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Hope fades over CAR peace deal
Hope fades over CAR peace deal
There is no doubt a peace deal could be transformative for the Central African Republic. Armed groups control 80% of the territory. Tens of...
Just one month in, optimism around CAR’s peace deal is fading
Just one month in, optimism around CAR’s peace deal is fading
One month after a peace deal was signed to end the civil war, fighting continues in the Central African Republic, while the thorny issue of...
Kagame’s AU reforms will struggle to survive without him
Kagame’s AU reforms will struggle to survive without him
2018 was a frenetic year for Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who doubled as chair of the African Union. He was the driving force behind the reforms...
Managing Ethiopia’s unsettled transition: what should Abiy Ahmed do next?
Managing Ethiopia’s unsettled transition: what should Abiy Ahmed do next?
Ethiopia’s charismatic new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, has generated great excitement with initiatives breaking with the past. But he faces...
SADC, learn from Algeria how to bring peace and stability
SADC, learn from Algeria how to bring peace and stability
Algeria today is a country that lives in peace and enjoys stability in a region marked by turbulence as a result of terror threats and mass...
AU weathers Kagame whirlwind
AU weathers Kagame whirlwind
Rwanda’s president put everything into reforming the organisation, with mixed results
South Africa to take over rotational chair of AU in 2020
South Africa to take over rotational chair of AU in 2020
South Africa will take over the rotational chair of the African Union (AU) in 2020, following on Egypt, which took over the chair of the continental organ on Sunday....
As Kagame steps down, Egypt takes helm at African Union
As Kagame steps down, Egypt takes helm at African Union
Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who led an active, reformist tenure as African Union chair, on Sunday passes the baton to Egypt, seen as more likely...
The AU needs to walk the talk on corruption
The AU needs to walk the talk on corruption
Regardless of where it occurs, corruption harms poor people most, serving as a barrier to development by stifling economic growth and diverting...
Exclusive: African Union boss accused of hiring ‘old crony’ — by his deputy
Exclusive: African Union boss accused of hiring ‘old crony’ — by his deputy
The deputy chairperson of the African Union Commission launched an unprecedented attack on his boss, chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat, in a letter...
The year of the refugee
The year of the refugee
Every year, the heads of state and governments of the African Union (AU) decide upon a theme which focuses on a key issue facing the continent, and...
Kabila co-opts the opposition to prolong a family dynasty
Kabila co-opts the opposition to prolong a family dynasty
The highly contested elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are now over and Joseph Kabila Kabange handed over the presidency to...

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