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Former Ugandan PM to challenge Museveni

A former Prime Minister of Uganda has declared his intention to run for president. Amama Mbabazi will be challenging Yoweri Museveni's long rule in...

AU: African women threatened by war and conflict

The theme of this year's AU summit was Women's Empowerment. Many have said the conflicts have been taking focus of the theme, but it...

AU names gardens in Addis Ababa after Prof Wangari Maathai

  The African Union has honoured Prof Wangari Maathai by naming the gardens in front of its headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia after the late...

African Union Summit Concludes

The African Union leadership summit has come to a close. Omar al-Bashir's visit was the highlight of the summit - for all the wrong...

Amama Mbabazi to run for presidency in Uganda

A former Prime Minister of Uganda has declared his intention to run for president. Amama Mbabazi will be challenging Yoweri Museveni's long rule in the...

Bilateral ties between Russia and Egypt continue to soar

Russia's Minister of Industry and Trade was in Egypt with a business delegation to foster trade and investments with the North African country. Denis...

AU calls for a new election date in Burundi

African Union leaders meeting in South Africa have called on Burundi to postpone the elections saying that a new date should be agreed upon...

Former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi sentenced to life in Prison

Former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has been sentenced to life in Prison. Morsi will have to spend 25 years in jail which is the maximum...

14 killed and 70 injured in Tunisia Train crash

  At least 14 people were killed and 70 injured when a train and a lorry collided south of the Tunisian capital on Tuesday, the...

Bashir avoids arrest as he returns home from SA

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has arrived in Khartoum from South Africa despite a court order against his departure. The president arrived at the Khartoum airport...