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African Union congratulates the people of Kenya, calls for calm

Friday 11 August 2017 16:59

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Moussa Faki Mahamat, on Friday congratulated the people of Kenya for conducting peaceful general elections.

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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.

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 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.

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 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.

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Mugabe calls for more innovative ways to fund AU programmes

Monday 3 July 2017 18:55

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has called for more innovative ways of funding African Union programmes.

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Dlamini-Zuma officially accepts ANCYL nomination for ANC president

Thursday 15 June 2017 22:15

Former African Union chairperson Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has officially accepted her nomination by the ANC Youth League to succeed President Jacob Zuma as ANC president.

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The AU peace fund was first endorsed by the Heads of State Summit of the organisation in Kigali last year – a decision taken to endow the fund with $400 million dollars by 2020.
AU Peace Fund will promote the cause of peace, stability in Africa

Thursday 15 June 2017 20:24

A newly established African Union Peace fund will provide a more effective instrument to promote the cause of peace and stability in Africa and the world.

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The mayor of Bojanala District Municipality, Fetsang Mokati, has been re-elected as the League's Provincial chairperson.
North West ANCWL endorses Dlamini Zuma for ANC President

Sunday 4 June 2017 19:56

The ANC Women's League in the North West has formally endorsed former African Union Chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, as their candidate for ANC President.

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EFF's Floyd Shivambu says the formation of the OAU never addressed what was to happen post colonialism.
Africa needs new generation of leaders: Shivambu

Thursday 25 May 2017 09:32

Africa is experiencing a new form of colonialism where former colonial masters are still controlling Africa's resources, says EFF Deputy President Floyd Shivambu.

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Latest White Paper outlines plans for immigration policy

Tuesday 16 May 2017 08:32

Home Affairs has outlined its plans of overhauling its immigration policy in its latest White Paper on International Migration.

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Africa needs massive capital injection to address challenges such as poverty eradication and job creation.
EU ready to work with African countries

Thursday 11 May 2017 21:27

The European Union says it’s ready to cooperate with African countries in stemming the illicit financial flows from the continent.

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Phahlane justifies Dlamini-Zuma’s protection

Thursday 4 May 2017 05:45

Acting National Police Commissioner Kgomotso Phahlane has re-iterated that security threats against the former chairperson of the African Union, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma warrant Presidential Protection.

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Analysts slam Dlamini-Zuma presidential protection

Tuesday 18 April 2017 20:55

The Presidential Protection Unit offered to former African Union Commission Chair, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has been described as an abuse of the law.

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Model C comments an attack on Motshekga: DA

Sunday 16 April 2017 13:15

The Democratic Alliance has called on basic education minister, Angie Motshekga to defend public schools.

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Dlamini-Zuma to receive state protection

Saturday 15 April 2017 09:33

There are growing concerns that former Chairperson of the African Union, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will receive protection from the Presidential Protection Unit.

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Media reportss sugest that VIP protection vehicles accompanied Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's convoy to an ANC forum on Thursday.
SAPS clears air on Dlamini-Zuma security detail

Friday 14 April 2017 15:28

The South African Police Service has responded to mounting media reports questioning the security detail afforded to former African Union chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

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Sudanese president pledges to work for peace

Tuesday 11 April 2017 06:20

Sudanese president Omar Al Bashir has committed to peace in the volatile country during a meeting with the AU High Level Panel led by Thabo Mbeki in Sudan.

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Kingsley Mamabolo ready for his next assignment in Darfur

Tuesday 4 April 2017 22:12

The new head of the African Union-United Nations Joint Peacekeeping Mission in Sudan’s Darfur region says it’s a very different place to when an armed conflict broke out there in 2003.

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Dlamini-Zuma further called on the ANC Women's League to implement the policies that empower women.
Dlamini-Zuma steers clear of ongoing squabbles

Sunday 2 April 2017 16:12

Former African Union (AU) Chairperson Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has steered clear of the recent events that culminated in President Zuma reshuffling his cabinet.

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South Sudan Troika throws weight behind AU and IGAD

Friday 31 March 2017 17:25

The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) reiterate their strong support for the combined efforts of the AU and IGAD.

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