Tag Security

Interview with Federica Mogherini: No conditionality, but partnership on Migration with Africa

Brussels – The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, has granted an exclusive interview to and partner African media outlets. After her recent visit to the Sahel, she explains how, in her view, terrorism, security, migration, investment and sustainable development are interconnected in the region. She talks about the latest initiatives to help the sub-region combat all forms of religious hatred and address migration and development challenges, under the Sahel G5-EU cooperation partnership, and offers an in-depth analysis of the situation in Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Niger and neighbouring countries.

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The UN had to go, but is Liberia ready to keep its own peace?

With thousands of UN peacekeepers leaving Liberia after 13 years, the country could be facing the most important transition in its history.

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A new tryst with Africa

India’s expanding naval and commercial strategy needs to be aligned with the east coast of Africa if it is to succeed as a shaper of stability and peace in the Indian Ocean region.

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Kofi Annan to African leaders: Leave when your time is up

Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan has urged African leaders to leave when their mandated time is up and to avoid excluding opposing voices if elections are to cease contributing to conflicts on the continent.

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Israel on a charm offensive to African countries

In what would have been a highly unlikely initiative 20 years ago, a group of 10 African ambassadors to the US, recently attended a presentation in Washington by an Israeli counter-terrorism expert.

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Time to put civil society in the spotlight: Peace and security in Africa

Peace and security in Africa should not be seen as an exclusive domain of African Union (AU) institutions only. African citizens are those directly affected by violent conflict and instability, writes Tarila M. Ebiede and Sophie Desmidt from ECDPM in this commentary for Addis Fortune and

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