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Sudan and South Sudan still hostile to each other
15/01/2013 - African news explained

Sudan and South Sudan still hostile to each other

The African Union is trying to defuse hostilities between Sudan and South Sudan.
Should Canada play a more active role in Mali?
10/01/2013 - African news explained

Should Canada play a more active role in Mali?

Nato says it has not been asked to assist a military alliance in Mali. This after Benin President Boni Yayi, who is at present head of the African Union, urged Nato to step in.
Central African Republic's François Bozizé heads to Gabon for talks with Seleka
08/01/2013 - African news explained

Central African Republic's François Bozizé heads to Gabon for talks with Seleka

The President of the Central African Republic, François Bozizé, is on his way to Gabon for talks with the Seleka rebel coalition.
06/01/2013 - France - Central African Republic

Central African Republic rebels repeat call for president to step down ahead of peace talks

Rebels in the Central African Republic have repeated their demands that any peace deal must include President François Bozizé stepping down.

02/01/2013

French press review 02 January 2013

Despite the optimism and hopes of a fresh start, French newspapers remind us that 2013 will be another year of challenges and tough decisions for the country and President François Hollande.
01/01/2013

French press review 01 January 2013

The French newspapers are practically all on holiday this morning.
Time running out to decide fate of disputed oil-producing Abyei region
29/11/2012 - African news explained

Time running out to decide fate of disputed oil-producing Abyei region

Sudan and South Sudan have until 5 December, a deadline set by the African Union, to resolve the final status of the flashpoint region of Abyei.
13/11/2012

African press review 13 November 2012

This African press review focuses on the murder of over 40 Kenyan policemen, the release of Mombasa Republican Council leader Omar Mwamnuadzi and accusations of discriminatory conduct against leading ...
Who was behind Somali parliament bomb attack?
09/11/2012 - African news explained

Who was behind Somali parliament bomb attack?

The African Union, which has sent the Amisom peacekeeping force to Somalia says it is in favour of lifting an arms embargo on the country. But the UN Security Council has so far said no.
26/10/2012 - Report: Uganda

Africa could feed itself, says World Bank

The World Bank has said that Africa’s farmers have the potential to grow enough food to feed the continent and avoid future food crises if countries remove cross-border restrictions on the food ...
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