Daily Archives: February 9, 2020

AU Summit Kicks Off, Commission Chair Urges Solidarity in Face of Challenges

The 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union commenced at the AU Headquarters early this afternoon.

In his opening speech, Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa …

Speech by President Charles Michel at the official dinner of the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa

It is an honour and privilege for me to take the floor as the voice of Europe before you, in Ethiopia, the land of origins and the cradle of the …

‘Where it Begins’: Young Hungry Locusts Bulk up in Somalia

GAROWE, SOMALIA - At a glance, the desert locusts in this arid patch of northern Somalia look less ominous than the billion-member swarms infesting East Africa in the worst outbreak …

Canada Committed to Support Ethiopia in Holding Democratic Election

Addis Ababa, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canad said today that his country is committed to support the upcoming Ethiopian election to be free and democratic.

Briefing journalists about his …

UN Guarantees Full Support for African Union’s Peace and Security Initiatives

Addis Ababa, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said his organization is determined to give all the necessary support for the reform of the African Union and building strong ties between …

Incoming AU Chairperson Identifies Priority Areas at Opening of Summit

Addis Ababa, The incoming AU Chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa said today that solidifying the continental unity, advancing economic growth and empowering women are among the key priority areas to focus.

The …

Ethiopia Showcases Peaceful Dialogue Brings Dividends: UN General Assembly President

In an exclusive interview with , Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the United Nations General Assembly and Nigeria's Permanent Representative said it also cautions against the notion that nothing has happened …

AU’s Effort Progressive on Continental Flagship Project of Agenda 2063

The African Union (AU) has been making commendable progress on a flagship project of Agenda 2063, according to the former Commissioner for Economic Affairs of the Union.

Former Commissioner, Anthony …