Libya: UN Mobilized to Support Thousands Uprooted By Tripoli Clashes, Renews Call for Humanitarian Truce

[UN News] Since fighting broke out on the edge of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, earlier this month, over 42,000 people have been displaced and thousands are believed trapped in the city’s southern outskirts. As UN humanitarian teams work around the clock to provide life-saving assistance, human rights chief Michelle Bachelet stressed on Tuesday the urgent need for an immediate ceasefire, and humanitarian corridor for civilians.

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South Sudan: Peacekeeping Dilemmas – What We Learned From Talking to People in Conflict Zones

[The Conversation Africa] With the recent overthrow of former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir, Khartoum’s ability to continue to guarantee the peace process in neighbouring South Sudan may be in question.

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Mozambique: The AU Urges Mozambique to Get Its Act Together

[ISS] Mozambique is under fire for not upholding democratic principles such as the separation of powers and for the continued political violence in the country. A new report by the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), an African Union (AU) organ, says the country is marked by ‘the prevalence of allegedly politically motivated intimidation, violence and killings’.

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Nigeria: How Govt’s Failures Fuel Farmers, Herders Conflict – Amnesty International

[Premium Times] The Nigerian authorities’ failure to investigate communal clashes and bring perpetrators to justice has fuelled a bloody escalation in the conflict between farmers and herders across the country, resulting in at least 3,641 deaths in the past three years and the displacement of thousands more, Amnesty International revealed today.

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