Archives for posts with tag: AfricanUnion

Stepped Up Attacks in Central African Republic Prompt UN Call for more Peacekeepers

Amidst the violence, more than 650,000 people are still internally displaced, & over 290,000 have fled to neighbouring countries in search of refuge from the conflict, which has taken on increasingly sectarian overtones.

Blog Report: SUDAN – SOUTH SUDAN RESUME FLOW OF OIL & BLOOD, By Ambassador Mo
Agreement has been reached between Sudan & South Sudan on resuming oil production & exports for joint benefit, (mainly via pipelines leading through the north). The deal was just signed today in Addis Ababa under mediation efforts of African Union & the United Nations after months of border conflict & a shut down of oil that has had impact on real economic growth in both countries.
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Blog Report: AFRICAN UNION BREAKS GENDER BARRIER? By Ambassador Mo
South African Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was elected as the African Union Commission, “AU” first female head. The selection/election process had become rather contentious as well as prolonged pitting south African states against French speaking countries from West Africa. –More–
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Blog Report: AFRICANS ADDRESSING AN AFRICAN CONFLICT: UN TO MANDATE MALI PEACEKEEPING FORCE? By Ambassador Mo
Mali has been embroiled in coups & rebel fighting complicated by famine that threatens to tear apart the country at its most vulnerable & expose its citizens to further deprivation & killing. As in several other states, relevant regional organizations, The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) & the African Union (AU), are seeking to deploy peacekeepers. –More–
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