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AU says Ethiopia Acted Legitimately in Tigray

The African Union says Ethiopia took legitimate military action in Tigray
The African Union says Ethiopia took legitimate military action in its Tigray regional state to preserve the country’s unity and stability. (Photo: Nyamilepedia)

BY ANDREW MELDRUM | AP

Ethiopia took “legitimate” military action in its Tigray province to preserve the country’s unity and stability, the chairman of the African Union Commission said.

Moussa Faki Mahamat, speaking after the conclusion of a meeting of regional leaders on Sunday evening, said Ethiopia’s military campaign in its Tigray province was “legitimate for all states.Continue reading AU says Ethiopia Acted Legitimately in Tigray

Africans Solving African Problems: Bringing Peace to Sudan

BY THOMAS C MOUNTAIN

The recent peace deal being implemented in Sudan was brokered by African leaders without any interference or even input by non-African players ie the UN or western countries. As a matter of fact, the deal was made in Asmara, Eritrea where the head of the Sudanese military that had overthrown the long-time despot Omar Al Bashir sat down for two days with Eritrean mediators, agreed to the deal, flew back to Khartoum and announced the deal a few hours later. Continue reading Africans Solving African Problems: Bringing Peace to Sudan

Senior Eritrean Delegation Holds Talks with Sudan’s TMC Chairman

BY SHABAIT

A senior delegation of Eritrea composed of Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Presidential Adviser, Mr. Yemane Gebreab delivered massage from President Isaias Afwerki to Let. Gen. Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan, Chairman of the Transitional Military Council of Sudan, today 24 June in Khartoum. Continue reading Senior Eritrean Delegation Holds Talks with Sudan’s TMC Chairman

AU Issues Security Alert to Employees in Ethiopia

“There is a rising incident of crimes in Addis Ababa and caution should be exercised.”

The African Union issued a security alert notice to its employees over increased number of criminal activities in Addis Ababa targeting its staff members. “The safety of the diplomatic community remains a matter of grave concern.”

BY DAWIT ENDESHAW | ETHIOPIA REPORTER

Following the increasing number of criminal activities in Addis Ababa targeting its staff members, the African Union (AU) issued a security alert notice telling its employees to take extra precautions, The Reporter has learnt. Continue reading AU Issues Security Alert to Employees in Ethiopia

Sudan’s African Union Membership Suspended

Expulsion would last ‘until the effective establishment of a Civilian-led Transitional gov’t’

The African Union has, with immediate effect, suspended the participation of the Republic of Sudan in all AU activities until the establishment of a Civilian-led Transitional Authority.

BY TESFANEWS*

The African Union has suspended Sudan’s membership “with immediate effect”, amid an upsurge of violence in the capital that has seen dozens killed and growing fears that splits among the ruling military regime could lead to civil war and anarchy. Continue reading Sudan’s African Union Membership Suspended

UN Welcomes Africa’s Goal of ‘Silencing the Guns’ by 2020

The UN Security Council welcomed Africa’s campaign for “Silencing the Guns” on the continent by 2020

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

The U.N. Security Council welcomed Africa’s campaign for “Silencing the Guns” on the continent by 2020 and called Wednesday for international support to achieve peace in every country. Continue reading UN Welcomes Africa’s Goal of ‘Silencing the Guns’ by 2020