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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (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 União Africana (356 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Western countries' attempts to exclude the African Union (AU) from the process of seeking a political solution in Libya seem to overshadow the commitment of the African continental organisation to become more involved in the resolution of the crisis, given the impact of the situation in several countries in the region

©- - 22 november 2019 - 10:41:35 - thread União Africana (928 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The Malian government is about to ratify the treaty establishing the African Drug Agency, adopted by the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union, on 11 February 2019 in Addis Ababa, an official source told PANA in Bamako

©- - 21 november 2019 - 14:21:19 - thread União Africana (195 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Sumitomo, Japanese giant of automotive components, will set up a production base in Tunisia, the Tunisian Agency for the Promotion of Foreign Investment has abbounced

©- - 21 november 2019 - 13:01:47 - thread União Africana (180 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The African Union (AU) has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a Malian armed forces post in Indelimane, on the Niger border, and reaffirmed its full confidence in the government's efforts to track down terrorists and bring them to justice

©- - 08 november 2019 - 11:18:27 - thread União Africana (229 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The African Union's Advisory Committee on Arts, Culture and Heritage began its first meeting on Monday in Bamako to outline the path that will ensure the success of the mission entrusted to Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta by the AU Heads of State and Government on the sidelines of their 32nd Summit

©- - 15 october 2019 - 14:19:37 - thread União Africana (446 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Fayez al-Sarraj, President of Libya's Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA), on Wednesday met separately in New York with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and African Union (AU) Commission chairperson Moussa Mahamat Faki

©- - 26 september 2019 - 12:26:51 - thread União Africana (474 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) – Malian Presiden Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is in Luanda since Tuesday to take part in the first edition of the Peace biannual meeting in the Angola capital from 18-22 September, the Malian presidency said on Wednesday

©- - 18 september 2019 - 14:23:08 - thread União Africana (153 words)


Vienna, Austria (PANA) – Morocco was on Monday elected vice president of the 63rd general assembly of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) holding in the Austrian capital, Vienna

©- - 17 september 2019 - 14:48:43 - thread União Africana (162 words)


Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The African Union has promised to help with efforts aimed at delisting Sudan from American terrorists- sponsors dossier, Sudan News Agency quoted an AU official as saying after meeting with Sudan’s new Foreign Minister, Ms  Asma Mohammed Abdulla on Sunday

©- - 15 september 2019 - 19:06:14 - thread União Africana (218 words)


Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - Welcoming this week’s agreement with the African Union (AU) and Rwanda to set up a refugee transit mechanism for evacuation of vulnerable refugees out of Libya, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on Friday urged other countries to follow this example with further actions to save lives

©- - 13 september 2019 - 12:18:25 - thread União Africana (502 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The African Union (AU) has taken major strides to improve the human rights situation in Africa over the last two decades but the lack of a comprehensive human rights strategy remains its biggest flaw, an international rights organisation has told PANA

©- - 11 september 2019 - 13:49:32 - thread União Africana (1322 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union is marking the end of its second decade since taking over from the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which achieved a feat by ensuring the end of colonialism on the continent

©- - 09 september 2019 - 18:01:03 - thread União Africana (1346 words)


Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The African Union (AU) on Friday said it has lifted the suspension of the Sudan from participating in the union’s activities, apparently because Khartoum has observed the principles of forming a civilian government to run the country

©- - 06 september 2019 - 19:25:26 - thread União Africana (279 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Siala met with African Union Commission (AU) Chairperson  Moussa Faki Mahamat on the sidelines of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) for discussion on the contribution of the continental organization to resolution of the Libyan crisis

©- - 31 august 2019 - 16:14:08 - thread União Africana (548 words)


Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - A high-level delegation of African Union (AU) women leaders has started a five-day mission to Sudan by bringing together  women activists to help promote women participation in peace and politics in the country

©- - 28 august 2019 - 13:40:36 - thread União Africana (406 words)


Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) - An exhibition to strengthen US-Africa trade relations will be held on September 20 in New York, on the theme "United States-Africa: Business Opportunities and Development of the trade", according to an officialcommuniqué sent to PANA

©- - 26 august 2019 - 17:17:25 - thread União Africana (227 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has welcomed the signing on Wednesday of a Memorandum of Understanding to improve political and economic relations between the governments of Rwanda and Uganda

©- - 24 august 2019 - 10:11:03 - thread União Africana (194 words)