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Kenya rejects push to seize property of South Sudan leaders

Kenya has rejected fresh pressure from the United States to seize the properties of South Sudanese leaders that were allegedly bought with proceeds from corruption, money laundering and war profits. Officials from Kenya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs say the country is happy to share intelligence with the US on illicit money flows from South Sudan, but it must first establish mechanisms for verifying the reports provided by Washington. Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Macharia Kamau the…

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South Sudan warring leaders to meet Wednesday, Ethiopia says

Ethiopia says South Sudan’s warring leaders will meet face-to-face for the first time in almost two years on Wednesday amid efforts to end a five-year civil war. Spokesman Meles Alem with Ethiopia’s foreign ministry tells The Associated Press that South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rival Riek Machar are expected to arrive in Addis Ababa on Tuesday evening. Both sides last week welcomed the invitation by Ethiopia’s prime minister to meet. The East African regional bloc last month called…

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