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AU Peace and Security Council efforts in South Sudan

Since mid-December of last year, South Sudan has been engaged in a conflict. Amongst the widespread devastation and suffering caused by this new war, the United Nations estimates that over 470,000 people have fled from South Sudan to Ethiopia, which houses arou

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UNAMID launches campaign against recruitment of children as soldiers

The United nations-African Union Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) reached out to the Masteriha community, North Darfur, for a special event against the recruitment of children as soldiers. This event was attended by more than 1,000 men, women and children. The Sudan D

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AU urges volunteer and financial response to epidemics by African nations, but is this effort too little too late?

  A recent appeal by the African Union for medical staff has led to a response from the Ethiopian government who have pledged to send 200 volunteers to countries affected by the Ebola outbreak. The DRC and Nigeria have also made promises to send some

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