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Experts ask AU countries to address refugee crisis

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Experts at the Kampala African Union Judicial Convention have asked members states to address worsening refugees’ crisis in the continent. They said there is urgent need for a joint continental policy for addressing economic, security and political issues causing clandestine migration crisis in the continent. …

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AU cuts Pan African Parliament budget by US$4 million

MIDRAND, SOUTH AFRICA The African Union (AU) has slashed the Pan African Parliament budget for the 2020 financial year by US$4 million. Although the PAP had requested and passed a budget of US$20,798,521 during its May 2019 plenary sitting in South Africa, US$16,408,177 was approved by the Executive Council of the …

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AU slashes Pan African Parliament budget by USD 4m

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The African Union (AU) has slashed the Pan African Parliament (PAP) budget for the 2020 financial year by US Dollars 4 million. Although the PAP had requested and passed a budget of US Dollars 20.79 million during its May 2019 plenary sitting in South …

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Pan African parliament approves model law on police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Pan African Parliament (PAP) has approved a model law intended to transform the Police services in Africa from what they termed as oppressive to one that respects and promotes democracy and peoples rights. PAP which brings together five legislators from each of the …

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African Union lifts suspension of Sudan

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | The African Union (AU) has lifted its suspension of Sudan three months after freezing its membership following Khartoum’s bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The AU’s Peace and Security Council said Friday that the decision followed the announcement of Sudan’s first cabinet since the ousting of …

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COMESA, African Union holding climate change financing meeting

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa Secretariat in collaboration with the African Union Commission and the United Nations Development Programme’s Regional Service Centre for Africa are holding a training workshop for member states on green/climate financing. on August 1-2 in Harare, Zimbabwe. A media …

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