The AU Commission has rejected as “blatantly untrue and unsubstantiated” aspersions in the media that former Ambassador to the United States was fired due to pronouncements or opinions she might have shared during her tenure.
Darfur’s transitional government has asked the UN and the AU to keep operating their joint peacekeeping mission in the country – a force that Omar al-Bashir was trying to shut down.
Minister of International Relations Naledi Pandor says partnerships in pursuit of peace and security in Africa can only succeed provided all partners complement each other while working towards a common objective.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Saturday speak on behalf of the African Union at the funeral service for Former President Robert Mugabe to be held at the National stadium in Harare.
Sudan’s military rulers and the main opposition coalition reached an agreement on the shape of a transitional government in lengthy negotiations since Omar al-Bashir’s overthrow by the army in April.