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Morocco will never recognize SADR despite rejoining AU

February 5, 2017 9:45 pm
Morocco will never recognize SADR despite rejoining AU

Moroccan Deputy Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita Moroccan officials have rejected claims that their country will have to recognize the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) now that the kingdom is permitted to rejoin the African Union (AU). Moroccan Deputy Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita said in an interview published on Sunday that Morocco’s […]

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Morocco rejoins African Union after 33 years of absence

January 31, 2017 3:30 pm
Morocco rejoins African Union after 33 years of absence

African heads of state pose for a group photo ahead of the start of the 28th African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on January 30, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The African Union has readmitted Morocco into the bloc 33 years after its withdrawal over the still existing Western Sahara […]

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African Union will stop recognizing Yahya Jammeh as Gambia’s leader

January 13, 2017 1:30 pm
African Union will stop recognizing Yahya Jammeh as Gambia’s leader

This file photo taken on March 28, 2014 shows Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh attending the 44th summit of the 15-nation ECOWAS. (Photo by AFP) The African Union says it will cease to recognize Gambian President Yahya Jammeh as the West African country’s legitimate leader as of January 19, the date […]

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UN, African Union urge Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to respect vote results

December 11, 2016 10:30 pm
UN, African Union urge Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to respect vote results

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh (Photo by AFP) The United Nations and the African Union have urged the Gambian president to pave the way for a peaceful transfer of power to his successor a day after he rejected results from the recent presidential election in the country. The December 1 polls […]

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African Union leaders gather in Ethiopia for peace in Libya

November 8, 2016 10:30 pm
African Union leaders gather in Ethiopia for peace in Libya

The file photo shows a meeting of the African Union leaders. African Union (AU) leaders have gathered in Ethiopia to push for a solution to the conflict in Libya. Seven AU leaders from Chad, Congo, Ethiopia, Niger, South Africa, Sudan and Uganda met on Tuesday at the bloc’s headquarters in […]

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Morocco made official request to return to AU after 4 decades of absence

September 24, 2016 12:30 pm
Morocco made official request to return to AU after 4 decades of absence

African heads of state pose for an African Union family portrait at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, January 30, 2016. (Photo by AP) Morocco has made an official request to join the African Union (AU) again more than four decades after leaving the pan-African bloc in protest at […]

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African Union (AU) assigned delegation postpones visit to Gabon

September 8, 2016 7:16 pm
African Union (AU) assigned delegation postpones visit to Gabon

A burned vehicle sits outside a government building after an election protest in Libreville, Gabon, September 1, 2016. (AP Photo) Election crisis mediators from the African Union (AU) have postponed their trip to Gabon, which was slated for Friday, to a later time in the future. Gabon’s Foreign Minister Emmanuel […]

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AMISOM apologizes for killing four Somali civilians

April 17, 2016 4:30 pm
AMISOM apologizes for killing four Somali civilians

The African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) soldiers patrol following a car bomb in the Wardhigley District south of the capital, Mogadishu, February 27, 2015. (Photo by AFP) The African Union (AU)’s peacekeeping force in Somalia, AMISOM, has issued a formal apology for killing four civilians in the country after […]

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African Union Asked President Jonathan, Other African Leaders To Publicly Declare Their Assets because 68% Of Illicit Funds Out Of Africa Comes From Nigeria

February 3, 2015 5:13 pm
African Union Asked President Jonathan, Other African Leaders To Publicly Declare Their Assets because 68% Of Illicit Funds Out Of Africa Comes From Nigeria

The African Union-AU, has asked President Goodluck Jonathan and other African leaders to openly declare their assets and subject their wealth to public scrutiny. Worried by the high rate at which resource-rich African countries lose huge revenues through corruption, illegal transfers of profits and money laundering abroad, the African Union, […]

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African Union – No military solution to Libyan crisis

January 31, 2015 7:08 am
African Union – No military solution to Libyan crisis

Demonstrators attempt to storm the headquarters of Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni, demanding the dismantling of his internationally recognized government due to dissatisfaction with living standards, in Bayda January 28, 2015. (Reuters)   Ending conflict in Libya can only be achieved through a political deal, Libyan and regional leaders said Wednesday […]

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