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AU commissioner’s job on the line

Smaïl Chergui may hold a powerful position, but he is a controversial figure

Plenty to discuss as African, European leaders meet in Abidjan

With the summit dealing with migration issues as part of its pro-youth focus, many countries want the AU-EU summit to condemn the practice of slavery

Editorial: SA took the world for fools

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 conflicts set to dominate agenda at AU summit

The upcoming AU summit in South Africa will likely see issues such as Boko Haram and the Burundi protests steal attention away from development talks.

AU to ICC: Kenyatta stays until demands are met

African nations decided on Saturday that Kenya needs its president, and will request a delay of Uhuru Kenyatta's trial.

President Zuma arrives in Ethiopia for AU summit

President Jacob Zuma is leading a delegation to the 19th session of the African Union assembly, where the election of a new chair is on the agenda.

Charter will test Africa’s commitment

The AU is going to ratify a document that could usher in a new age of democracy and accountability.

Gloves off in battle for Dlamini-Zuma

Sources say the same voter tactics will be adopted as were used against Muammar Gaddafi in order to get Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma elected to the AU.

Zuma heads to Qatar, Switzerland and Ethiopia

President Jacob Zuma is in for a busy few weeks as he leaves for Qatar on Monday to strengthen political and economic relations between the countries.

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