Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) has suspended Guinea from all its activities and decision-making bodies following Sunday's military coup that overthrew President Alpha Condé and his government

©- - 10 september 2021 - 12:26:58 - thread African Union (218 words)

Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - The current chairman of the African Union (AU) and president of DR Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, is expected in the Guinean capital soon following Sunday's military coup in the West African country, a reliable source told PANA on Tuesday

©- - 07 september 2021 - 17:38:52 - thread African Union (211 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union and the UN Security Council are consulting based on a four-point scenario on the future of fighting the Al Shabaab insurgents in Somalia, with the option of creating a hybrid peacekeeping mission managed jointly by the AU and the UN, officials said Friday

©- - 04 september 2021 - 21:56:10 - thread African Union (476 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) has played down fears of emerging vaccine hesitance, pandemic fatigue and the emergence of new variants of the coronavirus, warning that failure to release funding for the acquisition of 720 million doses to support urgent vaccinations was more alarming

©- - 03 september 2021 - 00:05:01 - thread African Union (557 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - African countries will receive 10 million doses of Astra Zeneca and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines over the next three months through a new partnership between the French government and the African Union (AU), the African Centre for Disease said on Monday

©- - 30 august 2021 - 18:04:43 - thread African Union (624 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen, also Minister of Foreign Affairs, on Thursday met with Ambassadors of Member States of the United Nations Security Council to lobby against a new attempt to introduce a Council Resolution on its disputed dam

©- - 26 august 2021 - 20:16:09 - thread African Union (349 words)

Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - In the face of a separatist conflict and violent extremism, Cameroon must secure help from neighbouring Nigeria and Chad to stop illicit arms flooding the country, according to a study published on Thursday by the South Africa-based Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

The proliferation of illegal arms in Cameroon increases violence and insecurity in a country already grappling with violent extremist attacks and a separatist conflict

The African Union Commission’s Economic, Social and Cultural Council estimates that at least 120,000 small arms and light weapons are in illegal circulation in Cameroon, including revolvers, pistols, rifles, assault rifles and machine guns

©- - 26 august 2021 - 17:38:53 - thread African Union (875 words)

Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya has reaffirmed the determination of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) to work towards activating several strategic projects that are in line with the African Union (AU) strategy on border management

©- - 20 august 2021 - 12:01:24 - thread African Union (343 words)

Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – The African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) on Saturday advised the Government of Zambia to urgently undertake measures to address underlying factors of increasing tension and politically motivated violence through inclusive dialogue and engagement with other stakeholders

©- - 14 august 2021 - 19:29:09 - thread African Union (415 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union (AU) is on Thursday beginning its monthly shipments of vaccines acquired by the AU/African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) to Member States

©- - 05 august 2021 - 13:30:52 - thread African Union (666 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – In response to an invitation from the Government of Zambia, African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat, has approved the deployment of an African Union (AU) Short-Term Election Observation (STO) Mission to Zambia to observe the country’s general elections scheduled for 12 August 2021

©- - 04 august 2021 - 14:12:31 - thread African Union (252 words)

Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Minister of Health, Ali al-Zanati, has discussed with a delegation of the Jordanian Academy of Autism, bilateral cooperation mechanism regarding the local promotion of autism syndrome treatment in Libya

©- - 28 july 2021 - 12:05:10 - thread African Union (197 words)

Tripoli, Libya (PANA)  - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Manfi, Thursday received the special emissary of the President of Congo, Lucien Ibata, with a message from President Denis Sassou Nguesso to visit Brazzaville

©- - 15 july 2021 - 21:31:44 - thread African Union (200 words)

Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan prime minister of the Government of National Accord, Abdelhamid Al-Dbaiba, Wednesday received the first copy of the report of the international audit of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL)prepared under the supervision of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL)

©- - 07 july 2021 - 22:23:05 - thread African Union (352 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - World Bank President David Malpass and senior managers, including Axel van Trotsenburg and Makhtar Diop, met with the African Union’s COVID-19 Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) to discuss a partnership to accelerate vaccine deployment to Africa, the UN Economic Commission for Africa said on Tuesday

©- - 15 june 2021 - 16:18:58 - thread African Union (610 words)

Athens, Greece (PANA) - Greece will always be an active partner of Africa, Nikos Dendias, Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, said at Africa Day celebration in Athens

©- - 27 may 2021 - 14:38:42 - thread African Union (337 words)

Bamako, Mali (PANA) - African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat and of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) President Jean Claude Brou have strongly condemned the arrest on Monday  of the Malian Transition President Bah N'Daw, and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane, as well as some of their collaborators by soldiers

©- - 25 may 2021 - 15:30:03 - thread African Union (316 words)

Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The Ghana Football Association (GFA) is receiving Auditors from the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA), on Saturday, May 15, 2021, as the World football governing body embarks on the Central Review for the 2020 financial year spanning January 1, 2020, to December 31, 2020

©- - 15 may 2021 - 12:49:40 - thread African Union (215 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat on Saturday announced the appointment of former Ghanaian President  John Dramani Mahama as his High Representative to Somalia

©- - 08 may 2021 - 19:50:58 - thread African Union (239 words)


Khartoum, Sudan (PANA)- President Félix Antoine Tshisekedi of DR Congo arrived in Khartoum on Saturday for a one-day visit to hold discussions on African issues and bilateral relations with Sudan’s top leaders

President Tshisekedi, the current Chair of the African Union was asked by each of Ethiopia, Egypt and the Sudan to mediate  an end to the current dispute over the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile River

©- - 08 may 2021 - 13:58:51 - thread African Union (404 words)

Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) – Sudan on Monday quoted the current chair of the African Union, President Félix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as saying that a legally-binding agreement on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has to be reached by Khartoum, Cairo and Addis Ababa to help overcome the current impasse between the three countries

©- - 03 may 2021 - 19:47:46 - thread African Union (420 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Moussa Faki Mahamat, has welcomed the decision by the House of the People of the Federal Parliament of Somalia to abide by the 17 September,2020, Agreement as the basis for the upcoming elections in the country

©- - 02 may 2021 - 13:39:24 - thread African Union (217 words)

Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The leaders of Libya, Sudan and Niger have called for an emergency session of the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council to take measures that will reduce tension and contribute to the maintenance and promotion of peace, security and stability in the region, following the death of Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno

©- - 22 april 2021 - 13:05:23 - thread African Union (384 words)

Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa on Wednesday described the death of Chad President Idriss Déby Itno in military violence as "disturbing", and expressed concern about the turmoil in that country

©- - 21 april 2021 - 13:39:10 - thread African Union (205 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) -  Chadian President Idriss Deby, who died in the battlefield on Tuesday, was a distinguished military leader, the African Union said the same day

©- - 20 april 2021 - 21:52:55 - thread African Union (178 words)

Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan presidential council, Mohamed al-Manfi, Monday held talks here with the chairman of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki, and his delegation on the historic relations between Libya and the African continental body

©- - 19 april 2021 - 22:14:27 - thread African Union (327 words)

Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The European Council on Monday approved conclusions reaffirming the importance of a solid and long-term partnership between the European Union (EU) and the Sahel region, and of stepping up that partnership through an ambitious EU strategy setting the framework for its policies and actions in the region

©- - 19 april 2021 - 12:45:23 - thread African Union (341 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has signed an agreement with an Oslo-based organisation to enhance research and development in the production of vaccines in Africa

©- - 14 april 2021 - 14:14:36 - thread African Union (806 words)

Vienna, Austria (PANA) - The growing complexities of the world drug problem are hampering efforts to achieve sustainable development by the end of the decade: a situation which the COVID-19 pandemic has only compounded, the Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said on Monday

©- - 13 april 2021 - 05:45:16 - thread African Union (468 words)

Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) – A delegation of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), led by Kenya’s Permanent Representative to the AU,  Ambassador Jean Njeri Kamau, arrived in Khartoum, Sudan, on Monday on a three-day field mission to verify the implementation of its various decisions on the situation in the country

©- - 30 march 2021 - 18:59:57 - thread African Union (420 words)

Lomé, Togo (PANA) - The African Union (AU) on Sunday delivered to Togo a batch of 45,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to support the country in its response against the coronavirus pandemic, official sources told PANA on  Monday

©- - 22 march 2021 - 16:56:39 - thread African Union (198 words)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union Commission (AUC) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the aim of establishing a stronger partnership for a better response to HIV/AIDS on the continent

©- - 18 march 2021 - 15:27:46 - thread African Union (335 words)