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AU announces fund to support South Africa following devastating floods

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | The chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission has announced a solidarity fund to support South Africa following recent devastating floods there. Moussa Faki Mahamat expressed “his full solidarity and renewed his sincere condolences” to the affected families, the government and people of South Africa …

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HIV response in Africa

Ending the inequalities driving the AIDS epidemic requires progressive people-centred approaches | AMIRA ELFADIL, WINNIE BYANYIMA AND PETER SANDS | On December 01, the African Union (AU) Commission, UNAIDS and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria join the rest of the world to commemorate World AIDS Day …

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AU condemns twin bomb blasts in Kampala

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | African Union (AU) on Tuesday condemned the twin bomb blasts in Kampala, the Ugandan capital, which left six people dead including three suicide bombers. The continental body in a tweet said it stands in solidarity with the people of Uganda following the terrorist attacks …

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Uganda envoy Simon Mulongo declared persona non-grata, given 7 days to leave Somalia

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Somali government has accused the African Union deputy envoy Simon Mulongo, of engaging in activities incompatible with the mandate of African Union Mission in Somalia-AMISOM, and Somalia’s security strategy. A statement issued today by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation indicated that Mulongo, …

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Somalia rejects AU proposal for hybrid forces

Mogadishu, Somalia | Xinhua | The Somali government has rejected an African Union (AU) proposal for a joint stabilization mission with the United Nations (UN) to spearhead peacekeeping operations in the country. It said on Tuesday that the Africa Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) did not consider Somalia’s views, including …

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