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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...
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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,...
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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...

Ghana & Hungary moves to Boost Water Management

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hon Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey (MP) on behalf of the Republic of Ghana has signed a Memorandum of...
Namibia hosts Pan-African women’s regional secretariat

Southern African women’s organisation begins two-day meeting

Female delegates from Southern African countries such as Malawi, Zimbabwe, Tanzania and Mozambique on Monday started a two-day secretariat meeting in Windhoek, Namibia. ...
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Ethiopia’s capital installs modern surveillance technology for security

The Ethiopian government on Monday disclosed the installation of modern surveillance technology apparatus across the capital Addis Ababa so as to tackle peace and...
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AU Diplomat Asks Regional Blocks to Advance More in Infrastructure

The African Union (AU) High Representative for Infrastructure, Raila Odinga, has urged regional economic blocs in Africa to strengthen efforts of infrastructure development, and...
African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat (L) shakes hands with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi before their meeting in Beijing on February 8, 2018.

Nation State vs Ethnicity: AU Chairman and African Leaders Congratulate China’s “Dark Side” of...

China is Making History with Moon Landing Senegalese President Macky Sall congratulated China for the success of its Chang’e-4 mission to deploy a lunar rover...
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AU hails meeting with China on infrastructure development as “successful”

The African Union (AU) on Friday hailed as "very successful" the meeting with Chinese officials toward the strengthening of mutual partnership in infrastructure development...
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AU welcomes UNSC draft resolution on financing of AU-led peace support operations

The African Union (AU) on Saturday welcomed a draft resolution of the UN Security Council (UNSC) on the financing of AU-led peace support operations....
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AU urges well-coordinated approach to support positive achievements in Horn of Africa

The African Union (AU) has urged well-coordinated and inclusivity approach on how best regional and international actors could support the ongoing peace and normalization...
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ECA urges African countries to sign ambitious continental free movement protocol

UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Executive Secretary Vera Songwe has urged African countries to sign the protocol of the African Union (AU) on...

AFRIMA to present 2-year report in Algeria

The All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, will present a two-year report of activities of the foremost awards event on the continent during the 3rd...
Former Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan

Immortalize Kofi Annan: To inspire unborn generations- GIGS

Ghana Institute of Governance and Security (GIGS) has underscored the need for all global organisations to immortalize late former United Nations Secretary General Kofi...

Ghana To Host 5TH AFRIMA

The African Union Commission, AUC has announced the Republic of Ghana as the Official Host Country for the 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA,...
Zimbabwe MDC-A instigated violence on August 1, 2018 in Harare

Viewpoint: Zimbabwe Incumbent President, ZANU-PF Re-elected in Historic Poll

Opposition forces reject outcome seeking to continue western sanctions and attempted isolation National harmonized parliamentary and presidential elections in the Southern African state of Zimbabwe...
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Kenya’s SGR train to hasten Africa’s rise as major power

The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) passenger train service whose first anniversary was celebrated on May 31 will be instrumental in propelling Africa's rise as...
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Rwanda becomes third AU member state to ratify African CFTA

Rwanda has become the third African country to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), according to an African Union (AU) statement on...
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Pan African court to celebrate Africa Day in Tanzania

The African Union (AU) organs and its institutions based in Arusha will on Friday host a roundtable discussion and cultural shows in line with...
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African Union arts festival kicks off in Ghana

Arts lovers were given a special treat at the maiden edition of the African Union (AU) Arts Festival which kicked off in Ghana's capital,...