Tag: African Union

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Youth Thinkers for a Better Africa

The second edition of Young African Thinkers Continental Convention (YATC) with the theme ‘Realizing the Envisioned Africa,' underway at the Headquarter of the African Union. YATC’s

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AU Peace and Security Chief heads to Asmara

The African Union (A.U.) will send its peace and security commissioner to Eritrea in the wake of the country’s border tension with neighbouring Djibouti. According to

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President Mugabe donates $1m to help finance A.U. after Zimbabwe cattle sale

Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, on Monday handed a cheque of $1 million to the African Union (A.U.) Foundation as part of efforts aimed at lessening

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The 29th AU Summit Starts in Ethiopia Today

The 29th Ordinary Session of the Summit of the African Union (AU) kicks off at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa on Tuesday. The

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Ambassador: Attacks on WHO candidate are defamatory, ‘colonial’

The African Union (AU) delegation to the United Nations came in outspoken numbers to a press briefing yesterday to express unshakable support for the Ethiopian

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UN Human Rights Chief to Visit Ethiopia

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein will officially visit the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, at the invitation of the Government,

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Ethiopia's Cruel Con Game

In what could be an important test of the Trump Administration’s attitude toward foreign aid, the new United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, and UN aid

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Chad’s Foreign Minister Elected new Chairperson for the AU

African Union leaders on Monday elected Chad’s candidate to chair the 54-nation body, headquartered in the Ethiopian capital. In the election held at the AU summit,

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Two Eritrean Diplomats Defect

The Africa Intelligence newsletter reported that two Eritrean diplomats have defected from the regime of Isaias Afeworki. The paper identified the diplomats as Omar Sarmea,

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António Guterres says preemptive conflict mitigation better than conflict resolution

The U.N. Secretary-General, António Guterres , attended his first African Union leaders summit in Addis Ababa today. He commended African countries for opening borders and

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HRW urges AU to release probe into 'unlawful' killing of 14 civilians by Ethiopian forces

AU said civilians killed in 'shoot-out' with Al-Shabaab, but HRW claims Wardinle villagers killed 'indiscriminately'. A human rights organisation has urged the African Union (AU) to

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Saharawi ambassador in Addis Ababa welcomes African states' position based on AU principles

The ambassador of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) in Ethiopia and permanent representative at the African Union, Lamine Baali, welcomes African countries' positions over

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