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Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

...the continent's leaders could solve.And with high-level African officials in the audience for his remarks at African Union headquarters, he launched a blistering and sometimes sarcastic takedown of leaders who refuse to leave office when...
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Rival forces fight over key sites in Burundi's capital

...leaders condemned the coup and called for return to constitutional order.Following an emergency meeting Thursday, the African Union Peace and Security Council condemned any attempts to seize power through violence in Burundi and urged talks between...
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Al-Shabab bombs UN van in Somalia, 4 workers killed

...Bombings are rare in northern Somalia, unlike in the south where al-Shabab is battling the Somali government and the African Union forces bolstering it.Al-Shabab claimed responsibility for an attack earlier this month at a college in northeastern...
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Somali police say 10 die in attack on education office

...Islamic extremists of al-Shabab, who have launched a series of attacks in the capital on government targets and the African Union forces who support the government.Smoke was seen rising over the compound and security forces rushed to the scene...
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Stop the genocide

...tide of human suffering is multiplied tenfold. The African Union is struggling to stop this terrible tragedy, but they...Accountability Act. This Act calls for increased support of the African Union, stopping the Sudanese government from using aircraft...
Stop the genocide in Darfur region, Sudan

...month, it is clear that nothing short of a strong international intervention can protect the people of Darfur. The African Union (AU) is doing what it can on the ground in the face of growing insecurity, but desperately needs greater help...
The scourge of Somalia

...In response, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called on foreign governments to contribute more toward the African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia. Solutions to that country's piracy and governance problems are elusive, but the...
Sudan ambassador speaks in Juneau

...Ukec said he believes that with support in communications, transportation, logistical and technical advice, the African Union will be able to help remove the instability prevailing in the region. "I believe if we are given a chance to do that...
Outside editorial: Darfur peacekeeping stalls before it starts and even China pressed for a concession, Mr. Bashir agreed to replace 7,000 African Union peacekeepers with a 26,000-member force that the African Union and the United Nations would jointly organize. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon...
This Day in History

...unilateral war on the Iraqi people. In 2006, African, Arab, European and U.N. leaders agreed in principle to a joint African Union-United Nations peacekeeping force for Sudan's Darfur region. Gunmen abducted a private security team of four Americans...


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