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Aaron Maasho

Aaron Maasho

    South Sudan's president, rebel leader sign ceasefire
    South Sudan's president, rebel leader sign ceasefire
    South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel commander Riek Machar signed a ceasefire deal on Friday after coming under growing international...
    South Sudan: Government and rebels agree to ceasefire
    South Sudan: Government and rebels agree to ceasefire
    South Sudan's government and rebels signed a ceasefire on Thursday...
    South Sudan rebels, government start ceasefire talks
    South Sudan rebels, government start ceasefire talks
    South Sudanese rebels and a government delegation started peace talks on Tuesday to try to end fighting that has left the world's newest state...
    South Sudan rebels agree to talks as fighting rages
    South Sudan rebels agree to talks as fighting rages
    South Sudan's government and rebels sent delegates to peace talks in Ethiopia on Tuesday, officials said, but ethnic fighting raged on in the...
    Uganda's Museveni threatens S Sudan rebel leader with 'defeat'
    Uganda's Museveni threatens S Sudan rebel leader with 'defeat'
    Uganda's president said on Monday East African nations had agreed to unite to defeat South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar if he rejected a...
    Ethiopia on heightened alert for possible al-Shabab attack
    Ethiopia on heightened alert for possible al-Shabab attack
    Ethiopia has put its police and security forces on heightened alert after receiving strong evidence that Somalia's al-Shabab group is planning...
    Ethiopia's Prime Minister Zenawi dies in Brussels
    Ethiopia's Prime Minister Zenawi dies in Brussels
    The African nation's state-run television reported that: "Prime Minister Zenawi suddenly passed away last night. Meles was recovering in a...
    Sudan and South Sudan reach oil deal
    Sudan and South Sudan reach oil deal
    Sudan and South Sudan have reached a badly needed oil deal and will discuss restarting oil production soon.
    Dlamini-Zuma elected to head AU Commission
    Dlamini-Zuma elected to head AU Commission
    South African Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was elected on Sunday to become the first female head of the African Union (AU)...
    Rival Sudans sign security agreement to defuse tensions
    Rival Sudans sign security agreement to defuse tensions
    Sudan and South Sudan on Friday signed a security agreement which aims to defuse tensions over oil payments which officials had warned could spark...
    African states can help each other fend off euro fallout
    African states can help each other fend off euro fallout
    African countries can prepare for the impact of the eurozone crisis that threatens to derail economic growth on the continent by improving trade...
    Tourists attacked, kidnapped in Ethopia
    Tourists attacked, kidnapped in Ethopia
    Four people, including two foreign tourists, were kidnapped by gunmen who killed five foreigners in Ethiopia's Afar region, the government...