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Profile: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
African Union chief describes herself as a "visionary leader with incredible passion" for the African continent.
Last updated: 25 May 2013 08:12 GMT
UN urges security accord at Sudan summit
World bodies call for comprehensive peace deal as the leaders of the two rival Sudans prepare for summit in Ethiopia.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2012 12:41 GMT
South African named first woman to chair AU
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, 63, defeats incumbent Jean Ping of Gabon to win top post of 54-nation African Union Commission.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2012 02:18 GMT
Rwanda and DRC agree to AU military force
Presidents of both nations sign agreement opening way for combined AU force to battle M23 rebels in eastern DR Congo.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2012 22:37 GMT
AU 'ready' to send troops to quell DRC rebels
African Union discusses insecurity in the DRC and Mali, although power struggle threatens to overshadow proceedings.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2012 17:28 GMT
Leaders of rival Sudans meet over disputes
President Omar al-Bashir and South Sudan counterpart Salva Kiir meet for first time since countries neared war in April.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2012 16:49 GMT
South Sudan marks challenging first year
Celebrations under way and praise rolling in from around the globe, but many challenges remain for fledgling nation.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2012 14:17 GMT
Mind the neighbours
Regional politics and institutions have become as important as traditional great powers in governing geopolitics.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2012 06:32 GMT
Sudan's president rules out talks with South
Bashir says South understands only language of "guns and bullets" amid reports of cross-border raids by his air force.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2012 22:27 GMT
Sudan aircraft 'bomb' targets inside South
Border areas across Unity State bombed leaving one dead and three others wounded, an official said.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2012 13:02 GMT
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