Slavery, deaths & the Mediterranean journey
While stories of Africans dying while attempting to cross the Mediterranean have been pervasive, tales of modern day slavery have made headlines causing a global outcry.
African Union and Libya’s ‘slave market’
The numerous reported cases of enslavement and killings in Libya of trafficked Nigerians in search of greener pastures abroad have been so heart-rending and it just must be acknowledged as a national disgrace that more than 8,800 ....
Buhari to lead AU's anti-corruption campaign
President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted his nomination as leader of the “2018 AU Theme on the Fight against Corruption’’, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina has said.
Trouble in Morocco
How did Morocco wangle its way back into the African Union after it had left the Union in protest against being prevented from occupying Western Sahara? Why did it need to get back into the African Union?
Support Nigeria to confront child-soldiers in conflict areas, Osinbajo tells AU
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has called on the African Union (AU) member states to support Nigeria’s effort to strengthen the engagement in confronting the menace of child soldiers and millions of out-of-school children in armed conflict areas.
Africa’s opportunity and reasons for a reset
Reviewing the scope and feasibility of NEPAD or Agenda 2063 did not occupy centre stage in those reports. But two of them offered comments on AU’s scope of work.
Chad's Faki assumes African Union leadership
Chad's former foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat assumed office as head of the African Union Commission on Tuesday, pledging to reform the institution and tackle the continent's many crises.
Nigeria tasks AU on halt to xenophobia in South Africa
The Federal Government has called on the African Union (AU) to urgently intervene in the renewed xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other nationals residing in South Africa.
What a self-made handicap
The matter of language will re-occur here again and again. In the meantime let us go to the past and see what it consists of and if it can teach us something or some things.