Heads of States of the East African bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and the African Union (AU) ad-hoc Committee on South Sudan will convene a summit on Friday's afternoon in Addis Ababa to deliberate on the situation in South Sudan.
The meeting will be chaired by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and current chairperson of IGAD, with the attendance of Heads of State from the region and representatives from the UN, African Union, and IGAD, said a statement from IGAD Friday.
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Ethiopian lawmakers voted Tuesday to lift a state of emergency imposed three months ago across the country to curb widespread anti-government protests. The ending of the
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Kenyan police have fired tear gas at opposition protesters a day after their leader Raila Odinga announced his withdrawal from the presidential race, saying he
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The unrest raises questions about the future of Ethiopia’s “ethnic federalism” system of governance, which is supposed to offer a degree of self-determination to the