How will Africans achieve a more prosperous and peaceful continent in 50 years' time?
What if we were to appoint an all-female Cabinet, with a woman president at the helm? Here's who would rule, according to Richard Calland.
With many observers barred from covering Zimbabwe's election, the AU and SADC are becoming the world's eyes and ears in a test of their credibility.
African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has flown into Harare to assess Zimbabwe's preparedness for next week's elections.
Zimbabweans themselves must resolve a row over President Robert Mugabe's decision to call an election on July 31, says the head of the AU commission.
The establishment of the AU in 2002 renewed hope that it would be a more robust and effective continental organisation than its predecessor.
As the fallout regarding misinformation about vaccines and antiretrovirals shows, words can kill.
Hackers have been "masquerading" as Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and the African Union doesn't like it one bit.
Influential KwaZulu-Natal politicians have been implicated in a probe into election irregularities by Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
Efforts to end conflict across Africa, especially in Mali, dominated the African Union summit opening on Sunday.
The AU and West African regional bloc has condemned army interference in Mali's politics after the prime minister was forced to resign.
Branch paradox is central to the ANC -- and its 53rd national conference in Mangaung in less than 10 days' time.
The news is filled with terrible things but now and then we get the opportunity to smile. Here are seven things that gave us sunshine in 2012.
They had to haul some members out of shebeens at an ANC meeting in Khutsong, but at least they got to nominate their candidates.
The ANC Women's League asks us to pray for Jacob Zuma's return to power. But we should rather pray for a return to moral leadership
New African Union chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has been set up to fail in her new position, former SA president Thabo Mbeki said.
President Jacob Zuma has announced that Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor will take up an acting position as the home affairs minister.
So often are the winds of change said to blow through the southern reaches of Africa that the uninformed might think there are always hurricanes here.
Until all women are safe and have access to health services, Women's Month will mean nothing, writes Marion Stevens.
AU chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says the success of the AU is dependent on the implementation of decisions made by regional economic groups.