Why Ethiopians believe their new prime minister is a prophet

(CNN) At 6 am when Gutama Habro arrived at the Target Arena in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the line for tickets already snaked around the block. Within hours, 20,000 fans had packed the venue.... Read more »

UN Security Council imposes arms embargo on South Sudan | News

The United Nations Security Council has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan, almost five years after a ruinous civil war in the country started. A United States-drafted resolution won the minimum... Read more »

What next for South Sudan’s peace agreement? | South Sudan News

The warring parties in South Sudan on Wednesday agreed to a ‘permanent’ ceasefire as cameras clicked away and supporters of both groups watched on. The deal, signed by President Salva Kiir and former... Read more »

South Sudan rivals agree to ‘permanent’ ceasefire | South Sudan News

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and his rival Riek Machar have agreed to a “permanent” ceasefire to take effect within 72 hours, raising hopes of a peace deal to end their country’s... Read more »

South Sudan rivals meet in Khartoum for peace talks | South Sudan News

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have expressed hope for a breakthrough as they kicked off peace talks in neighbouring Sudan – but there was no sign of... Read more »

South Sudan rebel chief meets President Kiir in Ethiopia | Ethiopia News

South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar met Wednesday with President Salva Kiir in Addis Ababa – the first time in nearly two years – as part of talks to try to negotiate an end to a... Read more »

Ethiopia says Kiir, Machar to meet in Addis

By REUTERSMore by this Author South Sudan President Salva Kiir will meet his rival and former vice president Riek Machar in Addis Ababa on Wednesday, as part of talks to negotiate an... Read more »

South Sudan rebel leader Machar to hold talks with President Kiir | News

South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar has accepted an invitation from the prime minister of Ethiopia to hold talks with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir in Addis Ababa next week, a spokesman for... Read more »

UN threatens to consider arms embargo on South Sudan | South Sudan News

The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution that threatens an arms embargo on South Sudan and sanctions against six people if fighting doesn’t stop by June 30. The US-sponsored resolution passed on Thursday would... Read more »

Opposition faction agrees to join South Sudan’s ruling party | News

An opposition faction controlled by South Sudan‘s first vice president has said it will join the country’s ruling party. Taban Deng Gai said on Monday that the political opposition Sudan People’s Liberation Movement –... Read more »