Western Sahara: AU Limits Its Role in Western Sahara Crisis
The African Union (AU) will be limiting its peace efforts in the Western Sahara in order to support the United Nations' (UN) process in the region. The Western Sahara is a disputed… Read more »
Africa: AU Summit 31 - The Western Sahara Debate Heats Up
The contested Western Sahara, claimed by Morocco, borders Mauritania to the south. It is therefore apt that it is at the 31st African Union (AU) summit in the Mauritanian capital… Read more »
South Africa: Can Ramaphosa Revitalise South Africa's Foreign Policy?
Many South Africans are hoping that Cyril Ramaphosa will inject badly needed energy, integrity and economic savvy into the country's lacklustre and sometimes corrupt and… Read more »
October 25, 2017
Africa: New Clash in the AU Over Western Sahara
Just six months on the job, African Union (AU) Commission chief Moussa Faki Mahamat has to handle a diplomatic crisis that is causing a rift in the organisation. He must solve the… Read more »
May 12, 2017
Africa: Morocco's Exports From Western Sahara Hang in the Balance
South Africa has been accused of 'sabotaging' Morocco's commercial interests in Africa by seizing a vessel carrying phosphate mined by Morocco in Western Sahara. Read more »
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