How Rivalry Between Nigeria And South Africa Stalled AU Elections
RIVALRY between Nigeria and South Africa, and a deep diplomatic cleavage in
the African Union, may have led to the failure of the AU to elect a
substantive chairperson for the AU Commission after four...Read
Suspension of ANC's Youth Leader Upheld
Julius Malema received five-year suspension in November for causing
divisions within ANC, bringing it into disrepute
Growing Sudan, South Sudan Oil Impasse Has High Stakes
Drilling tubing is piled next to the drilling site
102 in the Unity oil field, South Sudan (2010 file photo).
African Union mediation to end an oil standoff between Sudan and South
Sudan is expected to resume this week. Analysts say the stakes are high for
the governments in Khartoum and Juba, both of which rely heavily on oil
revenue to maintain themselves.
Syria resolution fails
As international anger grows over reports of the Syrian regime's mass
carnage, a U.N. Security Council draft resolution condemning Syria failed
Saturday after Russia and China voted against it.
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Dozens killed at South Sudan peace meeting
Ongoing violence in South Sudan (CNN) -- At least 37 people were killed during a
shootout at a meeting to resolve cattle disputes in South Sudan, officials
said Saturday, the latest in a spate of violence in the world's newest