ARTICLES RELATING TO AU

Zuma faces a Cabinet reshuffle conundrum

2017-03-19 06:07

With former African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma back in the country, and available, the impending Cabinet reshuffle should start in earnest, writes Rapule Tabane.

African Union force in Somalia needs troop surge, chief says

2017-03-10 21:48

The head of the African Union mission in Somalia is seeking a surge in troops to help the country's security forces control areas won back from the extremist group al-Shabaab.

Dlamini-Zuma to officially handover to incoming chair of AU Commission

2017-03-10 06:02

Outgoing chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is set to officially handover to the incoming chair Faki Mahamat on March 14 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, a statement says.

Team-Dlamini Zuma powers on

2017-02-26 11:04

Former African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma continued with her campaign this weekend to become the first female president of the ANC.

DRC urged to break crisis 'impasse' by UN, AU, EU

2017-02-17 16:32

The international community has urged government and opposition parties in Democratic Republic of Congo to restart deadlocked talks to set up a transition regime ahead of elections due late this year.

AU 'far from its vision, lacks new Mbekis, Obasanjos to drive it'

2017-02-15 10:04

The African Union lacks new Mbekis, Obasanjos and Bouteflikas to drive it, analyst Sibusiso Nkomo from the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation has said.

We’ll know you by your fans

2017-02-12 06:06

Last week, former African Union (AU) Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma returned home after a four-year absence, during which she held a job she did not really want and clearly did not enjoy, writes Mondli Makhanya.

Top Africa stories: Zim, CAR, Zambia

2017-02-08 20:31

Former Zimbabwean vice president Joice Mujuru has expelled several key allies from her ZimPF party, and Edgar Lungu says he would consult widely before pulling his country out from the ICC.

Polisario mulls 'all options' for W Sahara independence

2017-02-06 06:10

The Polisario Front chief has said "all options are open" for Western Sahara's independence struggle and voiced hope for renewed talks with Morocco after its readmission to the African Union.

AU is cleaning house with reforms aplenty

2017-02-05 06:05

Future chairpersons of the African Union Commission will be able to appoint their own team of commissioners under sweeping reforms planned for the body to help them push their programmes more effectively.

 

AU force in Somalia needs troop surge, chief says

2017-03-11 19:30

The head of the AU mission in Somalia is seeking a surge in troops to help the country's military control areas won back from extremist group al-Shabaab, saying the Somali National Army has been unable to take charge as expected.

Top Africa stories: Buhari, Jammeh, Zim

2017-03-10 19:48

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has arrived back home after treatment in the UK, and Tsvangirai says his MDC party will take part in an anti-government protest on March 22.

UN chief: Steady funding needed for AU troops in Somalia

2017-03-09 06:11

The UN secretary general has urged more funding for African Union troops in Somalia battling Islamic extremists trying to take over the country.

Nigeria urges AU to intervene over 'SA killings'

2017-02-20 21:37

Nigeria on Monday urged the African Union to step in to stop what it said were "xenophobic attacks" on its citizens and other Africans in South Africa.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Africa, Guinea

2017-02-15 20:02

Zimbabwe's Joice Mujuru has moved to consolidate her position in the crisis-riddled ZimPF party, and an analyst says the AU lacks the new Mbekis, Obasanjos and Bouteflikas to drive it.

SA 'not declining as continental power' under Zuma

2017-02-14 18:42

Is South Africa declining in stature as a power in Africa? It depends on how you look at it, ANC MP and chair of Parliament’s porftolio committee on international relations, Siposezwe Masango, has said.

Somalia's quarter century of chaos

2017-02-09 18:48

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo was elected Somali president, in the second presidential election since 1991 held amid tight security due to clashes between Al-Qaeda-linked fighters and African Union peacekeepers.

Zambia's Lungu 'to consult widely before pulling out of ICC'

2017-02-08 16:05

Zambian leader Edgar Lungu says he would consult widely before pulling his country out from the International Criminal Court, a report says.

Morocco will never recognise W Sahara: deputy FM

2017-02-05 20:30

Morocco will "never recognise" Western Sahara's independence despite rejoining the African Union after a decades-long dispute over the territory, Deputy Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita says.

SA is the biggest loser at AU

2017-02-05 06:05

After four years at the helm, South Africa’s influence seems to be slipping, with many major policy decisions not going its way.

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