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Dispatches From Ethiopia: U.S. Ambassador To The African Union

With violence flaring in South Sudan, peace talks are under way in Ethiopia to try to negotiate a cease fire. Kojo is traveling in Ethiopia and spoke with the U.S. Ambassador to the African Union about South Sudan and the African Union's challenges on the continent. They also explored the U.S. role in Africa and its participation in efforts to end other violent conflicts there.

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