The UN Security Council has authorised increased military action by France and African troops to try to end near-anarchy in the Central African Republic. The council unanimously approved a French-sponsored ...
UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson urged the Security Council and the international community to take decisive action to support the African Union-led peace operation in the Central African Republic ...
Regional integration in Africa is still an active agenda item for African nations and pan-African institutions such as the African Union. Regional integration is motivated by the need for larger markets in order to grow trade and investment. Intra-regional trade ... FULL ARTICLE AT Eldis
Two French soldiers have been killed in the Central African Republic, the French presidency announced on Tuesday. French and African Union troops are leading a UN-backed military operation aimed at halting inter-religious violence in the country. FULL ARTICLE AT France 24
Two French soldiers have been killed in combat in the capital of the Central African Republic, President Francois Hollande's office announced today.
They are the first French casualties since he ordered a stepped-up military presence in the volatile former ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Irish Independent
XINHUABrazil expresses concern over CAR crisis
BRASILIA, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- Brazil expressed concern on Monday over the "deterioration of political and institutional framework in the Central African Republic (CAR)," where violence claimed hundreds of ... FULL ARTICLE AT New Europe News
JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 9 -- A total of 91 high-profile guests including heads of state and government and 10 former heads of state had confirmed by Monday noon that they would attend the national memorial service at FNB Stadium, Johannesburg, the South ... FULL ARTICLE AT Peoples Daily Online
The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other official languages) is an intergovernmental organisation consisting of 52 African states. Established on July 9, 2002, the AU was formed as a successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). The most important decisions of the AU are made by the Assembly of the African Union, a semi-annual meeting of the heads of state and... Full Article At Wikipedia.org