The Department of International Relations (Dirco) has welcomed a decision by the African Union’s Peace and Security Council to suspend Sudan from all African Union activities with immediate effect. The suspension comes after members of a paramilitary unit shot dead dozens of protestors in Sudan’s capital Khartoum. A civilian-led transitional authority is currently in place. […]
The African Union has marked Africa Day by paying respects to its citizens who died during AU peace keeping missions since 2000.
When President elect Cyril Ramaphosa takes the oath of office on Saturday, the rest of the continent will be keen to hear what his policies on Africa are.
The African Union has commended Sudan for making progress towards reaching an agreement for a political transition in the country.
Egypt hosted African leaders for emergency talks on Tuesday on the upheavals in neighbouring Sudan and Libya, as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned against “a slide into chaos”. Sisi, current chair of the African Union, called for a coherent regional response as protesters in Khartoum pressed demands for a civilian government and Libyan military strongman […]