In This Issue:

Leading the News; United States – Africa Relations; North Africa; East Africa; West Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa; and General Africa News.

Excerpt from Leading the News -

South Sudan:

On January 1st, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir declared a state of emergency in Unity and Jonglei States where fighting continues between government forces and troops loyal to former South Sudanese Vice President Riek Machar. In addition, President Kiir designated eight negotiators to represent the South Sudanese Government in peace talks to be held in Ethiopia.

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Topics:  Africa, Department of State, DOD, Economic Development, Foreign Policy, U.N. Security Council, United Nations

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