Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 08:16
South Sudanese government under the leadership of President Salva Kiir on Monday revealed that it was in talks with General Peter Gatdet Yak, former Deputy Chief of General Staff in the opposition group led by Riek Machar. He defected from Machar in 2015.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 08:13
The US and France have threatened to impose targeted sanctions on senior officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo after at least 17 people were killed in demonstrations organised by the opposition to protest against President Joseph Kabila’s apparent bid to cling to power after his term ends.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 08:03
The comments from Kemal Kilicdaroglu could anger President Tayyip Erdogan and threaten the fragile unity that has existed between the government and much of the opposition since the failed July putsch in which about 240 people were killed.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 07:42
A group of guerrillas in Colombia who have deserted the country's ongoing peace process are reportedly seeking control over lucrative criminal economies, illustrating a number of challenges associated with the expected criminalization of rebels as the demobilization process moves forward.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 09:05
Since the rise of anti-government protests a few months ago, Zanu PF leaders -- including President Robert Mugabe -- have threatened to unleash violence against the protestors. For those who braved the threats, life has become unbearable. Suspected State-sponsored militia is now on the prowl, targeting active participants and coordinators of the anti-Mugabe protests.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 09:02
The EastAfrican has learned that Juba is seeking troops from Egypt and Tanzania, whom the leaders believe will be neutral as compared with frontline states like Ethiopia and Kenya that were supposed to provide the regional protection force.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 08:58
Around 10 people have been killed in northern Mali in fighting between a pro-government militia and a rebel coalition dominated by ethnic Tuaregs, the deputy secretary general for the pro-government Gatia militia said on Sunday.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 08:41
Saudi Arabia accused Iran of supplying weapons to Houthi rebels in Yemen and urged the U.N. Security Council to impose sanctions on Tehran for violating an arms embargo.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 08:38
Heavily armed militants attacked a mountainous Indian army base near the de facto border with Pakistan on Sunday and killed 17 soldiers in the deadliest attack in Kashmir in more than a decade.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 08:26
The contrast between the FARC’s 10th Conference and the last peace process in this same place 16 years ago could not be more marked. The FARC has changed and cannot go back to the war it once waged, funded by billions from the drug trade.