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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
The African Union has readmitted Mali after suspending it from the pan-African bloc following a March coup.
The planned west African intervention force in Mali is not expected to be there before the end of the year, despite the UN Security Council passing a French resolution calling for a plan to set it ...
The latest developments in Kismayo in Somalia and fake mobile phones in Kenya are among the stories covered in today's African papers..
African Union troops say they have gained control of the southern Somali city of Kismayo.... forcing the Islamist insurgents out of their last major stronghold.
Is the African Union a failure? What is the Lonmin effect? Who helped Ferdinand Waititu dodge the cops? Do Kenyans have reasons to be cheerful? And is the UN doing any good in Kivu?
Communications ministers from across Africa have met in Sudan to discuss the possibility of an African space research agency.