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Mugabe hits at African leaders for Morocco return to AU - Daily Nation;

Mugabe hits at African leaders for Morocco return to AU - Daily Nation

Daily NationMugabe hits at African leaders for Morocco return to AUDaily NationMorocco colonised Sahrawi in 1975 and was expelled from the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), the AU predecessor, for violating the bloc's founding values and principles. President Mugabe also blamed Botswana President Ian Khama for the failure of ...and more »

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

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

Business InsiderUN chief: Trump's immigration ban doesn't make sense, won't work, should be lifted soonBusiness InsiderU.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's travel restrictions on people with passports from seven countries and a freeze on refugee resettlement was "not the best way to protect the U.S." and should be ...and more »

African Union's Resolution For ICC Withdrawal Reveals Divisions Over Impunity - AFKInsider;

African Union's Resolution For ICC Withdrawal Reveals Divisions Over Impunity - AFKInsider

AFKInsiderAfrican Union's Resolution For ICC Withdrawal Reveals Divisions Over ImpunityAFKInsiderICC withdrawal The 28TH Session of the A.U. Summit, Addis Ababa, Jan. 30, 2017. Photo: African Union/au.int. The African Union has called for mass withdrawal of member countries from the Hague-based International Criminal Court in a non-binding ...and more »

Another Zuma eyes up long road to South African presidency - Irish Times;

Another Zuma eyes up long road to South African presidency - Irish Times

Irish TimesAnother Zuma eyes up long road to South African presidencyIrish TimesOutgoing African Union Commission chairwoman Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is expected to soon enter the race to succeed her ex-husband, Jacob Zuma, as president of the African National Congress. The move will likely take place once her successor at ...and more »

'US Took Africans As Slaves, But Not Refugees': African Union Blasts Trump Ban - AlterNet;

'US Took Africans As Slaves, But Not Refugees': African Union Blasts Trump Ban - AlterNet

AlterNet'US Took Africans As Slaves, But Not Refugees': African Union Blasts Trump BanAlterNetMembers of the African Union met for a two-day summit on Monday, and much of the discussion centered on Donald Trump's Muslim immigration ban. The executive order affects U.S.-bound travelers from Libya, Somalia and Sudan, all AU member countries.and more »

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

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

Voice of AmericaQuietly, AU Encourages Withdrawal From International Criminal CourtVoice of AmericaThe 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 »

AU leaders 'endorse' Dlamini-Zuma for SA's next president as they say goodbye - News24;

AU leaders 'endorse' Dlamini-Zuma for SA's next president as they say goodbye - News24

News24AU leaders 'endorse' Dlamini-Zuma for SA's next president as they say goodbyeNews24Addis Ababa – African Union leaders bade farewell to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma by giving her ringing endorsements for her battle back home. In her farewell speech she also hinted that she wanted to continue her work on the continent, saying she would ...and more »

African Union Responds to President Trump's Immigration Order - ATTN;

African Union Responds to President Trump's Immigration Order - ATTN

ATTNAfrican Union Responds to President Trump's Immigration OrderATTNThe African Union — a continental group that comprises 54 member countries — responded Monday to President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration. Union leaders noted the irony of the ban in light of America's historical reliance on slave ...and more »

UN chief warns border control policies must not discriminate - Reuters;

UN chief warns border control policies must not discriminate - Reuters

ReutersUN chief warns border control policies must not discriminateReutersU.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addresses a news conference on the sides of the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and the Government of the African Union in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa January 30, 2017.and more »

African Union President Slams Trump Refugee Ban After US Took Thousands “As Slaves” - Essence.com;

African Union President Slams Trump Refugee Ban After US Took Thousands “As Slaves” - Essence.com

Essence.comAfrican Union President Slams Trump Refugee Ban After US Took Thousands “As Slaves”Essence.comSubscribe to our daily newsletter for the latest in hair, beauty, style and celebrity news. According to The Independent, African Union President Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma criticized Trump's order, saying, "The very country to which many of our people ...and more »

AU Summit Ratifies Condemnation of US Blockade against Cuba - Escambray;

AU Summit Ratifies Condemnation of US Blockade against Cuba - Escambray

EscambrayAU Summit Ratifies Condemnation of US Blockade against CubaEscambrayThe event this year held the theme: “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth”. (Photo taken from https://au.int/web/en/summit/28). The 28th African Union (AU) Summit has approved a resolution today calling for the lifting ...and more »

Press conference by UN Secretary-General António Guterres at the African Union Summit - Global News Network;

Press conference by UN Secretary-General António Guterres at the African Union Summit - Global News Network

Global News NetworkPress conference by UN Secretary-General António Guterres at the African Union SummitGlobal News NetworkI am extremely happy with the results of my contacts during this African Union Summit. I think we have created the conditions to establish a new higher platform of cooperation between the African Union and the UN. As I said in my speech, I'm here with ...and more »

New AU officials take oath as 28th AU summit concludes - News Ghana;

New AU officials take oath as 28th AU summit concludes - News Ghana

News GhanaNew AU officials take oath as 28th AU summit concludesNews GhanaNewly elected senior officials of the African Union (AU) Commission, including Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson of the AU Commission, were sworn in on Tuesday at the conclusion of the 28th AU summit in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. A view of the ...and more »

Africa: Zim Against Readmission of Morocco Into AU - AllAfrica.com;

Africa: Zim Against Readmission of Morocco Into AU - AllAfrica.com

AllAfrica.comAfrica: Zim Against Readmission of Morocco Into AUAllAfrica.comZimbabwe and several like-minded countries were opposed to Morocco's immediate readmission into the African Union for as long as it continues to colonise the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic. Morocco colonised the SADR which it calls Western ...and more »

King Mohammed VI attends AU summit after Morocco's readmission - Mail & Guardian Africa;

King Mohammed VI attends AU summit after Morocco's readmission - Mail & Guardian Africa

Mail & Guardian AfricaKing Mohammed VI attends AU summit after Morocco's readmissionMail & Guardian AfricaOf the African Union's 54 member states, 39 agreed to allow Morocco back into the continental organisation. King Mohammed VI of Morocco (left) greets Rwanda's President Paul Kagame in the main plenary of the African Union in Addis Ababa. (AFP).and more »

Full Speech of King Mohammed VI at 28th African Union Summit - Morocco World News;

Full Speech of King Mohammed VI at 28th African Union Summit - Morocco World News

Morocco World NewsFull Speech of King Mohammed VI at 28th African Union SummitMorocco World NewsAddis Ababa – King Mohammed VI delivered a speech on Tuesday at the 28th African Union (AU) Summit held in Addis Ababa. Here follows the full speech: “Praise be to God May peace and blessings be upon the Prophet, His Kith and Kin His Excellency ...and more »

African Union Rebukes US for 'Taking Many of Our People as Slaves' but Not Refugees - The Root;

African Union Rebukes US for 'Taking Many of Our People as Slaves' but Not Refugees - The Root

The RootAfrican Union Rebukes US for 'Taking Many of Our People as Slaves' but Not RefugeesThe RootAfrican heads of state before the 28th African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Jan. 30, 2017 (Zacharias Abubeker/Getty Images). On the heels of Donald Trump's controversial executive order on immigration and refugees and a weekend filled with ...and more »

The top five things to know about the new African Union Chairperson - News24;

The top five things to know about the new African Union Chairperson - News24

News24The top five things to know about the new African Union ChairpersonNews24Mahamat won a close contest against Kenya's foreign minister, Amina Mohamed. He takes over from South Africa's Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and becomes the continents topmost diplomat. His victory means the position moves from Southern Africa to ...and more »

African Union Blasts US Hypocrisy, History of Slavery - teleSUR English;

African Union Blasts US Hypocrisy, History of Slavery - teleSUR English

teleSUR EnglishAfrican Union Blasts US Hypocrisy, History of SlaveryteleSUR EnglishTrump's executive order banning travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries include three African nations – Libya, Somalia and Sudan. African Union members have pointed out and blasted the United States' hypocrisy for banning immigrants from ...and more »

The African Union has a new Commissioner - UN Dispatch;

The African Union has a new Commissioner - UN Dispatch

UN DispatchThe African Union has a new CommissionerUN DispatchMeet the new head of the African Union. He takes over from South Africa's Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. “African Union leaders chose Chad's candidate to chair the 54-nation body on Monday at a summit where the divisive issues of Africa's relationship to the ...and more »