The new president is a dual citizen. Of the 275 members of the Somali parliament, 22 are Somali-Americans and 29 are British Somalis. The prime minister is a dual Somali-Norwegian citizen.
One of the many things that the 1994 genocide can teach us is how easily fear can be fostered, how effectively divisions can be constructed and manipulated, how quickly ties that we take for granted can unravel.
Egypt is one of the major contributors to the African Union budget – to the tune of 15%, up from 12%.
The job will almost undoubtedly become even more demanding in 2017, with the usual logjams to be expected at the Security Council and crises mushrooming from South Sudan to Syria
The departure of Kenya’s Ondieki’s departure will not solve the wider deficiencies and challenges hobbling UN peacekeeping in South Sudan. He inherited many of those shortcomings
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