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Morocco officially requests to join the African Union

The Kingdom of Morocco has officially submitted a request to accede to the African Union (AU) Constitutive Act, and therefore, become a Member of the Union

The Kingdom of Morocco has officially submitted a request to accede to the African Union (AU) Constitutive Act, and therefore, become a Member of the Union. An Adviser to King Mohammed VI on Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Morocco, H.E. Taieb Fassi Fihri, informed the Commission Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana…

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AUC Chairperson redeploys African Union Short-Term Observers (STOs) for the 2016 Presidential Election in Cape Verde

The African Union Electoral Observation Mission (AUEOM) will be led by H.E. SE Manuel Serio Nhamajo, former President of the Republic of Guinea Bissau

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has approved the deployment of the African Union Short-Term Observation (STO) Mission to the Presidential Election in the Republic of Cape Verde scheduled for 2 October 2016. The STOs are expected in Praia, Cape Verde, on 24 September 2016…

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AU calls for greater investment in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics training

Dr. Zuma made this call while delivering her keynote address at the 4th Annual Global First Ladies and Business Summit, on Monday 19 September, 2016

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has called for greater investment in the training and mentorship of young men and women in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Dr. Zuma made this call while delivering her keynote address at the 4th…

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AU sends condolences to Cape Verde

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, with deep sadness the untimely passing on of former President of the Republic of Cape Verde, H.E. Antonio Mascarenhas Monteiro. He was President of Cape Verde from 1991-2001

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, with deep sadness the untimely passing on of former President of the Republic of Cape Verde, H.E. Antonio Mascarenhas Monteiro. He was President of Cape Verde from 1991-2001. He died on Friday, 16 September 2016, at the age…

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Ghana & Uganda launches ECOSOCC National Chapters

The Guest of Honour, Her Excellency, Ambassador Pavelyn Tendai Musaka, Zimbabwean Ambassador to Ghana and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, urged ECOSOCC to concentrate on youth development because the Agenda 2063 belongs to the youth

On August 30th, 2016, Ghana was numbered among the committee of African countries to have established its National ECOSOCC Chapter under the leadership of the Deputy Presiding Officer (DPO), Mr Samuel Confidence Dotse in close collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration. In his address, the Deputy…

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New US Ambassador to the AU presents her Credentials

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has received the credentials of the newly appointed Ambassador of the United States (US) Mission to the African Union (AU), H.E. Mary Beth Leonard

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has received the credentials of the newly appointed Ambassador of the United States (US) Mission to the African Union (AU), H.E. Mary Beth Leonard. The newly appointed Ambassador presented her credentials at the AU Headquarters, in Addis Ababa,…

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AU condoles with Tanzania following Earthquake

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma sends a message of condolence to the Government and people of Tanzania following Saturday’s earthquake

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma sends a message of condolence to the Government and people of Tanzania following Saturday’s earthquake that hit the North – Western part of Tanzania. The earthquake is reported to have claimed 16 lives and injured over 200 people.…

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African Leaders urge to invest more in Agriculture

The panelists discussed ways to transform agriculture in Africa and covered a myriad of topics including technology advancement for farmers, empowering women and youth

H.E. Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, AUC Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, yesterday joined Kenyan President H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta and President of Rwanda, H.E. Paul Kagame at a presidential panel on transforming African agriculture, during the official opening ceremony of the Alliance for a Green Revolution Forum 2016, in Nairobi, Republic…

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The African Union Deploys an All-Woman Election Observation Mission to the 8-10 September 2016 Parliamentary Elections in the Republic of Seychelles

The African Union launched its election observation mission in Victoria, Seychelles on 04 September 2016 with the deployment of 26 short-term observers (STOs) drawn from 21 African countries

Following the receipt of an invitation from the Government of the Republic of Seychelles, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Her Excellency Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, approved the deployment of an All-Woman African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) to observe the Parliamentary Elections scheduled to be held on 8-10…

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AU calls for restraint, encourages dialogue following protests in Ethiopia

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, is following the evolving socio-political situation over the last few months in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia with great concern

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, is following the evolving socio-political situation over the last few months in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia with great concern. Protests have taken place in some regions following disputes over the allocation of farmland for development. The…