• Sudan’s generals, pro-democracy group ink deal to end crisis
    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.
  • West African leaders agree to create regional peacekeeping force
    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.
  • World should spend on climate not war: Lula
    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.
  • Raeisi urges removal of ‘corruption bottlenecks’
    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.
  • At least 100 killed in Somalia car bombings
    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.
  • Thousands march in Khartoum on first anniversary of Sudan coup
    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.
  • Tribal clashes kill 170 in Sudan’s south
    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.
  • Ethiopian Army claims capture of towns from Tigray rebels
    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.
  • Burkina coup leader urges end to violence on French targets
    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.
  • African Union condemns Burkina Faso coup
    The African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat Saturday condemned the "unconstitutional change of government" in Burkina Faso after military officers ousted junta leader Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba.
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