AFP – West African leaders agreed on Sunday to create a regional peacekeeping force to intervene in member states to help restore security and constitutional order in a region that has witnessed several coups in the past two years.
West African leaders agree to create regional peacekeeping force
AP – Sudan’s coup leaders and the main pro-democracy group signed a deal Monday to establish a civilian-led transitional government following the military takeover last year. But key players refused to participate, and no deadline was set for the transition to begin.
Sudan’s generals, pro-democracy group ink deal to end crisis
REUTERS – The world has been ignoring warnings about climate change while spending trillions of dollars on war, Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said in a speech at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt on Wednesday.
World should spend on climate not war: Lula
PRESIDENT.IR – Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi on Monday called on the country’s Public Administration and Recruitment Organization and Ministry of Information and Communications Technology to identify the “bottlenecks of corruption” and remove them.
Raeisi urges removal of ‘corruption bottlenecks’
Somalia’s president said at least 100 people were killed in Saturday’s two car bombings at a busy junction in the capital and the toll could rise in the country’s deadliest attack since a truck bombing at the same spot five years ago killed more than 500.
At least 100 killed in Somalia car bombings
Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Sudan’s capital of Khartoum on Tuesday, marking the first anniversary of a military coup that upended the nation’s short-lived transition to democracy.
Thousands march in Khartoum on first anniversary of Sudan coup
Tribal clashes in Sudan’s southern province of Blue Nile have killed at least 170 people over the past days, two Sudanese officials said Thursday, the latest in inter-communal violence across the country’s neglected south.
Tribal clashes kill 170 in Sudan’s south
Ethiopia's national army captured three towns in the northern region of Tigray, where it has been battling regional forces on and off for two years, the government said on Tuesday.
Ethiopian Army claims capture of towns from Tigray rebels
The African Union’s chief called for an “immediate, unconditional ceasefire” in the two-year-old conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region.
AU calls for ‘immediate ceasefire’ in Ethiopia’s Tigray region
Burkina Faso's new self-proclaimed putsch leader on Sunday called for an end to violence against French targets, after a series of attacks against buildings linked to the former colonial power.
Burkina coup leader urges end to violence on French targets

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