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Executive has prerogative to withdraw from treaties, court hears
Executive has prerogative to withdraw from treaties, court hears
The executive has the prerogative to withdraw from treaties and does not need Parliament’s approval to do so, the high court in Pretoria heard on...
African Union must adapt to the winds of change
African Union must adapt to the winds of change
The African Union is illsuited in its current form to secure quality democracy, inclusive development and peace on the continent.
'Afcon belongs to the African Union' – AU commissioner
'Afcon belongs to the African Union' – AU commissioner
The African Union specialised technical committee on youth, culture and sport has approved a decision that the African Cup of Nations (Afcon) –...
AU-backed tribunal jails Chadian dictator Hissène Habré
AU-backed tribunal jails Chadian dictator Hissène Habré
Former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré raised his arms in the air and shouted “Down with Francafrique!”, the term used for France’s...
Germany pledges further support to AU
Germany pledges further support to AU
The German government has pledged an additional €55.5-million in support of African Union (AU) programmes and joint strategic initiatives...
Congolese point accusing fingers at Zuma and Dlamini-Zuma
Congolese point accusing fingers at Zuma and Dlamini-Zuma
President Jacob Zuma has come under fire from Congolese government critics, who accuse him of taking a hands-off approach to the Democratic...
Doublespeak in country of the abused
Doublespeak in country of the abused
The Gambia’s justice minister is set to address African parliamentarians on human rights, despite serious allegations of abuses in her own country....
African heads of state to carry 'African passport' by July
African heads of state to carry 'African passport' by July
In a bid to show solidarity and promote free movement of Africans within their region and other parts of the continent, African heads of states are...
Dlamini-Zuma is coming back
Dlamini-Zuma is coming back
African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will be replaced in July, the South African government has finally confirmed.
Isis stronghold in Libya spells dire consequences
Isis stronghold in Libya spells dire consequences
The trajectory of instability and terrorism in Libya will determine the future of North Africa and could affect the entire Mediterranean rim,...
Zuma set to facilitate Burundi peace talks
Zuma set to facilitate Burundi peace talks
President Jacob Zuma is set to jet off to Burundi on Thursday to lead a mission of African leaders to help facilitate talks in the conflict-ridden...
When Bob calls the kettle black
When Bob calls the kettle black
Some of the most powerful leaders in the world sat around him, chortling as he candidly dissed the West and bursting into applause when he told them...

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