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African Union to assess the situation of children in South Sudan

The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) will conduct a one-week visit to South Sudan from the 3rd-9th August to assess the situation of children affected by the country’s ongoing conflict.   The African Union said in a statement that t

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UN adopts new resolution to strengthen African Union’s response to conflict

On Monday the 28th July the United Nations adopted a new resolution to help improve relations between the UN and regional blocs in Africa, such as the African Union.   UN Resolution 2167 was drafted by Rwanda and co-sponsored by Argentina, Australia, Republic of Kore

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Latest attack by Boko Haram strongly condemned by the African Union

A recent press release from the African Union has strongly condemned the attack by Boko Haram on the Cameroonian locality of Kolofata.   During the attack, which took place on the 27th July 2014, at least seven civilians were killed and the wife of a senior official

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