Conflict Resolution

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 06:30
Sudan’s foreign minister Ibrahim Ghandour Sunday has asked the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) to put pressure on the rebel groups in order to join the peace process. International and regional mediators have been brokering different process to end Darfur conflict since 2003 and the conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states since 2011
Friday, December 18, 2015 - 06:51
The Africa Union has pledged not to allow a "genocide" to take place in Burundi, while a UN human rights assembly has approved a resolution calling for the immediate deployment of experts there to investigate abuses and rein in violence.
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 06:43
The U.S. Marines and sailors with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa trained the UPDF in combat medicine, heavy equipment operations, mine-resistant, ambushed-protected vehicle maintenance and driving, utilities, communications, engineering and explosive ordnance training during the past two months.
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 06:23
Washington's envoy to the United Nations complained Wednesday that the international body was not doing enough to address the worsening crisis in Burundi.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 06:28
Burundi has dismissed criticism of its security forces, saying they acted professionally after insurgents attacked military bases in the capital, and also said there was no need to send foreign peacekeepers to the African nation.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 06:25
Police have killed at least three Shia Muslim protesters after opening fire in the northern city of Kaduna, the spokesman for the religious minority in Nigeria said, as activists accused soldiers of having killed hundreds in "a massacre" in a nearby town in recent days.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 07:03
More than two dozen senior military and police officials in Burundi have gone on trial for their alleged involvement in a failed coup attempt to oust President Pierre Nkurunziza.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 06:55
Indifference and inertia among African states may mean that the United Nations could be called in to prevent atrocities, and a return to mass-scale violence in Burundi.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 06:25
The violence in Burundi was precipitated by President Pierre Nkurunziza's unconstitutional bid for a third term. Also at risk for Burundi is a multimillion-dollar security partnership in which the United States supports the Burundian military, providing nearly a quarter of the troops in the multilateral fight against al Shabaab and al-Qaeda in Somalia.
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 06:26
The United States on Sunday ordered non-emergency U.S. government personnel and dependents to leave violence-torn Burundi and warned other Americans to get out "as soon as it is feasible to do so".