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  • Jan 24 / 2017
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Africa

A New Champion For Conflict Prevention: But Mindshifts Won’t Come Easy

by Aditi Lalbahadur 24 January 2017 Jan 24, 2017 (South African Institute of International Affairs/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Just ten days into his tenure as United Nations’ Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres chose his first formal address to the UN to be about the importance of conflict prevention and sustaining peace. At a UN debate sponsored by the [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa

Ethiopia: Ethiopian New Year starts with national calls for peace, stability

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome has urged his compatriots to stand for peace and stability, stressing that peace is the basis on which the country can sustain its ongoing development programmes. As this East African nation started its New Year 2009 at midnight (11 September 2016), President Mulatu expressed his best [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Africa

Should the UN Surrender Over Peacekeeping? [analysis]

Aug 23, 2016 (IRIN/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The failure of UNMISS in South Sudan is a blow for international peace The bitter criticism heaped on UN peacekeepers in South Sudan this month over their failure to act to protect civilians and humanitarian workers is sadly nothing new. But it is now raising an urgent [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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South America

Brazil’s trouble a threat to Brics

What should we make of the change of leadership in Brazil? What are the implications for the agency of the global south in this long battle to decolonise world affairs? We have watched as the political drama in Brasilia unfolded towards the removal of Ms Dilma Rousseff from the presidency. The opposition was emboldened by the defection [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Africa

The Demise of African Unity? [analysis]

May 25, 2016 (South African Institute of International Affairs/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — ‘I dream of the realisation of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their effort to solve the problems of this continent.’- Nelson Mandela People of Africa have shared interests and should be united around common goals. This is [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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Africa

Wanep Launches R2P Case Study Report in Sierra Leone

Mar 16, 2016 (Concord Times/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The West Africa Network for Peace building (WANEP) has launched a report on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) in Sierra Leone and set a timeline for the development of an implementation plan. The report is themed ‘Institutional capacities for the implementation of R2P in West Africa, [...]

  • Jul 17 / 2016
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Africa

What It Takes to Realise Peace in Africa [column]

Mar 08, 2016 (Addis Fortune/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Peace is a comprehensive and holistic exercise. Meeting the demands of the African people for peace and security requires addressing a wide range of challenges, including democracy, inclusion, peacemaking and peacekeeping, as well as the longer-term challenges that are posed by climate change. The [...]

  • Jul 17 / 2016
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Africa

Agatu Killings – Nigerian Govt Vows “Decisive Action” Against Perpetrators

Mar 14, 2016 (Premium Times/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Nigeria’s Interior Minister, Abdurrahman Dambazau, has vowed to deal with the perpetrators of violence in Agatu community, Benue state, where hundreds were killed weeks ago by suspected herdsmen. Former Senate President David Mark said Saturday that over 500 people were killed and 10 communities [...]

  • Jul 12 / 2016
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Africa

Why Africa can’t fail Burundi

The days of Africa relying on the international community to intervene to stop the bloodletting are supposed to be long over. The operationalisation of the African Standby Force has been discussed for over 13 years, and the African Crisis Response Initiative (ACIRC) was supposed to be an interim measure. These forces were expressly for the [...]

  • Jul 09 / 2016
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Africa

Military/Shiite Clash – Huriwa, LP, PPA Call for Restraint, Enquiry

Dec 18, 2015 (Daily Trust/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Following the violent clashes between soldiers and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria also known as the Shiite sect, in Zaria with scores feared killed the Labour Party (LP), Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) and the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) have [...]

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