Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - The adoption by the Council of Ministers of a draft law ratifying the African Youth Charter is the most important socio-political event of the week that is drawing to a close in Burundi. The bill was presented by the Minister of East African Community Affairs, Youth, Sports [...]
©- - 18 june 2022 - 14:35:31 - thread Politics (193 words)

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The African Union (AU) suspended Burkina Faso from its membership on Monday following the coup that overthrew President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré on 24 January. In a tweet, the African Union announced the suspension of Burkina Faso from all its activities within the continental organization "until [...]
©- - 31 january 2022 - 18:27:54 - thread Politics (230 words)

Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya, in its capacity as current chair of the Arab Maghreb Union, Saturday led a virtual meeting of the African Union (AU) Bureau and heads of regional economic groups of the continent devoted to the assessment of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Libya was invited by the president [...]
©- - 16 january 2022 - 19:02:07 - thread Politics (335 words)

Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - The extradition on Friday of 19 alleged Burundian rebels captured in Rwanda in September 2019 has revived security cooperation between the two countries, which observers say have been accusing each other of mutual destabilisation for more than six years. The identity of the rebels has not been [...]
©- - 31 july 2021 - 18:38:22 - thread Politics (201 words)

Kinshasa, DR Congo (PANA) - President Felix Tshisekedi Monday proposed a consensual programme on the issue of the Big Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, an official source said here. This was contained in his speech at the opening at the Congo river Hotel here of the ministerial Kinshasa conference on "The continuation of [...]
©- - 05 april 2021 - 22:15:08 - thread Politics (395 words)

Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The Tunisian minister of foreign affairs, migration and Tunisians living abroad, Othman Jerandi, Wednesday reaffirmed the commitment of his country to achieve peace and the well-being of peoples of the African continent, an official source said here. Jerandi made this known through videoconferencing at the 37th executive [...]
©- - 14 october 2020 - 20:48:15 - thread Politics (240 words)

Kinshasa, DR Congo (PANA) - Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo has been elected first Vice Chairperson of the African Union (AU) for 2020 and Chairperson for 2021, announced, lsmaïl Omar Guelleh, President of Djibouti and African Dean, on Sunday at the opening  of 33rd Assembly [...]
©- - 10 february 2020 - 15:08:05 - thread Politics (207 words)

  Port Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – The African Union Commission (AUC) has deployed an observation mission for parliamentary elections scheduled for Thursday in Mauritius. In a communiqué, the AUC said the African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) is led by Dr. Speciosa Kazibwe Wandira, former Vice President of Uganda, Chairperson of the [...]
©- - 06 november 2019 - 14:01:03 - thread Politics (188 words)

Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Heads of State and Government of the African Union on Tuesday adopted a resolution renewing the support of the Continent to Mauritius on the Chagos Archipelago in its dispute with the UK, PANA learnt from official sources in the Mauritian capital. In a communiqué, the Mauritian Foreign [...]
©- - 31 january 2017 - 18:54:43 - thread Politics (199 words)

Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritian Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth has said that the government will examine the recommendations made by the African Union Observer Mission on the National Assembly Elections held on 10 December 2014. In a statement released in Port-Louis on Friday, Sir Anerood said that the Mission had [...]
©- - 13 november 2015 - 12:11:15 - thread Politics (323 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) has dismissed the coup in Burkina Faso as an affront on the political transition in the West African nation, saying it was null and void, coming as the country approached the end of months of a fragile process to return to [...]
©- - 17 september 2015 - 17:49:55 - thread Politics (301 words)

Brussells, Belgium (PANA) - EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs will attend the African Union (AU) Summit due to open Thursday in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, the EU said in a statement obtained by PANA here Wednesday. It said the EU official would deliver a speech at the plenary and [...]
©- - 29 january 2014 - 10:09:16 - thread Politics (104 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union Commission (AUC) has paid tribute to the heritage of former South African president Nelson Mandela, particularly his struggle for democracy, freedom and equality throughout the continent. Erastus Mwencha, Deputy Director of the AUC, said Mandela remained an icon of wisdom for his ability [...]
©- - 08 december 2013 - 13:08:11 - thread Politics (330 words)

Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Ahead of Saturday's extraordinary summit of the African Union (AU) on the International Criminal Court (ICC), pressure is mounting on the continental body not to approve the withdrawal of the 34 AU members that have ratified the Rome Treaty that established the court. Since the announcement of [...]
©- - 09 october 2013 - 10:02:51 - thread Politics (636 words)

Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudan has sent representatives of 35 civil society organizations, known as the Sudan National Group on Human Rights, to take part in the events marking the 50th anniversary of the African Union (AU), apart from the official delegation that will be headed by the Head of [...]
©- - 22 may 2013 - 20:28:39 - thread Politics (464 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) has expressed its understanding for the constraint faced by Malawi, which recently gave up the hosting rights of July's AU Summit instead of inviting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who has been indicted for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide by [...]
©- - 22 june 2012 - 13:47:58 - thread Politics (525 words)

Balaclava, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritius Thursday signed the African Charter on the values and principles of public service and administration of the African Union (AU), becoming the 14th signatory. The charter, which aims to harmonize policies and procedures relating to public service and public administration among the member states in a [...]
©- - 15 september 2011 - 13:35:41 - thread Politics (114 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Building a sustainable and lasting peace for the Sudanese people remains the top priority of the parties to the January 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), the First Vice President of Sudan and President of the Government of Southern Sudan, General Salva Kiir Mayardit, stated [...]
©- - 31 january 2011 - 15:52:22 - thread Politics (831 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos Monday met with his Namibian counterpart, Lucas Pohamba, on the sidelines of the 16th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) holding in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia . The meeting was aimed at furthering the cordial relations between the two nations. Earlier, [...]
©- - 31 january 2011 - 13:03:44 - thread Politics (139 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) Assembly of Heads of State and Government will, here Sunday, listen to what Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade intends to do about the long-awaited trial of exiled ex-president Hissene Habre of Chad, the Director of the Office of Legal Counsel at the [...]
©- - 29 january 2011 - 11:32:27 - thread Politics (595 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Reaffirming its previous decisions on the post-election crisis in Cote d'Ivoire, the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) has set up a high-level panel to resolve the crisis in a way that would preserve democracy and peace in the West African [...]
©- - 29 january 2011 - 09:26:40 - thread Politics (577 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - African foreign ministers and the African Union Commission Friday rejected Zimbabwe’s efforts to block debate on the most progressive continental law on democracy and elections, which remains largely unimplemented since its adoption in 2007, PANA reported. The foreign ministers, holding talks on the agenda of the [...]
©- - 28 january 2011 - 18:34:41 - thread Politics (482 words)