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.
The serious news this week that just can't be taken seriously.
The Omar al-Bashir saga will probably not affect the African body's relations with donor nations, according to pundits.
But the African body has plotted a path towards "owning the budget" within the next five years.
We signed both the Rome Statute and the African Union protocol that sitting heads of state would not be prosecuted - surely a policy contradiction.
African Union representatives have called the South African court action to arrest Sudan's Omar al-Bashir a waste of the body's time.
The whereabouts of Sudanese President Al-Bashir were still not known on Monday morning, more than 12 hours since the first report that he had left SA.
Is Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir -- wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity -- in South Africa for the AU summit?
Kenyan president calls for plans to "rejuventate" the African Peer Review Mechanism.
African leaders gathered in Sandton for the Nepad heads of state meeting on Saturday were told that the continent had a lot to celebrate.
SA's hosting of the African Union summit brings a responsibility to address the continent's most pressing human rights and humanitarian issues.
African leaders have signed a historic agreement to create the continent's largest common market, encompassing 26 countries.