Nov 10, 2014

Africa sets up $28 million Ebola crisis fund

The African Union, African Development Bank and regional business leaders have set up a crisis fund to help areas hit by the Ebola outbreak, the AU said in a statement. The organization said a landmark pledging meeting held in the Ethiopian capital on Saturday ...

| May 30, 2013

Can Africa's emergency force deliver?

by Boris Bachorz

Aware that they have failed to get a full-fledged peacekeeping force up and running, African leaders now plan a rapid-deployment emergency force, but analysts question whether it can deliver. The African Union’s African Standby Brigade, meant to intervene swiftly in regional crises, has made ...