site.news_by_theme African Union

African Union urged to release S.Sudan atrocity probe
African Union urged to release S.Sudan atrocity probe

A top African Union official who led an inquiry into atrocities in war-torn South Sudan warned that ignoring its recommendations would help the guilty to evade justice.

African Union urged to release S.Sudan atrocity probe
Photo courtesy of mfa.kz
Ambassador of Kazakhstan presents letter of credentials to Ethiopian President

Kazakhstan’s Ambassador in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Yerlik Ali presented letters of credentials to the President of Ethiopia Mulatu Teshome.

Ambassador of Kazakhstan presents letter of credentials to Ethiopian President
President of South Africa Jacob Zuma ©REUTERS
South African President Jacob Zuma may visit Kazakhstan in 2015

President of South Africa Jacob Zuma may pay an official visit to Kazakhstan in 2015.

South African President Jacob Zuma may visit Kazakhstan in 2015
Kerry heads on Africa tour amid fears over S. Sudan war
Kerry heads on Africa tour amid fears over S. Sudan war

US Secretary of State John Kerry left late Tuesday on his first major tour of Africa focused on some of the continent's most brutal wars including the bloodshed in South Sudan.

Kerry heads on Africa tour amid fears over S. Sudan war
Red Cross recovers dozens of bodies in C. Africa capital
Red Cross recovers dozens of bodies in C. Africa capital

The Red Cross said Thursday it had recovered some 40 bodies on the streets of Bangui as the United States expressed alarm at the latest eruption of fighting in the Central African Republic.

Red Cross recovers dozens of bodies in C. Africa capital
Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrissov. ©Marat Abilov
Kazakhstan companies can find niches at African market

Kazakhstan businesses can find niches at African markets: Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrissov.

Kazakhstan companies can find niches at African market
Ban pleads for women's rights to curb Sahel fertility
Ban pleads for women's rights to curb Sahel fertility

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon pleaded Wednesday in Niger, the country with the world's highest fertility rate, for better reproductive health to curb the Sahel region's runaway demographic growth.

Ban pleads for women's rights to curb Sahel fertility
African summit attacks 'unfair' ICC
African summit attacks 'unfair' ICC

The ICC was under fire over its "unfair" and "totally unacceptable" treatment of Africa, with African Union ministers calling for cases against Kenyan and Sudanese leaders to be deferred.

African summit attacks 'unfair' ICC
'Badge of shame' if Africa exits world court: Annan
'Badge of shame' if Africa exits world court: Annan

Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan said Monday it would be a "badge of shame" for Africa if its leaders voted to leave the International Criminal Court.

'Badge of shame' if Africa exits world court: Annan
African Union logo. Photo courtesy of acelebrationofwomen.org
African peacekeeping: challenge of budgets, bureaucracy

The African Union, celebrating this weekend 50 years since the launch of a continental bloc, regularly repeats the mantra: African solutions to African problems.

African peacekeeping: challenge of budgets, bureaucracy
African Union backs military intervention in Mali
African Union backs military intervention in Mali

The African Union has endorsed a plan for military intervention to regain control of Mali's desert north from Islamist rebels and restore the authority of the state.

African Union backs military intervention in Mali

  • Back
  • 1
  • Forward