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UN Security Council Authorizes African-Led Intervention Force in Mali

AFRICANGLOBE - The Security Council yesterday authorized the deployment of an African-led International Support Mission in Mali, to be known as AFISMA, for an initial period of one year to assist the authorities in recovering rebel-held regions in the north and restoring the unity of the country.

Niger’s President Backs Intervention in Mali

AFRICANGLOBE - The crisis in northern Mali could enter a new chapter this week. Malian officials are expected to meet with delegations from two...

Should Rwanda Be on the UN Security Council?

Rwanda's alleged support of rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo has raised concerns its presence on the Security Council could undermine rather than...

UN Deploys Attack Helicopters Against M23 Rebels in Congo

AFRICANGLOBE - The UN Security Council, meeting in an emergency session on Saturday, strongly condemned the latest attacks by the M23 rebel group, which...

South Sudan Formally Accepts Abyei Administration

South Sudan said on Sunday it has sent official notification to the African Union High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) declaring its acceptance of the...

McCain Criticizes Powell’s for Endorsing Obama

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has grown increasingly outspoken as Election Day draws closer, criticizing former Secretary of State Colin Powell’s support of President Barack...

Mali War Plan to Be Ready Within Weeks

An African plan for military intervention in Mali to help government troops reclaim territory from Arab terrorist will be ready within weeks, the head...

France to Propose Mali Resolution at UN

France will soon propose a resolution to the Security Council paving the way for United Nations approval of military intervention in Mali, the French...

Sudans Governments Approve Addis Ababa Deal

The cabinets of Sudan and South Sudan have approved the agreements the two countries recently signed relating to issues resulting from South Sudan's independence...

African Nations Call for Permanent Seat on U.N. Security Council

African ministers at the United Nations General Assembly has called for expanding the Security Council to include permanent representation for their continent and stressed...

Ala. Council Stops Work on Statue of KKK Leader Nathan Forrest

Council members in an Alabama city voted Tuesday to stop a group's work on a new monument honoring a Confederate general who was an...

Alabama Building Monument to Honor Ku Klux Klan

The renovation of a monument honoring a Civil War Confederate general, who was the first "Grand Wizard" of the Ku Klux Klan, is once...

Thabo Mbeki Working On Draft Agreements on Abyei, Border Conflicts

While talks between South Sudan - South are in recess for the rest of the month, Thabo Mbeki, head of the African Union High...

Nigeria Approves N4.9 Trillion Budget for 2013

The Government of Nigeria is expected to spend the sum of N4.929 trillion under the 2013 budget even though it is projecting revenue of...

Stalled Sudans’ Talks Dash Hopes of Possible Agreement Before 2 August

Hopes ,even for, a partial agreement over the outstanding issues evaporated Sunday when the Sudan and South Sudan negotiators failed to reach an agreement...

Benevolent South Sudan Wants Peace With Sudan

South Sudan expressed on Friday hopes to break the stalled talks with the Sudan and to conclude an agreement over post-secession issues and to...