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Sierra Leone Makes History At the AUAddis Ababa — Under the leadership of President Ernest Bai Koroma Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone Makes History At the AU
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Addis Ababa — Under the leadership of President Ernest Bai Koroma Sierra Leone has made another remarkable history by being elected for the first time as member of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) and member of the... Read more
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The African Union's Intervention in the Ebola Crisis Was a Game ChangerWith editing by Dr Olawale Maiyegun: Director of Social Affair: African Union C
The African Union's Intervention in the Ebola Crisis Was a Game Changer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
With editing by Dr Olawale Maiyegun: Director of Social Affair: African Union Commission On 31 January, the African Union Commission Chairperson Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma formally announced the end of the Ebola mission in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra... Read more
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Diplomat Defends Dialogue in Burundi ConflictLuanda — The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Com
Diplomat Defends Dialogue in Burundi Conflict
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Luanda — The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for the Great Lakes Region, Ibrahima Faal, defended on Thursday in Luanda the dialogue amongst the parties in Burundi, as a starting point for stability and peace... Read more
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ICGLR Foreign Ministers Prepare Agenda for SummitLuanda — The agenda for the 6th ICGLR Summit of Heads of State and Government o
ICGLR Foreign Ministers Prepare Agenda for Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Luanda — The agenda for the 6th ICGLR Summit of Heads of State and Government of Friday in Luanda is being prepared here by the member countries Foreign ministers. To this end, foreign ministers or their representatives to the International... Read more
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Al Shabaab Disguise Fighters As PeacekeepersSomalia militants Al Shabaab are planning to attack liberated areas disguised i
Al Shabaab Disguise Fighters As Peacekeepers
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Somalia militants Al Shabaab are planning to attack liberated areas disguised in uniforms stolen from the African peacekeepers. The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia, Francisco Madeira warned... Read more
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Four Challenges for Africa in 20162016 leads Africa into a new era in international cooperation. The migration an
Four Challenges for Africa in 2016
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2016 leads Africa into a new era in international cooperation. The migration and refugee crisis, terrorism, violence and fragility - all triggered by or mixed with the very visible impacts of climate change - are stark reminders that action on... Read more
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Top Military Chiefs Meet to Discuss TerrorismNairobi — Military chiefs from the countries contributing troops in Somalia are
Top Military Chiefs Meet to Discuss Terrorism
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Nairobi — Military chiefs from the countries contributing troops in Somalia are in Nairobi to discuss strengthening in their forces in the war-torn country. Military action is expected to be stepped up ahead of elections to be organised by the... Read more
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the Untold StoryZambia may not be well known by people on the streets of western capitals like
the Untold Story
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Zambia may not be well known by people on the streets of western capitals like London or Paris or even Washington DC, in comparison to countries like Nigeria or Tunisia. This is because of the absence of the kind of news 'diet' which the western... Read more
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20 African Countries Still Do Not Treat Women As Equal CitizensNational legislation should be revised so that women and men can equally extend
20 African Countries Still Do Not Treat Women As Equal Citizens
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National legislation should be revised so that women and men can equally extend citizenship to each other and to their children, whether their children are born in or out of marriage, at home or abroad. Everyone has the right to be born with a... Read more
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Makoko Joins Republic of Congo Presidential RaceFormer Republic of Congo presidential security affairs adviser Jean-Marie Miche
Makoko Joins Republic of Congo Presidential Race
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Former Republic of Congo presidential security affairs adviser Jean-Marie Michel Mokoko has joined those seeking to unseat the long-serving President Denis Sassou Nguesso. General Mokoko said his joining the race was informed by a strong desire by... Read more
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Congo Opposition to Topple NguessoYaoundé — Former Republic of Congo presidential security affairs adviser Jean-M
Congo Opposition to Topple Nguesso
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Yaoundé — Former Republic of Congo presidential security affairs adviser Jean-Marie Michel Mokoko has added to the number of those seeking to unseating the long-serving President Denis Sassou Nguesso. General Mokoko said his joining the race was... Read more
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Military Chiefs in Meeting to Boost Somalia War On TerrorMilitary chiefs from the countries contributing troops in Somalia are in Nairob
Military Chiefs in Meeting to Boost Somalia War On Terror
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Military chiefs from the countries contributing troops in Somalia are in Nairobi to discuss strengthening in their forces in the war-torn country. Military action is expected to be stepped up ahead of elections to be organised by the federal... Read more
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Amisom Military Operations Coordination Committee Meets in NairobiThe Military Operations Coordination Committee (MOCC) of the African Union Miss
Amisom Military Operations Coordination Committee Meets in Nairobi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Military Operations Coordination Committee (MOCC) of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), convened in Kenya's capital Nairobi today, to discuss the situation in Somalia. Attending the meeting were AU Special Representative for Somalia... Read more
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FAO Offers Nigeria, Others €41 Million to Fight DesertificationNigeria and five other African countries are to benefit from the collaboration
FAO Offers Nigeria, Others €41 Million to Fight Desertification
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Nigeria and five other African countries are to benefit from the collaboration between the African Union Commission and the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation aimed at combating land degradation, desertification and drought. In an... Read more
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Ambassador Francisco Madeira Confirms That Amisom Forces Are Still in MarkaThe Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (
Ambassador Francisco Madeira Confirms That Amisom Forces Are Still in Marka
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of Mission, Ambassador Francisco Madeira has noted with concern falsehoods in the media purporting that AMISOM troops in Marka have abandoned... Read more
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Compact to push forward Africa Mining VisionCape Town - The African Union Commission and the African Minerals Development C
Compact to push forward Africa Mining Vision
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Cape Town - The African Union Commission and the African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC) on Monday announced the launch of a key compact between state and private sector leaders around the implementation of the Africa Mining Vision (AMV). The... Read more
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Amisom Hands Over a New Police Station to Somali Police ForceThe Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (
Amisom Hands Over a New Police Station to Somali Police Force
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Ambassador Francisco Madeira today handed over to the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) a newly... Read more
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Somalia in All-Rounded TransformationsSomalia situated in the Horn of Africa had been without a functioning central g
Somalia in All-Rounded Transformations
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Somalia situated in the Horn of Africa had been without a functioning central government and in a serious political and social chaos for the last two decades. Its economy and social bases have been dismantled. Precisely, it had been the save heaven... Read more
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Banjul +10 Discussed Gambia Prepares to Host Continental SummitThe Gambian delegation to the just concluded African Union Summit held in Addis
Banjul +10 Discussed Gambia Prepares to Host Continental Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Gambian delegation to the just concluded African Union Summit held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, had planning meetings with officials of the African Union Commission, ECOWAS, ILO, UNECA, UNFPA and UNESCO ahead of commemoration of the 10 anniversary... Read more
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Elite ‘African Group’ in Vienna undermines AU drug policySouth Africa’s diplomatic mission in Vienna submitted a reactionary position on
Elite ‘African Group’ in Vienna undermines AU drug policy
Health-e / Posted 5 days ago
South Africa’s diplomatic mission in Vienna submitted a reactionary position on drug policy to the United Nations, despite African Union member states having worked for months to draft a far more progressive stance. This emerged at a drug policy... Read more
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The U.S.-Africa Business Summit 2016 Opens in Addis AbabaOrganized by the Corporate Council on Africa and Co-hosted by the Government of
The U.S.-Africa Business Summit 2016 Opens in Addis Ababa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Organized by the Corporate Council on Africa and Co-hosted by the Government of the Federal democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the African Union, the US-Africa Business Summit 2016 opened on Tuesday (February 02, 2016) at the United Nations Economic... Read more
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Kenya Ministers Pitch Projects to Investors in AddisKenya is pitching its ambitious infrastructure and industrialisation projects t
Kenya Ministers Pitch Projects to Investors in Addis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Kenya is pitching its ambitious infrastructure and industrialisation projects to foreign investors in Addis Ababa in the 3-day US Africa Business Summit. Government officials Wednesday sought to improve Kenya's image as a place to do business... Read more
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Delegates Say AU Summit Most SuccessfulSome delegates that took part in the 26th AU Summit said that the conference, t
Delegates Say AU Summit Most Successful
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Some delegates that took part in the 26th AU Summit said that the conference, the facility and the services as well as issues raised on this years AU summit were successful and decisive for the future of the continent. The Summit was focusing on... Read more
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AU to Work Closely On Securing Alternative FinancingAU Member States and governments have reached agreement to look for alternative
AU to Work Closely On Securing Alternative Financing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
AU Member States and governments have reached agreement to look for alternative sources of financing after through discussions and consultations since the 50th anniversary of the AU here in Addis Ababa. The African Union Commission said that it is... Read more
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Child Immunisation - Investment in Socio-Economic DevelopmentJohane Sakupwanya of Murambinda in Manicaland Province in the eastern part of Z
Child Immunisation - Investment in Socio-Economic Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Johane Sakupwanya of Murambinda in Manicaland Province in the eastern part of Zimbabwe lives in regret. A widower, he takes care of his two children aged four and seven. His nightmare began in 2015 when his wife Martha Sakupwanya under the care of a... Read more
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On the Margins of the 26th Session of the African Union Summit, Liberia Receives 2016 Alma Award for Excellence in Performance On Malaria ControlPresident Ellen Johnson has received the 2016 African Leaders Malaria Alliance
On the Margins of the 26th Session of the African Union Summit, Liberia Receives 2016 Alma Award for Excellence in Performance On Malaria Control
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
President Ellen Johnson has received the 2016 African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) award for Excellence in Performance on Malaria Control on behalf of Liberia. According to a dispatch from the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa at the weekend,... Read more
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EJS Lauded for Excellent Leadership On High Level PanelAddis Ababa — President Ellen Johnson has presented the Final Report of the Hig
EJS Lauded for Excellent Leadership On High Level Panel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Addis Ababa — President Ellen Johnson has presented the Final Report of the High Level Committee of Heads of State and Government of the African Union on the Post-2015 Development Agenda to the 26th Session of the African Union Assembly. According to... Read more
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Women's Rights First - AU SummitCairo — Despite the enormous challenges facing Africa now, the leaders of its 1
Women's Rights First - AU Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Cairo — Despite the enormous challenges facing Africa now, the leaders of its 1.2 billion plus inhabitants have decided to spotlight the issue of Human Rights With a Particular Focus on the Rights of Women in their 26th summit held in Addis Ababa on... Read more
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Youth Top AU's Nepad-Led Devt AgendaRising youth unemployment and migration of the continent's young people were ci
Youth Top AU's Nepad-Led Devt Agenda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Rising youth unemployment and migration of the continent's young people were cited as major challenges as the African Union spelt out its development agenda under the New Partnership for Africa's Development on Friday. At a press briefing,... Read more
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AU Awards Jammeh for Support to Ebola FightThe African Union has awarded the Gambian leader, His Excellency Sheikh Profess
AU Awards Jammeh for Support to Ebola Fight
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The African Union has awarded the Gambian leader, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya AJJ Jammeh, Babili Mansa for his support to the successful fight against the Ebola epidemic that devastated three West African countries. The Gambian... Read more
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African Union Summit - Mugabe Calls for Reforms At UNEthiopia — The 26th Ordinary Session of the African Union Heads of States and G
African Union Summit - Mugabe Calls for Reforms At UN
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Ethiopia — The 26th Ordinary Session of the African Union Heads of States and Government Summit opened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with Robert Mugabe, the outgoing Chairman of the AU, calling for reforms at the United Nations. He lamented the continued... Read more
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President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf in Addis Ababa for AU SummitAddis Ababa — President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has arrived in the Ethiopian capi
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf in Addis Ababa for AU Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Addis Ababa — President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa to join her colleagues at the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union. According to a dispatch from Addis Ababa, the Liberian leader... Read more
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AU Urges UN to Intervene for Self-Determination ReferendumAddis Ababa — Chairperson of African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma ca
AU Urges UN to Intervene for Self-Determination Referendum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Addis Ababa — Chairperson of African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma called on United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to intervene for the resolution of the Western Sahara conflict through a referendum on self-determination "We urge... Read more
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'AU Summit Successful'PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has described the just ended 26th session of the Assembly
'AU Summit Successful'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has described the just ended 26th session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) as a success, whose outcomes will have a positive impact on Zambia. Mr Lungu said the hosting of the Economic, Social and Cultural Council... Read more
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Japan-Africa Development Conference Slated for August 27-28 in NairobiAddis Ababa, Ethiopia — President Uhuru Kenyatta today said that Africa has a l
Japan-Africa Development Conference Slated for August 27-28 in Nairobi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — President Uhuru Kenyatta today said that Africa has a lot to gain from closer cooperation with Japan, which has been a key ally in growing the continent and lifting its people from poverty. The President made the statement as... Read more
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Dlamini-Zuma keeps friends and enemies guessingPolitical allies and and factional opponents of African Union Commission chairp
Dlamini-Zuma keeps friends and enemies guessing
Mail & Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
Political allies and and factional opponents of African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma are equally in the dark about whether she will stay on in her position in Ethiopia – or come home and possibly run for president. When asked... Read more
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Dlamini-Zuma On Her Political Future - 'Wait and See'By Carien Du Plessis, News24 Correspondent African Union Commission chairperso
Dlamini-Zuma On Her Political Future - 'Wait and See'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
By Carien Du Plessis, News24 Correspondent African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is bent on keeping everybody guessing until the last minute over whether she would stay on in her position in Ethiopia - or come home to run for... Read more
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Human Rights At Centre of AU Summit in AddisAddis Ababa — The African Union Heads of Sates Summit opened yesterday in Addis
Human Rights At Centre of AU Summit in Addis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Addis Ababa — The African Union Heads of Sates Summit opened yesterday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and focused on advancing human rights in the continent. Stating that though slow progress have been registered in terms of human rights such as... Read more
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Statement By H.E. President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah El SisiReport of the Committee of Heads of State and Government on Climate Change Sun
Statement By H.E. President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah El Sisi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Report of the Committee of Heads of State and Government on Climate Change Sunday, 31 January 2016 Addis Ababa, January 31, 2016 * Your Excellency President of Chad Idriss Deby and Chairman of the African Union; * Your Excellency the head of the... Read more
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Agenda 2063 - a Blueprint for a Prosperous and United AfricaAgenda 2063 is a roadmap that is supposed to guide Africans and their half a ce
Agenda 2063 - a Blueprint for a Prosperous and United Africa
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Agenda 2063 is a roadmap that is supposed to guide Africans and their half a century old organization towards a realization of an old but enduring Pan-African vision of unity. It was agreed upon by the African Union Golden Jubilee of May 2013 on... Read more
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Agenda 2063 Demands Action By All AU Member StatesThe Political Affairs Department of the African Union Commission said that Agen
Agenda 2063 Demands Action By All AU Member States
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The Political Affairs Department of the African Union Commission said that Agenda 2063 is the way forward to promoting human rights that demands all AU member states to take measures to ensure accelerated economic development and integration with its... Read more
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Nepad Heads of State and Government Summit & Press Briefing Chaired By President Macky SallNEPAD Heads of State and Government Summit & Press Briefing Chaired by Presiden
Nepad Heads of State and Government Summit & Press Briefing Chaired By President Macky Sall
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
NEPAD Heads of State and Government Summit & Press Briefing Chaired by President Macky Sall WHAT: Media is invited to attend the official opening of the 34th NEPAD Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee (HSGOC) meeting at the 26th... Read more
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The Quest for Gender Equality and Africa's Future OutlookGender equality is a fundamental development objective. It is essential in enab
The Quest for Gender Equality and Africa's Future Outlook
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Gender equality is a fundamental development objective. It is essential in enabling women and men to equally participate in societal and economic issues. The AU is focusing on issues of human rights with a focus on the rights of women. Currently its... Read more
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Nepad Summit Held in Addis AbabaAddis Ababa — The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Summit was h
Nepad Summit Held in Addis Ababa
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Addis Ababa — The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Summit was held Friday, in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), with the participation of countries initiators of this mechanism, including Algeria, represented by the Minister of State, Minister... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Dlamini Zuma on her political future: 'Wait and see'Carien du Plessis, News24 Correspondent Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (Simon Maina, A
Dlamini Zuma on her political future: 'Wait and see'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
Carien du Plessis, News24 Correspondent Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (Simon Maina, AFP) Addis Ababa - African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is bent on keeping everybody guessing until the last minute over whether she would stay on... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Singing for Dlamini ZumaSabelo Nsele, The Witness Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Pietermaritzburg - Though th
Singing for Dlamini Zuma
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
Sabelo Nsele, The Witness Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Pietermaritzburg - Though the ANC can deal with any member who stirs the 2017 succession debate and effectively shut them up, they have no say over the lyrics of popular songs that enter the... Read more
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IGAD Council of Ministers Issued Decisions On Somalia and S.sudanThe IGAD Council of Ministers held its 55th Extra-Ordinary Session in Addis Aba
IGAD Council of Ministers Issued Decisions On Somalia and S.sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The IGAD Council of Ministers held its 55th Extra-Ordinary Session in Addis Ababa on 30-31 January 2016 under the Chairmanship of H.E. Dr. Tedros Adhanom, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Chairperson of... Read more
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Mugabe Charms AUAddis Ababa — President Edgar Lungu yesterday joined other African leaders duri
Mugabe Charms AU
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Addis Ababa — President Edgar Lungu yesterday joined other African leaders during the official opening of the 26th African Union (AU) summit at which outgoing AU chairperson Robert Mugabe got a standing ovation when he tasked the United Nations (UN)... Read more
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AU Ministerial Retreat Kicks Off in MekelleMinisterial Retreat of the Executive Council of the African Union Commission ki
AU Ministerial Retreat Kicks Off in Mekelle
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Ministerial Retreat of the Executive Council of the African Union Commission kicked off today (January 24) in Mekelle under the theme of "Implementation of Agenda 2063". The President of the Tigray Regional State, Abay Woldu delivered welcome remarks... Read more
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CAF Visits Gisimba Memorial CentreSaluwa. That is the name of a three-year-old boy. Do not look for him among the
CAF Visits Gisimba Memorial Centre
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Saluwa. That is the name of a three-year-old boy. Do not look for him among the scores of kids gathered around on the morning of Saturday, 23 January 2016 at the Gisimba Memorial Centre. He is a little smaller than his peers. They are of all age... Read more
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