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ISS: Israel’s accreditation to the AU is dividing Africa

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Many African states are digging their heels in at Israel’s return to the African Union as an observer. Israel has long sought to retake its...

ISS: Naval-gazing in the Indian Ocean: why Africa should worry

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Even the notion of an Indian military facility on Mauritius’s Agaléga island deserves regional and AU attention. The South-West Indian Ocean seascape is an increasingly...

AU’s peacekeeping force in Somalia says investigating civilian deaths

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The African Union's peacekeeping mission in Somalia said it had started investigating reports that civilians were killed during a gunfight between its troops and...

ISS: Neither the Security Council nor the AU is grasping the...

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Was it irresponsible for the UN to not intervene, considering the AU’s inability to resolve the dispute? Diplomatic efforts to resolve the long-simmering dispute between...

ISS: Africa must prevent its soldiers and police from becoming drivers...

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Instead of supporting security sector reform when conflicts end, the AU should use its influence to avert crises. The involvement of state security institutions in...

UN Security Council backs AU bid to broker Ethiopia dam deal

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UN Security Council members on Thursday backed African Union mediation efforts between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan in a dispute over the operation of a...

ISS: Divisions over peace operations could be the UN–AU partnership’s undoing

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Once a mainstay of good relations, these differences will test the limits of cooperation between the two multilateral bodies. The United Nations (UN) and African...

ISS: Will this week’s AU mission to CAR deliver a change...

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More regional attention is welcome, but a four-day visit is unlikely to produce more than a show of commitment. The ongoing conflict in the Central...

ISS: Pan-African Parliament’s woes reflect a crisis in leadership

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The PAP can only be saved if MPs truly represent African citizens and the AU gives the body power. Chaotic scenes at the Pan-African Parliament...

ISS: AU balancing act on Chad’s coup sets a disturbing precedent

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The compromise decision is unlikely to benefit Chad’s citizens or the credibility of the African Union. Disagreement among African states on responding to the coup...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...