Silencing the Guns by 2020

While insecurity threatens Africa’s development and diplomatic advancement in many regions across the continent including the Sahel, Central Africa and the Horn – the African Union’s Commissioner for Peace and Security, Smail Chergui, believes there are still reasons to be cheerful.

The Central African Republic (CAR) and South Sudan are good examples with both countries signing new peace agreements. Certainly the agreements are shaky with a shared history of broken accords, but conciliatory dialogue between warring parties in both countries suggests ground is being made.The CAR signed its agreement early this month after two weeks of negotiations in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum.Read More


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