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Fight against terror not deterred by Somali attack: Kenya

Tuesday 17 October 2017 06:37

Kenya says the latest attacks in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, will not deter it from its fight against terrorism.


Pan African Parliament  and the African Union are concerned about how to end wars on the continent.
PAP seeks solutions on conflicts in Africa

Monday 16 October 2017 21:13

The conflicts afflicting Somalia, South Sudan, Libya, DRC and other parts of the continent, came under scrutiny at the Pan African Parliament on Monday.


The Pan African Parliament is underway in Midrand, Gauteng.
PAP management not keeping proper records of expenditure, assets

Wednesday 11 October 2017 21:15

The Pan African Parliament Committee on Audit and Public Accounts says management is not keeping proper records of expenditure and assets.


The role of Pan African Parliament is still not understood by Africans.
Female Genital Mutilation to top PAP agenda

Sunday 8 October 2017 21:35

Female Genital Mutilation will come under the spotlight as the Pan African Parliament sits for its last session of 2017 in Midrand from Monday.


Zuma should not appoint his successor: Mchunu

Saturday 23 September 2017 06:55

Former ANC chairperson in Kwa-Zulu Natal Senzo Mchunu says the ANC must not allow president Jacob Zuma to appoint his successor.


African Audio Visual and Cinema Commission aims to create jobs in the film industry.
Africa aims to grow its film industry

Friday 15 September 2017 16:30

Africa has set up an ambitious program to grow the continent's film industry from $5 billion to $20 billion.


AU pushes for lasting peace in Libya

Sunday 10 September 2017 13:04

The AU High Level Committee has welcomed the interest shown by the Libyan people to resolve the current political conflict in their country.


Zuma calls for inclusive dialogue in Libya

Sunday 10 September 2017 08:30

President Jacob Zuma says he's confident that peace and stability will soon be achieved in Libya.


SADC gathering a sham: Analyst

Wednesday 23 August 2017 11:03

Professor at the Institute for African Renaissance Studies at Unisa, Lebisa Tefo, says he is not misled by the gathering of heads of state at the SADC Summit that concluded on Sunday.


Some 1 500 officers will form part of the security contingent, which is nearly double the 2013 deployment.
Kenyans urged to keep peace during elections

Monday 7 August 2017 18:01

Two former African presidents have called on Kenyans to put the love of their country first when they go to the polls on Tuesday.


President Jacob Zuma and his Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu during his working visit to the country.
Zuma, Lungu discuss political situation in Zambia

Saturday 5 August 2017 17:35

President Jacob Zuma has discussed the political situation prevailing in Zambia with his counterpart in that country and former Nigerian President Olesegun Obasanjo.


 Nkosazana-Dalmini Zuma has joined the race to be ANC president.
Dlamini-Zuma is competent to be president: Khoza

Tuesday 25 July 2017 08:25

ANC MP Makhosi Khoza says Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is competent enough to become the ANC's next president, but is surrounded by what she calls people without integrity.


Kenyans are heading to the polls next month.
AU calls for Kenya’s stakeholders to ensure free and fair elections

Saturday 22 July 2017 16:39

The African Union has called on all stakeholders in Kenya's general election to ensure next month's election is free, fair and credible for the sake of the country's stability after the polls.


 For years, about 60% of AU spending has been financed by donors.
Mugabe donates $1 million to African Union

Tuesday 4 July 2017 06:45

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said on Monday he was donating $1 million to the African Union (AU), hoping to set an example for African countries to finance AU programmes.


AU summit needs to show some improved vision

Thursday 22 June 2017 18:43

In approximately a week on Thursday, the African Union (AU) will hold its 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly.


Political freedom must lead to economic emancipation: Mugabe

Friday 16 June 2017 20:56

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says political freedom must lead to economic emancipation.  


Tito Mboweni says meetings of the ANC's NEC are arguably the only executive meetings of any political party which grab the country.
Tito Mboweni speaks about problems in ANC, remodeling of AU

Thursday 1 June 2017 20:46

ANC NEC Member and former Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni says the party's National Executive Committee and the top six must do much better.


Africa Month is celebrated annually across the continent.
Calls made for Africa to take its place in the world

Saturday 27 May 2017 21:33

As the African continent wraps up Africa Month, calls have been made to Africans across the continent to position Africa as the alternative voice at the time where the Western powers are divided.


South Sudan has witnessed renewed fighting despite a peace agreement signed in August 2015.
Deep concern over on-going conflict in South Sudan on Africa Day

Thursday 25 May 2017 19:36

The AU Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has expressed deep concern over the on-going conflict in South Sudan.


Professor Vusi Gumede is from the Thabo Mbeki Leadership Institute.
Africa Day: achievements and challenges ahead

Thursday 25 May 2017 19:08

Africa leadership is under the spotlight on Thursday as the continent celebrates 54 years since the establishment of the OAU.


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