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South Sudan Offers to Send Troops to Somalia and Mediate Ethio-Eritrea Border Row

UN peace Keepers in South Sudan; South Sudan Peace Keepers in Somalia. Tasty?

By TesfaNews,

World’s newest and Africa’s 54th country, South Sudan, has announced its intention to contribute troops to the African Union (AU) peacekeeping force in Somalia that backs the weak interim government.

Deng Alor Kuol, South Sudan foreign affairs minister, said the new state was “prepared” to bolster the AU force to show its commitment to peace in Africa in comments to the BBC’s Focus on Africa program, on Monday.

It is part of our responsibility to help our Somalia brothers and sisters to achieve peace,” Alor said. “We, as Africans, must be in the lead to alleviate problems before we ask the Western world or anyone else, to come to our help”, he added. Continue reading South Sudan Offers to Send Troops to Somalia and Mediate Ethio-Eritrea Border Row

Ethiopia: The Self-Proclaimed, Self-Serving Spokes-Country for the Horn of Africa

Meles shamelessly wants to act as a self-serving, self-proclaimed spokesperson for South Sudan and Djibouti

By Afrah Negash,

One of the norms in international relations is that states air their concerns over events and issues directly to world public opinion. In the Horn of Africa, it seems that a new norm underway by which one country grants itself the role of speaking on behalf of others.

For some years now, Ethiopia has assumed the responsibility of speaking on behalf of the sovereign states in the Horn of Africa, especially on the nature of their relations with Eritrea. It has become common for Ethiopian officials to state that Eritrea is supporting a rebel group in Djibouti, Southern Sudan, Western Sudan, and even Yemen. Continue reading Ethiopia: The Self-Proclaimed, Self-Serving Spokes-Country for the Horn of Africa

Mengistu Hailemariam Reportedly to Move to South Sudan as Guest of Honor

Ethiopia’s former dictator and Butcher Mengistu Hailemariam

The Reporter,

Former Ethiopian president, Mengistu Hailemariam, is reportdely planning to move to his new relocation – South Sudan, according to Reporter news paper.

The government of South Sudan has furnished him with a modern building for the former president who is currently living in Zimbawe, Reporter added quoting informed sources. Continue reading Mengistu Hailemariam Reportedly to Move to South Sudan as Guest of Honor

Eritrea has Paid so Many Lives to Support Our Struggle: Dr. Barnaba Benjamin

Dr. Barnaba: Eritrea paid so many lives to support our cause

Shabait.com,

The Minster of Information and Government spokesperson, Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin has stated that Eritrea’s support to the struggle of the people of South Sudan includes paying a lot of human sacrifices.  He mentioned this salient remark when he met the visiting Eritrean Foreign Minister, Mr. Osman Saleh, in his office, yesterday, in the capital Juba.  

The Eritrean Foreign Minister also conveyed message of congratulations from the people and Government of Eritrea to the people and Government of the Republic of South Sudan. The Minister asserted to all South Sudanese that Eritrea would stand on the side of the people and Government of South Sudan in the same manner as it did during their struggle for self-determination.   Continue reading Eritrea has Paid so Many Lives to Support Our Struggle: Dr. Barnaba Benjamin

Eritrean Investors in South Sudan are Exemplary: Information Minister

Meeting between Osman Saleh and Dr. Bernaba Benjamin in Juba

By TesfaNews,

The Minister of Information and Government Spokesman for the Republic of South Sudan, Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin, has applauded the Eritrean business community in his country for the vast investment they have made and described it as exemplary in fostering the already existing excellent ties between the two people and governments.

He put this remark when he met Yesterday the Eritrean Foreign Minister, Mr. Osman Saleh, in Juba. Continue reading Eritrean Investors in South Sudan are Exemplary: Information Minister