All posts by: Aaron Brooks

24 December 15

Sudan Backs Burundi in Dispute Against African Union Peacekeeper Plans

Sudan appears to have backed Burundi in its dispute against African Union (AU) plans to send peacekeeper troops into the troubled nation.

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21 December 15

Burundi Rejects African Union’s Peacekeeper Offer

Burundi’s government has rejected an offer from the African Union (AU) to send peacekeepers into the troubled nation, warning they would be seen as “an invasion force”. The representative body of 54 African nations collectively offered to send 5,000 troops
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21 December 15

S. Sudan Opposition Groups Say Most Sudanese Object to 28 States

An alliance of 18 opposition parties in South Sudan claims a majority of the people object to the president’s directive to create a 28 state system within the country.

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21 December 15

Rwanda Says Yes to Paul Kagame Third Term

Rwandans have voted by an overwhelming majority to give Paul Kagame the right to run for a third term as president.

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20 December 15

Burundi: Trial Begins for 28 Accused Over Attempted Coup Against President Nkurunziza

The trial of 28 people accused of orchestrating May’s failed coup attempt against Burundi’s President Nkurunziza has begun.

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20 December 15

South Sudan War Enters Second Year Despite Peace Deal

As South Sudan’s civil war enters its second year, conflict continues to rage – despite a peace deal that was supposed to put an end to conflict in the young country.

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16 December 15

Burundi: 87 People Killed as Violence Reaches New Heights

At least 87 people have been killed in Burundi following rebel attacks on three army bases.

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16 December 15

Central Somalia Clash Kills 10, Injures 25 Others

At least 10 people have been killed and more than 25 others injured after two armed militias engaged in battle in central Somalia on Sunday.

16 December 15

Fresh Protests in Ethiopia Kill At Least Five, Many More According to Opposition Members

The Ethiopian government has confirmed at least five people were killed in fresh protests outside the capital, although opposition members claim many more have died.

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16 December 15

17 Killed in Latest South Durfar Tribal Clashes

Seventeen people have been killed and 30 more injured in the latest outbreak of tribal clashes in South Darfur.

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