Addis Ababa Ethiopia (PANA) - Heads of State and Government of the 54 member countries of the African Union (AU), who on Sunday closed by video conference the 34th AU Summit, decided on the effective implementation of the common continental strategy to combat Covid-19

©- - 08 february 2021 - 13:02:57 - thread African Union (345 words)


Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his appreciation to African Union (AU) leaders for the “overwhelming and historic endorsement” of Nigeria diplomat Bankole Adeoye as the AU’s Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security

©- - 08 february 2021 - 06:46:24 - thread African Union (195 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – President Cyril Ramaphosa’s tenure as the chairperson of the African Union (AU) ended this weekend with South Africa’s official opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) saying he has “has left a lot to be desired"

©- - 07 february 2021 - 18:21:07 - thread African Union (263 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Nigerian diplomat Bankole Adeoye made history on Saturday, winning an election contest for the post of Commissioner for Political affairs, Peace and Security at the African Union with 55 out of 55 member states voting for him, diplomats said on Sunday

©- - 07 february 2021 - 09:44:43 - thread African Union (707 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat, was on Saturday overwhelmingly voted back to office for another term of four years

©- - 06 february 2021 - 22:31:25 - thread African Union (242 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - US President Joe Biden, has greeted the 34th session of the African Union Heads of State and Government, saying Washington is willing to re-engage international institutions after the global experience with the coronavirus pandemic

©- - 06 february 2021 - 22:05:15 - thread African Union (599 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has welcomed the results of the vote by Libyan delegates of the United Nations-facilitated Libyan Political Dialogue (LPDF) that elected a transitional government authority to prepare and oversee national elections, scheduled for 24 December, 2021, in Libya

©- - 06 february 2021 - 10:03:13 - thread African Union (133 words)


Rabat, Morocco (PANA) - Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans living abroad, Nasser Bourita said on Thursday that the African Union (AU) and the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) must work in coherence and synergy to achieve successful integration of the continent

©- - 05 february 2021 - 15:37:07 - thread African Union (417 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Foreign Minister of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Mohamed Tahar Siala, on Thursday reaffirmed his country's commitment to pay its African Union (AU) budget arrears

©- - 05 february 2021 - 10:57:15 - thread African Union (209 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The Libyan minister of foreign affairs of the Government of National Accord, Mohamed Siala, on Wednesday said that "the Libyan government pays utmost attention to the African brothers who are on its territory despite the difficult challenges linked to the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic"

©- - 03 february 2021 - 19:06:33 - thread African Union (320 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan minister of foreign affairs of the Government of National Accord, Mohamed Taher Siala, Tuesday underlined "the importance of the active participation of Africa in regional and international events through the reform of the UN Security Council (UNSC)"

©- - 26 january 2021 - 22:07:32 - thread African Union (342 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union’s Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) has secured 270 million doses of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine for distribution to AU member states, the AU announced on Tuesday

©- - 19 january 2021 - 20:46:39 - thread African Union (332 words)


Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudan says tripartite talks on the controversial Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have stalled as the three countries involved -- Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt -- have failed to reach "an acceptable formula" for the continuation of negotiations

©- - 11 january 2021 - 08:47:15 - thread African Union (752 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Co-Chairs of the Security Working Group (SWG) for Libya has renewed their call on all parties to the conflict to accelerate the implementation of the ceasefire, in particular the opening of the coastal road between Abu Grein and Sirte, 450 km east of Tripoli

©- - 09 january 2021 - 16:54:13 - thread African Union (364 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - African Union (AU) Chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have congratulated Africans for starting trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

©- - 02 january 2021 - 09:05:24 - thread African Union (538 words)


Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - The  African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement comes into effect on January 1 2021, but Zambia is one of the 21 countries that have not yet deposited their instruments of its ratification

©- - 31 december 2020 - 17:02:55 - thread African Union (314 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Russia is committed to share its experience with Mali in the fight against terrorism, the Russian ambassador in Bamako, Igor Gromyko, said at the end of a meeting here Tuesday with transitional president Bah N'Daw

©- - 29 december 2020 - 20:12:37 - thread African Union (269 words)


Mogadishu, Somalia (PANA) - A two day national conference on peaceful elections and freedom of expression, bringing together key stakeholders in the electoral process concluded on Monday in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, with the adoption of a declaration to ensure peaceful elections and enhance safety of journalists

©- - 29 december 2020 - 15:41:45 - thread African Union (667 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ismail Chergui, has said the pan-African organisation is working to maintain the ceasefire in Libya in order to put an end to the activities of terrorist groups that threaten the security and stability of countries in the region

©- - 22 december 2020 - 10:17:41 - thread African Union (479 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia has suspended air links with the United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia from Monday until further notice, the Ministry of Transport and Logistics announced in a press release

©- - 21 december 2020 - 13:54:13 - thread African Union (104 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union’s Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has launched new guidelines to help the continent’s 55 countries deal with  the coronavirus pandemic, which has hit the continent badly through a second wave

©- - 17 december 2020 - 18:41:00 - thread African Union (787 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union's Peace and Security Council is holding its 11th High Level Retreat on the Promotion of Peace, Security and Stability in Africa, to discuss the strategies to improve mediation in conflicts and silencing of the guns in Africa

©- - 10 december 2020 - 12:41:38 - thread African Union (449 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - African leaders Saturday gathered here virtually for an extra-ordinary Summit of the African Union to discuss the pending entry into force of the Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

©- - 06 december 2020 - 14:59:36 - thread African Union (613 words)


New York, US (PANA) - The United Nations-African Union (AU) partnership has yielded “significant results”, including at the country level, the UN chief told the Security Council on Friday

©- - 05 december 2020 - 07:44:04 - thread African Union (567 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry Albert Muchanga said here Friday instruments signifying Nigeria’s entry into the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) would be received at the commission’s headquarters shortly ahead of next year’s kick-off of trading

©- - 05 december 2020 - 00:03:32 - thread African Union (567 words)


Vienna Austria (PANA) - The UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) has taken a number of decisions leading to changes in the way cannabis is internationally regulated, including its reclassification out of the most dangerous category of drugs

©- - 03 december 2020 - 05:18:55 - thread African Union (345 words)


Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - European Council (EC) President Charles Michel and Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El-Ghazouani, current Chair of the G5 Sahel on Monday co-chaired a high-level video conference on the current situation in the Sahel sub-region

©- - 01 december 2020 - 11:14:07 - thread African Union (326 words)


Niamey, Niger (PANA) - Nigerien President Issoufou Mahamadou, also champion of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), was on Friday named Champion of African Industrialisation in recognition of his invaluable contribution to the industrial development of Africa, during the the high-level session held by video conference on the celebration of Africa's Industrialisation Week, the Nigerien News Agency (ANP) reported

©- - 21 november 2020 - 17:23:45 - thread African Union (752 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - In a statement released on Thursday, the Tunisian Foreign Ministry has denied media stories which said that the African Union (AU) has imposed a sanction on Tunisia for the non-payment of its contribution to the budget of the Pan-African organization

©- - 19 november 2020 - 17:54:51 - thread African Union (336 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The Chairman of the African Union Commission (AUC), Moussa Faki Mahamat, on Wednesday called on the Prime Minister of Mali, Moctar Ouane

©- - 19 november 2020 - 11:16:03 - thread African Union (163 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - South Africa’s president, Cyril Ramaphosa, current chairman of the African Union (AU), Tuesday underlined the need to give Libyans the opportunity to reach a Libyan solution to the ongoing crisis without foreign interference during the Forum for the Libyan political dialogue to be hosted in Tunisia on 9 November

©- - 03 november 2020 - 23:52:46 - thread African Union (302 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Moussa Faki Mahamat, has strongly condemned the killing of innocent civilians following inter-communal violence in Ethiopia

©- - 03 november 2020 - 11:36:44 - thread African Union (307 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union Commission President, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has called for a peaceful vote in Tanzania, ahead of Wednesday's Presidential elections

©- - 27 october 2020 - 22:09:53 - thread African Union (310 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union’s Peace and Security Council (PSC) has approved a new peacekeeping roadmap, aiming to enhance unity between major actors involved in international peacekeeping operations, including the UN, troop contributing states and the conflict-affected nations

©- - 22 october 2020 - 22:03:32 - thread African Union (525 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Siala has expressed concern over the African Union (AU) memorandum suggesting the application of sanctions against his country, in accordance with the organisation's provisions, in case Libya did not pay its arrears to this year's budget by the end of September 2020

©- - 14 october 2020 - 16:29:45 - thread African Union (334 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union (AU) has warned countries in Africa to guard against misuse by foreign multinationals hunting for profits and immediately implement a digital strategy, which aims to narrow the gap caused by the lack of universal access to the internet, a tool for trade

©- - 06 october 2020 - 21:19:41 - thread African Union (707 words)


New York, US (PANA) – Stating that Libya’s future is at stake, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, on Monday called on all Libyans to continue to work towards a lasting ceasefire, to contribute constructively to the UN-facilitated Libyan Political Dialogue Forum; and to always act with the interests of the country’s people foremost in mind

©- - 05 october 2020 - 17:49:34 - thread African Union (1014 words)


Mogadishu, Somalia (PANA) - International partners have welcomed the resumption of dialogue between the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the five Federal Member States (FMS), commending President Mohamed Abdullahi ‘Farmaajo’ and the FMS Presidents for participating in these important meetings in Mogadishu

©- - 15 september 2020 - 12:57:39 - thread African Union (196 words)