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The agreement, known as the African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA), was signed at an African Union (AU) summit in the Rwandan capital Kigali and will, if implemented, be the world’s largest free trade zone in terms of member countries.
Saudi fund for developments keen to speed up the completion of the financing tranches in order to speed up the implementation of the Sinai Peninsula Development Project
Individual meeting included discussions over AU meetings, bilateral relations, and election of the AU commission
Several Arab countries withdrew from the Arab-African summit due to Western Sahara’s participation
A peaceful resolution of the situation should be led by a Libyan leadership to empower the country to carry out its democratic transition, the joint statement read
The meeting will bring together representatives from the African Union, the United Nations and the Arab League
The role of AU forces is on the rise as African leaders voted on Monday to send a large AU military force to South Sudan with a more robust mandate than the 12,000-strong UN protection force already in the country.
The Kigali summit addressed emerging conflicts and potential ways of inclusive growth
Despite the economic growth that should result from a visa-free continent, more economically developed countries could suffer
African leaders discussed on Sunday the launch of a free trade zone, among other common issues
The Egyptian president is attempting to revive relations with Africa following missteps by previous officials
Crises, such as South Sudan, Somalia and Burundi, are clamoring for attention at the upcoming African Union summit. So, too is the thorny question of who should succeed Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as AU Commission chair.
The summit will be held from 10 to 18 July.
Egypt is currently heading the UNSC, will culminate events on Wednesday to celebrate Africa Day
The delegation is expected to announce Egypt’s membership in the African Union
Al-Sisi met with more than 50 UN representatives
Prime minister discusses terrorism, women empowerment and climate change in the 25th African Union Summit in South Africa
Each year, the students get to choose a certain track, and over the course of a few months they learn all the basics about this specialty.
Al-Bashir, still avoiding an arrest warrant by the ICC, won with 94.5% in elections called ‘rigged’ by critics
Al-Bashir, still facing ICC arrest warrant, won 94.5% in elections called “rigged” by critics
As the Sudanese polling stations are about to close, a leaked paper by the AU sees the standards for free and fair elections as “not been satisfied”
Egyptian, Sudanese and Ethiopian ministers discuss the future implications of the Ethiopian dam in Khartoum
President attended AU’s opening session before urgent return to Cairo following North Sinai attacks
Foreign minister arrived in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to attend ministerial meetings as part of African Union’s 24th summit
Almost 70 organisations will monitor the integrity of the upcoming parliamentary elections
International community reiterates call for ceasefire, backs political dialogue
Move aims at countering terrorism, says Sedki Sobhi
Foreign minister discusses nuclear disarmament and regional issues on sidelines of UN General Assembly
Islamist dominated GNC appoint rival PM as international community calls for calm