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    04-May-2018 to 11:03

    Sierra Leone: Press zooms on parliamentary screening of Cabinet nominees

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Friday editions of papers in Sierra Leone focus on parliamentary screening of presidential nominees for ministerial positions.

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    15-Apr-2018 to 17:37

    US: Beacon of hope turned nightmare for Gambian immigrants

    APA-New York (United States) — A country once widely celebrated as a living beacon of hope for immigrants and refugees fleeing persecution from other parts of the world is fast shedding that reputation for a less affirmative one at least to undocumented migrants.

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    10-Apr-2018 to 10:30

    PSC Interview: Toward a collective ownership of the PSC

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — This month (April 2018), 10 new members will join the Peace and Security Council (PSC). Morocco, which returned to the African Union (AU) in January 2017, will start its first two-year tenure on the council.

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    27-Mar-2018 to 11:16

    The PSC and the terrorist threat: beyond meetings

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Peace and Security Council (PSC) has held several summits to formulate a collective response to the threat of terrorism in Africa. African Union (AU) member states have also adopted various conventions and protocols to combat terrorism.

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    20-Mar-2018 to 14:00

    The Saudis take on Radical Islam: Crown Prince charts course toward moderation B...

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The year 1979 was a watershed for the Middle East. Iranian revolutionaries overthrew the shah, the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan, and Sunni Islamic extremists tried to take over the Grand Mosque of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, Islam’s holiest shrine. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hadn’t been born, but he is fighting the ghosts of 1979 as he dramatically reforms the kingdom.

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    16-Mar-2018 to 10:50

    Why the African Union needs a stable Ethiopia - By Liesl Louw-Vaudran

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — African Union (AU) Commission chief Moussa Faki Mahamat has offered his services to the government of Ethiopia amid political upheaval in the country.

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    28-Feb-2018 to 11:52

    Morocco prepares to make its mark on security in Africa By Liesl Louw-Vaudran

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — In the entrance hall of the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis Ababa, a huge portrait of King Mohammed VI of Morocco was strategically placed to greet delegates attending the AU summit in January.

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