Opinion

It's time for the African Union to put a stop to 'third-termism'

The AU needs to take action against the Guinean president's attempt to change the constitution and extend his rule.

Adem K Abebe

by Adem K Abebe

Adem K Abebe

AJ Impact

Nigeria to sign African free-trade pact at AU meeting in Niger

If Nigeria signs up, it will clear a hurdle in the implementation of the African Continental Free-Trade Agreement.

Nigeria to sign African free-trade pact at AU meeting in Niger

Middle East

Sudan military calls for joint AU, Ethiopia transition plan

Ruling military council rejects Ethiopian initiative which proposed civilian-majority governing council.

Sudan military calls for joint AU, Ethiopia transition plan

Middle East

Sudan military admits it ordered brutal crackdown on protesters

Military council 'regrets that some mistakes happened' during crackdown on Khartoum sit-in, which left dozens dead.

Sudan military admits it ordered brutal crackdown on protesters

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