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The South African connection: How mercenaries aided Trump ally in Libyan op

The UN found that Trump ally Erik Prince violated the Libyan arms embargo. Here are the South Africans the report says helped him to do so

Why the US’s counterterrorism strategy in the Sahel keeps failing

In exclusive interviews, former officials explain what has gone wrong and why the United States keeps making the same mistakes

AU mustn’t forget pledge to ‘silence the guns’

Climate change also has the potential to increase conflicts in Africa, as competition for scarce resources grows

Africa: The only continent where political violence increased in 2020

Militias have increased in numbers and strength, and now outnumber state security forces by four to one

UN Libya rights probe stalled due to cashflow problems

The UN is currently going through a serious liquidity crisis because many countries have not paid their annual dues, and it is therefore unable to fulfil all its mandates

Darfur: How historical patterns of conflict are haunting current violence

The root causes of the ongoing conflict in Darfur are rising to the surface amid an influx of arms from Libya

Time is not on our side in Libya

Simmering tensions could see the country partitioned between east and west

Soleimani air strike: Why this is a dangerous escalation of US assassination policy

The Trump administration is only the latest to push the boundaries of the law to take out foreign adversaries

Public buses return to Tripoli after 30 years

The brand new vehicles will make their first trips in the coming days, across a city has lived with the deadly rhythm of combat in its outer suburbs

Nigerian migrants struggle to reintegrate after Libya ordeal

Many returnees suffer long-term mental and physical health problems as well as social stigma on returning to Nigeria

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis

Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights

UN envoy on migrants criticises ‘blindness’ of EU on Libya

The EU's leadership team must renew pressure on Libyan authorities to come up with an alternative to this system of arbitrary detention

AU, UN need to work together

Deadly conflicts will be best addressed if Addis Ababa and New York increase co-operation

Open letter to Eritrea’s president: Let us visit detained activists and journalists

103 of Africa’s most prominent thinkers ask to visit their incarcerated colleagues in Eritrea

UN attacks ‘ghastly’ conditions in Libya migrant detention centres

According to UN figures, some 3 400 migrants and refugees remain detained in Tripoli, which has seen a surge in fighting since early April

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