Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - The members of the Contact Group of the High Level Committee of the African Union (AU) on Libya, who met on Thursday in Oyo, about 400 km from Brazzaville, have decided to hold the Intra-Libyan national conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, next July

©- - 13 march 2020 - 11:30:14 - thread African Union (637 words)


Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - President Alpha Condé Friday evening announced a “slight postponement” of the double referendum and parliamentary elections scheduled for Sunday and boycotted by several opposition parties, an official source told PANA here

©- - 29 february 2020 - 00:03:57 - thread African Union (359 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) has prepared a health task force made of 50 personnel to be deployed to its member states to bolster efforts to combat the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), its Centre for Disease Control said on Tuesday

©- - 18 february 2020 - 14:35:15 - thread African Union (537 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union will intensify the training of healthcare workers and the availability of testing kits for the effective handling of the coronavirus (COVID-19) following the confirmation of the first case of the virus in Egypt, a senior health official said on Saturday

©- - 15 february 2020 - 23:09:24 - thread African Union (508 words)


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Maputo, Mozambique (PANA) - For the first time the escalating terrorist threat in Mozambique has been discussed by African leaders, at the 33rd African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa,  Ethiopia, last week –  more than two years after the insurgency started in the northern Cabo Delgado province

©- - 13 february 2020 - 15:13:50 - thread African Union (1150 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The 33rd summit of the African Union (AU), held on 9 and 10 February in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, affirmed the African Organization's support for the holding of a Reconciliation Conference among Libyans to strengthen the ceasefire and start a political dialogue

©- - 11 february 2020 - 18:47:48 - thread African Union (543 words)


Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – As South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa begins his term of office as the chairperson of the African Union (AU), a human rights watchdog is asking him to use his leadership to promote human rights and justice for violations across the continent

©- - 11 february 2020 - 07:39:09 - thread African Union (484 words)


Kinshasa, DR Congo (PANA) - DR Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi said here Monday that his election as vice-president of the African Union (AU) for 2020 and chairman for 2021 marked the return of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the African scene, a presidential press release copied to PANA said

©- - 10 february 2020 - 20:45:14 - thread African Union (226 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Acting Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sabri Bachtobji has submitted the instruments of ratification of the African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption to  AU legal counsel Nemira Najm

©- - 10 february 2020 - 18:03:30 - thread African Union (160 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has met with Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdouk on the margins of the African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where the two are present

©- - 09 february 2020 - 19:20:43 - thread African Union (121 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The African Union Peace and Security Council, which met the day before the summit of African Union summit opened in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Sunday, has proposed three concrete measures to be examine immediately to end the fighting in Libya and help end the crisis

©- - 09 february 2020 - 19:14:23 - thread African Union (361 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The challenges facing African nations are “complex, multi-faceted and far-reaching" but a “collective, comprehensive and coordinated” response by the global community will build on the momentum that already exists to help the continent thrive, the UN secretary-General told the African Union Summit on Sunday

©- - 09 february 2020 - 18:18:33 - thread African Union (766 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, said that member States of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) are mobilising with “renewed vigour,” their own resources to combat Boko Haram and Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorism

©- - 09 february 2020 - 10:43:47 - thread African Union (553 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Addressing a High Level Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment at the African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa on Saturday, UN Secretatry General has said that the reality in Africa, and the rest of the world, is that poverty “still has a woman’s face”

©- - 09 february 2020 - 02:27:37 - thread African Union (378 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The UN chief on Saturday called on the international community to recognise the need for African counter-terrorism operations, backed by the UN Security Council, to tackle the growing threat of extremist violence across the continent, and “predictable funding, guaranteed by compulsory contributions”

©- - 09 february 2020 - 02:20:08 - thread African Union (827 words)


Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudan’s Prime Minister  Abdalla Hamdouk  arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Saturday, leading Sudan’s delegation to the 33rd African Summit for his maiden participation since the demise of Omar Bashir in 2019

The summit of the African heads of state and governments is scheduled for 9-10 February

©- - 08 february 2020 - 16:53:34 - thread African Union (103 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA)  - The Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, is Saturday hosting a summit on Libya and the Sahel region organized by the African Union Peace and Security Commission on the eve of the opening of the 33rd AU session dominated this year by the security solutions and conflicts on the continent

©- - 08 february 2020 - 13:43:59 - thread African Union (761 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA)  - The Libyan minister of foreign affairs of the government of national accord (GNA), Mohamed Taher Siala, Friday stressed the need for the country to play a key role in the management and monitoring of interests generated by Libyan funds and assets abroad that were not covered by international freezing decisions, calling on the African Union to assist in the preservation of those funds

©- - 07 february 2020 - 22:49:05 - thread African Union (490 words)


Pretoria, South Africa (PANA)  - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will head off to Addis Abba, Ethiopia, at the weekend where he will officially assume the chairmanship of the African Union (AU) at the 33rd summit of heads of state and government, his office said here Friday

©- - 07 february 2020 - 20:35:04 - thread African Union (238 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union, in collaboration with the United Nations, plans to send observers to monitor compliance with the ceasefire in Libya, well informed sources told PANA on Friday in Addis Ababa

©- - 07 february 2020 - 18:35:40 - thread African Union (268 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisian President Kaïs Saied will not attend the 33rd African Union (AU) Summit scheduled for February 9-10 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for medical reasons

©- - 07 february 2020 - 18:10:20 - thread African Union (129 words)


Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari departed Abuja on Friday to attend the 33rd Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

©- - 07 february 2020 - 16:46:35 - thread African Union (387 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta will participate in the 33rd Assembly of the African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from February 9 to 10, it was officially announced here on Friday

©- - 07 february 2020 - 16:23:35 - thread African Union (131 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya's Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Mohamed Siala, arrived in Addis Ababa on Friday to take part in the 36th session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU), according to a press release from the Department of External Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

©- - 07 february 2020 - 15:35:20 - thread African Union (378 words)


Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - The 8th meeting of the African Union (AU) High Level Committee on Libya has strongly condemned the continued fighting in and around Tripoli and reaffirmed the urgency of a full and effective ceasefire, accompanied by a monitoring mechanism in which the African Union will be associated, according to a statement issued on Thursday after its  work in Brazzaville

©- - 31 january 2020 - 13:13:27 - thread African Union (830 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso, who heads the African Union (AU) High Level Committee on Libya, has reiterated his position on the Libyan crisis, stating that there can be no military solution and called for the resumption of the political process in the troubled North African country

©- - 31 january 2020 - 10:42:48 - thread African Union (424 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA)   - The chairman of the presidential council of the Libyan government of national accord, Fayez Al-Sarraj, Thursday denounced “the negative regional and international foreign interference which initially contributed to block the political process and lead the country to the present situation of war”

©- - 30 january 2020 - 22:50:12 - thread African Union (636 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The 8th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) High Level Committee on Libya in Brazzaville, Congo, on Thursday, again provides an opportunity for the pan-African organization to become more involved in the political process in this North African country

©- - 30 january 2020 - 13:10:02 - thread African Union (766 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union's Centre for Disease Control (CDC) has activated its emergency health systems to handle the coronavirus outbreak in China, which is threatening to spread to countries in Africa, Dr John Nkengasong, the Africa CDC director, said on Tuesday

©- - 28 january 2020 - 21:21:37 - thread African Union (600 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Egypt has been praised for its leadership of the African Union (AU) organs in 2019 at the opening of the 39th session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC), comprising ambassadors from the organisation's member states

©- - 21 january 2020 - 19:42:23 - thread African Union (393 words)


Dakar, Senegal (PANA)  - The 12th edition of the rally - Africa Eco Race - which left Monaco on 5 January and arrived in Africa through the Moroccan city of Tanger two days later, enters Senegal on Saturday

©- - 17 january 2020 - 23:34:24 - thread African Union (359 words)


Libreville, Gabon (PANA) – The 7th seminar of the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council opens on Monday in Libreville, the Gabonese capital, in collaboration with the three African representatives at the UN Security Council - South Africa, Niger and Tunisia

©- - 13 january 2020 - 12:03:45 - thread African Union (91 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA)  -  Tunisian President Kaïs Saïed Friday received an invitation to participate in a summit of heads of state and government of ten African member-countries of the high level committee of the African Union on Libya scheduled for 25 January in the Congolese capital, Brazzaville, to unify the “African position on the Libyan crisis”, official sources said here

©- - 10 january 2020 - 23:14:41 - thread African Union (486 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Congolese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Congolese Abroad, Jean-Claude Gakosso, whose country chairs the African Union High-Level Committee on Libya on Friday discussed "regional and international efforts to find solutions to the Libyan crisis"

©- - 10 january 2020 - 19:24:32 - thread African Union (373 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has expressed concern over the worsening situation in Libya, warning of the threats posed by foreign interference in Libyan affairs

©- - 04 january 2020 - 15:02:41 - thread African Union (404 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Preparations for the upcoming 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), due to take place from 6-10 February 2020, are well underway in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, according to a spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

©- - 27 december 2019 - 18:34:46 - thread African Union (291 words)


Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - The African Union (AU) Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) cementing their mutual commitment to expand and deepen their relationship and cooperation

©- - 17 december 2019 - 07:42:05 - thread African Union (479 words)


Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The very first edition of ecological races (Extrême E) scheduled for 2021 has retained the legendary Lac Rose (Pink Lake) in the distant suburbs of Dakar, among five sites where the event will be staged

©- - 14 december 2019 - 17:24:12 - thread African Union (319 words)


Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Monday met with African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat who was on a visit to the country

©- - 25 november 2019 - 18:06:31 - thread African Union (174 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, on Friday concluded a two-day working visit to South Africa, where he held discussions with President Cyril Ramaphosa and his team of senior government officials

©- - 23 november 2019 - 05:47:02 - thread African Union (356 words)