Chad/July 11, 2019/ Frank Ikpefan, Abuja /No Comment/130 views /Chad South Sudan: AU Taskforce Renews Bid for Direct Kiir, Machar Talksshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelAn Africa Union taskforce on restoring peace in South Sudan says broad political engagement with President Salva Kiir and his former vice president Riek Machar is urgently needed to kick-start direct talks between the two leaders which is crucial in implementation of the revitalised agreement. With four months to go to November 14 when a new interim government is supposed to be formed the taskforce known as C5 says the face to face talks would provide the required leadership, cohesion, inspire public confidence and facilitate reconciliation at all levels of the nation. ALSO READ Chad: Six Darfuri Sheikhs Slain By Hungry Mob At Refugee Camp in Chad“There is need to generate further impetus on the implementation of the Revitalised Agreement,” the AU high level Ad Hoc Committee for South Sudan said in a communique on July 9. The taskforce is chaired by South Africa and comprises Algeria, Chad, Nigeria and Rwanda. During its meeting on the sidelines of the AU extraordinary summit in Niamey, Niger on July 6 the C5 group said the formation of the transition government should not be postponed again despite identifying a number of key tasks had not been accomplished. ALSO READ Sudan: Chadian President Arrives in Khartoum“In order to ensure that the interim government is established without any further delay, the Committee stated that this extension should be final,” the C5 said, roping in the AU and IGAD to steer the political engagement. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:Chad share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleMusician Nepman arrested for being found with firearmnext articleAfrica: How and How Not to Restore Trust in MediaRelated PostsChad/July 11, 2019 /No Comment Africa: Economics of Terrorism in Lake Chad BasinChad/July 2, 2019 /No Comment Chad: Sudan and Chad Sign Memo of Understanding On Media and News CooperationSudan: Cooperation Between SUNA and Chadian Al-NASR Media Institution DiscussedChad: Presidency Secretary General Meets DebySudan: Cooperation Between SUNA and Chadian Al-NASR Media Institution DiscussedChad: Rebel Leader Faces Charges of Crimes Against Humanity, War Crimes in ParisChad: TMC President El Burhan Meets Chadian President Idris DebyNigeria: NNPC to Resume Oil Search in Chad Basin After Security ClearanceNigeria: NNPC Awaits Security Clearance to Resume Oil Exploration in Chad BasinChad: TMC President El Burhan Meets Chadian President Idris Deby Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.