The Secretary-General also urges the Government of South Sudan to support the process by releasing the pledged amount of $100 million NEW YORK, United States of America, November 12, 2019/ -- The Secretary-General welcomes the decision of the Inter-Governmental Authority...
Many South Sudanese fear the current fragile stability could be short-lived and that conflict could break out once again JUBA, South Sudan, November 8, 2019/ -- Following the decision to extend the pre-transitional period by 100 days, peace and stability...
The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda, Paul Kagame (L) and Yoweri Museveni / Village Urugwiro Once great allies, presidents Kagame and Museveni are becoming more and more critical of each other, risking conflict in East and Central Africa. At stake...
Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has died, according to reports. He was 95. According to ZimLive, the news was confirmed by two sources. He reportedly died in a hospital in Singapore on Friday Morning. According to The Mirror, Human Rights Watch Southern African director...
NIAMEY - African leaders launched a continental free-trade zone on Sunday that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development. After four years of talks, an agreement...
For a period of time between 1986 and the early 2000s Uganda was considered to be a country committed to democratic reform. But in recent years the democratic space has shrunk dramatically. In a recently published journal article I argue that two...
The leaders spoke during a high-level presidential dialogue on day two of the African Development Bank’s 2019 Annual Meetings MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 12, 2019/ -- Leaders from four African countries on Wednesday shared their vision for an integrated and...
The African Union (AU) suspended Sudan on Thursday, demanding a "civilian-led transitional authority" to resolve an entrenched and bloody crisis. Calls for the AU to take action had mounted after Monday's crackdown on protesters who had camped outside army headquarters...
On June 5, a group of at least five police officers punched and kicked Bartels, a reporter with the privately owned Nigeria Info radio station, beat him on the knees with pieces of wood, and arrested him for filming...
Russia has never had an African colony. It stayed out of the scramble for Africa, only engaging with African states in the 19th Century. In 1869, for instance, the Russians gave Ethiopia military support to threaten the position of the...

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