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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...

President Mugabe Flexes His Muscle

President Robert Mugabe has tightened his grip on power ahead of the watershed election next year by assigning some crucial Acts directly under the...

Mali: Military Intervention Looms, But Not Soon

The planned west African intervention force in Mali is not expected to be there before the end of the year, despite the UN Security...

Understanding Algeria’s Hidden Hand in the Mali Crisis

After years of calling for greater military action in northern Mali, Algeria is now advocating a negotiated solution. Why the apparent change the heart? In...

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...

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...

Libya: Benghazi Police Mutiny After U.S. Envoy Killed

Libyan police in Benghazi have mutinied and refuse to serve under the man appointed by the government to take over security following last week's...

Mali Becoming Terrorism Safe Haven Says UN Chief

United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon warned on Wednesday that Mali was becoming a safe haven for Arab “terrorist and criminal” groups as West African...

Security Forces Continue to Shoot Protesters in Sudan

Sudanese security forces must stop shooting protesters with live ammunition, Amnesty International said after confirming that at least eight demonstrators killed on Tuesday had...

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...

Mogadishu After Al-Shabab

After the Al-Shabab terorists were driven out of Mogadishu, the hope was that the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) would fill the vacuum, but doubts are emerging...

Security Council Condemn Attacks By Rebels in Eastern Congo

The UN Security Council today strongly condemned the attacks in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by the group of renegade soldiers known...

The Black Community Must Make Demands To President Obama!

Without a demand, there will be no response. Frederick Douglas put it more succinctly, “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and...

Sudan Govt Breaks Up Protest, Arrests Opposition Figures

Sudanese police on Sunday tear-gassed students who demonstrated in the capital Khartoum while security forces detained a prominent opposition figure ahead of his participation...

Sudan Government Accused of Using Nerve Gas on Protesters

Sudanese security forces used "nerve gas" to incapacitate would-be demonstrators in the capital Khartoum on Friday, an opposition member has charged, whereas activists said...

Explosion Rocks Nigeria’s Capital Abuja Again

A bomb explosion yesterday rocked the Wuse 2 area of the Nigeria's capital, injured one person and shattering the windows of some buildings in...