Sudan: ‘No Military Solution’ to Ongoing Darfur Crisis, UN Peacekeeping Chief Tells Security Council

[UN News]With inter-communal clashes in Darfur having sparked recent deadly violence and security restrictions hindering the efforts of peacekeepers, the United Nations peacekeeping chief today urged the international community to press the belligerent parties to reach a political settlement.

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Zimbabwe: Legal Expert Says Not Necessary to Extend Life of Parliament

[SW Radio]A legal expert has said there are three main pieces of legislation that require amendments before the forthcoming election, but that it’s not necessary to amend the constitution to extend the life of parliament, as suggested in the media.

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East Africa: Kenya Tops Tanzania in Agoa Trade

[EA Business]Dare S Salaam, Tanzania -Tanzania’s performance in regards to exporting goods under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) has not been satisfactory as compared to countries like Kenya, the government announced last week. However in recent years, the trend has improved

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Tunisia: Coordination and Constitution Drafting Commission, Experts Meet to Refine Draft Constitution

[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -The Joint Coordination and Constitution Drafting Commission and the Committee of Experts started on Monday in the Constitutional Council in Bardo, their meetings designed to refine the legal and linguistic wording of the draft constitution.

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