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An African Union tribunal in Senegal has rejected the appeal of former-Chadian president Hissene Habre, who was convicted last year of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
WASHINGTON, April 27 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently invited African Union (AU) chief Moussa Faki to Washington for a meeting but backed out at the last minute, according to local media reports.
African Union chief Moussa Faki was snubbed by the US during a recent visit to the capital, Washington DC, the Foreign Policy (FP) magazine reports.
Press Release: 25 April 2017 African Union urged to act decisively to end South Sudan's war A group of South Sudanese activists, experts and a religious leader are in Addis Ababa this week to deliver an urgent message to African Union officials. 26 ...
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson infuriated the leader of the 55-nation African Union after backing out of their scheduled meeting at the last minute, Foreign Policy reports.
Although African Union has replaced OAU, it doesn't have sense as long as there is no real Union among African states. This is not what Nkrumah and Nyerere advocated for.
He stressed that a political settlement is the only way to end the conflict and expressed hope that the U.N., the African Union and an eight-member regional group, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development,can join forces to promote negotiations.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson invited the chairperson of the African Union to Washington for a meeting, then backed out on him at the last minute, infuriating African diplomats, several sources tell Foreign Policy.
Just months into office, the Trump's administration has rattled allies and partners in North America, Europe, and Asia. Now you can add Africa to that list.
April 24, 2017 (Khartoum) - The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) Monday announced they agreed with the African Union chief mediator ...
Fortunately, the United Nations and the African Union have the necessary legal authorities to salvage the sovereignty of one their own member states by establishing an international administration, with an executive mandate, in South Sudan to run the ...
Why has South Africa welcomed Emmanuel Macron's showing in the French presidential first round? An Egyptian court confirms 20 death sentences for some of ...
AFRICOM commander says recent announcement that US will send troops to Somalia does not signal a change in strategy.
The peace and Security Council of the African Union has published a statement recalling the horror of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda and reiterating the Union's commitment to prevent recurrence of similar atrocities, hate crime and ...
President Paul Kagame has called for urgency in the implementation of the African Union reforms adopted at the last African Union Summit in January this year.
Africa112 is one of the ground breaking projects which is run by African Union Chapter in partnership with Core Foundation that aims to raise $112 million USD.
The scene is not a familiar one at the African Union (AU): the AU Commission (AUC) chairperson, in shirtsleeves, walking in the blazing sun down an unpaved alley in a war-torn country.
In his welcome speech, Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, noted that Nigeria is hosting AAMA two years after African leaders, through the African Union subscribed to seven keys aspiration encapsulated in the agenda 2063 at Addis Ababa, ...
Time is running out to prepare Somalia's fledgling army to lead the fight against the militant group Al-Shabab, which could eventually overwhelm local forces if ...
The Public Affairs Committee (PAC) has been accredited to be a member of the Economic, Social and cultural Council (ECOSOCC) of the African Union (AU). Confirming the development, PAC Executive Director Robert Phiri said his organisation is part of AU ...
President Paul Kagame has said that African unity is the most practical way for the continent to reach its potential and to make the most of globalisation.
This year by all accounts will be defined as a watershed year. In the aftermath of the recent global recession, populism, protectionism and corruption are on the ...
Four weeks ago, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was familiar, and yet unknown. A month into her re-entry into South African politics, a picture has formed.
For instance, the African Union Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan (AUCISS), established following the eruption of conflict in South Sudan in November 2013, found that parties to the conflict had committed crimes against humanity and war crimes.
Banjul. - West African troops approached the Gambian capital on Sunday to secure President Adama Barrow's arrival from neighbouring Senegal, ...
Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) has begun withdrawing from the Central Africa Republic where it has since 2012 been part of the African Union Regional Task Force. The first batch of troops was been received today in Gulu by the Chief of Staff ...
Particularly, in the interest of the continent at large, Kagame said that Rwanda and Djibouti will partner to advance regional integration and in implementing the African Union reforms blueprint presented by President Kagame and adopted by all Heads of ...
The 33,000-seat stadium currently acts as a base for African Union troops, who are in the country to help fight Al-Shabab. sports authorities in Somalia have tried a number of times to get the stadium back.
Strengthened alignment on the development of aviation in Africa has resulted from high-level bilateral meetings between ICAO, the government of Ethiopia, and the African Union undertaken last week by the UN agency's Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu.
Some of the R2.808-billion SAPS protection and security services budget for the current financial year is being spent on former African Union (AU) chair ...
... * Treasury vows to block wage hikes above inflation * Credit downgrades squeezing government borrowing * Rand has weakened, likely to stoke inflation By Mfuneko Toyana Johannesburg, April 18 (Reuters) - South Africa's largest public sector union ...
The peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) on Monday published a statement in which, after recalling the horror of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, reiterated commitment to prevent recurrence of similar mass atrocities, hate ...
ERIE, Pa. - After attending Howard University's annual National Model African Union Summit last year, Penn State Behrend student Dalia Tenda Batuuka came away with a new perspective.
The review team met with senior officials from the governments of the Sudan, South Sudan and Ethiopia; representatives of the Ngok Dinka and Misseriya communities; representatives of the African Union, including the Facilitator of the Abyei Joint ...
The African Union's peace and Security Council on Monday called for an investigation, arrest, prosecution and extradition of individuals who perpetrated genocide in Africa.
The Ugandan army has announced its withdrawal from the Central African Republic (CAR).
According to financial paper BusinessDay, the government is using an alleged attempted robbery in Johannesburg, to justify providing taxpayer-funded protection for the former African Union chairwoman, now local presidential hopeful. The police Minister ...
But there was much more behind this redeployment of Ethiopian National Defence Force (ENDF) troops, including problems within the funding system for the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom), and within the United Nations peacekeeping apparatus.
Harare - The United States will only ease sanctions on Zimbabwe after there are demonstrable economic and political reforms, Washington's envoy said, after ...
Former African Union (AU) chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma raises her fist during songs sung by ANC supporters after her arrival from Ethiopia at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg on 15 March 2017.
The party says it is unjust that former African Union chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma continues to be protected by the Presidential Protection Unit.
Al-Shabab was chased out of Mogadishu several years ago by national and African Union multinational forces but still controls some rural areas.
Presidential contender Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is still receiving taxpayer-funded special VIP protection despite government saying earlier this month that she would have to sacrifice this perk when her term ended as African Union chairperson.This is ...
African Union and Somali soldiers practice messaging techniques using social media during a workshop in Mogadishu on March 2, 2017.
The Single African Air Transport market (SAATM), one of the flagship policies of the African Union, is due to be introduced in July.
South Sudan's civil war now amounts to genocide, with abuses perpetrated along tribal line, according to a senior British official.
He is seen as favouring his ex-wife, former African Union chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, to succeed him. Protesters on Wednesday held placards reading "Zuma must fall", "Hamba tsotsi" ("Go away thief"), and "Zuma liar".
Hollande added that it was so important that the president of the African Union visit France. Adding that It is the last official visit he will organise and wanted it to be for Alpha Conde, of Guinea and for the African Union. "But above all, that ...
In 2014, the African Union (AU) launched the campaign to end child marriages, which is a pathway to end child marriages in Africa and providing a brighter future for millions of girls.


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