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Attacks on Malian Army Condemned by AU Chief

Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, on Monday condemned the recent terrorist attack against a military base of the Malian...
World At Night

Viewpoint: The Urgent Need for a New Paradigm in Africa

Re-posted from africanagenda.net Below are excerpts from a useful presentation that provides an overview on crucial areas of development in Africa. It echoes many ...
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AU mourns loss of friends, colleagues, loved ones killed in ET 302 crash

The African Union (AU) has said the pan-African organization has lost friends, colleagues, and loved ones in the crash Sunday of Ethiopian Airlines ET...
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Joint AU-UN team in Somalia to assess AMISOM’s transition plan

A joint team from the United Nations and the African Union (AU) is in Somalia to review progress made in implementing the transition plan...
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AU tasks Africa to handle growing online sexual exploitation of children

The African Union (AU) on Wednesday urged African countries to combat greater risk of online sexual exploitation on children. The AU made the "urgent...
Sao Tome

Guinea-Bissau: Former PM Named Head of AU Election Mission

The African Union (AU) on Monday announced that former Prime Minister of Sao Tome and Principe, Joaquim Rafael Branco, will lead the AU's election...
Presidents John Kennedy and Kwame Nkrumah, Washington DC, March 1963

President Trump’s Non-African Strategy: Published in AU’s “Invest in Africa” magazine

Below is my article on President Trump’s Non-African Strategy, January 1, 2019, that was published (abridged) in the African Union magazine: “Invest in Africa“-2019...
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AU Caution Parties in Nigeria Against Post-Election Violence

The African Union (AU) Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) to Nigeria's election on Monday urged all political parties and candidates in Nigeria to uphold the...
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AU to keep a close eye on Nigerian and Senegal polls

The African Union (AU) said on Thursday that its election observers would provide an accurate and impartial reporting and assessment of the quality of...
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AU and UN laments over worsening security situation in Central Mali

The United Nations - African Union (AU) Joint Task Force on Peace and Security has expressed its concern regarding the deteriorating security situation in...
BIOTECHNOLOGY

AU Says Sci-Technology is Key to Changing Africa

African Union (AU) Commission Deputy Chairperson Kwesi Quartey on Tuesday called for concerted efforts in harnessing science and technology to transform societies in Africa. Quartey...
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza

Burundi Rejects AU’s Stand on Withdrawing Peacekeepers from Somalia

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza on Tuesday disapproved the decision of the African Union (AU) to withdraw 1,000 Burundian peacekeepers from Somalia. The AU Peace...
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AU emphasizes need to analyze migration within context of Africa’s social protection systems

The African Union (AU) on Tuesday underscored the need to analyze the impact of migration in the countries of origin within the context of...
Education Summit

AU Organises Higher Education Conference in the U.S

The CULTIVA International Education Solutions, in collaboration with the African Union (AU), will hold the first African Union Higher Education Summit in the United...
ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 11, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Participants pose for a group photo during the opening of the 32nd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 10, 2019. The two-day session kicked off here on Sunday under the theme "Refugees, Returnees, and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa." (Xinhua/Micharl Tewelde)

AU Official Commends China and pledges to establish deep cooperation

As African leaders concluded their two-day gathering as part of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU), officials have...
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As AU’s New Leader Egypt Plans on Establishing Its Authority as Chairman

As Egypt takes over the chairmanship of the African Union (AU), the north African country will be keen to restore its erstwhile role as...
A view of the 26th AU summit is seen in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, on Jan. 30, 2016. The 26th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) heads of states and governments kicks off on Saturday at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

China and Africa Agree to Boost Cooperation in the area of peace and security

China and African Union (AU) member countries have reiterated their joint commitment to strengthening cooperation in peace and security through the successful implementation of...
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AU Official Praises Cordial Peace and Security Relationship with China

African Union (AU) Peace and Security Commissioner Smail Chergui on Monday hailed the solid peace and security cooperation with China. Speaking to Xinhua, Chergui said...
ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 11, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Participants pose for a group photo during the opening of the 32nd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 10, 2019. The two-day session kicked off here on Sunday under the theme "Refugees, Returnees, and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa." (Xinhua/Micharl Tewelde)

AU Summit Ends with a Vow to Prioritise African People Welfare

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Monday wrapped up the 32nd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government at the AU headquarters...
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AU’s Financial Independence picks up speed as Africa aspires autonomy

The African Union's financial independence is gaining momentum as the African continent aspires autonomy from reliance on outside sources. Advancing institutional reforms and financial...
Antonio Guterres

Africa, Motivation to Global Efforts Against Forced Displacement

The world has drawn constant inspiration from Africa's leadership and vision towards finding lasting solutions to forced displacement, the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres,...
Migration by boat

African Leaders Find Solutions to Migration Crisis

African leaders, under the umbrella of the African Union (AU), have embarked on finding lasting solutions to Africa's migration and refugee crisis. African leaders, who...
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Africa Must Never Give Way to Slavery Ever Again – Akufo-Addo

Africans should never again permit themselves to be subjected to the dehumanising conditions under which slavery was carried out, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo...
President Akufo-Addo interacting with President Paul Kagame

AU will be launching the continental free trade zone this July

The African Union (AU) Commissioner for Trade and Industry Albert Muchanga on Sunday said he expected the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to...

AU hails Executive Director of UNAIDS for his outstanding achievements in tackling ...

The African Union has passed a motion of support for the Executive Director of UNAIDS Michel Sidibé recognizing that the invaluable...

Why President Sisi’s AU Chairmanship is a mockery of democracy in Africa

Egypt's President, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has been elected chairman of the African Union at the continental body's summit in Ethiopia. African Union chairmanship is...
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Brazil Has Africa’s Interest At Heart – Prof. João Bosco Monte

“Africa is going to be the one leading the path for development in the next years and Brazil can not lose sight of the...
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AU prepares to Unveil 2nd Edition of African Human Rights Yearbook

The second edition of the African Human Rights Yearbook will be launched on February 9, 2019 at the African Union (AU) Headquarters in Addis...
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Six more ratifications for AfCFTA to enter into force – Albert Muchanga

Six more AU member states are expected to deposit ratifications of the African Continental Free trade Area (AfCFTA) with the African Union (AU), a...
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Ghana and Hungary team Up to Increase Water Management

Ghana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hungary on cooperation in water management with a commitment towards establishing a framework for swift...