Tag: African Union

Morocco Re-joins African Union

Morocco rejoined the club of African states on Tuesday, 33 years after quitting over recognition of Western Sahara, bringing one of Africa's largest economies...

West African Leaders to Press Gambia’s Jammeh to Quit

By Edward McAllister West African heads of state began arriving in Gambia on Tuesday to try to convince the long-ruling President Yahya Jammeh to relinquish...

Nigeria Joins African Union Campaign to End Child Marriage

By Kieran Guilbert Women’s rights activists have recently urged Nigeria to accelerate efforts to end child marriage after it joined an African Union (AU) campaign...

African Union Welcomes Juba Unconditional Acceptance of Regional Forces

The head of the African Union Commission recently welcomed the South Sudanese government’s decision to authorize the deployment of the Regional Protection Force (RPF)...

African Union Says to Mediate in Gabon Election Crisis

The African Union has recently said it would send a delegation to help resolve a standoff over presidential election results in Gabon that triggered...

Morocco Requests to Re-join African Union after 32 years

Morocco has asked the African Union (AU) to readmit it to an organisation it left 32 years ago, as it steps up efforts to...

AU Backs Call for ‘Robust’ African Force in South Sudan

The African Union has backed a request for African troops with a robust mandate to reinforce U.N. peacekeepers in South Sudan.  The AU summit...

AU Sets U.S$1.2 Billion Self-Financing Target

The African Union has set an ambitious self-financing targets of $1.2 billion (about Rwf898 billion) annually to reduce heavy dependence on external partners to...

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