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Daniel Batidam resigned from the AU’s advisory board on corruption, claiming it has shown no real interest in fighting corruption within its ranks

African Union gender investigation is ‘window dressing’

Three weeks after promising an inquiry into sexism at the AU, nothing has happened

Exclusive: The ‘professional apartheid’ sidelining women at the African Union

Women staff object to ‘professional apartheid’ and routine discrimination at the AU Commission

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