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Heritage Route

Preserving Africa’s rich liberation history

The trans-continental Resistance and Liberation Heritage Route will allow the continent to reclaim its history from its colonisers. Sulaiman Philip A continent-wide Resisitance and Liberation Heritage Route...

AU and UN respond to African security demands

A new AU-UN agreement will improve peacekeeping operations and security challenges in Africa. The Joint UN-AU Framework for Enhancing Partnership on Peace and Security...
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma bids farewell to African Union

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s term as the head of the African Union has drawn to a close. No stranger to politics, she held the position for...
African Union Handbook

African Union and New Zealand publish fourth edition of AU Handbook

The African Union has published the latest version of its handbook, in partnership with New Zealand. The book is important in communicating the organisation’s...
Moussa Faki Mahamat

African Union choose new chairperson

Chadian Foreign Minister Moussa Faki Mahamat has been chosen as the new chairperson of the African Union Commission. Mahamat replaces South Africa’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. CD...

Pan-African passport launched at AU Summit

The promised pan-African passport was launched and the financing of the African Union (AU) was among the many issues discussed by heads of state...

Tanzanian summit tackles ignorance of albinism

21 June 2016 The first Action on Albinism in Africa forum, held from 17 to 19 June in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, brought together over...

Africa is ‘full of possibilities’

There was plenty of opportunity on the continent, and particularly in South Africa, according to foreign journalists covering the African Union 25th summit. But countries could not ignore the challenges facing them.

African army expected by year end

African army expected by year end

The 25th African Union summit ended in Johannesburg with leaders promising to accelerate the formation of the African Standby Force, which will counter terrorism on the continent. Leaders also backed initiatives aimed at the empowerment of women.

Projects aim to empower women in agriculture

Access to affordable funding was seen as critical for the empowerment of women in the agriculture sector. A call was also made at the African Union summit session for African groups to fund African initiatives.

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