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In this issue we call again for the use of smart intervention from the international community to prevent further bloodshed in Libya. There is a chance that the west, along with the rest of the international community, can play a…

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Ivory Coast: Remove Gbagbo by all necessary means – ICG

Ivory Coast: Remove Gbagbo by all necessary means – ICG

The International Crisis Group (ICG) has expressed concern over the ever deteriorating situation in Ivory Coast. They have called on ECOWAS to ensure Gbagbo’s removal from power by all necessary means before it is too late and the situation descends…

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Climate talks: storm clouds ahead

Climate talks: storm clouds ahead

When thousands of ministers, scientists and activists descended on the Mexican resort town of Cancún for another gruelling round of talks on climate change last December, there was little of the debate about the science of global warming that marked…

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What Africa needs from its leaders

What Africa needs from its leaders

Given the failure of the African Union to act robustly in Cote d’Ivoire and Libya, can ordinary Africans put their hopes in the pan-African body, wonders Phidelia Amey Recent decisions and postures by the African Union have started to make…

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Somalia: Rebels kill two peackeepers

Somalia: Rebels kill two peackeepers

Two Ugandan soldiers serving in the African Union’s peacekeeping force in Somalia (AMISOM) died in fighting with rebels for control of north Mogadishu last week, an AMISOM spokesman said Saturday 5th June. At least 11 people died when the al…

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