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TERRORISM: Museveni pushes multi-dimensional approach

Addis Ababa | THE INDEPENDENT | For Africa to combat the threat of transnational terrorism on the continent, it must employ a multi-dimensional approach, President Yoweri Museveni has said. Speaking at the Peace and Security Council Meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Uganda’s President Museveni said the approach had to address …

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AU chief says time for South Sudan sanctions

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP |  African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat said Sunday that “the time has come” to slap sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan, one of the most intractable wars facing African leaders as they meet in Ethiopia. At the opening of the 30th annual …

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Trump says US ‘deeply respects’ Africa in letter to AU

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | President Donald Trump said the United States “deeply respects” Africans and will dispatch its top diplomat to the continent, in a letter to African leaders seen by AFP on Sunday. The letter sent last week comes after Trump provoked a firestorm of indignation among …

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African Union slams ‘hurtful, upsetting’ Trump remark

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | The African Union said Friday that President Donald Trump’s reported description of African nations as “shithole countries” broke with “accepted behaviour” and was “extremely upsetting.” Ebba Kalondo, spokeswoman for AU Chairperson Moussa Faki, told AFP that Trump’s statement “truly flies in the face of …

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JOBS: Political Officer African Union

JOBS: Political Officer, African Union Peace and Security Council Secretariat, Ethiopia Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | To provide assistance to the work of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union. The Political officer will be under the direct supervision of the Secretary to the Peace and Security Council.  …

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6,000 IS jihadists could return to Africa, AU warns

Algiers, Algeria | AFP | Up to 6,000 Africans who fought for the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group in Iraq and Syria could return home, the African Union’s top security official warned Sunday, calling on countries to prepare for the threat. Smail Chergui, the AU’s commissioner for peace and security, said …

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AU, EU summit winds up after anti-slavery initiative

Abidjan, Ivory Coast | AFP | A summit gathering European and African leaders from more than 80 countries drew to a close Thursday with plans for the immediate evacuation of some 3,800 African migrants stranded in Libya. Wrapping up the summit in the Ivorian capital, a top African Union official said …

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