Representatives of the African Union met in the city of Brazzaville to discuss the Libyan crisis with the goal of discussing if the Union can help bring peace to the country and to ensure that African voices and interests can be heard.
African Union leaders are expected to attend a summit in the Congo on Thursday to discuss the Libyan conflict. This meeting comes almost two weeks after world powers met in Berlin to end foreign meddling in Libya.
A divided UN Security Council failed to condemn deadly attack on a migrant detention centre in Tripoli that killed 44 people. UN Special Envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame said that the attack could constitute a "war crime".
The Armed Forces of Algeria are pushing for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down amidst continued protests. However, the ruling FLN has, so far, been unable to find a replacement that satisfies all sides.
In response to the Tunisian Governments plans to freeze public wages as part of the measures it is undertaking to control the budget deficit, the Tunisian General Labor Union (UGTT) has threatened to call for a general strike.
By joining the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Tunisia is trying to ship goods and services to the rest of Africa. The country, whose total exports stand at $14 billion, is attempting to export $4 billion by the end of 2020 to Africa alone.