The complexity of the war in Somalia

May 26, 2009 at 3:37 pm | Posted in Africa | Leave a comment
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African Union peacekeepers based in Mogadishu have an acronym for the guerrilla war in Somalia, VUCA, meaning volatile, unpredictable, complex, and ambiguous. Continue Reading The complexity of the war in Somalia…

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African Union Declares Decade on Youth Development in Africa

February 24, 2009 at 10:42 am | Posted in Africa | Leave a comment
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The Assembly of Heads of State and government of the African Union has declared the years 2009-2019 as the decade of youth development in Africa. The decade was declared during the last Executive Council held in January 2009 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia within the context of the outcomes and prospects related to the Year of African Youth 2008 and to facilitate the implementation of the African Youth Charter after its ratification. Continue Reading African Union Declares Decade on Youth Development in Africa…

Zimbabwe: The African Union expressed satisfaction

February 13, 2009 at 10:02 am | Posted in Africa | Leave a comment
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“For me personally and the African Union Commission as a whole, today is an extremely important and historic day, not only for the people of Zimbabwe but for the whole of our continent” said Chairperson Jean Ping in his address, yesterday Wednesday 11 February 2009, in Harare, Zimbabwe, at the swearing in ceremony of the new Head of Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Prime Minister Morgan Tsangirai, in the presence of President Robert Mugabe. Continue Reading Zimbabwe: The African Union expressed satisfaction…

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