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Addis Abeba 2010
  • AU rises up against "illegal regime" in Madagascar
    02 february 2010 23:38:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The African Union (AU), worried about the unendin g political crisis in Madagascar, has warned the illegal regime in the country a g ainst any attempt to impose unilateral solutions, sources from the just-ended or d inary summit told PANA on Tuesday in Addis Ababa. Full text...

  • AU creates fund for African women
    02 february 2010 19:10:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The heads of state and government who participate d in the 14th African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, have announced the creation of a fund meant for African women. Full text...

  • Kadhafi urges Obama to end US 'military dictatorship'
    02 february 2010 09:41:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The Libyan leader, Moummar Kadhafi, in a press co nference over the weekend in Addis Ababa held in line with the 14th African Unio n summit in Ethiopia, has urged the US President, Barack Obama, to "free the Unit e d States from the label as gendarme of the world". Full text...

  • Kadhafi pleads for governance that protects Africans' interest
    02 february 2010 07:45:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The Libyan leader, Mouammar Kadhafi, has said tha t the only way Africa will make any impact in the committee of nations is by ach i eving the United States of Africa. Full text...

  • Kadhafi alleges hidden agenda of western countries on Guinea's wealth
    01 february 2010 18:43:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Libyan leader Mouammar Kadhafi said here on Sunda y at the 14th African Union summit that western countries make nice speeches on G uinea's stability to better hide their designs on the wealth of the African west country, PANA reported from here. Full text...

  • AU may shift next summit over 2010 FIFA World Cup
    01 february 2010 13:01:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Sports and politics may mix, against conventional wisdom, if the African Union (AU) goes ahead to shift the dates for its June/July, mid-year Summit for 2010 to avoid a clash with the dates for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the first to be held on the African soil. Full text...

  • AU calls on Sudan to salvage CPA, hold democratic elections
    01 february 2010 12:04:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- As heads of state gather in the Ethiopian capital for the 53-member continental body's annual Assembly, the African Union (AU) on Monday urged Sudan to step up efforts to rescue the Comprehensive Peace Agreemen t (CPA) and hold democratic elections in April. Full text...

  • Africa's response to Haiti tragedy gladdens Ban's heart
    01 february 2010 09:19:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has welcomed a proposal by African leaders to help resettle some Haitians who were displaced by a devastating earthquake that hit their country about three weeks ago. Full text...

  • Malawian President is new AU chairman, pledges Africa's farming revolution
    31 january 2010 13:42:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Malawian President Bingu Wa Mutharika took over t he rotational chairmanship of the African Union (AU) Sunday, urging African leaders to embark on an agricultural r evolution to feed the hungry. Full text...

  • BREAKING NEWS: Malawi President elected AU Chair
    31 january 2010 10:59:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Malawi's President Bingu Wa Mutharika was Sunday elected the African Union Chairman, taking over from Libyan leader Mouammar Kadh a fi. Full text...

  • AU sets up Haiti fund
    31 january 2010 10:52:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- African Union (AU) Commission chairman Jean Ping said Sunday the continental body had opened a fund to help Haiti recover from a d evastating earthquake. Full text...

  • UN chief to convene MDG summit
    31 january 2010 10:28:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said Sunday he would convene a special summit in September to examine progress made in meeting Millennium Development Goals (MDG), particul arly in the developing world. Full text...

  • Ping optimistic as AU summit opens
    31 january 2010 10:13:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Jean Pi ng waxed optimistic Sunday as he opened the 14th Ordinary session of the AU summ i t here. Full text...

  • AU summit on information, communication opens
    31 january 2010 09:20:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- African leaders Sunday opened a summit here devot ed to the development of information and communication technology, seen as cruci a l in powering future economic growth, and speeding up integration on the contine n t. Full text...

  • UN chief to highlight development goals at AU Summit
    31 january 2010 08:10:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon is expected to speak to heads of state and government at the 14th African Union (AU) Summit this weekend , at which he will highlight "the need for African leaders to work towards achiev i ng the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)'', according to a UN statement made a v ailable to PANA here. Full text...

  • Kadhafi advocates more powers for AU president
    30 january 2010 18:28:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The president of the African Union (AU), Mouammar Kadhafi underscored in Sirte, Libya, the need to give the president of the AU some real c ompetences and power to represent the Assembly of the Heads of States and Govern m ent, PANA reported from here Saturday. Full text...

  • African leaders arrive in Ethiopia for AU summit
    30 january 2010 08:02:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- African leaders have started arriving in Ethiopia Saturday for the 31 Jan-2 Feb African Union (AU) summit, devoted to the development of information and communi cation technology (ICT) on the continent. Full text...

  • Gaddafi arrives in Addis Ababa for AU summit
    29 january 2010 21:10:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The Libyan leader, Mouamar Gaddafi, the incumbent chairm an of the African Union (AU), arrived in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, on Friday to attend the 14th summit of the continental organization. Full text...

  • UN Security Council extends mandate of AU mission in Somalia
    29 january 2010 15:49:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- The UN Security Council voted unanimously on Thursday to e xtend for one year, the mandate of the African Union (AU) peacekeeping mission i n Somalia (AMISOM). Full text...

  • AU foreign ministers begin meeting
    28 january 2010 12:07:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- African foreign ministers opened the 16th session of the Executive Council meeting here Thursday, ahead of a weekend Heads of Sta t e and Government Summit, with African Union (AU) Commission chairman Jean Ping g i ving a mixed picture of conflicts on the continent. Full text...

  • CEN-SAD executive Council meets in Tripoli
    26 january 2010 13:13:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The executive Council of the community of the Sahelo-Sah aran states (CEN-SAD), which brings together foreign ministers of member countri e s, started on Monday here in an extraordinary consultative meeting meant to harm o nize their stands in preparation for the 14th African Union (AU) summit holding i n Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, this month. Full text...

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