International Community

Monday, August 15, 2016 - 06:39
Jean-Pierre is one of an unknown number of children from the East African nation of Burundi who were forced to become fighters after a political crisis broke out last April. So far, more than 400 people have died in violence, while more than 260,000 have fled to neighbouring countries as refugees.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 06:48
Russia’s 2014 interventions in Ukraine occurred because the international community did not punish it sufficiently for its military intervention in Georgia in 2008, Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said.
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 06:15
African chiefs of intelligence services are gathering in Kigali, Rwanda Thursday to debate on ways to counter indictments by Western countries that subject Africans to non-African jurisdiction.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
As the 27th AU Summit taking place here focuses on "2016: African Year of Human Rights, with a particular focus on the Rights of Women", more needs to be done to live up to that theme.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The African Union (AU) plans to operationalize its Peace Fund to the tune of over $320 million a year through a levy on what it terms “eligible imports” to fund its peace and security operations on the continent.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The AU's vote to begin raising a tax to fund its operations is a move towards financial self-sufficiency, but will it have the effect that leaders at the Kigali summit claimed it would?
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday called on the European Union (EU) and the United States to help Somalia strengthen its national army to counter security threats posed by Al-Shabaab militancy.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The United Nations Security Council on Friday authorized U.N. countries to help eliminate Libya's stockpile of chemicals that could be used to develop toxic weapons amid concern they could fall into the hands of militant groups.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
While welcoming recent political developments recently observed in West Africa, the United Nations Security Council today stressed the need to increase military cooperation between the States in the region and Sahel to fight against the terrorist group Boko Haram.
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 06:24
Ethiopia backed an Israeli bid for observer status at the African Union (AU) as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the country as part of a four-nation tour of East Africa.