Opinion

Why the Sudanese people stand 'alone'

In Sudan the interests of powerful states are trumping values of multilateralism.

Nanjala Nyabola

by Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Sudan

African Union suspends Sudan over military crackdown

Announcement comes after dozens of demonstrators were shot in the violent dispersal of a sit-in on Monday.

Sudan

African Union gives Sudan military further 60 days to cede power

New warning comes after Sudan's military council missed an earlier deadline to hand over control to civilians.

African Union gives Sudan military further 60 days to cede power

Sudan

African Union sets deadline for Sudan power transfer

The regional body says the army has 15 days to hand over power to civilian authority or risk suspension.

African Union sets deadline for Sudan power transfer

Sudan

Joy turns to anger as Sudan protesters reject 'regime coup'

Opposition activists and groups call for a civilian government to replace Omar al-Bashir, vow to continue protests.

Joy turns to anger as Sudan protesters reject 'regime coup'

Inside Story

Will Africa's historic Free Trade Agreement succeed?

Enough countries ratify deal to create one of the world's largest free trade areas.

Middle East

Libya Quartet meets in Tunis to reconcile warring factions

The so-called Libya Quartet hopes to end the years-long conflict in the African nation.

Libya

African Union calls for peace conference on Libya in July

The goal of the summit would be to set the framework for nationwide polls to take place in October.

African Union calls for peace conference on Libya in July

Inside Story

Can the African Union solve the continent's refugee crisis?

Egypt takes over chairmanship as the organisation turns its focus on refugees and internally displaced people.

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Egypt's Sisi takes over as new head of African Union

Egyptian leader appointed chair of the 55-member pan-African body as Rwandan President Paul Kagame steps aside.

Egypt's Sisi takes over as new head of African Union

African Union

African Union summit: A year of progress under Kagame

A look back at a year of African Union under the tenure of Rwanda's President Paul Kagame

African Union

Is the African Union fulfilling its mandate?

The organisation has a long way to go until it can claim to fulfil promises made when it was founded in 2001.

Is the African Union fulfilling its mandate?

Opinion

How the AU failed Africans, from Sudan to DRC and Zimbabwe

It's time the African Union made radical changes to how it responds to gross human rights violations.

Netsanet Belay

by Netsanet Belay

Netsanet Belay

Refugees

Refugees hope for solutions as African leaders gather in Ethiopia

The African Union is gathered in Ethiopia to find a way to deal with the displacement crisis the continent is facing.

Ethiopia

Ethiopia: Migration crisis to top African Union summit

The mass movement of people will be one of the main subjects discussed at the African Union summit in Ethiopia.

African Union summit in Ethiopia focuses on refugees