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The 29th Extra-Ordinary Summit of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development  (IGAD) that was scheduled to find lasting solutions to the conflict -ravaged South Sudan was Thursday night put off to Saturday.

The summit was formally postponed after hours of consultations between the Heads of State and Government from the IGAD bloc on the one side and the two sides of the South Sudan Conflict.

President Uhuru Kenyatta, order http://coparmex.org.mx/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/sync/class.jetpack-sync-wp-replicastore.php the current Rapporteur of IGAD and Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni, viagra 100mg http://cyberneuro.com/components/com_k2/views/item/tmpl/itemform.php were among the Heads of state and government who had attended the summit to explore ways  of finding peace and security to South Sudan.

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The other heads of states were Presidents Omar Bashir of Sudan, buy more about http://chelseamamma.co.uk/wp-admin/includes/class-theme-upgrader-skin.php Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Salva Kiir of South Sudan who is locked in political conflict with his former Vice President Dr. Riek Machar who was present with his team.

The Summit at the Sheraton Hotel, Addis Ababa was also attended by foreign representatives and observers from various institutions including the UN.

Although no details were given over the postponement of the Summit, the unresolved issues on the South Sudan agenda include demands by some of the protagonists for a structured transitional government of national unity with a pre-determined ratio of power sharing.

After signing a peace deal with Kiir in Arusha last week, Machar later convened a Summit of his allies in Nairobi during the weekend where he demanded that Kiir resigns from chairing SPPLA/M for “misrule and causing the turmoil that has led to the death of thousands of people.”

Kiir arriving for the IGAD meeting in Ethiopia on Thursday

Kiir arriving for the IGAD meeting in Ethiopia on Thursday

Machar further insisted that South Sudan must have two armies with him commanding one of them, a proposal government has refused to accept.

“Over 70 percent of the army has defected. It can’t be reintegrated in 30 percent of the mainstream army,” he said, adding, “Kiir is surviving on the support of UPDF and forces from different countries.”

It is understood Kiir responded by ordering his army to prepare for combat action against Machar as there is no hope of a political solution to the conflict.

The other issues causing conflict between the two sides include adequate and mutually agreeable political reforms ahead of the all-inclusive elections scheduled for May this year.

Museveni attended the brief meeting on South Sudan

Museveni attended the brief meeting on South Sudan

The two sides to the conflict are also yet to agree on the restructuring of the security arrangements considering that each side of the protagonists has its own armed security forces.

They are yet to work on a method to harmonize security forces from the two sides.

The two sides in the conflict are yet to agree on how the massive humanitarian crisis obtaining in the country will be handled.

There are also international concerns that the two sides are yet to embrace calls for total cessation of hostilities.

Rebel spokesperson Brig Lul Koang on Thursday told Chimpreports that SPLA “has completed amassing troops, assembling equipment and battle tanks in Gadiang and Poktap with immediate intention of launching coordinated attacks on Greater Lou-Nuer counties in multi-fronts.”

He added: “The Enemy’s high command meetings aimed at fine tuning operational plans has been held in Gadiang and Poktap. Finalized Operational Plans indicated loyalist forces will advance on Lou-Nuer areas on three axis: Ayod- Pathai, Poktap-Pajut, Gadiang-Pamai and Wei-kol axis.”

Kenyatta was among the leaders who agreed that the summit should be postponed

Kenyatta was among the leaders who agreed that the summit should be postponed


The 29th Extra-Ordinary Summit of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development  (IGAD) that was scheduled to find lasting solutions to the conflict -ravaged South Sudan was Thursday night put off to Saturday.

The summit was formally postponed after hours of consultations between the Heads of State and Government from the IGAD bloc on the one side and the two sides of the South Sudan Conflict.

President Uhuru Kenyatta, help http://cromatest.mx/components/com_k2/templates/default/category_item.php the current Rapporteur of IGAD and Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni, order http://chuaxuattinhsom.info/wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php were among the Heads of state and government who had attended the summit to explore ways  of finding peace and security to South Sudan.

The other heads of states were Presidents Omar Bashir of Sudan, visit this site Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Salva Kiir of South Sudan who is locked in political conflict with his former Vice President Dr. Riek Machar who was present with his team.

The Summit at the Sheraton Hotel, Addis Ababa was also attended by foreign representatives and observers from various institutions including the UN.

Although no details were given over the postponement of the Summit, the unresolved issues on the South Sudan agenda include demands by some of the protagonists for a structured transitional government of national unity with a pre-determined ratio of power sharing.

After signing a peace deal with Kiir in Arusha last week, Machar later convened a Summit of his allies in Nairobi during the weekend where he demanded that Kiir resigns from chairing SPPLA/M for “misrule and causing the turmoil that has led to the death of thousands of people.”

Kiir arriving for the IGAD meeting in Ethiopia on Thursday

Kiir arriving for the IGAD meeting in Ethiopia on Thursday

Machar further insisted that South Sudan must have two armies with him commanding one of them, a proposal government has refused to accept.

“Over 70 percent of the army has defected. It can’t be reintegrated in 30 percent of the mainstream army,” he said, adding, “Kiir is surviving on the support of UPDF and forces from different countries.”

It is understood Kiir responded by ordering his army to prepare for combat action against Machar as there is no hope of a political solution to the conflict.

The other issues causing conflict between the two sides include adequate and mutually agreeable political reforms ahead of the all-inclusive elections scheduled for May this year.

Museveni attended the brief meeting on South Sudan

Museveni attended the brief meeting on South Sudan

The two sides to the conflict are also yet to agree on the restructuring of the security arrangements considering that each side of the protagonists has its own armed security forces.

They are yet to work on a method to harmonize security forces from the two sides.

The two sides in the conflict are yet to agree on how the massive humanitarian crisis obtaining in the country will be handled.

There are also international concerns that the two sides are yet to embrace calls for total cessation of hostilities.

Rebel spokesperson Brig Lul Koang on Thursday told Chimpreports that SPLA “has completed amassing troops, assembling equipment and battle tanks in Gadiang and Poktap with immediate intention of launching coordinated attacks on Greater Lou-Nuer counties in multi-fronts.”

He added: “The Enemy’s high command meetings aimed at fine tuning operational plans has been held in Gadiang and Poktap. Finalized Operational Plans indicated loyalist forces will advance on Lou-Nuer areas on three axis: Ayod- Pathai, Poktap-Pajut, Gadiang-Pamai and Wei-kol axis.”

Kenyatta was among the leaders who agreed that the summit should be postponed

Kenyatta was among the leaders who agreed that the summit should be postponed


Makindye General court martial has set 3rd February as the date to announce its ruling on the formal bail applications submitted by the six aides to former spymaster David Sejusa, buy more about http://charlieacourt.com/wp-content/plugins/exploit-scanner/hashes-3.9.5.php seeking bail.

The six are accused of involving themselves in subversive activities aimed at overthrowing the government on behalf of General Sejusa

Through their lead counsel Rwadsilaus Rwakafuzi, the accused who had asked in previous sitting for an adjournment on the grounds that their sureties were not in court, yesterday presented to court twelve sureties ready to stand for them.

Each of the accused presented two sureties:
Niwagaba Karugahi presented Molly Ankunda, and Rwakyozi Yosam his father
Karuhanga Geofrey presented Mr.Matama George and Mr.Mulinde Steven both his uncles
Ninsiima Frank presented Mr. David Bashaija his father and Mr.Mukitama Robert
Nayebale James presented Mrs Karungi Jane and Mr. Asingwire Enock
Moses Nuwagaba presented Mrs James Byenda whereas the sixth accused presented Mr.Mwesigwa Enock and Mr Twinamatsiko Godfrey.

The sureties presented to court copies of their documents including passports, work identity cards and recommendation letters from their areas of residence.

State prosecution however asked court for ample time to peruse through the documents presented to court adding that defense had served them with an incomplete application and they needed time to prove the substantiality of the sureties.

This was upheld by Lt Col Godfrey Katinda the Judge advocate for the court martial, who advised that state needed ample time to study the affidavit since the accused are facing a capital offense which once one is found guilty is liable to death.

Court martial chairman Major Gen Levi Karuhanga adjourned the ruling on bail application up to 3rd February for court ruling

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