African Union

  • Africa & World

    AU demands ’urgent restoration of peace and order’ as looting continues in KZN, Gauteng

     Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has condemned the ongoing unrest and surge of violence which has left numerous people dead in South Africa, and called for an urgent restoration of peace and order in Africa’s economic powerhouse. “The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, condemns in the strongest terms the surge of violence…

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    African Union drops AstraZeneca from its vaccine plan

    THE African Union’s disease control body said on Thursday it has dropped plans to secure AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines for its members from the Serum Institute of India, the world’s biggest vaccine supplier, amid global shortfalls of the shot.The announcement is another blow to AstraZeneca, which has touted its shot as the vaccine for the world because it is the cheapest…

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    Ramaphosa hands over African Union chairmanship

    SOUTH Africa will hand over the chairmanship of the African Union (AU) at the virtual 34th ordinary session of the assembly of heads of state and government on Saturday and Sunday. South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa will, as outgoing chairperson, will officially relinquish the chairmanship of the AU to his successor, President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo,…

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