Tag: Peace

UN pledges to fund AU-led peace missions after challenging year for peacekeepers in Africa

December 28, 2023

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution on the financing of African Union-led peace support operations that also aims to “bolster the ... Read More

Post-Cotonou: EU green-lights new treaty with African, Caribbean and Pacific states

July 25, 2023

After more than a two-year delay, the EU Council finally ratified (20 July) a new treaty with African, Caribbean and Pacific countries that covers a ... Read More

Russia-Africa summit: by halting grain deal, Putin risks alienating its African partners

July 24, 2023

When African leaders meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg in late July for a summit, their discussions will likely be overshadowed by ... Read More

Macky Sall launches controversial national dialogue

June 1, 2023

Senegal’s President Macky Sall launched Wednesday a national dialogue initiative supposed to appease the political tension in the country, but rejected by a chunk of ... Read More

Sahara: Ukraine Backs Morocco’s Autonomy Plan Offering “Serious” Basis for “Successful” Settlement

May 22, 2023

The Government of Kyiv has voiced strong support for Morocco’s autonomy plan offered for the Sahara under its sovereignty, describing the plan as a “serious ... Read More

Bill Clinton Lauds Morocco’s King Commitment to Advancing Global Peace and Security

May 17, 2023

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton has commended Morocco’s commitment to promoting human rights and strengthening peace, security and stability in the world, hailing the longstanding ... Read More

Sudan fighting likely to affect supply chains, disrupt regional trade — analysts

April 26, 2023

As fierce battles between armed forces loyal to two rival generals continue raging and with Sudanese counting their losses, the wider region is already reeling ... Read More

UN Security Council extends UN mission in South Sudan for one additional year

March 18, 2023

The UN Security Council has renewed for one year the UN mission in South Sudan where close to 20,000 forces have been stationed. Thirteen out ... Read More

AU observer team to monitor Nigeria poll, as pre-election violence escalates

February 15, 2023

The African Union (AU) will be sending a 90-strong observer mission to Nigeria for this month's elections, the AU Commission announced Tuesday (14 February), as ... Read More

Pope Francis urges South Sudan to end “blind fury of violence”

February 6, 2023

Pope Francis has ended his peace mission to South Sudan with an impassioned plea urging the people to resist the “venom of hatred” to achieve ... Read More