Security crises in five countries and pressing economic problems confront the new Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Although she has three months to wind up in South Africa, where she is Home Affairs Minister, before moving to the AU in Addis Ababa, her transition programme is already under way.
Mauritius: Investigation Exposes Arms Trafficking Network in Mauritius
United Nations â€” An investigation by the Conflict Awareness Project has exposed an active arms trading network of associates of former trafficker Viktor Bout that involves companies from the United States, South Africa and the United Kingdom, among other countries.
After Badmouthing Govt in far-away Equatorial Guinea -Party to decide on his fate. National Democratic Congress (NDC) founder, Jerry John Rawlings risks being stripped of his title and expelled from the party following his recent disparaging remarks calculated at destroying the government and countryâ€™s international goodwill and image as an emerging democracy, in far-away Equatorial Guinea.