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Accra, Jan. 13, GNA - The African Union Mission in the Washington DC, USA, has asked for retraction and apology from the US government over derogatory remarks made by the US President Donald Trump, describing African countries as "shithole countries" during a bipartisan meeting. A statement ...
Moussa Faki Mahamat, the African Union Commission Chairperson has reiterated the need for financing the African Union agenda if the regional body is to become self-sustainable to guide the continent's transformation. Mahamat was speaking at the opening ceremony of the a meeting of the Committee of ...

"The African Union Mission wishes to express its infuriation, disappointment and outrage over the unfortunate comment made by Mr. Donald Trump, president of the United States of America, which remarks dishonor the celebrated American creed and respect for diversity and human dignity," the African ...
January 12, 2017 (Juba) - The African Union, United Nations and the Troika countries have condemned the continuing violence in South Sudan in clear violation of a cessation of hostilities they worked together with the IGAD to achieve last December. Conceived to create a conducive environment for the ...
Kigali, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- African finance ministers on Saturday discussed sustainable ways to further implement a decision of the African Union (AU) on a 0.2 percent levy on eligible imports. The AU's Committee of Finance Ministers (F10), responsible for the decision, met in the Rwandan capital Kigali to ...
It added to the pressure on Mr Trump by issuing a statement saying: "The African Union Mission wishes to express its infuriation, disappointment and outrage over the unfortunate comment made by Mr. Donald Trump, president of the United States of America, which remarks dishonour the celebrated ...

The African Union says it is "frankly alarmed" by President Donald Trump's statement in which he used vulgar language to question why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from African countries and Haiti. "Given the historical reality of how many Africans arrived in the United States as slaves, this ...
Addis Ababa - The African Union said Friday that President Donald Trump's reported description of African nations as "sh*hole countries" broke with "accepted behaviour" and was "extremely upsetting." Ebba Kalondo, spokeswoman for AU Chairperson Moussa Faki, told AFP that Trump's statement "truly ...
The government, meanwhile, hoped that the African Union (AU)-sponsored talks led by former Togolese prime minister Edem Kodjo in 2016, boycotted by the opposition, would lead to an outcome favourable to its own agenda - which they did. It won points just for being around the table, even though it was ...
Committee of ten (10) African Ministers of finance convene in Kigali to discuss the implementation of 0.2% import levy by member states towards Financing of the African Union. The African Union Commission in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning of the Republic of Rwanda is ...
The UN human rights office has said Donald Trump's reported use of an expletive to describe Africa and other countries could "potentially damage and disrupt the lives of many people". Speaking in the Oval Office, President Trump questioned why the US should permit more immigrants from "shithole ...
The African Union says it is "frankly alarmed" by President Donald Trump's statement in which he used vulgar language to question why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from African countries and Haiti. "Given the historical reality of how many Africans arrived in the United States as slaves, this ...
Addis Ababa: The African Union on Friday said that President Donald Trump's reported description of African nations as "shithole countries" broke with "accepted behaviour" and was upsetting. Ebba Kalondo, spokeswoman for AU Chairperson Moussa Faki, told AFP that Trump's statement "truly flies in ...
The organisation representing African countries has demanded that US President Donald Trump apologise after he reportedly called nations on the continent "shitholes". The group's mission in Washington DC expressed its "shock, dismay and outrage" and said the Trump Administration misunderstood ...
The feeling of expectation and desire for a new funding plan for the African Union to be realised is very high, according to Claver Gatete, the Minister for finance and Economic Planning. The self-financing mechanism of the African Union is a historic decision adopted by Heads of State and government ...
The African Union Commission in collaboration with Rwanda's Ministry of finance and Economic Planning has organized a meeting of the Committee of Ten Ministers of Finance (F10) responsible for the Financing of the African Union, according to a statement. The meeting that will take place in Kigali on ...
Dr. Simbyakula said the African Union diaspora division serves as the focal point and hub for implementing the decision to invite and encourage the African diaspora to participate in the building and development of the African continent. He noted that the African diaspora in the US serves as a catalyst for ...

Amman, Jan. 10 (Petra)- Jordan's envoy to Ethiopia, Dr. Wasfi Ayad, presented his credentials to Moussa Faki, Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), as Amman's resident and permanent ambassador to this African institution, announced a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ...
At the opening of the African Ministerial Conference on Migration in Rabat today, Nasser Bourita, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, confirmed that the king will officially present the result of a year-long consultation on an Agenda on Migration for African in the presence of foreign ministers from 17 other African ...
Kagame To Chair Forthcoming African Union Assembly In Ethiopia ... Rwandan President Paul Kagame who is chairing the Assembly took the chairmanship from Guinean President, Alpha Conde last year in an African Union election in Ethiopia. Kagame is tasked to tackle continental issues and to reform ...
African Union Inaugurates Meeting of Heads of Security and Protection. African ... Addis Ababa, Jan 8 (Prensa Latina) The 13th Ordinary Meeting of the African Chiefs of Defense Staff and Heads of Safety and Security Services was inaugurated here today, at the headquarters of the African Union (AU).
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) began withdrawing some of its troops, as part of a reformulated exit strategy, in December 2017. The mission has faced uncertainty regarding both its future and funding ever since the European Union capped troop allowance stipends two years ago.
The 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in July 2017, elected Rwanda to lead the Union for a period of one year, in 2018. The 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and government, that convenes in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, ...
African-Union-Commends-Ethiopia January 5, 2018 - The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomes the announcement made by the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, pardoning or suspending ongoing judicial cases of members of ...
2017 has been a particularly eventful year, with the assumption of duty of a new Commission. I have had the privilege of serving with a diverse group of individuals over the past nine months, and the results have been encouraging. youth has been at the centre of our agenda, as the African Union works to ...
Malawian airlines has expressed its delight following decision by the African Union (AU) to liberalize the air transport market. Malawian airlines ladies. AU by end of this month will liberalize and unify the African air transport markets to ease flight connections by member states. And Malawi Airlines Publicist, ...
French troops and tens of thousands operating under the authority of the United Nations or the African Union will also continue operations that at best are just about containing the spread of groups linked both to al-Qaida and the Islamic State. Few are optimistic that such efforts will dramatically improve the ...
"youth has been at the centre of our agenda, as the African Union works to open up opportunities for them in every field. 2017 was the year of Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investment in Youth. This made it possible to renew our commitments, as African States and institutions, to achieve ...
Addis Ababa, 23 December 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, notes with satisfaction the signing of a Cessation of Hostilities and ceasefire Agreement in the Pool Department between the government of the Republic of the Congo and the Reverend Priest ...
Moscow [Russia], Dec 24 (ANI): The African Union (AU) and Russia have joined hands to resolve issues of terrorism and transnational crime and to achieve peace. According to Xinhua, the agreement was made during the meeting between AU Commissioner for Peace and Security Smail Chergui and Russian Foreign ...
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | To provide assistance to the work of the peace and Security Council of the African Union. The Political officer will be under the direct supervision of the Secretary to the Peace and Security Council. The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental ...
Little wonder the African Union the other day called on Libyan authorities to investigate the "slave markets" of black Africans operating in that nation. In fact, Guinean President, Alpha Conde, who is also chairman of the African Union appropriately, demanded an inquiry and prosecutions relating to the issue ...
Dakar, Senegal - The African Union and member states will repatriate more than 15,000 migrants stranded in Libya by the end of the year amid outrage over recent footage that showed migrants being auctioned off as slaves, the AU's deputy chairman said Tuesday. Between 400,000 and 700,000 African ...
Surprisingly, the coup also confounded the African Union and threatened to damage one of its major policy successes since its founding in 2002 - zero tolerance for unconstitutional changes of government out of the barrel of a gun. Why, in contravention of its anti-coup dictum, did the AU accept the coup in ...
At 15 years old, the African Union (AU) is undergoing a major reform process after struggling, by its own admission, to live up to its progressive ideals and objectives. The reforms, led by Rwandan President Paul Kagame, aim to reorganise and streamline the pan-African institution to better deliver on its ...
04 de enero de 2018, 15:05Addis Ababa, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Moussa Faki Mahamat, today celebrated the announcement made by Ethiopia to pardon or suspend the ongoing judicial cases of members of political parties and other people.
Surprisingly, the coup also confounded the African Union and threatened to damage one of its major policy successes since its founding in 2002 - zero tolerance for unconstitutional changes of government out of the barrel of a gun. Why, in contravention of its anti-coup dictum, did the AU accept the coup in ...
File photo shows a Christian ritual in Jerusalem on April 11, 2015. Jerusalem is home to holy sites of three monotheistic religions, Judaism, Islam and Christianity. (Xinhua/Li Rui). Addis Ababa, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- The African Union Commission (AU) has questioned the United State's decision to recognize ...
Early Post-Independence Africa often faced many political, economic and social challenges. These included systematic coups, severe droughts, man-made famine, inter-tribal and ethnic conflict, genocide, poverty, unmanageable levels of unemployment, deteriorating infrastructure, hyper- inflation, ...
Addis Ababa- The African Union has upped its goal to repatriate stranded migrants from Libya, saying in a statement that it aims to bring 20 000 Africans home in the next six weeks. Pressure has grown on the continental body and individual African states to get their citizens out of Libya after CNN broadcast ...
The African Union has called on the Egyptian government to repeal the death sentence in 20 new cases. The African Commission on Human and Peoples rights, a body within the AU, has urged the Egyptian government to "immediately suspend" the death sentences. This measure came after the Egyptian ...
Dakar, Senegal - The African Union and member states will repatriate more than 15,000 migrants stranded in Libya by the end of the year amid outrage over recent footage that showed migrants being auctioned off as slaves, the AU's deputy chairman said Tuesday. Between 400,000 and 700,000 African ...
Surprisingly, the coup also confounded the African Union and threatened to damage one of its major policy successes since its founding in 2002 - zero tolerance for unconstitutional changes of government out of the barrel of a gun. Why, in contravention of its anti-coup dictum, did the AU accept the coup in ...
Jabait -- The representative of the African Union, Robert Kibaggi, has commended the field training exercise of the East African Standby Forces (EASF) currently taking place in Eastern Sudan's region of Jabait, saying it coincides with meetings held within the same context in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The AU ...
Ministers in charge of ICT and postal services have declared digitisation a priority for Africa, Newsghana reported. At a two-day African Union meeting of the Specialised Technical Committee on Communication and ICT in Addis Ababa that ended on 01 December, they discussed and made decisions on ...
From the African Union side we are very proud and pleased that Africa in general and Zimbabwe is leading the way … that we have matured as communities from a political point of view. So, yes Zimbabwe is a success story and I reiterate there was no coup." Her views were echoed by Zanu PF activist, Dr.
Lagos, Nigeria -- Leaders from Europe and Africa agreed on an emergency plan to start with the evacuation of as many as 700,000 migrants from Libya. The repatriation of 3,800 mostly West African migrants from a camp in Tripoli will commence "immediately," African Union Commission Chairman ...
Monrovia - African and European leaders gathered in Abidjan for the 5th AU/EU summit to discuss the terrible media reports on inhuman treatment of African migrants and refugees by criminal groups. The AU/EU leaders condemned in the strongest terms any such criminal acts and expressed their firm ...
At its formation in 1963, it used to carry the name Organization of African Unity (OAU) but in the year 2002, the OAU gave way to African Union ...
Last week it appeared that Mugabe had lost that monopoly. No doubt this took everyone by surprise including the African Union (AU). But It was ...


 

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