Will Kagame's Plans to Revamp Africa Hit a Snag?
Many Africans across the continent have high expectations of Rwandan President Paul Kagame. During his twelve months in office as AU chair, he hopes to ensure that the organization becomes self-funded. However, so far, only twenty member states have signed up for this mechanism, writes Fred Muvunyi for Deutsche Welle.
Deutsche Welle, 22 January 2018
Rwandan President Paul Kagame's objective of a self-reliant and integrated continent is likely to remain a distant dream as most of his peers are going their own way, politically… Read more »
Independent (Kampala), 29 January 2018
If you follow debate on Africa anywhere in the world, everyone will tell you that the main problem with our countries is governance. Yet this claim is new, picked from the World… Read more »
Observer, 29 January 2018
Rwanda President Paul Kagame yesterday assumed the position of African Union chairperson, taking over from Guinea's Alpha Conde with a core message of unity, self-reliance and free… Read more »
The official opening ceremony of the 30th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa on 28 January 2018.
ISS, 26 January 2018
Free movement of people is key to unlocking Africa's economic potential, but achieving it requires better management of migration. The issue is on the agenda at this week's African… Read more »
Vanguard, 28 January 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has been named Africa Anti-Corruption Champion by the African Union. Read more »
Africa: AU Decries Selfish Nationalism
East African, 28 January 2018
The chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr Moussa Faki Mahamat, has called for cooperation among nations in combating multiple international challenges. Read more »
Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Reiterates Commitment to AU
New Zimbabwe, 28 January 2018
President Emmerson Mnangagwa, in his first appearance to the African Union (AU) as president on Saturday reiterated Zimbabwe's full commitment to the pan-African block. Read more »
The African Union has selected President Muhammadu Buhari as the 2018 Anti-Corruption Champion for its 30th AU Summit in Addis Ababa. Buhari thanked his African colleagues for ... Read more »