The election of 10 new PSC members shows that consultation within regions prevailed over competition between member states.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame is still struggling to convince all member states to agree to AU reforms.
Plans to make Nepad a development agency are pitting the old guard against the reformers.
The recent calls for sanctions against South Sudan could fall on deaf ears if the region and the UN Security Council remain divided.
After several postponements, the inter-Togolese political dialogue nally started this month in the Togolese capital Lomé.
The UN’s representative in the Central African Republic says the root cause of much of the violence in the country is the absence of state authority.