The Namibia capital Windhoek is still drilling more boreholes, to address the water crisis in the capital.
Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has confirmed that he will not run in 2017 presidential elections.
The AU has launched an Africa-wide public health agency, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC).
A Zimbabwean pastor at the centre of a protest movement against President Robert Mugabe was charged on Thursday with plotting to overthrow the government and insulting the national flag.
The United Nations' highest court ruled on Thursday it has the authority to adjudicate in a maritime boundary dispute between Kenya and Somalia over stretches of the Indian Ocean.
Suspected Al-Shabaab militants have attacked a police camp in the Mandera area on the border with Somalia.
The death on Wednesday of Congo's opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi leaves opponents of President Joseph Kabila seriously weakened in their bid to force Kabila to quit power.
The Gambia has sworn in a new government.
A pastor from the Evangelical Church in Sudan has lashed out at the Sudanese government, accusing Khartoum of violating religious freedom and targeting churches.
Democratic Republic of Congo's veteran opposition leader, Etienne Tshisekedi, has died in Brussels aged 84.
The UN Chief says his visit to the AU Heads of State Summit allowed stakeholders to establish a higher platform of cooperation between the two organisations.
The Secretary General of Lesotho Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing's Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) has resigned and formed a new party, Movement for Economic Change.
Zimbabwean pastor, accused of trying to overthrow President Robert Mugabe was arrested at the airport.
The non-binding decision to withdraw came Tuesday near the end of an African Union summit.
President Jacob Zuma has described the African Union's decision on Morocco as difficult but necessary.
The ANC has spoken out on the African Union’s decision to readmit Morocco back into the AU.
Doctors are concerned that there's a new strain of drug resistance malaria.
New United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, has committed to good working relations with the African Union.
The African Union (AU) has been challenged to put more effort in uniting the continent by ending conflicts.
African Union leaders chose Chad's candidate to chair the 54-nation body on Monday.
The African Union Chairperson for 2017 will be announced on Monday.
The fighting that erupted in July in Juba South Sudan has reversed all the gains that have been made and now the country is back to square one.
Thabo Mbeki says after a marathon of discussions the government of President Omar al-Bashir and the opposition groups have agreed in principle to constitute an interim government.
President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Ethiopia for the 28th African Union (AU) ordinary session of the assembly of heads of state and government.
African Union mediator in the Sudanese conflict Thabo Mbeki has expressed optimism about the peace process in the troubled country.
Heads of state and government have started arriving in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the African Union Summit.
Al Shabaab said its fighters killed dozens of Kenyan troops when the Islamist group attacked a remote military base in Somalia on Friday.
Member countries to the African Union will be paying a 0.2% levy on eligible imports as a way to finance the organisation.
Hunger, malnutrition and death threaten 6.5 million children in the impoverished dry lands of Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya due to back-to-back droughts.
Cameroon's Camrail bears "total and entire responsibility" for a passenger train accident that killed at least 79 people in 2017.