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African Union played vital role in Habré arrest

The detention of the Chadian dictator is thanks in part to the body's insistence that Senegal try him.

African Union: 50 years on

This week marks the 50th year since the founding of a continent-wide organisation that spearheaded efforts to liberate Africa from colonial masters.

Somalia: African Union secures strategic port

They might have been driven out of Somalia's second city, but Islamist militant group al-Shebab have a plan B. Nastasya Tay reports.

Bridging the African Union’s divides

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's success at the AU will be measured by her ability to gain consensus among heads of state, writes Liesl Louw-Vaudran.

The dummies’ guide to the African Union

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has been elected to chair the African Union Commission. Here's what you need to know about the organisation.

SA will need to build bridges at the African Union

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will have her work cut out for her as she works to heal rifts across Africa, while trying to improve AU "service delivery".

African Union brigade to hunt down LRA leader

Force of 5 000 troops from Central African countries to be formed to "stop Kony with military hardware", envoy says.

African Union pushes for inclusive Libya government

The AU is discussing ways to press for an inclusive government in Libya, with the region still refusing to recognise the new leadership in Tripoli.

African Union wakes up to illicit financial flows

As several African governments examine the possibility of setting up their own offshore financial centres campaigners are calling for transparency.

Côte d’Ivoire’s Gbagbo snubs African Union mediation

Côte d'Ivoire strongman Laurent Gbagbo will skip African Union-hosted talks with his rival for the presidency, his party said on Tuesday.

African Union observers fault Uganda election

AU observers say Uganda's presidential poll suffered from several shortcomings, while two losing candidates are calling for Egypt-style protests.

African Union in new move to end Ivory Coast crisis

The African Union said on Friday it would form a panel of heads of state to solve the leadership crisis in Côte d'Ivoire.

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