AU Summit: Money for Mali, but Diplomatic Delays on DRC and Sudans

The African Union building in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photograph by Jason Patinkin.
The African Union building in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photograph by Jason Patinkin.

 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: The African Union (AU) has raised over $450 million in pledges from the international community for an African-led force to fight against militants in northern Mali. The donations were the major outcome of a week-long African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, which saw no similar advances regarding ongoing conflicts in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and between Sudan and South Sudan.  Read more…

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