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  • AU urges ICC to end legal proceedings against al-Bashir and Uhuru Kenyatta
    27 may 2013 21:41:14
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The proceedings at the 21st AU summit ended on Monday in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, with a strong criticism by the heads of State and government against the International Criminal Court (ICC), sources told PANA.Full text...

  • AU Summit: Leaders adopt 'forward looking' declaration on Africa’s development
    27 may 2013 14:22:51
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - African leaders Monday adopted and committed themselves to implementation of ‘The Proclamation on the 50th Anniversary of the OAU/AU’, which spells out the continent’s development path for the next 50 years. Full text...

  • AU Summit: Liberia’s president elected APRM chief
    27 may 2013 14:13:21
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Liberia’s president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was Monday elected head of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as the 21st African Union (AU) summit wound up, PANA reported from here. Full text...

  • Africa rejects handouts to prop development efforts
    27 may 2013 13:00:40
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Africa will not wait for handouts from outside to help it carry out its development programmes, the continent's leaders decided as they concluded the 21st ordinary session of the African Union (AU) Assembly here Monday. Full text...

  • SADC wants elections in Madagascar to be held in July as scheduled, no postponement
    27 may 2013 11:50:03
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has rejected, after a summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, any postponement of the general elections scheduled for July in Madagascar. Full text...

  • AU to establish rapid reaction force
    27 may 2013 11:07:04
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The 21st Summit of the African Union (AU), which rounds off Monday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has decided to establish an African rapid reaction force to respond immediately to terrorist actions like that perpetrated in Niger last week, according to AU's Commissioner for Peace and Security Ramtane Lamamra. Full text...

  • Tanzanian daily tasks AU on Africa's prospects beyond 50 years
    27 may 2013 10:58:29
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - There’s a compelling need for the African leadership to inject into the African Union (AU) a dose of dynamism as populations of the member states focus on Africa’s prospects beyond 50 years, a private Tanzanian daily said Monday. Full text...

  • 21st AU Summit to close with proclamation
    27 may 2013 08:38:53
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The 21st African Union (AU) summit is due to close here Monday with a release of its milestone proclamation on the Golden Jubilee of the Organisation of African Unity(OAU)/AU, the AU Commission (AUC) has announced. Full text...

  • Mini-summit on East DRC held in Addis-Ababa
    26 may 2013 18:51:14
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - A mini-summit on the current situation in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was held on Sunday on the sidelines of the African Union’s 21st summit here. Full text...

  • Nigeria to reinforce cooperation with neighboring states to deal with Boko Haram
    26 may 2013 18:43:45
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Nigeria's Foreign Affairs Minister Olugbenga Ashiru on Sunday in Addis Ababa expressed his country’s willingness to reinforce trans-border cooperation with its neighbours to effectively deal with the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram. Full text...

  • Somalia urged to resume contribution to AU in 2014
    26 may 2013 18:01:42
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Somalia has been urged to resume its financial contribution to the African Union (AU). Full text...

  • AU presents first Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award
    26 may 2013 16:56:33
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) has for the first time presented its Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award to two top scientists from Egypt and South Africa, at the ongoing 21st Ordinary Summit of African Heads of State and Government. Full text...

  • 'Africa's future full of opportunity, hope'
    26 may 2013 14:44:25
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday that Full text...

  • Strong leadership lightens AIDS, TB, Malaria burden - AU
    26 may 2013 14:35:55
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - As a result of strong continental and national leadership, Africa has achieved significant gains in reducing the burden of AIDS, TB and Malaria as well as the social impact of the three diseases, the African Union (AU) Commission said in a report issued here Sunday. Full text...

  • UN chief commends Africa’s fight against communicable illnesses
    26 may 2013 14:28:54
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended the collective efforts of African leaders in fighting communicable diseases, affirming support from the global organisation and its agencies to provide better health to the continent’s population. Full text...

  • OAU/AU founding fathers achieved their objectives, but.... - Pres. Jonathan
    26 may 2013 10:09:56
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has said the founding fathers of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the forerunner of the African Union (AU), have largely achieved the objectives they set for themselves, but that the continent faces new challenges which must be overcome for the continent to achieve its destiny. Full text...

  • Great Lakes regional leaders assess progress to lasting peace
    26 may 2013 08:48:41
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Finding lasting solutions to the conflict in the Great Lakes region is part of the first steps the African Union (AU) is taking in its re-dedication to the future of the continent, AU Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma said here Sunday. Full text...

  • Gambia observes Africa's Liberation Day
    25 may 2013 18:58:00
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Africa will be the worlds' economic power house in the next 50 years if its leaders can get their acts together and push for a strong continent, a top Gambian government official predicted here Saturday on the occasion of celebrations marking the golden jubilee of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), now renamed the African Unity (AU). Full text...

  • Mauritania celebrates OAU/AU 50th anniversary
    25 may 2013 15:22:28
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – The 50th anniversary of the setting up of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), now renamed the African Union (AU), was celebrated Friday evening in Nouakchott, the Mauritanian capital, with a rally attended by senior government officials. Full text...

  • 21st AU Summit: NEPAD launches website on Africa’s infrastructure projects
    25 may 2013 14:02:27
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – A web-based portal, called Virtual PIDA Information Centre (VPiC), was launched here Saturday as an innovative approach to storing and disseminating information about the African Union’s regional infrastructure programmes. Full text...

  • 21st AU Summit: AU grand debate raises fundamental issues for Africa’s progress
    25 may 2013 11:37:14
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Though Africa’s economic growth is generally strong, economic transformation remains a challenge across the continent, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Donald Kaberuka, said at a Special African Union (AU) Summit holding here Saturday to commemorate the organisation’s golden jubilee.Full text...

  • African leaders in Special Summit to commemorate AU anniversary (Correcting headline)
    25 may 2013 11:26:33
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Ideals of pan-Africanism and African Renaissance took centre stage as the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) and the African Union (AU) opened here Saturday with leaders expressing optimism over the continent’s confidence in itself, its ability and obligation to be drivers of its destiny. Full text...

  • 21st AU Summit: African leaders mark OAU/AU 50 years anniversary
    25 may 2013 09:18:26
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Ideals of pan-Africanism and African Renaissance took centre stage as the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) and the African Union (AU) opened here Saturday with leaders expressing optimism over the continent’s confidence in itself, its ability and obligation to be drivers of its destiny. Full text...

  • Ghanaian writer questions basis of AU's existence
    25 may 2013 08:37:41
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - As the African Union (AU) celebrates its Golden Jubilee on Saturday, a Ghanaian writer has said there is virtually nothing to celebrate. Full text...

  • AU urges all-inclusive govt. in Guinea Bissau
    24 may 2013 18:27:13
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union Peace and Security Commissioner, Ramtane Lamamra, on Friday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, pressed for the transitional Guinea Bissauan authorities to quickly form an all-inclusive government in a bid to involve all the political class in the management of the country’s affairs. Full text...

  • AU backs Niger after deadly terror attacks
    24 may 2013 16:17:27
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The 21st Summit of the African Union (AU), due to open here Saturday, will show solidarity with Niger, hit early Thursday by two terrorist attacks, the AU Peace and Security Commissioner, Ramtane Lamamra, has pledged. Full text...

  • African workers hail leaders on OAU/AU 50th anniversary celebrations
    24 may 2013 15:40:10
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Africa's umbrella workers union, the Organisation of African Trade Union Unity (OATUU), has commended the continent's founding fathers and other leaders for their vision, sacrifice and contributions towards Africa's socio-political and economic emancipation. Full text...

  • Mali lines up activities to celebrate Africa Day
    24 may 2013 15:32:30
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – Mali’s Foreign Affairs and African Integration ministry will organize what it calls "the week of African integration", from 25 to 30 May, PANA reported here Friday, quoting official sources.Full text...

  • AGRA welcomes AU's renewed commitment to agriculture
    24 may 2013 14:36:42
    Nairobi, kenya (PANA) - As the 50th anniversary of the Organization of African Unity (OAU)/African Union (AU) is being observed across the continent, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has welcomed the organisation’s renewed commitment to the transformation of Africa’s agricultural sector. Full text...

  • 'Why Ethiopia, Sudan were selected to play OAU/AU 50th anniversary friendly'
    24 may 2013 10:37:47
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Ethiopian and Sudan were selected to play a commemorative friendly here Saturday - to mark the 50th year of the founding of the Organisation of the African Unity (OAU), the predecessor of the African Union (AU) - because they were among the four founding members of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Full text...

  • Kenya hosts two AU organs
    24 may 2013 10:28:36
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Kenya will host the Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (IBAR) and the Pan African University’s Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovations (PAUISTI), according to a Memorandum of Understanding signed here Thursday by the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, and Kenya’s Secretary for Foreign Affairs Amina Mohamed. Full text...

  • Sudanese President for AU Summit in Addis Ababa
    24 may 2013 07:52:30
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudanese President Omar al-Bahir was due to leave Khartoum for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Friday to attend this weekend's 21st African Summit, the official Radio Omdurman announced on Friday morning. Full text...

  • Mauritius FM raises fresh hopes of resolving Malagasy political crisis
    23 may 2013 17:05:27
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The Mauritian Foreign Affairs Minister, Arvin Boolell, on Thursday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, said there was still a way out of the current political crisis in Madagascar despite the controversy trailing the candidatures for the next presidential polls in July, PANA reported here.Full text...

  • AfDB approves US$20 million trade finance line of credit for UT Bank Ghana
    23 may 2013 16:24:27
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US$ 20 million Trade Finance Line of Credit for UT Bank Ghana (UT Bank) to support the trade finance activities of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and local corporates in Ghana, it was announced Thursday. Full text...

  • Africa starts rebuilding for a better self-image (News analysis)
    23 may 2013 15:07:35
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – “What kind of Africa are we creating?”, a prominent Kenyan scholar and international consultant raised the question this week at an exclusive discussion about the continent’s governance and related economic, social and political issues.Full text...

  • Executive Council passes US$ 308 million budget for AUC
    23 may 2013 14:54:24
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union Commission (AUC) is set to hit the ground running come January 2014 after the Executive Council approved a budget of US$308 million for the organisation’s annual activities, the Commission’s Deputy Chairperson, Erastus Mwencha, said here Thursday. Full text...

  • AUC, NGOs agree to make agriculture top of Agenda 2063
    23 may 2013 14:04:40
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Investment in agriculture is one of the most effective ways to reduce poverty in Africa, according to participants at a high-level panel discussion held here Thursday by officials of the African Union Commission, ONE and ActionAid. Full text...

  • AU to review some member-states’ financial contributions
    23 may 2013 13:58:17
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – A proposal to scale down the financial contributions of some member-states of the African Union (AU), especially the island nations, is now before the sub-committee on members' financial contributions, ahead of the 21st AU summit beginning Saturday in Addis Ababa.Full text...

  • President Sata leads Zambian delegation to AU Summit
    23 may 2013 08:09:40
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Zambia's President Michael Sata was due to leave Lusaka Thursday for Ethiopia where he will his country's delegation to the 21st Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly, scheduled to take place on 26-27 May in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. Full text...

  • Sudan commends AU for realisation of peace in the country
    22 may 2013 20:28:39
    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 state, General Omar Al Bashir.Full text...

  • Malian interim president to attend AU summit
    22 may 2013 18:40:29
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The Malian interim president, Dioncounda Traoré, will leave Bamako on Friday for the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, to attend the 21st Summit of African heads of State and government, holding 25-26 May, official sources told PANA here Wednesday. Full text...

  • Sao Tome and Principe under threat of sanction from AU
    22 may 2013 16:24:58
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Sao Tome and Principe could be sanctioned by the African Union (AU) for failing to pay its annual contribution to the continental organization for two years running, if a proposal before the 26th executive council of the AU is anything to go by.Full text...

  • AU faces financial crisis as most Member States fail to pay up
    22 may 2013 14:02:17
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) has only been able to mobilize to date US$ 77.3 million on a draft budget of approximately US$ 278.2 million for the financial year 2013, according to a report by its sub-committee on contributions from member states, obtained by PANA Wednesday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.Full text...

  • AU jubilee Proclamation aims at rapid continental transformation - Dlamini Zuma
    22 may 2013 11:26:03
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Wednesday called upon Africa’s leadership to provide a mission framework that will result in rapid change, sustained effort and united action by a united Africa. Full text...

  • Africa tasked on relations with international community
    22 may 2013 09:39:04
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Africa needs to review the nature of its relations with the international community in order to bring about its structural transformation, according to Carlos Lopes, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). Full text...

  • 'Africa must build on its achievements to advance transformation agenda'
    22 may 2013 09:34:17
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - There is a glimmer of hope for Africa’s rejuvenation as a result of the progress achieved over the last decade, Ethiopia’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Dr. Tedros Adhanom, told his African counterparts meeting here Wednesday, on the eve of the golden jubilee of the Organisation of African Unity/African Union (OAU/AU). Full text...

  • ECA chief hails APRM for raising bar on accountability
    22 may 2013 07:46:32
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Ten years after its creation, the Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) has received acclaim for its contribution to sustainable growth and development in the continent. Full text...

  • AU Executive Council holds 23rd ordinary session
    22 may 2013 07:16:44
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Executive Council of the African Union (AU) starts its 23rd ordinary session here Wednesday to deliberate on different reports of ministerial meetings organised by the AU Commission in the last six months. Full text...

  • 3 African countries banned from AU summit
    21 may 2013 17:43:32
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Central African Republic, Guinea Bissau and Madagascar have been banned from attending the 21st summit of the African Union (AU), to be held from 25 to 27 May in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.Full text...

  • High-level panel agrees children must be at centre of Africa’s development agenda
    21 may 2013 14:42:10
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – As the African Union (AU) marks its 50th anniversary, there is no better opportunity for the continent to ensure that children’s rights are put at the centre of future development, former Mozambican president Joaquim Chissano said here Tuesday. Full text...

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