Former justice minister Brigitte Mabandla has been appointed to replace Speaker Baleka Mbete on the African Peer Review Mechanism’s Panel of Eminent Persons.
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Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan will not be attending this week’s African Union summit, his office has confirmed.
Zimbabwe president and soon-to-be-elected African Union chairperson, Robert Mugabe, said the representation of women in European Parliaments isn’t good enough to warrant them advising Africans about the issue.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir’s sudden illness yesterday was not serious enough to cancel crucial peace talks on the sidelines of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa today.
Will South African soldiers find themselves in a war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or won’t they? It depends on how you look at it.
South African government leaders and officials all filed into the plush Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa to welcome President Jacob Zuma, who arrived in the city ahead of the 24th African Union summit.
Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says the “mercenaries” from South Africa helping to train Nigerian soldiers to fight Boko Haram should be arrested on arrival back in South Africa.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s election as African Union chairperson is inevitable, but the continental body will have to think about how the 90-year-old president would represent the continent on the international stage.
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Attacks on rebel forces in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could start any time now, says international relations minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.
International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has expressed her “dismay” about South African ex-soldiers who have been contracted as experts to help the Nigerian army fight the Boko Haram scourge.
The empowerment of women is the official theme of next week’s African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, but the various crises and conflicts on the continent are likely to enjoy more airtime.
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I run because I run, and lately it feels like I’ve been running for my life.
From the corridors of Parliament to the beautiful plains of Giyani, the notion of a rainbow nation is sung out as an obvious reality.
Former president Thabo Mbeki made a promise to the world in July 2008.