Tuesday, March 26, 2019

African Union (AU) Summit opens in Mauritania

The 31st African Union (AU) Summit has opened in Nouakchott, Mauritania with Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa also making his second appearance on the continental...

Ex-UN lawyer alleges peacekeepers killed civilians

The UN mission in Central African Republic has fired one of its lawyers after he accused Rwandan peacekeepers of massacring 30 civilians in the...

AU probe into gender discrimination goes quiet

A promised investigation into gender discrimination at the African Union is yet to materialise, South Africa's Mail&Guardian reports. The investigation was promised after the M&G...

Palestine Opts for AU, Ethiopia to Mediate Israel Quandary Instead of U.S.

By Brook Abdu The Palestinian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Nasri Abujaish (PhD), called on Ethiopia and the African Union to engage in peace talks with Israel,...

Read Emperor Haile Selassie’s iconic 1963 speech that inspired Bob Marley’s hit song “War”

May 25 of every year in Africa is Africa Day. The day is set aside by the African Union (AU) to commemorate the founding...

Kofi Annan at 80: Memories and reflections

To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to...

African migrants in Israel opt for jail over deportation

At a detention centre in Israel’s Negev desert, African migrants facing deportation say they would rather be imprisoned than sent to a country they...

AUC chair: Time to slap sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan

African Union chief Moussa Faki said Sunday that “the time has come” to slap sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan, one of...

Israel orders African Migrants to leave

The Israeli government has issued a notice for thousands of African migrants to leave the country or face imprisonment. The migrants will be given up...

Travelling Around Africa Became Easier in 2017

Africa has made strides towards relaxing visa rules, a move that is seen by integrationists as a great platform to promote intra-African trade and...

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Strive Masiyiwa to build house and pay $1000 monthly allowance for granny who walked...

Telecommunications magnate and billionaire, Mr Strive Masiyiwa has pledged to build a house and pay a $1000 lifetime monthly allowance to an elderly woman...

Son of Angolan ex-president released from jail

The son of the former Angolan president has been released from prison, where he was being held on charges of embezzlement. José Filomeno dos Santos...

Africa Must Abolish Colonial Anti-Cannabis Laws to Unlock a 7 Billion Dollar Industry

The African cannabis industry is expected to be worth over US$7.1 billion by 2023. However, many countries will not benefit from the growth unless...