Organisation of Africa Unity

Latest stories

5h
AllAfrica.com
#Tajamuka Frontman Guns for MugabePROMISE Mkwananzi has made Harare's streets his second home along with a host o
#Tajamuka Frontman Guns for Mugabe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
PROMISE Mkwananzi has made Harare's streets his second home along with a host of another activists that have been leading demonstrations against President Robert Mugabe's 36-year-old rule and it is not very difficult to understand what motivates... Read more
1d
AllAfrica.com
Kasaila Says Malawi Happy With Direction of SADCMalawi is happy with the evolvement of the Southern Africa Development Communit
Kasaila Says Malawi Happy With Direction of SADC
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Malawi is happy with the evolvement of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) and the benefits Malawi derives from being a member. Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Francis Kasaila said this Friday morning on the... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Cosatu Central Executive Committee Statement - 22-24 August 2016The Congress of South African Trade Unions held a scheduled meeting of its Cent
Cosatu Central Executive Committee Statement - 22-24 August 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Congress of South African Trade Unions held a scheduled meeting of its Central Executive Committee from 22-24 August 2016, which was attended by the national office bearers, the representatives of its affiliated unions and provincial structures.... Read more
5 related stories
3d
News 24 South Africa
African Education Sector A Pillar for Agenda 2063It is highly important for the Africn continent to follow up on new initiatives
African Education Sector A Pillar for Agenda 2063
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
It is highly important for the Africn continent to follow up on new initiatives aimed at bettering the lives of the people. One just development is what has resulted in March 1, to be marked as the first edition of the Africa Day of School... Read more
4d
iol.co.za
‘Stop bloody nonsense’He said if coal and other government procurement was priced correctly and even
‘Stop bloody nonsense’
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
He said if coal and other government procurement was priced correctly and even a quarter of the corruption ended, there would be between R30 billion and R40bn more in the kitty. “The way you do it is to stop the bloody nonsense,” Gordhan said in the... Read more
188 related stories
7d
AllAfrica.com
Unicef, Police Must Come Clean On Child AbuseTo begin with, there is no doubt that it is wrong and illegal for anybody or an
Unicef, Police Must Come Clean On Child Abuse
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
To begin with, there is no doubt that it is wrong and illegal for anybody or any organisation to seek to advance their interests, political or otherwise, at the expense of children. There is also no doubt that the law, throughout the world, gives... Read more
7d
AllAfrica.com
Tanzania Praised On EPA DecisionArusha — Prof Humphrey Moshi of the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) is one a
Tanzania Praised On EPA Decision
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Arusha — Prof Humphrey Moshi of the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) is one academician who would often argue constructively on a number of topical issues touching the country's economy and beyond with a bit of flexibility. That is why he minced... Read more
10d
Namibia Economist
The march of democracy slowsMUSIC blasts from speakers mounted on the back of a truck in a rubbish dump in
The march of democracy slows
Namibia Economist / Posted 10 days ago
MUSIC blasts from speakers mounted on the back of a truck in a rubbish dump in a corner of Lusaka, Zambia’s capital. Young men with bandannas over their faces form a security cordon. Children climb on top of a dumpster to get a better view. A woman... Read more
10d
AllAfrica.com
Towards an Improved DiplomacyBefore this time President Muhammadu Buhari had been adjudged Nigeria's de fact
Towards an Improved Diplomacy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Before this time President Muhammadu Buhari had been adjudged Nigeria's de facto foreign affairs official. He got that unofficial appellation after having singlehandedly performed the roles of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Permanent Secretary of... Read more
10d
New Zimbabwe
Dzamara: Tajamuka pickets UNICEF; ZWBMEMBERS of the #Tajamuka movement demonstrated at the UNICEF offices in Harare
Dzamara: Tajamuka pickets UNICEF; ZWB
New Zimbabwe / Posted 10 days ago
MEMBERS of the #Tajamuka movement demonstrated at the UNICEF offices in Harare Thursday, demanding that employees of the UN agency “desist from using their positions in the organisation to push partisan agendas”. The Harare UNICEF office drew fire... Read more
11d
Daily Maverick
ICG: South Sudan’s Risky Political Impasseconcerted pressure from regional and international powers; yet despite Juba’s r
ICG: South Sudan’s Risky Political Impasse
Daily Maverick / Posted 11 days ago
concerted pressure from regional and international powers; yet despite Juba’s reservations, the agreement stopped the worst of the fighting. By mid-2016, peace implementation halted and fighting erupted between the government and rebel forces... Read more
209 related stories
11d
News 24 South Africa
New Giyani council vows to ends factionalismRivalani Myambo, News24 Correspondent Giyani - The Limpopo ANC on Thursday app
New Giyani council vows to ends factionalism
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
Rivalani Myambo, News24 Correspondent Giyani - The Limpopo ANC on Thursday appointed the former mayor of Greater Giyani Municipality Patrick Hlungwani as the new speaker of the council. This was part of efforts to tackle recent factionalism within... Read more
12d
iol.co.za
Great minds put racism under scrutiny at seminarA panel consisting of top thinkers and decision-makers led a discussion at the
Great minds put racism under scrutiny at seminar
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
A panel consisting of top thinkers and decision-makers led a discussion at the seminar on whether racism should be criminalised. While many of the speakers agreed there should be punishment for racist behaviour, they also raised concerns about... Read more
13d
Ghanaweb.com
Dagbon indigenes in the UK unite for developmentDiasporian News of Tuesday, 16 August 2016 Citizens of Dagbon in the Northern
Dagbon indigenes in the UK unite for development
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 13 days ago
Diasporian News of Tuesday, 16 August 2016 Citizens of Dagbon in the Northern Region of Ghana living in the United Kingdom (UK), have come together to form an association in order to promote unity towards development of the Dagbon land, as well as... Read more
15d
AllAfrica.com
Let Us Realise the Urgency of Nelson Mandela's Dream of Nation-Building and Social Cohesion Across SocietyToday, as we reflect on the South Africa of Nelson Mandela's dreams, not only h
Let Us Realise the Urgency of Nelson Mandela's Dream of Nation-Building and Social Cohesion Across Society
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Today, as we reflect on the South Africa of Nelson Mandela's dreams, not only here at home but across the world, as we witness the unfolding events in the United States of America and the United Kingdom recently, we realise the urgency of... Read more
17d
The Times & The Sunday Times
‘I can be friends with government‚’ says public protector candidate who took it to court over Al-BashirRamjathan-Keogh‚ one of 14 candidates interviewed‚ is currently the head of the
‘I can be friends with government‚’ says public protector candidate who took it to court over Al-Bashir
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
Ramjathan-Keogh‚ one of 14 candidates interviewed‚ is currently the head of the Southern African Legal Centre (SALC)‚ the NGO which last year took government to court for its failure to arrest Sudanese leader President Al-Bashir while he was in South... Read more
4 related stories
18d
News 24 South Africa
Is the ANC still accountable to society?Prior to the recent Local Government Elections (LGE) some amongst the country`s
Is the ANC still accountable to society?
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
Prior to the recent Local Government Elections (LGE) some amongst the country`s populace including individuals and organisations from civil society, business, labour and the political fraternity asked difficult questions about the current state of... Read more
20d
Daily Dispatch
Driving the liberation trainAs a committed pan-Africanist Thabo Mbeki was keen to see the Namibian transiti
Driving the liberation train
Daily Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
As a committed pan-Africanist Thabo Mbeki was keen to see the Namibian transitional process started, and it proceeded well. After extensive consultation, we agreed that I should get the Tanzanian government to mobilise the rest of the Frontline... Read more
21d
iol.co.za
‘Zuma messed up our election campaign’renewed their call for Zuma to step down. They believe he is “the elephant in
‘Zuma messed up our election campaign’
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
renewed their call for Zuma to step down. They believe he is “the elephant in the room” that cost them the votes because of the corruption allegations and many scandals associated with his administration. They also accused him of “messing up”... Read more
462 related stories
22d
The New Zealand Herald
The militant caught in between al-Qaeda and IsisNusra Front fires at Syrian troops in southern Aleppo. Photo / AP He was still
The militant caught in between al-Qaeda and Isis
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Nusra Front fires at Syrian troops in southern Aleppo. Photo / AP He was still a teenager when he wandered into one of the buildings at the dusty hilltop complex, looking for the cages where rabbits were kept. Inside, he found a crudely... Read more
23d
AllAfrica.com
Film Industry Faces Setbacksconservative clerics convinced the government to shelve the project. Filmmakers
Film Industry Faces Setbacks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
conservative clerics convinced the government to shelve the project. Filmmakers are furious, and tough times lie ahead for Africa's Hollywood. Films from "Nollywood," as the country's film industry is known, and more recently from "Kannywood" in... Read more
24d
DW
Nigeria's film industry faces setbacks |Films from "Nollywood," as the country's film industry is known, and more recen
Nigeria's film industry faces setbacks |
DW / Posted 24 days ago
Films from "Nollywood," as the country's film industry is known, and more recently from "Kanywood" in the northern city of Kano, have been among Nigeria's top exports for years, loved by audiences in many African countries. The Nigerian government... Read more
24d
AllAfrica.com
Why Morocco Should Be Barred From the African UnionKing Mohammed VI of Morocco and Chinese President Xi Jinping( L) during a welco
Why Morocco Should Be Barred From the African Union
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
King Mohammed VI of Morocco and Chinese President Xi Jinping( L) during a welcoming ceremony in China (file photo). In the intervening period, there have been disgusting manoeuvres by the Kingdom of Morocco to appear as if it is a rightful member of... Read more
25d
iol.co.za
Horse-trading begins in Western Capeelected, with the ANC trailing behind with eight seats. The DA would, however,
Horse-trading begins in Western Cape
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
elected, with the ANC trailing behind with eight seats. The DA would, however, have to form a coalition with at least two of the four other parties that won a seat each. They are the Independent Civic Organisation of South Africa (ICOSA), the... Read more
5 related stories
26d
International Business Times
Al-Qaeda in Syria: Can a jihadi leopard change its spots? last week that it has cut ties with al-Qaeda, rebranding itself as Jabat Fateh
Al-Qaeda in Syria: Can a jihadi leopard change its spots?
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
last week that it has cut ties with al-Qaeda, rebranding itself as Jabat Fateh al-Sham – or the Front for the Conquest of Syria. In a video statement published by Al Jazeera, Nusra's emir Abu Mohammad Jolani said the new group has no... Read more
6 related stories
27d
Ghanaweb.com
Ambassador M’hammdi declares Morocco an African nationDiasporian News of Tuesday, 2 August 2016 Morocco never left Africa, even when
Ambassador M’hammdi declares Morocco an African nation
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 27 days ago
Diasporian News of Tuesday, 2 August 2016 Morocco never left Africa, even when it was no longer a member of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), the Ambassador of the Royal Kingdom of Morocco to Ghana, Madam Nezha Alaoui M’hammdi, stated on the... Read more
27d
AllAfrica.com
Nelson Mandela's Ex-Lawyer Worried About Political Instability in ZimSouth African human rights lawyer George Bizos is reportedly worried about Zimb
Nelson Mandela's Ex-Lawyer Worried About Political Instability in Zim
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
South African human rights lawyer George Bizos is reportedly worried about Zimbabwe's political instability, claiming that it could degenerate into a civil war, New Zimbabwe has reported. The high profile attorney is renowned for representing late... Read more
27d
AllAfrica.com
Africa Has Great Story-Tellers but Still Can't Tell Her StoryHow often have you heard this? Africa's story is not being told as it should, o
Africa Has Great Story-Tellers but Still Can't Tell Her Story
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
How often have you heard this? Africa's story is not being told as it should, or it is not told at all. And when it is, it is either a distorted or fictitious version that is passed off as the truth. The major culprits in creating a false African... Read more
28d
AllAfrica.com
A Tribute to One of Africa's Intellectual GiantsA recent symposium in Nairobi honoured the legacy of one of Africa's most renow
A Tribute to One of Africa's Intellectual Giants
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
A recent symposium in Nairobi honoured the legacy of one of Africa's most renowned intellectuals, Kenya's Ali Mazrui, who died in October 2014. He published more than 40 books, and scores of journal and newspaper articles, and contributed more to... Read more
28d
AllAfrica.com
Asian, African Youths Join HandsThe inaugural Asian-African youth festival, which brought together about 400 yo
Asian, African Youths Join Hands
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
The inaugural Asian-African youth festival, which brought together about 400 young people from the two continents for four days, ended here yesterday with the China-Africa Summit beginning in Guangzhou today. The Asian-African Youth Summit is the... Read more
29d
iol.co.za
Why the ANC still needs to leadthe boys, the tried and tested from political infants, the salesman from the co
Why the ANC still needs to lead
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
the boys, the tried and tested from political infants, the salesman from the committed. The political landscape in South Africa has evolved. Not only does the current state of our dispensation demonstrate a democracy receptive of political... Read more
1m
AllAfrica.com
Historical Sites in South-West NigeriaThe south-west region of Nigeria has famous heritage sites that provide histori
Historical Sites in South-West Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
The south-west region of Nigeria has famous heritage sites that provide historical, educational, religious and social opportunities especially for host communities to get acquainted with their history. While some have been listed as national... Read more
m
Daily Maverick
KZN: ANC set to rally to present a picture of unityOn Sunday the African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal will once again stage
KZN: ANC set to rally to present a picture of unity
Daily Maverick / Posted 1 months ago
On Sunday the African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal will once again stage a spectacular show of strength ahead of Wednesday’s local government elections when it hosts the Siyanqoba rally at the massive Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. At the... Read more
3 related stories
m
Newsmax
Turkey's Erdogan Moves to Put Army Under His Total ControlErdogan's comments came after a five-hour meeting of Turkey's Supreme Military
Turkey's Erdogan Moves to Put Army Under His Total Control
Newsmax / Posted 1 months ago
Erdogan's comments came after a five-hour meeting of Turkey's Supreme Military Council (YAS) - chaired by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and including the top brass - and the dishonourable discharge of nearly 1,700 military personnel over their... Read more
349 related stories
m
Swissinfo
Erdogan wants army under president's control after coup - Turkish officialTurkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (C), flanked by Chief of Staff General
Erdogan wants army under president's control after coup - Turkish official
Swissinfo / Posted 1 months ago
Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (C), flanked by Chief of Staff General Hulusi Akar (front L), Defense Minister Fikri Isik (rear R) and the country's top generals, leaves Anitkabir, the mausoleum of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal... Read more
349 related stories
m
Swissinfo
Erdogan wants army under president's control after coup -Turkish officialTurkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (C), flanked by Chief of Staff General
Erdogan wants army under president's control after coup -Turkish official
Swissinfo / Posted 1 months ago
Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (C), flanked by Chief of Staff General Hulusi Akar (3rd L) and the country's top generals, attends a wreath-laying ceremony in Anitkabir, the mausoleum of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, ahead of... Read more
349 related stories
m
The Hindu
Turkey's armed forces face deep overhaul in wake of coupforces dishonourably discharge nearly 1,700 personnel for their alleged role in
Turkey's armed forces face deep overhaul in wake of coup
The Hindu / Posted 1 months ago
forces dishonourably discharge nearly 1,700 personnel for their alleged role in the July 15-16 putsch in which a faction of the armed forces tried to topple Erdogan. Turkey's top brass and political leaders were poised to launch a major overhaul... Read more
349 related stories
m
Swissinfo
Turkey's armed forces face deep overhaul in wake of coupTurkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (C), flanked by Chief of Staff General
Turkey's armed forces face deep overhaul in wake of coup
Swissinfo / Posted 1 months ago
Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (C), flanked by Chief of Staff General Hulusi Akar (3rd L) and the country's top generals, attends a wreath-laying ceremony in Anitkabir, the mausoleum of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, ahead of... Read more
349 related stories
m
Channel NewsAsia
Turkey's armed forces face deep purge in wake of coupANKARA/ISTANBUL: Turkey's top brass and political leaders were set to launch a
Turkey's armed forces face deep purge in wake of coup
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 1 months ago
ANKARA/ISTANBUL: Turkey's top brass and political leaders were set to launch a sweeping purge of the armed forces on Thursday after a failed military coup that has shaken the nation of nearly 80 million people and alarmed its NATO allies. Hours... Read more
349 related stories
m
AllAfrica.com
African Leadership Forum Kicks Off in DarDar es Salaam — The African Leadership Forum brings together former Heads of St
African Leadership Forum Kicks Off in Dar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
Dar es Salaam — The African Leadership Forum brings together former Heads of State as well as leaders from business, government, civil society and academia from across Africa in Dar es Salaam today. the African Leadership Forum 2016 will focus on... Read more
2 related stories
m
Swissinfo
Turkey's armed forces face deep purge in wake of coupand Can Sezer ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's top brass and political lea
Turkey's armed forces face deep purge in wake of coup
Swissinfo / Posted 1 months ago
and Can Sezer ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's top brass and political leaders were set to launch a sweeping purge of the armed forces on Thursday after a failed military coup that has shaken the nation of nearly 80 million people and... Read more
349 related stories
m
AllAfrica.com
Saharawi, Zambia - May the Truth Be Known!in our environments, where these gadgets are still considered elitist, the addi
Saharawi, Zambia - May the Truth Be Known!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
in our environments, where these gadgets are still considered elitist, the additional problem is determining the veracity of the information that passes through the growing number of electronic platforms. This piece about the Saharawi (Sahrawi)... Read more

People in this news