Day: August 18, 2022

United States Strips Funding From South Sudan Peace Observers

On Friday, July 15th, the U.S. government announced that further funding for CTSAMM and R-JMEC, two peace monitoring bodies in South Sudan, will be ceased. Citing a lack of engagement of the Sudanese government with the peace process and political stagnation as reasons for the withdrawal of funding, Spokesperson of

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Biden’s First Visit In The Middle East: A New Era Of US Influence?

On Wednesday, 13th of July, US President Joe Biden landed at Ben Gurion International Airport, in Israel, where he started his first presidential visit to the Middle East. Biden’s decision to embark on this trip has been coldly welcomed by both US politicians and the general public, and the President

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22 Killed By Armed Men In North Burkina Faso Attack

​Armed assailants killed at least 22 civilians in northwest Burkina Faso last week. This is the latest deadly attack in a region struggling with long-term militant activity. The attackers raided a rural commune in the province of Kossi, which is approximately 55 kilometers from the country’s border with Mali. According

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