All posts by: Aaron Brooks

28 December 15

Rwanda President Dismisses Refugee Recruitment Claims

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has dismissed claims made by Refugee International (RI) that Burundi refugees are being recruited as rebel fighters at asylum camps in his country.

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28 December 15

Somalia Bans Christmas and New Year Celebrations

Somalia’s government has banned all Christmas and New Year celebrations in the predominantly Muslim country, insisting the Christian festivities could prompt Islamist attacks.

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24 December 15

South Sudan Peace Talks Begin in Juba

Highly anticipated peace talks between South Sudan’s government and the country’s leading opposition group have begun in the capital Juba.

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24 December 15

80 Killed in Ethiopia Protests During Last Four Weeks, Opposition Says

Government forces in Ethiopia have killed more than 80 people during protests in the last four weeks, according to an opposition party.

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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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