African Union summit focuses on unemployment and conflicts

The fight against Boko Haram was one of a number of conflicts concerning leaders as the African Union summit opened in Ethiopia on Monday. Youth issues, unemployment and regional conflicts are other discussion points at the summit.

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    The fight against Boko Haram was one of a number of conflicts concerning leaders as the African Union summit opened in Ethiopia on Monday.

    Chairman Moussa Faki Mahmat says economic development depends on finding lasting peace.

    Youth issues, unemployment and regional conflicts are other discussion points at the summit.

    Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Addis Ababa.


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