Pan-African organisation approves a decision allowing the intergovernmental body to organise the continent's main football tournament.
The trial and judgment on the continent has been hailed by the United Nations, Human Rights Watch and other countries and organisations.
A renewed bilateral commitment brings Berlin's total assistance to the African intergovernmental body to more than €500-million.
They say the president’s distanced attitude and the AU chair’s appointment of a biased mediator feeds into DRC leader Kabila's bid to delay elections.
The Gambia's justice minister is to talk about human rights at the Pan-African Parliament.
The AU is making efforts to popularise the use of a single African passport for travel across the continent.
After four years as AU chairperson, former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will be returning to South Africa.
If Islamic State consolidates its foothold in Libya, it will pose a major threat to North Africa and Europe.
President Jacob Zuma will lead a high-level delegation tasked with facilitating talks in the conflict-ridden country.
The trouble is Mugabe probably knows that, according to international laws, he’s not much better than those he is criticising.
Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has tried to improve it, but the AU is saddled with systemic problems.
If she brokers peace in Burundi her return to domestic politics will be triumphant.
Senegal’s president, Macky Sall, has what it takes to be considered the serious face of the continent.
Politicians defend Omar al-Bashir fleeing an ICC arrest warrant, saying the court is a bully and targets Africa. Karen Williams disagrees.
South Africa is considering withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, but only after all other avenues have been exhausted.
These African crimes are not a fabrication of the ICC's imagination. Leaders should consult the masses whose own national courts often fail them.
Pretoria high court wants the public prosecutor to investigate if the government broke the law in allowing Sudan President Omar al-Bashir to leave SA.
We signed both the Rome Statute and the African Union protocol that sitting heads of state would not be prosecuted - surely a policy contradiction.