• 06 October, 2022
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Ramaphosa lauds Serum Institute funding for African health workforce

Johannesburg, Jul 27 (PTI) South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as African Union (AU) COVID-19 Champion, has lauded the Serum Institute of India (SII) for its initiative to…

A Russian Scramble for Africa

The demise of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, the overthrown President of Mali,  on 16 January 2022 brought focus back on the military coup in Mali. The military coup had tried to…

By Gurjit Singh

China Comes Calling in Africa

The Forum on China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) had its 6th ministerial meeting on 29-30 November in Dakar, Senegal. The meeting was coordinated between Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi and Senegal's…

By Gurjit Singh

U.S. envoy returns to Ethiopia to meet African Union on conflict

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Monday said Washington believes there is a small window of an opening to work with the African Union to make progress on…

African Union chair calls for release of Sudan’s leadership – statement

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Sudan's political leaders should be released and human rights respected, the African Union Commission Chair Moussa Faki Mahamat said in a statement on Monday. Faki also…

Britain’s non-recognition of Africa-administered vaccines regrettable – AU

By Ayenat Mersie and George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) - The African Union's (AU) top health official called Britain's lack of recognition for coronavirus vaccines administered in Africa regrettable, saying on…

U.N. council urges Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to restart dam talks

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday urged Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan to resume African Union-led talks to reach a binding deal "within a reasonable timeframe" over…