ARTICLES RELATING TO AU

Morocco says AU chair Dlamini-Zuma blocking readmission

2016-12-01 08:00

Morocco has accused the African Union commission's chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma of South Africa, of blocking Rabat's efforts to rejoin the AU and lacking neutrality.

Opposition 'worried' as Zim army 'recruits 1 000s' ahead of 2018 polls

2016-11-17 15:08

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the MDC has expressed concerns over the Zimbabwe National Army's recruitment drive at a time when the government is struggling to pay its workers.

African Union angry over EU payment for Somali troops

2016-11-12 18:00

The AU has lashed the EU for saying it will pay Burundian peacekeepers in Somalia directly, rather than through their government, ostensibly to prevent the money being diverted to the regime in Bujumbura.

Dlamini-Zuma calls for 'intense dialogue' in crisis-hit Ethiopia

2016-11-06 18:00

African Union Commission head Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has called for intense dialogue over the recent protests in Ethiopia, saying that it was imperative to find lasting solutions in the country.

We'll make Malawi ungovernable, opposition threatens

2016-10-30 11:03

Main opposition party the Malawi Congress Party has threatened to render the southern African nation ungovernable if the ruling Democratic Progressive Party fails to table electoral reforms in parliament.

WATCH: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma speaks on her successor

2016-10-27 09:40

African leaders are set to elect the next AU commission chairperson in January next year and the current chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma hopes that her successor will implement some of the goals set for agenda 2063.

South Sudanese govt troops 'deliberately' killed civilians, says AI

2016-10-25 12:28

Rights group Amnesty International has accused South Sudanese government forces of "deliberately killings civilians, raping women and girls and looting property" in Juba in July.

Withdrawal from the ICC: Not just a sad day for SA but for Africa

2016-10-24 11:28

The South African government's decision to withdraw from the ICC should not be seen in isolation. The African Union has called on its member states to withdraw from the court, writes Magnus Killander.

WATCH: SADC, AU have disappointed us – DRC opposition

2016-10-22 20:00

Democratic Republic of Congo’s opposition coalition has expressed disappointment in the manner in which the AU and the SADC have handled the country’s situation.

WATCH: Benin leader swaps presidential jet for motorcade for trip to Togo

2016-10-18 10:58

Benin President Patrice Talon has earned social media praises after opting to travel to neighbouring Togo by road, a report says.

 

I've capacity and experience to succeed Dlamini-Zuma – says AU chair hopeful

2016-11-30 11:53

Senegal’s African Union Commission hopeful Abdoulaye Bathily, 69, has met with President Jacob Zuma, as the race to replace Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma hots up.

Morocco hosts African summit as it bids to rejoin bloc

2016-11-16 21:18

Morocco is to host an African summit later as the kingdom presses a bid to rejoin the continental bloc 32 years after walking out in protest at its position on the Western Sahara.

African leaders launch initiative to resolve Libyan crisis

2016-11-08 21:30

Seven African leaders have met at the African Union headquarter in Ethiopia to launch a new initiative to solve the 5-year-old Libyan crisis.

One important lesson the African Union can learn from Brexit

2016-11-01 10:11

Regional integration can boost economic growth in countries but governments must consider the importance of maintaining monetary policy sovereignty, warn experts.

WATCH: Africans, not foreign donors, must fund AU, says Dlamini-Zuma

2016-10-27 14:00

The chairperson of the AU commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has said that Africa must be able to fund the African Union if the continent's programmes are to be successfully implemented.

WATCH: AU Commission has no standing in ICC, says Dlamini-Zuma

2016-10-26 14:18

Chairperson of the AU Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has said that the AU "has no standing in the ICC" and therefore, it is "purely" the decision of African countries to join or to withdraw from the Hague-based tribunal.

African states can try their own African leaders - Dlamini-Zuma

2016-10-24 16:07

Africa has the mechanisms to try leaders accused of human rights violations, AU commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said.

Heavily armed Shabaab fighters retake town in central Somalia

2016-10-24 06:00

Islamic extremist rebels have recaptured a town in central Somalia after African Union and Somali troops pulled out, according to residents.

Morocco king seeks support for AU bid in east Africa

2016-10-20 11:08

Moroccan King Mohammed VI has begun a tour of east Africa to shore up support for a historic bid to rejoin the African Union after more than three decades.

Zim opposition urges SADC, AU to push Mugabe out - report

2016-10-09 09:37

Zimbabwean opposition, the People's Democratic Party led by Tendai Biti, has urged the African Union and SADC to force President Robert Mugabe to cease power, saying he was no longer fit to run the country, a report.

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