African Union (AU)

Governors urged to embrace peer review for better governance

Governors have been encouraged to embrace impartial county peer reviews on promotion of good governance and transformative leadership in their […]

East Africa’s democracy engages full reverse gear

The state of democracy in East Africa should be a big cause for concern for the African Union (AU), and […]

Sudan, Ethiopia, Egypt resume Nile talks

Khartoum, Tuesday Sudan has said it will hold three-way talks on Tuesday with Egypt and Ethiopia over a controversial Nile […]

AU needs early warning conflict resolution mechanism

It looks like conflicts in Africa are not about to disappear any time soon. The frequency with which they keep […]

United States suspends aid to Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Wednesday The United States has suspended aid to Ethiopia over the filling of its disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance […]

Continent tries to shake off old governance trait

Johannesburg, Sunday Ivorian president Alassane Ouattara (78) has finally confirmed he’ll seek a third term in office in October. Within […]

Sharing waters only way out of River Nile conflict

For the last nine years, Egypt and Ethiopia, and to a lesser extent Sudan, have been engaged in a diplomatic […]

Media must provide factual Covid-19 pandemic reports

Terri-Liza Fortein The Covid-19 pandemic now has a firm grip in Africa. There are more than 415,000 cases and 10,000 […]

African Union suspends South Sudan over failure to pay annual fees

Continental body African Union has suspended South Sudan for failing to pay annual contributions accumulating to over USD9 million (Sh900 […]

Kenya battles with Djibouti for UN Council seat

Noah Cheploen @cheploennoah Kenya was yesterday locked in a head-to-head battle for the UN Security Council non-permanent seat with Djibouti […]