Culture night showcases diversity of East African groups through dance

Students will wear large, patterned Sudanese wraps and light, white Ethiopian dresses at the first UCLA East African Student Association culture show. The show will feature traditional dances from six East African nations, trivia questions and a fashion show Sunday in the Ackerman Grand Ballroom. Though the association hosted annual culture shows in the past

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Security Sector Stabilization: A Prerequisite for Political Stability in South Sudan

Introduction Decades of conflicts in South Sudan have eroded the separation of roles and mandates between the political class and security actors, leading to a deliberate and disastrous convergence. One of the results of this entanglement is that security agencies have become central to politics, as have politicians in military and security matters. As a

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ETHIOPIA DIVERSIFIES TRADE ACCESS WITH SUDAN AND KENYA PORT INVESTMENTS

Ethiopia will take a stake in Port Sudan in its latest deal to boost and diversify its maritime business. The deal was reached at a meeting between Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Sudan President Omar al-Bashir. “The leaders of both countries agreed to develop Port Sudan together,” said Meles Alem, spokesman for Ethiopia’s Foreign

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Trump is reassessing aid to South Sudan. Its government says cuts would be a disaster.

After spending billions of dollars on humanitarian aid in South Sudan in recent years, the United States may be ready to call it quits. “The Government of South Sudan has lost credibility, and the United States is losing patience,” the White House said in a strongly worded statement on Tuesday. “The United States Government will

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