Rabat, Morocco (PANA) - The African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) is holding its 12th retreat from June 24 to 26, 2019 in Skhirat, Morocco, said a statement issued by the Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

©- - 24 june 2019 - 15:45:08 - thread União Africana (172 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The United Nations envoy in Libya, Ghassan Salamé, on Thursday held talks in the Norwegian capital, Oslo, with the African Union peace and security Commissioner, Ismail Chargui, on the way forward to finding a durable solution to the crisis shaking the North African country

©- - 20 june 2019 - 18:36:38 - thread União Africana (294 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The president of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has renounced the holding of a National Reconciliation Conference on Libya in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, saying the continued fighting around Tripoli has not created the right environment for the conference

©- - 20 june 2019 - 18:24:33 - thread União Africana (465 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – Kenya is a “natural choice” to host the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA) headquarters because of its advanced trade links with countries in Eastern and Southern Africa and the East African nation has embarked on plans to further promote regional trade, a top official said

©- - 19 june 2019 - 15:28:17 - thread União Africana (408 words)


Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - Burundi's public radio on Tuesday relayed large excerpts from a statement by the Association for Solidarity, Self-Development and Environmental Protection (ASAP), lambasting ''biased'' reports from the African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security, Smail Chergui, on the ''failed'' political dialogue in Burundi, and Human Rights Watch (HRW), on "serious violations" of human rights in this country

©- - 18 june 2019 - 13:42:34 - thread União Africana (561 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan from all its activities following last Monday's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum in which the opposition said about 100 people were killed and hundreds injured

©- - 06 june 2019 - 15:20:15 - thread União Africana (629 words)


Paris, France (PANA) - The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs has welcomed the entry into force on Thursday of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA), noting that its implementation will lead to increased trade between African countries and strengthen growth and job creation on the continent

©- - 31 may 2019 - 17:20:32 - thread União Africana (206 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - A memorial wall to honour African peacekeepers who have died in the line of duty in various peacekeeping operations around Africa has been opened at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the AU's Peace and Security department said on Thursday

©- - 30 may 2019 - 20:22:32 - thread União Africana (386 words)


Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) – Burundi  President Pierre Nkurunziza on Wednesday received Ghana's Minister of Aviation, Joseph Kofi Adda, who visited Burundi "on behalf of President Nana Akufo Addo", to seek support for Ghana's bid to host the permanent secretariat of the African Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Burundi’s public radio has reported

©- - 29 may 2019 - 14:26:53 - thread União Africana (228 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA)    -   The president of the Tunisian national anti-corruption institute, Chawki Tabib, said here Monday that Tunisia signed in 2003 the African Union Convention on the prevention and fight against corruption but its non-membership remained an issue with successive governments due to bureaucracy

©- - 27 may 2019 - 22:29:21 - thread União Africana (302 words)


Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The Société Nationale Industrielle et Minière (SNIM) de Mauritanie and BCM Internationale Groupe, an Australian company, signed an agreement this weekend to resume operating at an iron mine located in F'Derick (about 30 kilometres from Zouerate), PANA learned from local sources

©- - 26 may 2019 - 13:55:35 - thread União Africana (187 words)


Cotonou, Benin (PANA)   -   The African Union Commission (AUC) and the Coalition of dialogue on Africa (CoDA) will on Monday in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, hold a dialogue between actors on the continental trade and the strengthening of the implementation of the African continent’s free-trade area Agreement (ACFTAA), official sources said here Saturday

©- - 25 may 2019 - 11:34:10 - thread União Africana (451 words)


Rome, Italy (PANA) – The African Risk Capacity (ARC) Agency, an African Union-mandated climate insurance firm, and the World Food Programme (WFP) have signed an agreement to continue extending financial services and technical support to victims of climate disasters, the agency said on Friday

©- - 24 may 2019 - 18:01:02 - thread União Africana (522 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA)   -   Egyptian Prime Minister Mustapha Medloubi Monday reaffirmed the importance his country attached to the African free-trade area deal in strengthening cooperation and integration among African countries

©- - 20 may 2019 - 23:16:19 - thread União Africana (254 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA)   -   Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi on Tuesday received former South African President Thabo Mbeki, who is also chairman of the AU high level implementation Group for Sudan, South Sudan and the Horn of Africa, the Egyptian presidency said

©- - 14 may 2019 - 22:41:51 - thread União Africana (295 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia will from 29-30 April host an African Union (AU) meeting on preparation of the first coordination Summit between the AU and  eight regional economic communities, including UMA, ECOWAS, COMESA, SADC and IGAD, planned for Niamey in July

©- - 26 april 2019 - 08:15:52 - thread União Africana (134 words)


Niamey, Niger (PANA)  -  Niamey city authorities, in preparations to host the African Union summit in July 2019,  Thursday launched a large sanitation and cleaning campaign in the Nigerien capital, official sources told PANA here

©- - 25 april 2019 - 21:52:00 - thread União Africana (395 words)


Cotonou, Benin (PANA) - An African Union (AU) mission, coordinated by Mr Guy Cyrille Tapoko, is presently staying in Benin within the framework of Sunday’s parliamentary elections, a press release issued by the institution said on Tuesday

©- - 23 april 2019 - 15:36:08 - thread União Africana (180 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) and the United States of America have agreed to forge closer collaboration on women’s economic empowerment and entrepreneurship, the AU and the US announced Monday

©- - 15 april 2019 - 22:01:48 - thread União Africana (776 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council met on the situation in Sudan on Monday following the ouster of President Omar El-Bashir and issued a 15-day deadline for the ruling military council to hand over power to a temporary civilian government or face consequences

©- - 15 april 2019 - 21:25:03 - thread União Africana (602 words)


Yaoundé, Cameroon (PANA) - There is need for stronger state control over the private sector in the implementation of strategies geared towards kick-starting the industrialisation process in Africa, officials of an African Union specialised agency tasked with providing advisory services have affirmed

©- - 08 april 2019 - 14:04:06 - thread União Africana (703 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The African Union (AU) Commission chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat, on Tuesday visited the Tripoli branch of the Libyan detention centre for illegal immigrants, where he sought to know how immigrants, stranded in Libya, are being treated

©- - 03 april 2019 - 14:15:44 - thread União Africana (306 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The chairman of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Monday presented the AU initiative on a reconciliation conference in Libya to Fayez al-Sarraj, chairman of the presidential council of the Libyan government of national accord, official sources told PANA here

©- - 02 april 2019 - 00:01:52 - thread União Africana (443 words)


Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA)  -  Burundi says it expects compensation from Egypt, as chairman of the African Union (AU), for alleged injustices under the presidency of neighbouring Rwanda, official sources told PANA here Monday

©- - 01 april 2019 - 22:58:51 - thread União Africana (565 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has expressed concern about the deteriorating  political and security situation in the Union of the Comoros

©- - 30 march 2019 - 18:53:18 - thread União Africana (164 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – The Algerian deputy Prime Minister, also minister of foreign affairs, Ramtane Lamamra, and the chairman of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, on Friday held an extended working session, where they discussed ’peace and security issues in Africa’’, as well as ‘’the latest developments of the regional and international situation’’, particularly the meeting on Libya

©- - 30 march 2019 - 18:25:46 - thread União Africana (264 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Officials of the United Nations (UN), led by Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, the League of Arab States, the African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU), meet this Saturday in Tunisian capital, Tunis, on the Libyan issue

©- - 30 march 2019 - 10:46:05 - thread União Africana (699 words)


Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – Gambia’s former Information minister Demba A Jawo on Saturday launched an autobiography which has been described as something depicting the life of the author as well as a reflection of struggles within the Gambian society

©- - 24 march 2019 - 18:05:47 - thread União Africana (531 words)


Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) – Burundi is to establish a team of experts to evaluate profits the country could draw from the creation of the “African Free Trade Zone (ZLECAF)”, a communiqué issued here by the council of ministers and copied to PANA said here Friday

©- - 22 march 2019 - 23:42:43 - thread União Africana (262 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan newspapers this week covered two main topics, one of which was the ongoing preparations for the inclusive National Conference, the centrepiece of the plan of action of the UN Envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salamé, to get Libyans to agree on an election timetable, while the other concerns the roadmap drawn up by African leaders at the end of their 32nd Ordinary Summit last February in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to find a solution to the Libyan crisis

©- - 16 march 2019 - 19:36:16 - thread União Africana (957 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Meetings have intensified in recent weeks in Libya to accelerate the search for a political solution to the crisis by surfing on the wave created by the meeting in late February between the two main protagonists in Libya, the Chairman of the Presidential Council, Fayez al-Sarraj, and Marshal Khalifa Hafter, Head of the Libyan National Army, to relaunch the political process with assistance from the international community more involved than ever in a political settlement in this North African country

©- - 15 march 2019 - 16:50:05 - thread União Africana (1226 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Marshal Khalifa Haftar, Commander-in-chief of the Libya National Army, on Wednesday met a delegation of the United Nations (UN) and the African Union (AU) in Benghazi as efforts continue to find a political solution to Libya's crisis continue

©- - 14 march 2019 - 11:42:24 - thread União Africana (472 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The chairman of the Libyan presidential council of the government of national accord, Fayed Al-Sarraj, held talks on Tuesday with UN and African Union delegations on the latest political and security situation in Libya, a communiqué issued here and copied to PANA said

©- - 12 march 2019 - 22:58:47 - thread União Africana (393 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The third ministerial conference of the African Union’s specialized technical committee on finances, planning, economy and integration, held from 4 to 8 March in the Cameroonian capital, Douala, elected Libya as vice-president of the committee’s executive board

©- - 08 march 2019 - 22:43:24 - thread União Africana (162 words)


Yaoundé, Cameroon (PANA) - The European Union (EU) has become the biggest loser in the latest international trading trends observed by an African Union Commission research team, which shows exports mostly from East African countries to the Euro zone dropping by a massive 20%

©- - 06 march 2019 - 13:56:38 - thread União Africana (518 words)


Yaoundé, Cameroon (PANA) – Ministers of finance, economy and planning approved a new roadmap towards the creation of a ratings agency on Tuesday to help provide sovereign rating services to countries and companies in order to enhance rapid access to the international debt markets

©- - 06 march 2019 - 05:42:45 - thread União Africana (592 words)


 

Yaoundé, Cameroon (PANA) - The African Union Commission has called on countries to rapidly ratify treaties aiming for the creation of the Central Bank, Monetary Fund and the Investment Bank to help mobilize the wealth required to finance rapid economic growth and create more jobs

©- - 05 march 2019 - 13:09:47 - thread União Africana (523 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The new Secretary General of the International francophonie organisation (OIF), Louise Mushikiwabo, who took office in January, will make her first visit to Bamako before the end of the year, she said at the end of talks with President Ibrahim Boubacar Kéita, on the sidelines of the 26 Pan-African cinema and television festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO, which end at the weekend in the Burkina Faso capital

©- - 04 march 2019 - 19:32:27 - thread União Africana (191 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA)-  African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has congratulated Nigerian President Mohammadu Buhari for winning a second-term in office

©- - 01 march 2019 - 19:00:40 - thread União Africana (231 words)


Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) – The Burundian minister of Defence and Former combatants, Emmanuel Ntahomvukiye, on Thursday confirmed the ‘’unilateral’’ and ‘’regrettable’’ decision of the African Union to have 1,000 troops of the 5,000 Burundian contingent withdrawn from the African peacekeeping Mission in Somalia, before the end of February

©- - 21 february 2019 - 21:51:27 - thread União Africana (354 words)


Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - Burundi and Somalia have called for an "urgent" Summit of Heads of State and Government of troop-contributing countries to the African Mission for Peacekeeping in Somalia (AMISOM), ahead of the end to their mandate before the end of this year, even as the threat of radical Islamists persists against the central government in Mogadishu

©- - 20 february 2019 - 20:06:39 - thread União Africana (333 words)