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# african-union - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

African Union 'deeply concerned' by attempted coup in Guinea-Bissau
# Coup
# Coup

African Union 'deeply concerned' by attempted coup in Guinea-Bissau

Feb 1st 2022, 10:00 PM 9,612 Views 0 Comments

People were seen fleeing on the edge of the capital near the airport as heavy gunfire erupted.

# african-union - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Leaders track progress on African bid to 'silence guns'
# Fighting Violence
# Fighting Violence

Leaders track progress on African bid to 'silence guns'

Dec 6th 2020, 3:58 PM 11,866 Views 6 Comments

The Africa Union (AU) adopted a plan in 2013 to silence guns on the continent by the year 2020.

# african-union - Saturday 13 January, 2018

African Union demands apology from Donald Trump for 'racist' slur
# Outrage And Shock
# Outrage And Shock

African Union demands apology from Donald Trump for 'racist' slur

Jan 13th 2018, 10:21 AM 20,921 Views 152 Comments

The US President has denied making the comment, though he admits that his language had been “tough”.

# african-union - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Evidence of mass graves, forced cannibalism and rape in South Sudan conflict
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Evidence of mass graves, forced cannibalism and rape in South Sudan conflict

Oct 29th 2015, 6:04 AM 17,527 Views 29 Comments

The African Union has accused South Sudanese forces of extreme violence since the country’s civil war began nearly two years ago.

# african-union - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Warning of retaliation after Somalian rebel leader is killed in US air strike
# Horn Of Africa
# Horn Of Africa

Warning of retaliation after Somalian rebel leader is killed in US air strike

Sep 6th 2014, 11:55 AM 7,873 Views 29 Comments

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said the death was “a chance for members of Al-Shebab to embrace peace.”

# african-union - Monday 22 October, 2012

Benin: Three arrested for 'attempting to poison the president'
# Poison Plot
# Poison Plot

Benin: Three arrested for 'attempting to poison the president'

Oct 22nd 2012, 8:23 PM 6,191 Views 3 Comments

The three people include a former minister, the president’s personal doctor, and the president’s niece.

# african-union - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Shebab Islamists abandon last stronghold in Somalia
# Somalia
# Somalia

Shebab Islamists abandon last stronghold in Somalia

Sep 29th 2012, 3:03 PM 3,476 Views 8 Comments

Kismayu has been a vital lifeline for the Shebab in their five year revolt against African Union and Somali government troops.

# african-union - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

UN peacekeepers missing in Darfur
# Darfur
# Darfur

UN peacekeepers missing in Darfur

Aug 21st 2012, 5:31 PM 2,628 Views 0 Comments

Two Jordanian officers were buying supplies at a market when they disappeared yesterday.

# african-union - Friday 20 April, 2012

EU backs plans to end Joseph Kony's "campaign of terror"
# Kony 2012
# Kony 2012

EU backs plans to end Joseph Kony's "campaign of terror"

Apr 20th 2012, 9:44 PM 4,609 Views 12 Comments

Catherine Ashton declares the EU’s support for a Joint Operations Centre to combat the Lord’s Resistance Army.

# african-union - Friday 23 March, 2012

Tánaiste is 'greatly concerned' that Joseph Kony remains at large
# Kony 2012
# Kony 2012

Tánaiste is 'greatly concerned' that Joseph Kony remains at large

Mar 23rd 2012, 7:14 PM 6,156 Views 41 Comments

The African Union has said it will step up the hunt for the Ugandan rebel leader and his men.

# african-union - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Somali militants ban 16 aid groups and UN agencies
# Somalia
# Somalia

Somali militants ban 16 aid groups and UN agencies

Nov 29th 2011, 8:48 AM 1,204 Views 11 Comments

The Islamist group has banned Concern, UNICEF, the World Health Organization and UNHCR – amongst others – from operating in the country, where 250,000 people face the immediate risk of starvation.

# african-union - Friday 21 October, 2011

# african-union - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Libyan rebels round up black Africans
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan rebels round up black Africans

Sep 1st 2011, 7:13 PM 690 Views 14 Comments

The African Union and Amnesty International have protested the treatment of black Africans inside Libya – following thousands bring rounded up and put in makeshift prisons on suspicion of being mercenaries.

# african-union - Friday 26 August, 2011

Gaddafi's last stand? NATO attacks suspected bunker in hometown
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's last stand? NATO attacks suspected bunker in hometown

Aug 26th 2011, 8:15 PM 377 Views 15 Comments

Tripoli celebrates – though clashes continue – while NATO forces pound what is believed to be Muammar Gaddafi’s last hideout.

# african-union - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Somali children reportedly recruited by extremists
# Somalia
# Somalia

Somali children reportedly recruited by extremists

Aug 11th 2011, 4:19 PM 362 Views 1 Comment

The United Nations has warned that children are being targeted for recruitment by the Somali militant group who are working to overthrow the country’s unstable government.

# african-union - Sunday 3 July, 2011

# african-union - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Food and medicine is running out in Libya as attempts at a cease fire fail
# Libya
# Libya

Food and medicine is running out in Libya as attempts at a cease fire fail

May 31st 2011, 12:44 PM 270 Views 0 Comments

Rebels in Libya reject the terms of a peace deal as they do not include removing Gaddafi from power. Meanwhile the UN says the food and medicine situation in the country will be critical within weeks.

# african-union - Monday 30 May, 2011

Libyan officers defect from Gaddafi's forces as Zuma arrives in Tripoli for talks
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan officers defect from Gaddafi's forces as Zuma arrives in Tripoli for talks

May 30th 2011, 8:57 PM 216 Views 0 Comments

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Libya for mediation talks as reports emerge eight senior officers have left Gaddafi’s army, with one accusing his troops of genocide.

# african-union - Monday 11 April, 2011

Libyan rebels reject ceasefire proposals
Live Apr 11th 2011, 9:30 PM

Libyan rebels reject ceasefire proposals

The 9 at 9: Monday
Live Apr 11th 2011, 8:28 AM

The 9 at 9: Monday

Gaddafi 'accepts African Union peace plan' for Libya
Live Apr 11th 2011, 7:13 AM

Gaddafi 'accepts African Union peace plan' for Libya

# african-union - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

"Grave abuses" committed in Ivory Coast conflict: report
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

"Grave abuses" committed in Ivory Coast conflict: report

Mar 16th 2011, 3:36 PM 590 Views 0 Comments

Ivorian refugees have been pouring into neighbouring Liberia to escape violence.

# african-union - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Rebels take over 30-mile border stretch as Ivory Coast violence continues
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Rebels take over 30-mile border stretch as Ivory Coast violence continues

Mar 8th 2011, 4:12 PM 638 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, women take to the streets of Abidjan to protests against violence which killed at least seven unarmed woman last week.

# african-union - Friday 4 March, 2011

More than 50 peacekeepers killed in Somalia fighting
# Somalia
# Somalia

More than 50 peacekeepers killed in Somalia fighting

Mar 4th 2011, 3:55 PM 572 Views 0 Comments

African Union peacekeepers have been fighting insurgents linked to Al-Qaeda in the war torn African country.