Insecurity Africa: What AU said about Nigeria
27 October 2018 | 11:25 am
The African Union on Thursday revealed the position of Nigerian among member states. President of the union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, said Nigeria is the most important member.
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The African Union says "serious doubts" remain over Democratic Republic of Congo's election results. The AU isn't alone in expressing qualms about the outcome of the presidential election.
11 Feb 2019
After being suspended from the African Union in 2013, Egypt is seeking to enhance its standing in Africa. Egypt's focus is on security, trade and migration.
8 Jun 2019
The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until there was a civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar al-Bashir's fall in April
22 Aug 2020
Military coup leaders in Mali faced a barrage of condemnation on Wednesday from international powers, with the African Union suspending the country’s membership a day after mutinying soldiers detained President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita following months of protests against his rule.
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The United States and the African Union have called for an end to the violence in Nigeria, as fresh unrest rocked the capital, Lagos. Protests against police brutality have become deadly in recent weeks.
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Mali has been suspended from the African Union after Colonel Assimi Goita took power in a coup. The AU said the suspension would stay in place "until normal constitutional order has been restored."
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The move comes after a military junta arrested President Alpha Conde and suspended the country's constitution.
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On tonight's show, we head to Conakry as international pressure mounts on Guinea's ruling military. The African Union has suspended the country after a coup d'état last weekend. Our reporter James André tells us more. We also take a look at preparations for Ethiopian New Year and listen to African music at the Femua festival in Abidjan.
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The African Union Special Envoy for Covid-19 response Strive Masiyiwa says African countries want to buy Covid-19 vaccines rather than keep waiting for jabs and implores producers to give the continent a fair shot at access.
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The African Union has secured more than 100 million vaccine doses with partial help from the United States. Meanwhile, China will begin vaccinating children as young as 3 years old. Follow DW for more.
27 Oct 2021
The African Union has suspended Sudan's participation in activities until the restoration of a civilian-led authority. Earlier, the EU had condemned the army for toppling Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok's government.
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The African Union is forging ahead with mediation talks in Ethiopia as the US warns of the potential far-reaching consequences of the conflict. But productive negotiations are still far from assured.
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Thursday saw the giants of football fall at the World Cup in Qatar. First, Belgium were eliminated after a goalless draw with Croatia. Morocco's 2-1 victory over Canada saw them top Group F in stunning fashion. The Atlas Lions will face Spain in the next round after another shock result saw La Roja lose to Japan 1-2, meaning that the Samurais top the group.
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