Statement of the Spokesperson on the attacks in Nigeria

Nigeria is once again the target of terrorist violence.The attack near the North-Eastern town of Maiduguri in Nigeria has left more than fifty people killed. Our thoughts and condolences are with the families and friends of those affected.Tomorrow at …

President Mahama in Addis for AU Meeting

President John Dramani Mahama is in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union. The leaders are meeting on the theme, “2016: African Year of Human Rights with a particular…

Burundi – nobody to the rescue?

NAIROBI, It’s almost a given that African leaders meeting this weekend in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, will not override Burundi’s objections and endorse the deployment of a 5,000-strong intervention force to help end the violence in the troubled country.The…