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President Jacob Zuma attends the opening ceremony of the 24th Ordinary session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union  in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa.
President Jacob Zuma attends the opening ceremony of the 24th Ordinary session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa.

African leaders ready to disarm FDLR in Eastern Congo

Saturday 31 January 2015 12:52

African leaders have unanimously agreed to move into the DRC to disarm the remnants of the Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, the FDLR in eastern Congo.

African leaders ready to disarm FDLR in Eastern Congo

Saturday 31 January 2015 12:52

African leaders have unanimously agreed to move into the DRC to disarm the remnants of the Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, the FDLR in eastern Congo.

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UN speaks out on DRC military operation

Saturday 31 January 2015 06:47

The UN has denied that it was caught off guard by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Army’s announcement on Thursday.

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Lesotho celebrates Masutha's decision

Friday 30 January 2015 18:20

Friends of slain former SACP leader Chris Hani, in Lesotho have expressed relief that Clive Derby Lewis has not been granted parole.

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African leaders respond to terror attacks

Friday 30 January 2015 15:19

Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says African leaders need a collective and decisive response to deal with terrorism engulfing some parts of the continent.

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Mugabe takes over AU chairmanship

Friday 30 January 2015 14:43

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe ascended to the rotating chairmanship of the African Union on Friday.

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AU Summit to get underway

Friday 30 January 2015 07:20

The AU Summit begins in the Ethiopian capital Addis Abbaba Friday morning peace and security in the continent uppermost on the agenda.

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Nigeria heads for closest election on record: Survey

Thursday 29 January 2015 20:23

Amid high public interest tempered by uncertainty about election integrity and security, the main contenders in Nigeria’s presidential race are running neck and neck, a Afrobarometer survey shows.

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38 000 Somali children malnourished: UN report

Thursday 29 January 2015 16:19

More than 700 000 people in Somalia, most of them internally displaced persons, are in need of food assistance.

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UN plans future Libya talks

Thursday 29 January 2015 14:52

Libya's warring factions who operate rival governments have agreed "in principle" to hold future talks to end the crisis in Libya

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Boko Haram to be under spotlight at AU Summit

Thursday 29 January 2015 08:55

A campaign against Boko Haram is expected to come under the spotlight in the next three days as African heads of state meet in Ethiopia.

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