[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta is currently in Addis Ababa where he is expected to attend the 30th African Union Summit on governance.
[ISS] Just six months on the job, African Union (AU) Commission chief Moussa Faki Mahamat has to handle a diplomatic crisis that is causing a rift in the organisation. He must solve the conundrum around the participation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) of Western Sahara in the 5th AU-European Union (EU) Summit at the end of next month.
[SAnews.gov.za] The SADC Double Troika Summit of Heads of State and Government has approved the deployment of a contingent force comprising of military, security, intelligence and civilian personnel who are expected to support the government of Lesotho.
[Deutsche Welle] Africa is high on the agenda at the G-20 summit in Germany but Angela Merkel will have a tough time keeping it there amidst all the other pressing issues.
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has lashed out at suspected UPND members for bringing down electricity supply lines in an attempt to sobatage his government.
[East African] The African Union (AU) has called on the member states to prioritise agriculture to grow their economies.
[Atlantic Council] French President François Hollande went to Bamako, Mali, last week for the twenty-seventh Africa-France Summit, his last scheduled visit to Africa before he leaves office in May, having been forced to give up any hope of a second term by the most abysmal approval ratings of any head of state in this history of the Fifth Republic.
[New Times] From Agenda of the 27th Ordinary Session of the African Union and how Heads of State and Government and other delegates engaged, to organisation and service provision, down to how Rwandans, particularly city dwellers, welcomed the visitors and the Summit, the government just cannot be more grateful.
[New Times] The African Union has called on African countries to increase their contributions to the union in order to reduce reliance on external funding.
[The Herald] Addis Ababa -The African Union (AU) is prepared to launch the electronic passport (e-passport) at the next AU Summit tabled to take place in Kigali, Rwanda, in July.