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May 27th, 2013
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By Tiina Intelmann The relationship between Africa and the International Criminal Court (ICC) is remarkable in its history, and dynamic. Africa and the ICC share the fundamental value of fighting impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community. Afric...
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May 27th, 2013
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By Alemayehu G Mariam The Organization of African Unity (OAU)/African Union (AU replaced OAU in 2002) began celebrating its Golden Jubilee in Addis Ababa this past week. In May 1963 when the OAU was founded, Ghanaian President Kwame Nkrumah accentuated his closing remarks by reciting a poem he had sp...
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May 26th, 2013
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Statement of H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia 22nd Extra-Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of IGAD 24 May 2013, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia H. E. Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Current IGAD Chair...
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May 22nd, 2013
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column Ghana’s first president, Kwame Nkrumah, was a passionate believer in African unity, and a living link with the historic Pan-African movement which had promoted solidarity among people of African descent everywhere against colonialism and racism. Earlier Pan-Africanists had identified wit...
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Mar 10th, 2013
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The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, welcomes the signing, in Addis Ababa on 8 March 2013, of the Implementation Modalities for Security Arrangements, at the Extraordinary Meeting of the Joint Political and Security Mechanism (JPSM) in Addis Ababa o...
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Mar 6th, 2013
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The 50th anniversary celebrations of the Africa Union (AU), which would be climaxed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on the 25th of May, this year, have been launched in Accra. Briefing the media on the preparatory arrangements of the celebration, yesterday, the Chief Director of the Ministry of Foreign Aff...
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Mar 6th, 2013
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News Release 13/35 Addis Ababa (ICRC) – Landmines, cluster munitions and other explosive devices from past conflicts kill and injure hundreds every year in Africa. This week, over 60 experts will meet at the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to find ways to clear affected land faster and more e...
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Feb 14th, 2013
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by Elissa Jobson, bdlive.co.za ADDIS ABABA — Senior officials from the African Union (AU) and European Union (EU) are gathering in Addis Ababa on Thursday and Friday for their biannual joint task-force meeting. The discussion, the first since the new AU Commission took office in November last year, w...
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Feb 7th, 2013
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Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) – The birthday party didn’t go according to plan. It was billed as a summit to celebrate 50 years of the African Union and its predecessor, the Organisation of African Unity, and to promote an African Renaissance and Pan-Africanism. Then reality intervened in the form of ...
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Feb 7th, 2013
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FIDH welcomes the African Union’s commitment to prioritising the protection of civilians and restoration of the rule of law in conflict resolution, made during its recent Twentieth Summit. Our organisation calls on the African Union (AU) to now take all the necessary steps to give plain effect to the...