The proposal, which is under consideration by the warring parties in South Sudan provides for the establishment of a Hybrid Court to investigate and prosecute those believed to have planned, ordered, instigated, or participated in genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and other serious crimes during the civil war.
Meanwhile, SPLM/A-in-Opposition has criticized as â€œunnecessaryâ€ the decision by IGAD to adjourn the peace talks, saying instead the mediators should have responded to their concerns about the selection process of other stakeholders.
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.
The IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government held its 26th Extra-Ordinary Summit yesterday June 10th 2014 at the National Palace in Addis Ababa. The summit was chaired by Ethiopian Prime minister HailemariamDessalegn, the current Chairperson of the IGAD Assembly.The Summit was mainly discussing the situation in South Sudan.
Speaking at the closure of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development meeting President Museveni says developed nations are the major polluters of the environment and should take responsibility and cut their emissions.
Political commentators and security experts in the Horn of Africa are scrambling to make sense of the death of Ethiopian leader Meles Zenawi. Zenawi, who ruled Ethiopia for 21 years, was pronounced dead on Monday in Brussels, Belgium where he had been receiving medical treatment.