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Uganda Sends Fresh Troops to Somalia

In an attempt to build leverage on the fight against Al Shabaab, the African Union has sent 2,700 fresh Ugandan troops to Somalia, following the capture of a strategic port in the country.  The consignment is the 17th Uganda has sent to Somalia in t

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African Union Strongly Condemns the Terrorist attacks against the Egyptian Security Forces in Sinai

In a press release from Addis Ababa on the 25th October 2014, the The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, condemned the two terrorist attacks directed at Egyptian security forces at Sheikh Zuweid and Al-Arish border posts in Sinai. The attacks occu

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Fifth Annual Retreat of Special Envoys, Representatives and Mediators Concludes with a Renewed Commitment to Silence the Guns by 2020

On the 23rd October 2014, the fifth Annual Retreat of Special Envoys, Representatives and Mediators on the promotion of peace, security and stability in Africa, held in Arusha, concluded with a renewed commitment by participants to ‘silence the guns’ on the continent by 2020.  

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