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Somalia, AU to intensify joint operations against Al-Shabaab terror group

Somalia and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are intensifying joint operations against the al-Shabab terror group, said Francisco Madeira, special representative of...
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AU, Japan vow to advance mutual cooperation

The African Union (AU) Commission and Japan have acknowledged the importance of advancing mutual cooperation across various common areas of interest, the AU said. ...
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AfCETA Comes into force on May 30

The African Union (AU) Commission has said that the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is set to enter into force on May 30. The...
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Ethiopia submits Africa free trade pact to AU

The Ethiopian government on Thursday deposited the instrument of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) ratification to the African Union (AU) Commission. The AfCFTA,...
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AU Seeks Collective Standing to promote continental Integration before coordination

The African Union (AU) on Tuesday urged African countries, regional blocks and pan African institutions to exert more efforts in a collective manner towards...
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CJ charges AU and ECOWAS to Put in Place Early Warning Systems

The African Union (AU) and ECOWAS have been urged to put in place early warning systems for member states with regards to activities of...
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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...
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AU says pro-government fighters contribute to enhancing security in Somalia

More than 20,000 pro-Somali government fighters have helped with the fight against al-Shabab terrorists across the Horn of Africa nation, the African Union Mission...
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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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ECOWAS, AU, UN Calls for Calm in Nigeria as PDP Rubbishes Poll Results

The ECOWAS, the AU and the UN has called on all candidates, political parties and all Nigerians to continue to exercise patience, calm and...
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AU Says Nigerian Elections Were Generally Peaceful

The overall political climate in Nigeria's election remained largely peaceful and conducive for the conduct of democratic elections, the African Union (AU) election observation...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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AU Military Chief Discuss Somalia’s Exit Strategies

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) military commanders began a four-day meeting in Mogadishu on Monday to develop a comprehensive plan that will guide...
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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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Frank cautions APC, FG: Stop blackmailing U.S.A

The Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has called on the Federal Government to stop blackmailing...
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Ex-Ethiopian PM Will Lead AU Election Observer Mission in Nigeria

Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn will lead an African Union (AU) election observation mission to observe Nigeria's upcoming general elections, an AU official...
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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...
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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...

African leaders outdoor new health financing initiative

Africa’s leaders have taken a giant step by launching a new health financing initiative aimed at closing funding gap and achieving universal health coverage. ...
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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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Botswana Mentioned Among AU Disability Architecture Inventors

Botswana, Namibia, Guinea Conakry and Senegal are spearheading the African Union Disability Architecture, said a Botswana government official on Wednesday. Boikhutso Botlhole, acting permanent secretary...
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Oxfam calls on Countries neighbouring conflict & violence to keep borders open.

As the AU celebrates this year the tenth anniversary of the convention adopted in 2009 to provide legal protection and assistance to millions of...
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AU withdraw 1,000 troops from HirShabelle this February

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said it is expected to draw down soldiers by 1,000 this month in Somalia's HirShabelle State, where...
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AU’s Peace Efforts in Somalia Commended

The European Union senior military official has lauded peace and stabilization efforts being spearheaded by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in the...
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AU, AfDB Loud African Countries for Openness

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Union (AU) on Wednesday commended African countries as they are becoming more open to each other. Reiterating...

COCUBOMB: Wages War Against Gov’t of Liberia.

Concerned Citizens United to Bring Our Money Back (COCUBOMB) has condemned the unlawful arrest of Hipco Musician A4doe who sang the song “Bring Our...

5th AFRIMA: Ghana to host the biggest music event in Africa.

The Government of the Republic of Ghana has received the Official Host Country rights for the 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA-Ghana 2018...