There was no celebrations to mark Africa Day in Kenya, but the country’s President Uhuru Kenyatta is urging the continent to work together to fight extremism.
Africa has 54 countries, but only six; Ghana, Mali, Namibia, Zambia, Lesotho and Zimbabwe … Read the rest
President Jacob Zuma on Sunday urged South Africans to learn the African Union anthem, and asked companies and institutions to fly the African Union flag alongside that of the national flag.
“On this 21st year of being part of the … Read the rest
They were treated like terrorists, writes Malaika wa Azania.
There has been speculation about what transpired in Morocco a few days ago when a black youth ambassador for the AU landed in Morocco.
The full-time student in Grahamstown is a … Read the rest
France has provided maps from its archives on African borders to the African Union.
France was one of the top colonisers of Africa and was involved in creating borders of most of the countries.
The AU’s Director for Peace and … Read the rest
President Jacob Zuma says ideas to replace Africa’s democratically elected governments from outside the continent must be rejected.
The people of Africa must reject any idea from outside the continent, which would lead to regime change in an African state, … Read the rest
The government on Thursday launched an online, 24-hour radio station that aims to showcase its foreign policy and shore up its position as a continental economic and political powerhouse.
Ubuntu Radio, operated by the department of international relations and … Read the rest
Civilians who have undergone military training could soon be called up for active service and be deployed on potentially deadly peace-keeping operations.
The South African army – already overstretched by peacekeeping deployments across the continent – is fast preparing for … Read the rest
Newly elected African Union (AU) chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has been set up to fail in her new position, former President Thabo Mbeki said in a media report on Sunday.
“I think part of this feeling that she is going to … Read the rest