Conflict Prevention As Pragmatic Response to a Twofold Crisis – Liberal Interventionism and Burundi

[Chatham House] Contemporary conflict prevention depends on information gathering and knowledge production about developments within the borders of a state, whose internal affairs have been deemed precarious by external actors. The international commun…

[Chatham House] Contemporary conflict prevention depends on information gathering and knowledge production about developments within the borders of a state, whose internal affairs have been deemed precarious by external actors. The international community, especially the United Nations (UN), calls this early warning and early action. However, for governments whose affairs are considered in need of monitoring, preventive endeavours--and the knowledge production they entail-- can be seen as 'early aggression'. In this artic

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Somali Forces Clash With Al Shabaab in Mogadishu, 1 Dead

[Shabelle] At least one soldier was killed and several were wounded in Mogadishu after Somali security forces clashed with Al Shabaab militants on Monday, Police and witnesses said. The clash came following an attack against Somali Intelligence officer…

[Shabelle] At least one soldier was killed and several were wounded in Mogadishu after Somali security forces clashed with Al Shabaab militants on Monday, Police and witnesses said. The clash came following an attack against Somali Intelligence officers on a security patrol in a remote area in Kahda district which left one soldier dead and several wounded.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Tinubu and the Sisyphean Task

[Guardian] Sisyphus, a king of Corinth and ancestor of Bellerophone, is, according to classical mythology, condemned to roll a huge stone though it always rolls down again.

[Guardian] Sisyphus, a king of Corinth and ancestor of Bellerophone, is, according to classical mythology, condemned to roll a huge stone though it always rolls down again.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Investors Stake N39 Billion in Equities in Five Trading Days

[Guardian] Heavy transactions in the shares of some companies, especially Access Bank, and Capital Oil last week, lifted the volume of shares traded, as a turnover of 3.079 billion shares worth N39.990billion were recorded in 23,086 deals by investors …

[Guardian] Heavy transactions in the shares of some companies, especially Access Bank, and Capital Oil last week, lifted the volume of shares traded, as a turnover of 3.079 billion shares worth N39.990billion were recorded in 23,086 deals by investors on the floor of the Exchange.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Swimming Contests Renew SA, Zimbabwe Rivalry

[CAJ News] ZIMBABWE’S junior ladies have gotten the better of their South African rivals at the just-concluded African Swimming Confederation (CANA) Zone IV Junior Water Polo Championships.

[CAJ News] ZIMBABWE'S junior ladies have gotten the better of their South African rivals at the just-concluded African Swimming Confederation (CANA) Zone IV Junior Water Polo Championships.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe