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Latest update : 2014-01-31

Africa's Peacekeeping Problem: Whose job is it to keep the peace?

As an African Union summit opens, leaders can rejoice at growth figures revised upwards for sub-Saharan Africa to more than 5.3%. Foreign investment in Africa is also shooting up. However, talks will be dominated by the new fires the continent has to put out - be it in neighbouring South Sudan, or in the Central African Republic, where former colonial power France is stepping in. So why have African peacekeepers not been able to restore order on their own?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Christopher Davis

By François PICARD

Our guests

Emmanuel DUPUY

President, Institute for Prospective and Security Studies in Europe

General (Rtd) Dominique TRINQUAND

Director for external relations, Groupe Marck

Rachad Ahmed Saleh FARAH

Ambassador of Djibouti to France

David GAKUNZI

President of Paris Global Forum

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