Tag Archives: African Union

20 February 20

Somalia: 12 soldiers killed in al-Shabaab military base attack

At least 12 soldiers have been killed in al-Shabaab attacks at a military base in Somalia.

19 January 19

AU calls upon DRC to suspend election result announcemnet

The African Union (AU) has called upon the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to delay the final announcement of last month’s presidential election.

30 June 18

African Union chief calls for action against South Sudan

Chairman of the African Union (AU) Dr Mousa Faki Mahamat is calling for action to be taken against South Sudan’s leaders following another ceasefire violation in the world’s youngest nation.

11 June 18

UN: Situation in Sudan’s Darfur Region has improved

The United Nations’ peacekeeping chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix says security in Sudan’s Darfur Region “has changed radically for the better”.

05 February 18

African Union calls for mass withdrawal from ICC

The African Union has called for a mass withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

29 January 18

Kagame takes AU chair, launches single air market

Rwanda President Paul Kagame began his tenure as the African Union Chairperson on Sunday, announcing the launch of a Single African Air Transport (SAATM).

08 October 16

AMISOM Receives $200m from EU to Pay Its Soldiers

The European Union (EU) is set to contribute more than Sh20 billion (around $200m) to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

05 July 16

As UN Praises Somalia, How Much Has the Country Really Improved?

This week envoys to the UN and African Union (AU) praised Somalia, claiming the Horn of Africa country is on the right path to stability. That might come as a surprise to some, considering the increased frequency of Al-Shabaab attacks
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05 July 16

UN, AU Envoys Say Somalia on right Path to Stability

Top UN and African Union (AU) envoys in Somalia say the country is on the right path to stability.

03 July 16

UN Calls on African Union to Investigate Eritrean ‘Crimes’

The United Nations is calling on the African Union (AU) to investigate reports citing human rights violations in Eritrea.


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