28th AU Summit - Alarm Bells Beyond the Gambia
The African Union has its work cut out: the conflict in South Sudan, tensions in the Democratic Republic of Congo, instability in Mali and the Sahel, turmoil in Libya and the war on al-Shabaab in Somalia all need urgent attention.
ISS, 25 January 2017
The crisis started after former president Yahya Jammeh refused to accept the results of the Gambia's December 2016 elections. Last week, on 21 January, Jammeh finally agreed to… Read more »
Africa In Fact, 23 January 2017
Critics have long argued that the African Union (AU) supports the authoritarian rule of many of the leaders of its member countries. They say it is little more than an old boys'… Read more »
African Union Head of State and Government and Union officials in a group photo at the opening of the 27th Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly in Kigali.