The African Union (AU) headquarters and Skylight hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia respectively hosted 38 African nations and 11 countries from Asia, Europe, North and South America during the just-concluded three-day ‘Africa Celebrates 2023’ that had high profile guests from around the world.
To promote intra and inter-African trade and tourism, the United States Mission to the African Union (AU) has collaborated with Africa Celebrates, a Pan-African event series which showcases Africa’s rich and diversified cultural heritage....
The recent statement by the presidential spokesman, Mr. Ajuri Ngelale, that Nigeria is considering applying to join the G-20, an intergovernmental forum comprising 19 sovereign countries, the European Union (EU), and the African Union (AU), comes as a surprise to many.
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday reassured the African Union (AU) of strong backing from Nigeria after engaging in a bilateral discussion with the President of the Union of Comoros and Chairperson of the AU, Azali Assoumani in New York, United States (US). Tinubu in a statement by his spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale asserted that the…
The above 16th century quote neatly summarises globalisation. Essentially, the term embraces the economic interdependence of nation states, the universality thereof, underpinned by the rule of law. Its foundational hypothesis rests upon the premise that no matter how powerful...
President Bola Tinubu, yesterday, in New Delhi, India, expressed Nigeria’s commitment to play a major role within the G-20 and contribute to shaping a more equitable world.
The head of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, said on Wednesday he "strongly condemns" what he described as an attempted coup in Gabon. Rebel officers in the oil-rich central African state announced earlier Wednesday they had seized power following disputed elections, in which President Ali Bongo Ondimba had been declared victor. Bongo, 64,…
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Sunday for the African Union to be made a G20 member, while also pitching his country as the solution to supply chain woes ahead of the bloc's summit in New Delhi next month.
Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, on Sunday, condemned the rigging of Presidential election in Zimbabwe by the ruling ZANU-PF party. Frank in a statement in Abuja, also accused the Heads of State and Governments of the African Union and indeed the Economic Community of West African States…
After nearly a month, the African Union (AU) Commission, yesterday, applied further sanctions by suspending Niger Republic from the pan-African bloc until normal constitutional order is restored in the country following the July 26 military coup.
The African Union said Tuesday it had suspended Niger until civilian rule in the country is restored and would assess the implications of any armed intervention in the troubled Sahel nation. The Peace and Security Council "requests the AU Commission to undertake an assessment of the economic, social and security implications of deploying a standby…
The African Union (AU) on Monday held talks on the Niger crisis as the country's post-coup rulers sounded defiance yet also pointed to diplomacy for a potential solution. But talks at the AU's headquarters in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa coincided with a flareup over threats by the regime to prosecute Niger's deposed president. "AU's…