To prevent attacks, local grievances and not just links to foreign extremist groups must be attended to.\n\n
The use of force hasn't worked, and negotiation is one of several non-military options for preventing terrorism.
Under el-Sisi, who now chairs the AU, Egypt is becoming a player in regional conflicts like Sudan and Libya.
The AfCFTA won't start with a bang but could boost economic growth more than any other factor.
Last week's agreement serves the short-term interests of Ramaphosa and Thabane, but can it save Lesotho?
After struggling to achieve results, the African Union is taking a different approach to post-conflict reconstruction in The Gambia.