Stop asking if we're ready for a woman president

2017-09-19 11:21

Instead of waiting for us to be ready, women must shatter that glass ceiling whether it makes us uncomfortable or not, writes Mondli Zondo.

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.

Dlamini-Zuma to stay at AU a bit longer?

2016-07-16 13:02

With her four-year term as African Union Commission chairperson coming to an end, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma might have to stay put for another six months if a worthy successor isn't elected .

Why East and West Africans are in favour of integration, and others aren’t

2016-06-03 12:39

A recent analysis of public attitudes towards regional integration has suggested that more needs to be done to convince [African citizens] of the benefits of integration...

Who will succeed Zuma?

2015-08-11 07:35

The race for who is going to succeed Jacob Zuma as president of South Africa is now officially on, writes Max du Preez.

Don't rely on political names - Mantashe

2014-07-29 18:01

Politicians' children should not depend on their name to get ahead in life, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

AU concerned over South Sudan unrest

2013-12-17 21:03

The African Union is "deeply concerned" about events in South Sudan following two days of deadly fighting in the young nation, and urged restraint.

Dlamini-Zuma takes over as AU chief

2012-10-15 16:51

Former Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has taken charge as the first female head of the African Union executive.

AU fails to break leadership deadlock

2012-03-18 10:47

Leaders of eight African Union countries have failed to break a deadlock over the leadership of the 54-member body, highlighting divisions that have repeatedly stymied its decision-making.


Dlamini-Zuma vs opposition parties

2017-04-17 07:49

Reports that presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is receiving preferential treatment have thrust her in the firing line with political parties demanding an explanation for her VIP protection.

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.

AU, editors meet to formulate ways of telling the 'African story'

2016-06-20 12:04

Editors drawn from various media houses across the continent have committed to play their part in the development of Africa through objective reporting and analysis of the African Union’s work through Agenda 2063.

AU head warns against migrant reception centres

2015-11-12 10:14

The head of the African Union has warned against setting up migrant reception centres in Africa where people are held until they can be granted asylum or be sent home.

Mandela’s Parliament vs Zuma’s Parliament

2014-12-04 14:30

Nelson Mandela’s Parliament is often used as an example of what we are in danger of losing, but was it all sweetness and rainbows, asks Glenn Bownes.

Dlamini-Zuma quashes ANC rumours

2014-01-29 21:11

AU commission chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says she would stay on in her post, dismissing reports she was standing down to represent the ruling ANC in parliament in South Africa.

End support for DRC rebels – Clinton

2012-11-29 09:41

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called on all regional African leaders to halt any support for the M23 rebels in the DRC.

Faster delivery fuelling protests - govt

2012-06-22 14:18

Faster service delivery is adding to the impatience of those still awaiting services and fuelling protests, Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says.

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