Kenya has briefed the PSC on its plans to either close or relocate Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp. Kenya argues that Dadaab is a hotbed of al-Shabaab activity.
The PSC recently returned from a field mission to Darfur, where violence continues despite the presence of UN and AU peacekeepers.
Both parties to the South Sudanese conflict were left out of the discussions during US President Barack Obama’s visit to Ethiopia.
Analysts say the AU has made huge progress in improving its early warning system.
AMISOM’s new Operation Juba Corridor in Somalia has received a lot of media attention. It does, however, raise a number of questions about AMISOM’s tactics and its reliance on neighbouring countries.