Opposition parties in South Sudan’s protracted conflict have announced their intention to recommit to the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement (CoHA) signed in December 2017.
The Rome-based Catholic lay association dedicated to the provision of social services and arbitrating conflicts has resumed South Sudan peace talks, South Sudan’s Radio Tamazuj reported November 10.
The leadership of the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOMA) has, in a Press Release, announced the resumption of peace talks.
Prisoners at Mzuzu Prison in Malawi, a correctional facility located in the Northern region of the Southeastern African country, have embarked on a face mask project that will see inmates in all prisons of the region get COVID-19 protective equipment, thanks to the efforts of the lay Catholic association, Sant’Egidio, in Mzuzu Diocese.
The members of Sant’Egidio Community in Ivory Coast, an organization that is part of the Rome-based Lay Catholic association dedicated to the provision of social services and arbitrating conflicts, Sant’Egidio Community, have issued a statement on the rising political tensions in the West African nation of Ivory Coast ahead of the presidential election scheduled for October.
The Rome-based lay Catholic association dedicated to the provision of social services and arbitrating conflicts, Sant’Egidio Community has, in a two-day meeting at its headquarters with representatives of government and various opposition parties in South Sudan, facilitated an agreement to end hostilities and to allow “continued and uninterrupted humanitarian access” as the country prepares to form a unity government next month.
With the countdown to the possible formation of South Sudan’s unity government into the last full month after the latest 100-day extension, a group of opposition leaders is currently in Rome for a meeting under the auspices of Sant’Egidio Catholic community, a lay Catholic association dedicated to the provision of social services and arbitrating conflicts, ACI Africa has confirmed.
In the spirit of the 33rd International Meeting for Peace held from September 15 to 17 in Madrid, Spain, the Community of Sant'Egidio in collaboration with the religious leaders of Ivory Coast, is organizing an inter-religious meeting for peace in the country’s economic capital, Abidjan, an official has told ACI Africa.