African Union

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 06:16
The AU said on Sunday it would not act as observer in Burundi's parliamentary elections on Monday because conditions were unsuitable for free, fair, transparent and credible elections.
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 06:42
Security forces in Somalia halted an attack Thursday by al-Shabab militants targeting a political conference in the central town of Adado.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 06:23
Somalia officials have accused Jubland administration and Kenya army serving under AU mission in Somalia of torturing government soldiers in south of Somalia’s lower Juba region.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 07:25
Somalia army, along with African union forces have taken over Al Shabab held areas in lower Shabelle region after the militants withdrew from the town.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 06:51
The African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) has been the defining project of the African Union (AU).
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 05:40
The territorial waters of most Africa states are vulnerable because sovereign control is seldom fully exercised due to inadequate maritime domain awareness and response capacity and threats will increase unless African governments enhance their security capacity.
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 07:16
The African Union says at least $1 billion is needed to finance the establishment and operationalisation of the continental stand-by force.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 08:09
The number of UN peacekeepers is at a record high, with nearly 110,000 uniformed deployed "blue helmets" worldwide, most of them in Africa. But the status quo is "untenable."
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 12:41
According to a section of the U.S. Foreign Assistance Act, if the recent attempted coup in Burundi had succeeded, the U.S. government would have been required to suspend its military assistance to the country.
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 11:59
A relative calm returned to the streets of Burundi's capital on Saturday, with President Pierre Nkurunziza reclaiming control of the country and declaring that an attempted military coup to overthrow him had been quashed.