Solly Moeng: Post-colonial African leaders just picked up where colonial leaders left off

2019-10-15 22:25

Post-colonial African leaders continue to treat Africans as little people who have no opinion to give in matters that affect their lives and future, says Solly Moeng.

SA aviation 'punching below its weight' - IATA

2019-04-27 10:04

If the process of creating open skies for aviation in Africa is delayed because individual countries just sit and wait for each other to start implementing the process first, then aviation on the continent will be at risk of falling behind, says an expert.

SA to take over rotational chair of African Union in 2020

2019-02-10 16:35

South Africa will take over the rotational chair of the African Union in 2020, following on Egypt, which took over the chair of the continental organ on Sunday.

SA must get its house in order - MPs debate Africa Day

2017-06-13 21:12

South Africa needs to get its own house in order before it can lead the continent in achieving the African Union's Agenda 2063.

AU chair debate flounders on ICC

2016-12-11 06:02

SA journalist removed as moderator, while member states ‘sidestepped rights issues and chose sanitised approach’.

Iata and AU sign MoU on strategic cooperation

2016-07-14 14:30

The International Air Transport Association and The African Union Commission have signed a memorandum of understanding to expand strategic cooperation.

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

Obama begins Ethiopia, African Union visit

2015-07-26 21:01

US President Barack Obama has landed in Ethiopia becoming the first American leader to visit Africa's second most populous nation.

NEWSPAPERS: SA urged to arrest Omar al-Bashir

The International Criminal Court is urging SA to arrest Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir. Today's newspapers focus on SA's choices.

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At least 21 dead in Al-Shabaab hotel attack

2015-03-29 06:30

The attack on a Somali hotel by al-Shabaab extremists has been ended by troops leaving at least 21 dead.


Landmark AU trade pact keeps growing as Benin, Nigeria join

2019-07-08 08:20

A landmark free-trade agreement removing most tariffs and other commercial barriers in the African continent grew to encompass 54 signatories, after Benin and Nigeria signed up to the accord on Sunday.

African Union threatens to suspend Sudan over coup

2019-04-16 20:26

The African Union on Monday threatened to suspend Sudan following last week's coup that saw Omar al-Bashir ousted by the military after nearly three decades in power.

AU rights group urges Mauritania 'review' blasphemy law

2018-05-11 11:32

The African Union's human rights body has called on Mauritania to "review" a draft law that applies the death penalty for blasphemy as global outrage grows over the imprisonment of a young blogger.

Who will replace Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma at the AU?

The African Union Commission will on Monday elect its new chairperson.

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Dlamini-Zuma urges Gambian president to accept defeat

2016-12-11 06:01

African Union chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has urged Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to respect the will of his people by accepting defeat at the polls.

Donors pledge $250m to fight Boko Haram

2016-02-01 18:33

Donors at the African Union summit have pledged $250m for the fight against Boko Haram insurgents, AU Peace and Security Council chief Smail Chergui says.

14 Somali soldiers killed in Shebab suicide attack

2015-08-22 18:15

At least 14 Somali soldiers were killed and more than 20 others wounded in a suicide attack by Shebab rebels in southern Somalia, officials and witnesses says

Senegal to stage 'historic' trial of Chadian former despot Habre

2015-07-19 12:03

Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre is set to make history as he goes on trial in Senegal over his regime's brutality - the first time a despot from one African country has been called to account by another.

AU holds belated ceremony for dead migrants

2015-05-27 21:28

The African Union has held a small ceremony to pay homage to hundreds of migrants who have perished attempting to flee the continent and reach Europe.

Lift Ebola travel bans, urges AU

2014-09-08 18:42

Member states of the African Union are calling for the removal of travel bans imposed to stem the Ebola epidemic in order to open up economic activities.

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