September 01

  • Lesotho: Leaders Agree to Reconvene Parliament


    The leaders of Lesotho's coalition government have agreed on a timetable for resuming sittings of the country's Parliament. Read more »

  • Lesotho: Basotho Leaders Agree on Path Out of Crisis [document]

    SA Govt

    1. Following the recent political and security developments in the Kingdom of Lesotho, His Excellency Jacob G. Zuma, the President of the Republic of South Africa and Chairperson... Read more »

  • Lesotho: Regional Ministers Meet Over Lesotho

    Foreign Ministers of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) states are meeting in Pretoria this morning to discuss the reported "coup" in Lesotho. Read more »

  • Rwanda: UN Lauds RNP Deployment in CAR

    New Times

    The United Nations has welcomed efforts by the Government of Rwanda to restoring peace in restive countries and early Police deployment in Central African Republic (CAR). Read more »

  • Rwanda: UN Turns to Rwanda for More Female Peacekeepers

    New Times

    The United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations has organised an all-female training course for Rwanda National Police aimed at assessing individual officers to serve in... Read more »

  • Sudan: Tribal Leaders Meet With UNAMID Representatives, Discuss Reconciliation [press release]


    On 28 August 2014, following a recent rift between the Reizegat and Ma'alia tribes, tribal leaders of South, East and Central Darfur met with UNAMID Sector East Head of Office... Read more »

  • Lesotho: Lesotho Prime Minister Requests African Peacekeepers


    Lesotho's prime minister has asked for southern African peacekeepers to be sent to his country following an apparent coup attempt over the weekend. Read more »

  • Southern Africa: Coup or No Coup?

    The Daily Vox

    Each week award winning journalist KRISTEN VAN SCHIE brings you all the news that's worth knowing from across the SADC region. Here is this week's SADC wrap. This week she breaks... Read more »

August 31

August 30

  • Somalia: Key Town Retaken From Al-Shabaab


    Somali and African Union (AMISOM) forces have re-taken the southwestern town of Bulomarer and several neighboring villages as part of an offensive against al-Shabab in the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Boko Haram - UK-Based Cleric Predicts Death of Prominent Nigerians

    Daily Independent

    The on-going war against terrorism may consume some prominent Nigerians if urgent steps are not taken to weaken the stronghold of the insurgents. Read more »

  • South Sudan: Imposed Peace Deal Will Not Hold in South Sudan [opinion]

    The Star

    The proposed peace deal that is being touted for South Sudan is a copy and paste of the Kenyan peace settlement in 2008 after the post-election violence that rocked the country to... Read more »

August 29

August 28

  • Sudan: Politics By Declaration [analysis]

    African Arguments

    Sadiq al-Mahdi, leader of the National Umma Party (NUP) and patron of the Ansar brotherhood, held a brief round of talks earlier this month in Paris with leaders of the rebel Sudan... Read more »

  • South Sudan: UN Halts Flights Following Helicopter Crash


    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has halted flights to Bentiu after a helicopter on a U.N. cargo mission crashed near the town, killing most of the Russian crew,... Read more »

  • Liberia: UNMIL - No Sign of Ebola Reduction, Cites Slow Liberia's Response


    The outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia remains on the increase, the United Nations Mission in Liberia has stated in a daily security information report covering the... Read more »

  • Sudan: Um Dukhun Commissioner Visits UNAMID Office in Zalingei [press release]


    On 27 August 2014, Mr. Mohamed Awad, Commissioner of the Um Dukhun locality, Central Darfur, visited UNAMID headquarters in Zalingei and met with Mr. Enos Chuma, Acting Head of... Read more »

  • Libya: French President Urges 'Exceptional' UN Support for Libya


    French President Francois Hollande is calling on the United Nations to provide "exceptional" support for Libya in order to help authorities restore order in a country that has been... Read more »

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