African Union

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 06:19
The special envoys for Libya from the African Union, the Arab League, the European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States met yesterday in Paris with Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General Bernardino Leon.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 06:00
Somali authorities said on Tuesday they would investigate charges that women and girls in the capital Mogadishu had been raped by African peacekeepers, a principal source of security in the war-torn country.
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 06:56
Soldiers from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have sexually abused and exploited vulnerable Somali women and girls on their bases in Mogadishu, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 06:49
THE African Mission to Somalia (AMISOM), a peace keeping mission operated by the African Union would be leaving Somalia in 2016, according to the latest assessment by stakeholders.
Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 09:04
The United States announced on Wednesday plans to spend $110 million a year over the next three to five years to help African nations develop peacekeeping forces that can be rapidly deployed to head off militant threats and other crises.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 06:01
African solutions to African problems is the driving force behind security improvements on the continent, but that doesn’t mean the U.S. military can’t lend a hand, a senior Defense Department official told DoD News in a recent interview.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 06:18
With preparations underway for the United Nations to take over from an African Union-led peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR), the Security Council today requested Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to review what was done and how it could be done better in future transitions.
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 07:37
African leaders are facing a dilemma over whether to boycott a landmark US-Africa summit next month in solidarity with President Robert Mugabe who has been snubbed by President Barack Obama.
Monday, July 7, 2014 - 14:29
African leaders have voted to give themselves immunity from prosecution for crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide in an African human rights court that does not yet exist, angering rights groups and puzzling activists on the continent.
Monday, July 7, 2014 - 10:11
African leaders have voted to give themselves immunity from prosecution for crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide in an African human rights court that does not yet exist, angering rights groups and puzzling activists on the continent.

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