The PSC's roadmap to end war in Africa highlights a number of specific threats to peace, but overcoming these will be a mammoth task. Read more...
Small and middle-sized states fill the main positions in the new AU Commission that was elected at the 28th AU summit. Read more...
This month the PSC will discuss the role of women in civilian protection, preventing the recruitment of child soldiers and the drought affecting several African countries. Read more...
The Guinea-Bissau peacebuilding landscape is a crowded place. Here’s what the AU must get right. Read more...
Officials at the AU are calling for greater African solidarity - but unity should begin at home. Read more...
Reform is a hot topic at this week’s AU Summit, but recommendations to change the organisation have floundered before. Read more...
Despite some successes in 2016, terrorism remains a pressing security issue for the AU. Read more...
Although full-scale crisis seems to have been averted in the Gambia, many peace and security issues still need urgent discussion at the AU Summit. Read more...
The AU Commission chairperson steps down this month, leaving behind a mixed bag of failures and successes. Read more...