44
12:44

Uganda To Export Power To South Sudan, DRC In 3 Years 3

James Baanabe Isingoma, the Acting Commissioner Energy Resources Department of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, says the programme has been triggered by the growing demands for power in neighbouring South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo which have remained largely unmet.
07:55
07:55

EU Increases Funding To African Energy Trust Fund 3

The European Union has increased funding to the African Infrastructure Development Trust Fund by an additional 300 million Euros, about 100 Billion Uganda Shillings. By June 2013, the fund had 750 million Euros injected for the establishment and development of new water projects, hydro power, Wind power projects, Solar Farms and telecommunication services among others.
07:57
07:57

EU Introduces Renewable Energy Scholarships for Africa. european union 1 3

Under the arrangement, University lecturers and students will be financially supported to participate in high level exchange programs in European Union countries in order to produce Africa\'s new generation of quality renewable energy engineers and technicians.
17:47
17:47

Sudan, South Sudan Sign Oil Deal

The agreements centre on nine key areas, including a demilitarised buffer zone and oil production. The two sides, however, made no progress on the disputed Abyei region, which is claimed by both countries, as well as oil-rich Heglig over which they clashed in April this year.
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