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Quietly, AU Encourages Withdrawal From International Criminal Court - Voice of America

The African Union is moving forward on what it calls a "withdrawal strategy" from the International Criminal Court, a move that could alter peace, security and justice on the continent. Dozens of heads of state -- some of whom have been accused of war ...and more »

Egypt's President Sisi to meet with Ethiopian PM in Addis Ababa -

Al Ahram – Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is set to meet on Monday with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on the sidelines of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, MENA agency reported. El-Sisi will participate in the AU's 28th ...and more »

African Union criticises US for 'taking many of our people as slaves' and not taking refugees - The Independent

The head of the African Union has criticised Donald Trump's ban on immigration from some Muslim-majority countries, saying it presents “one of the greatest challenges” for the continent. As representatives of the AU's 53 member states met in Addis ...and more »

African Union Official to Trump: You Took Us 'as Slaves,' But Not Refugees? - Jezebel

As Trump's new Muslim ban wreaks havoc across the world, here's some real talk (and a history lesson) from South African politician and chair of the Commission of the African Union Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma: “The very country to which many of our people ...and more »

African Union re-admits Morocco after 33-year absence - Yahoo News

Addis Ababa (AFP) - The African Union decided Monday to allow Morocco back in the fold after a 33-year absence, despite stiff resistance from some member states over the status of Western Sahara. After an emotional and tense debate, member states ...and more »

UN chief: Trump's immigration ban doesn't make sense, won't work, should be lifted soon - Business Insider

Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, arrives for a news conference in Geneva Thomson Reuters U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's travel restrictions on people with passports from ...and more »

Morocco rejoins African Union after 33-year absence - Financial Times

Morocco has been readmitted to the African Union after a 33-year absence in a move set to intensify the kingdom's attempt to secure the disputed territory of Western Sahara. The region of 266,000 square kilometres, on the western tip of Africa, is ...and more »

Kagame in Ethiopia for 28th AU Summit - The New Times

President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the ongoing 28th African Union Summit. By. Collins Mwai. Published : January 29, 2017. Twitter · Facebook · Email · Whatsapp · linkedin · Google+. More.and more »

African Union Readmits Morocco Three Decades After Withdrawal - Bloomberg

The African Union readmitted Morocco as a member, more than three decades after the country quit the organization in protest over the disputed territory of Western Sahara. “The 28th summit of the African Union announced in Addis Ababa the admission of ...and more »

Morocco to rejoin African Union despite Western Sahara dispute - BBC News

Morocco has been readmitted as a member of the African Union (AU) after months of intense lobbying. Morocco left the organisation in 1984, after it recognised the independence of Western Sahara, regarded by Morocco as part of its historic territory.and more »