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African leaders grapple with failure to ‘silence the guns’

African leaders grapple with failure to ‘silence the guns’

Seven years ago, amid extravagant celebrations marking the African Union’s 50th anniversary, the continent’s heads of state declared they would “end all wars in Africa by 2020.” But as leaders travel to Addis Ababa this weekend for the latest summit of the 55-member bloc — organised under the theme “Silencing the Guns” — there is […]