Africa: AU lacks quality leaders like Mbeki and Obasanjo to drive it

AU lacks quality leaders like Mbeki and Obasanjo to drive it The African Union lacks new Mbekis, Obasanjos and Bouteflikas to drive it, analyst Sibusiso Nkomo from the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation has said. “The AU is far from its vision of an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa that is a dynamic force in the global arena,” he said […]

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Africa: Rwanda successfully hosts AU summit, calls for greater African unity

A rousing call for pan-African unity, solidarity and equality rang throughout the 27th African Union (AU) summit, which took place in the Rwandan capital Kigali on July 10-18, 2016, and echoed the shared ambitions of its 54 member states to work together for greater trade, interaction and long-term prosperity in Africa. In her opening speech at the summit, Chairperson of […]

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Tourism: Beyond the symbolism of the African Passport

By AbiyHailu The largest political organization in Africa, the African Union must find a way to do things differently than usual if it has to realize the lofty goals of Agenda 2063. It has to come up with new ideas that can transform the continent and realize continental integration. In fact, according to the AU, ‘Agenda 2063’ is an approach […]

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