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Africa update - March 31, 2016
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Africa, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Libya, Nigeria, Uganda, USA
  • March 31 2016

On March 28th, Libya’s United Nations (U.N.)-backed unity government accused authorities in Tripoli of closing down the capital’s airspace to prevent


Africa update - March 24, 2016
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Sudan, Tanzania, USA, Africa, Benin, Burundi, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo, Libya
  • March 24 2016

On March 20th, the Republic of Congo (ROC) held voting in a presidential election that was predicted to see President Denis Sassou Nguesso extend


Africa update - March 17, 2016
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Africa, Benin, Burundi, Libya, Nigeria, Tunisia, Uganda, USA
  • March 17 2016

On March 13th, Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) gunmen armed with assault rifles stormed the beach hotels in Grand-Bassam


Africa update - March 10, 2016
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Africa, Benin, Libya, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, Tunisia, USA
  • March 10 2016

On March 5th, the U.S. military, in self-defense and in defense of African Union (AU) Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) partners, conducted an airstrike


Africa update - March 3, 2016
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Africa, Burundi, Libya, Nigeria, South Sudan, Uganda, USA
  • March 3 2016

On February 25th, Human Rights Watch (HRW) unveiled a new report documenting a wide range of human rights abuses, including killings, torture


Africa update - February 25, 2016
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Africa, Burundi, Central African Republic, Libya, Niger, South Sudan, Uganda, USA
  • February 25 2016

On February 22nd, three people were killed in gun and grenade attacks in Burundi, just hours before the planned arrival of United Nations (U.N


Africa update - February 18, 2016
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Africa, Burundi, Libya, Nigeria, South Sudan, Uganda
  • February 18 2016

On February 12th, the United Nations (U.N.) Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) (MINUSCA


Africa update - February 11, 2016
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Africa, Burundi, Libya, Nigeria, USA
  • February 11 2016

On February 5th, newly elected African Union (AU) Assembly Chairman and President of Chad Idriss Deby appointed a high-level delegation of five


Africa update - February 4, 2016
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Africa, Burundi, Libya, Nigeria
  • February 4 2016

On January 29th, Burundian authorities released a British and a French journalist who were arrested during a sweep for rebels in flashpoint districts


Africa update - January 28, 2016
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Africa, Burundi, Kenya, Libya, Nigeria, South Sudan
  • January 28 2016

On January 22nd, during a visit to Bujumbura, the United Nations (U.N.) Security Council met with Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza to advocate