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Why the African Union has failed to ‘silence the gun’

30 June 2020, 4:23 PM

Seven years ago African leaders committed themselves to working towards an end to armed conflict. As they marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the African Union they swore to ensure lasting peace on the continent.

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WATCH: The African Union Summit

9 February 2020, 11:37 AM

African Heads of State and Government are meeting today in their capacity as the Union’s Assembly Union, under the 2020 theme: SilencingtheGuns: Creating Conducive Conditions for Africa’s Development.

Resolving Libya conflict a priority at African Union Summit

7 February 2020, 10:19 AM

International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor says that resolving the conflict in Libya will take priority at the African Union Heads of State Summit taking place this weekend in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

African Union regrets ‘external interference’ in Libya

10 July 2019, 10:03 PM

The African Union’s High Level Committee on Libya has expressed concern at “outside interference” in the besieged country and proposed the creation of a special joint UN and AU envoy.

Call for African Union reforms

17 May 2019, 6:30 PM

The African Diaspora Forum (ADF) wants the African Union reconfigured and more power given to its secretariat. The organisation made the call as Africa celebrates Africa Month, which marks the establishment of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) on May 25, 1963.

South Africa to take over the helm of African Union in 2020

10 February 2019, 5:53 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa will take over the helm of the African Union in 2020.

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African Union force says not involved in arrest of ex-Shabaab leader

15 December 2018, 3:58 PM

African Union peacekeepers did not help in the arrest of a former al Shabaab leader that led to clashes in which 11 people were killed.

African Union admits sexual harassment ‘prevalent’

23 November 2018, 8:04 PM

The African Union on Friday said an internal investigation had found sexual harassment to be “prevalent” within the organisation. The admission comes after a committee was established in May to investigate anonymous allegations.

Al Shabaab attacks African Union base in Somalia – military

1 April 2018, 4:43 PM

Islamist insurgents battled for hours on Sunday with African Union troops after exploding a car bomb outside their base, Somali police, military and the militants said. Al Shabaab militants attacked the African Union (AU) peacekeepers’ base in the town Bulamarer, 130 kilometres southwest of the capital Mogadishu, around 9 a.m. local time, residents from the […]

SA’s Davies, Magwanishe in Rwanda for African Union Ministers of Trade

9 March 2018, 10:12 AM

Trade and Industry Minister, Dr Rob Davies and his deputy, Bulelani Magwanishe are expected to attend the African Union Ministers of Trade (AMOT) in Kigali, Rwanda on Friday.



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