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Joint Communique on High level meeting between African Union Commission Chairperson and U.S. Secretary of State

The AU has named 2018 as the year of “Winning the Fight against Corruption,” and the United States supports the AU’s fight against all forms of corruption

African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat today hosted U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. Both sides reaffirmed their strong commitment to the shared goal of a stable and prosperous Africa. Their conversation today builds upon their previous meeting in November on the margins…

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Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention activates the Emergency Operational Centre to monitor the Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Team of experts on standby for deployment to respond to the emergency

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday activated the Emergency Operational Centre to monitor the Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo and developed a concept of operations for the emergency. ‘The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention has activated its Emergency Operation Centre to…

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The Military Operations Coordination Committee (MOCC) held its 22nd meeting in Addis Ababa

The meeting took place in the wake of the encouraging developments in the evolving outcomes of the electoral process, but also against the backdrop of the need to exchange views and agree on the way forward on the expansion of AMISOM and SNA offensive operations in Somalia

The Military Operations Coordination Committee (MOCC) for the African Union Mission in Somalia convened its 22nd meeting in Addis Ababa, on 24 January 2017. Chiefs of Defense Staff (CDS) of AMISOM Troop Contributing Countries (Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda) or their designated representatives attended the meeting, chaired by the…

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The African Union Commission Honors Congressman Charles B. Rangel for his Distinct Accomplishments and Friendship to Africa and the African Union

The African Union Mission to the United States, in collaboration with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, held, On November 15, 2016, a farewell event and reception to honor U.S. Congressman Charles B. Rangel for his outstanding contribution to the enduring partnership between the United States and Africa during…

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Africa Trade Week 2016 (ATW2016): Invitation to Representatives of the Media

Theme: “Advancing Socio-Economic Structural Transformation through Intra-Africa Trade”

When: Monday 28 November – Friday 2 December 2016 Where: AU Headquarters, Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia Who: Organised by the Department of Trade and Industry in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Objective: The ATW2016 will focus on the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA), with emphasis on Trade…

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New US Ambassador to the AU presents her Credentials

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has received the credentials of the newly appointed Ambassador of the United States (US) Mission to the African Union (AU), H.E. Mary Beth Leonard

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has received the credentials of the newly appointed Ambassador of the United States (US) Mission to the African Union (AU), H.E. Mary Beth Leonard. The newly appointed Ambassador presented her credentials at the AU Headquarters, in Addis Ababa,…

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Statement by Chairperson of the Commission on the signing of the Sudan Roadmap Agreement

The Chairperson urges the Parties to sustain the momentum of the signing of the Roadmap by ensuring rapid progress in the negotiations that will now resume in Addis Ababa on a cessation of hostilities and much-needed humanitarian access for the Two Areas and Darfur

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomes the signing by the Sudan Liberation Movement/Army–Minni Minawi (SLM/A-MM), the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement- North (SPLM-N), and the National Umma Party (NUP) of the Roadmap Agreement developed in March 2016…

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The African Union moves towards operationalisation of the Africa centers for disease control and prevention

MOU SIGNED BETWEEN THE AU AND CHINA TRIPARTITE DISCUSSIONS HELD

H.E. Mr Erastus Mwencha, the Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, and Mr. Zhang Xiangchen, Deputy International Trade Representative of the Ministry of Commerce of China have signed an MOU between the AUC and the Ministry of Commerce of China on the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…