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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.


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.


 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.


 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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