We will support any female candidate for president - ANCWL

2016-06-09 17:50

The ANC Women's League has not yet decided on who it will back for ANC president in 2017, but it will support any female candidate, including Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

Wear your doek: Dlamini-Zuma

2016-06-05 15:18

Women who support the ANC Women’s League should show solidarity by wearing doeks on weekends, African Union chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says.

Al-Bashir, Zuma hug, happily shake hands at AU meeting

2016-02-01 14:08

International Criminal Court fugitive Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s controversial visit to South Africa last year has added fuel to the push by some African Union member states to withdraw from the ICC en masse.

AU backs UN bid to push Burundi peacekeeping

2016-01-21 16:46

The African Union has expressed hope that UN Security Council ambassadors will persuade Burundi to begin serious talks and agree to the deployment of peacekeepers.

AU urges Burundi to accept peacekeepers

2015-12-25 21:14

The African Union says it has written to Burundi's president urging him to consent to the deployment of a peacekeeping force to quell the country's escalating unrest.

Zuma: Africa cannot prosper without peace

2015-11-22 10:00

The pursuit of peace in Africa is vital for the development and prosperity of the continent, President Jacob Zuma says.

EU presses African nations to accept migrants back

2015-11-12 09:04

The EU has pressed African leaders to take back thousands of people who do not qualify for asylum, as overwhelmed Slovenia began building a razor-wire border fence to keep migrants at bay.

Burundi crisis poses 'devastating' risk for region - AU

2015-11-05 09:51

The African Union has warned of its “deep concern” for troubled Burundi and the wider region if rivals do not resolve political differences peacefully.

ANC 'premier league' moving to secure Dlamini-Zuma presidency - claim

2015-09-07 14:39

The outcome of the ANC Youth League congress is just another step forward in working out Cyril Ramaphosa's role and securing the presidency for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a highly placed source says.

Burundi president says God on his side

2015-08-20 18:30

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has warned rebels that they will be crushed by God after being sworn in for a controversial third term following weeks of protests.


Women must transform, not conform – Dlamini-Zuma

2016-06-06 05:41

ANC stalwart and African Union chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has urged women to transform, and not conform to, society.

AU chief Dlamini-Zuma to step down in July

2016-04-06 20:58

African Union Commission head Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will step down at the end of her four-year term in July.

Dlamini-Zuma on her political future: 'Wait and see'

2016-02-01 13:44

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 president

Burundi rivals head for Uganda peace talks

2015-12-27 22:18

Rival Burundi factions have travelled to Uganda ahead of talks aimed at ending months of violence.

Singing for Dlamini-Zuma

2015-12-01 11:16

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 fray.

Call for urgent Burundi unity meeting

2015-11-12 21:07

The United Nations, European Union and African Union have called for an urgent meeting between Burundi's government and opposition to be held outside the country.

Group issues Burundi 'conflict' warning

2015-11-06 12:23

After months of violence, troubled Burundi risks sliding into civil war, a leading tank has warned, issuing a "conflict alert" after a string of battled between gunmen.

Ministers lose seats as Tanzania counts polls

2015-10-27 17:59

Tanzania’s ruling party presidential candidate has taken an early lead as election officials counted votes for a second day, while several key ministers lost their seats.

South Sudan peace deal welcomed with optimism, caution

2015-08-27 13:49

A deal signed by South Sudan’s president aimed at ending 20 months of civil war has been given a cautious welcome, with both sides in the conflict urged to show good faith.

Burundi president to be sworn in for 3rd term

2015-08-20 12:07

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza is set to be sworn in for a controversial third term in power, a top official says, following elections last month, weeks of protests and a failed coup.

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