Do more for S Sudan refugees, top UN official says

2016-08-30 17:05

The international community must respond to the refugee crisis caused by fighting in South Sudan in the same way it responded to the crisis in Europe, the UN refugee chief has said.

Sudan rebels sign AU-brokered peace roadmap

2016-08-09 18:16

Prominent Sudanese rebel groups say they have signed a roadmap brokered by African Union mediators to end deadly conflicts in Sudan's strife-torn Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan regions.

LRA rebels in CAR kidnap 344 people in six months

2016-07-21 16:18

Rebels from the Lord's Resistance Army have kidnapped a record 344 civilians in the Central African Republic in the first half of 2016, according to two specialised NGOs.

Morocco asks to rejoin the African Union after 32 years

2016-07-18 21:51

More than three decades after leaving in a row over membership of Western Sahara, Morocco wants to return to the bloc.

Dlamini-Zuma remains AU head as commission fails to elect new leader

2016-07-18 15:20

The African heads of state meeting in Kigali has failed to elect a new head of the African Union and will try again in January.

South Sudan struggles to avert 'catastrophe'

2016-07-18 12:36

Street sweepers in South Sudan's capital Juba have cleaned up the blood and bullet casings after gun battles at the presidential palace, but salvaging peace will be a far harder task, analysts warn.

SA coughs up over R470m for AU in 2015/16

2016-07-18 09:35

South Africa is set to contribute even more to the African Union under a new self-funding model adopted at the continental body’s summit in Kigali.

Morocco wants to rejoin African Union: king

2016-07-18 07:17

Morocco wants to rejoin the African Union, 32 years after quitting the bloc in protest at its decision to accept Western Sahara as a member, King Mohammed VI said.

South Sudan violence tops AU summit agenda

2016-07-17 15:49

Renewed fighting in South Sudan that has claimed more than 300 lives is set to dominate an African Union summit in the Rwandan capital Kigali.

Africa Union step closer to cut reliance on donors

2016-07-17 14:07

The Africa Union has adopted a new funding formula that will help the bloc generate $1.2bn from next year and cut reliance on donors.


Nominations to replace Dlamini-Zuma at AU open again

2016-08-10 17:35

Nominations for the next African Union Commission chairperson have opened again after countries failed to elect a replacement for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

SA needs to be strong for Africa - AU chair

2016-08-09 13:15

AU chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says South Africa needs to honour the women of 1956 by ensuring that the country is viable and strong, which also helps the continent.

Dlamini-Zuma for ANC president?

2016-07-19 09:28

African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has given the strongest indication yet that she is in the running for ANC president come 2017.

EXCLUSIVE: Staying at AU is service to the continent - Dlamini-Zuma

2016-07-18 20:03

African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says staying another nine months in her position after elections failed to produce a successor is service to the continent.

AU moves towards self-funding

2016-07-18 12:45

The African Union has resolved that all me.ber states are to charge a 0,2 percent levy on all eligible imports, in a move to limit donor dependency.

BREAKING: First round of AU elections fails to produce Dlamini-Zuma successor

2016-07-18 11:26

Voting for African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s successor has failed to produce a two-thirds majority for any of the three candidates that were up for nomination.

African passport 'launched' at AU summit

2016-07-18 09:29

Outgoing African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has managed to tick at least two big items off the to-do list she had in her term at the helm of the continental body.

Global concerns over SA's human rights policy - SAHRC to minister

2016-07-17 21:44

The SAHRC says there is global concern over SA's human rights policy.

Lobbying intensifies as race to elect new AU chair heats up

2016-07-17 14:45

Hours before elections are due to kick off for a successor to AU Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, lobbying has intensified - and not just for the three candidates nominated to take her place.

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