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 African Union (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 African Union (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 African Union (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 African Union (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 African Union (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‘’unilateral’’ and ‘’regrettable’’ decision of the African Union to have 1,000 troops of the 5,000 Burundian contingent withdrawn from the African peacekeeping Mission in Somalia, before the end of February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 African Union (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 African Union (333 words)


UN-AU task force expresses support to Lake Chad Basin Commission in fighting Boko Haram

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The United Nations (UN) and the African Union (AU) have reaffirmed their commitment to support the efforts of the Lake Chad Basin Commission in the implementation of the Regional Strategy for the Stabilisation, Recovery and Resilience of the Boko Haram-affected areas

©- - 20 february 2019 - 12:57:46 - thread African Union (512 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The rich world must work hard to find the resources urgently required to beef up the fight against poverty, which is driving scores of young people to join terrorist organisations, Dr Belay Begashaw, Director-General of the Kigali-based Sustainable Development Goals Centre for Africa has said
©- - 15 february 2019 - 14:04:03 - thread African Union (947 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Executive Council of the African Union (AU) has approved the candidacy of Libya to the United Nations Human Rights Council for the 2020-2022 period, a communiqué from the Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday
©- - 13 february 2019 - 10:52:40 - thread African Union (205 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) −The African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat and the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwumi Adesina have reaffirmed their commitment to accelerate Africa’s economic transformation, the AfDB said on Tuesday
©- - 13 february 2019 - 07:03:09 - thread African Union (474 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - At the end of their ordinary summit in Addis Ababa, the leaders of the African Union (AU) on Monday evening waded into the political deadlock in Libya as the continental body sought to present a timetable that would culminate in elections in the autumn of this year
©- - 12 february 2019 - 10:45:11 - thread African Union (418 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union Summit has honoured the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Jose Graziano da Silva, for promoting the Zero Hunger Vision in Africa, which has helped to accelerate the pace of agriculture reforms in the continent
©- - 12 february 2019 - 09:24:49 - thread African Union (305 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union Summit has approved a comprehensive set of reforms to the UN Security Council, retaining the power to elect or select countries to occupy five non-permanent seats and two permanent seats with all powers including veto to represent the continent at the powerful world body
©- - 12 february 2019 - 07:20:10 - thread African Union (638 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The United Nations (UN) has welcomed closer cooperation with the African Union (AU) for the implementation of the Action Plan of the head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) to resolve the crisis in the north African country
©- - 11 february 2019 - 22:58:27 - thread African Union (302 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, (PANA) - African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina, has held several high-level bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, the Bank announced on Monday
©- - 11 february 2019 - 17:08:24 - thread African Union (429 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security Smail Chergui held talks with President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday at the ongoing Assembly of African Heads of State about the possibility of forming a national unity government
©- - 11 february 2019 - 16:07:43 - thread African Union (384 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union (AU) Summit has been puzzled by the failure of the UN Security Council to authorise an increase in financing to back the fight against terrorism in the Sahel region, which has weakened the ability of the affected countries to stabilise the desert region
©- - 11 february 2019 - 15:06:52 - thread African Union (495 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) – Burkina Faso president Roch Marc Christian Kaboré on Monday urged African leaders to fight against female genital mutilation (FGM) at a meeting highlighting the scourge on the sidelines of the 32nd African Union (AU) ordinary summit in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa
©- - 11 february 2019 - 11:56:48 - thread African Union (368 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Microsoft founder and global development icon, Bill Gates has moved the African Union Summit with the secrets of a phone call from the late freedom hero Nelson Mandela, who inspired his two decade-long effort to raise US$15 billion to help fight poverty in Africa
©- - 11 february 2019 - 04:07:57 - thread African Union (472 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The President of the world football governing body, FIFA, Gianni Infantino, made a historic appearance at the 32nd African Union Assembly of Heads of State on Sunday with a call to the leaders of Africa to end corruption in football and to tap into its immense opportunity to address Africa's social ills
©- - 10 february 2019 - 21:21:09 - thread African Union (486 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi accepted the baton of leadership at the African Union Summit on Sunday, vowing to pursue the dream of unity
©- - 10 february 2019 - 19:10:43 - thread African Union (458 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - UN Secretary-General António Guterres has thanked African Member States and the African Union Commission for supporting peace operations in Africa, saying that the service and sacrifice of African peacekeepers is “at the forefront of our minds”, The UN chief’s praise for the work of Blue Helmets and other peacekeeping personnel was part of his address to Heads of State gathered at the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Sunday, a UN statement said
©- - 10 february 2019 - 19:03:15 - thread African Union (475 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that human rights abuses, the impact of colonization of Africa, lack of development and human rights abuses were at the core of mounting scale of human displacements and the refugee crisis in Africa
©- - 10 february 2019 - 18:33:58 - thread African Union (628 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union Summit announced a surprise breakthrough on Sunday in the implementation of its landmark free trade agreement following the receipt of South Africa’s instruments of ratification to the treaty aiming to liberalise trade around the continent
©- - 10 february 2019 - 17:25:36 - thread African Union (557 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – African leaders attending the 32nd session of the Heads of State and Government Assembly have emphasised the need to fight terrorism, climate change and enhance the capacity of their continental body to deal with more complex issues like cyber security and technology
©- - 10 february 2019 - 14:54:05 - thread African Union (795 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has been elected the African Union Chairman for 2020 and would serve this year as first Vice President to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi
©- - 10 february 2019 - 12:38:45 - thread African Union (156 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi emerged the new Chairman of the African Union (AU) on Sunday after closed door talks which preceded the formal opening of the 32nd Summit of the Heads of State and Government Assembly, a major breakthrough for Egyptian diplomacy
©- - 10 february 2019 - 08:55:47 - thread African Union (637 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balance between men and women, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said during his visit to Ethiopia to attend the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa
©- - 10 february 2019 - 05:41:11 - thread African Union (461 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
©- - 10 february 2019 - 05:31:07 - thread African Union (503 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Somali government officials, international development partners and civil society organisations engaged in humanitarian operations in Somalia met at the African Union Summit to lobby African leaders to approve a massive debt cancellation for war-ravaged Somalia
©- - 09 february 2019 - 20:04:20 - thread African Union (630 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday arrived in Addis Ababa to attend the 32nd ordinary session of the assembly of African Union heads of state and government
©- - 09 february 2019 - 19:16:09 - thread African Union (209 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Ahead the formal opening of the African Union Summit on Sunday, heads of three major continental organisations on Saturday discussed ways of improving response to the increasing migration and forced displacements in Africa
©- - 09 february 2019 - 19:00:24 - thread African Union (458 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The president of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, left here Saturday for Addis Ababa to attend the African Union summit, the presidency said in a statement copied to PANA
©- - 09 february 2019 - 16:10:24 - thread African Union (152 words)


Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwandan President Paul Kagame is expected to hand over the African Union (AU) chairmanship to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the 32nd Ordinary Session of the continental body Assembly scheduled for 10- 11 February 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
©- - 09 february 2019 - 14:21:07 - thread African Union (588 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union Commission has entered an agreement with a Kigali-based think-tank specializing in international development to help countries in Africa to effectively implement the broad development goals set by both the AU and the UN, officials said Saturday
©- - 09 february 2019 - 12:39:00 - thread African Union (541 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet and the president of Africa’s premier human rights court, Sylvain Oré, on Saturday signed an agreement designed to strengthen the working relationship between the two organizations
©- - 09 february 2019 - 12:05:40 - thread African Union (443 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union (AU) has launched a universal appeal to foreign actors to join African countries in fighting the causes of desertification through increased investments in climate adaptation mechanisms in order to free more funds currently being sunk in adapting to drought
©- - 08 february 2019 - 17:22:06 - thread African Union (462 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) has pledged to intensify measures to reduce the scourge of conflicts afflicting most countries through the implementation of a soon-to-be launched AU conflict prevention strategy, which aims to address sources of violence and human rights violations
©- - 08 february 2019 - 16:41:17 - thread African Union (471 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – African ministers are holding talks on ways of resolving future disputes arising from the implementation of the landmark plan by the African Union (AU) to remove barriers hindering the growth of airlines in Africa and the liberalization of the airspace, AU officials said on Friday
©- - 08 february 2019 - 15:44:43 - thread African Union (586 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union’s Executive Council, which comprises foreign ministers from the continent’s 55 member states, opened on Thursday, with emphasis on ending conflicts in Africa by the year 2020 and putting an end to the cycle of forced displacements
©- - 07 february 2019 - 16:13:23 - thread African Union (540 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has commended Central African Republic (CAR) stakeholders, the Government and the armed groups in particular, for their commitment and spirit of compromise
©- - 06 february 2019 - 15:44:39 - thread African Union (235 words)