African Union Heads of State summit kicking off in Addis Ababa

African Union Heads of State summit kicking off in Addis Ababa

borkena February 8,2019 The 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union kicking off is kicking of in Addis Ababa starting tomorrow. It will be the first meeting for Minister Abiy Ahmed and he is expected to talk about the ongoing change in Ethiopia, seat of […]

African Union has new chairman,Moussa Faki Mahamat,from Chad

African Union has new chairman,Moussa Faki Mahamat,from Chad

borkena news January 31,2017 Former foreign minister of Chad, Moussa Faki Mahamat, is elected as the next chairman of African Union. Candidates from five African countries were contesting for the position.Kenyan Foreign Minister, Amina Mohamed, was expected to win the election. However, African Union member states cast their ballot in secret and the Chadian former […]

António Guterres says preemptive conflict mitigation better than conflict resolution

António Guterres says preemptive conflict mitigation better than conflict resolution

borkena January 30,2017 The U.N. Secretary-General, António Guterres , attended his first African Union leaders summit in Addis Ababa today. He commended African countries for opening borders and hosting refugees fleeing violence and conflict zones at a time when the rest of the world,including western countries,are shutting doors on refugees. [adToAppearHere] In terms of conflict […]

African Union Commissioner calls for dialogue in Ethiopia

African Union Commissioner calls for dialogue in Ethiopia

[adToAppearHere] ESAT November 7,2016 African Union Commission head Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has called for intense dialogue over the recent protests in Ethiopia, saying that it was imperative to find lasting solutions in the country, a nigerian news site, Today, reported. In a statement, Dlamini-Zuma said that the Ethiopian government should ensure that fundamental human rights and […]