Tuesday, September 27, 2022

African Union

September 13, 2022

Angola, Libya overtake Nigeria in crude oil production: Report

The OPEC report said Nigeria’s crude oil production for the month of August averaged 1.100 million barrels per day.

Oil workers used to illustrate the story
September 7, 2022

Kenyans grappling with poverty, unemployment; gay rights not an issue: President-elect Ruto

Mr Ruto’s position is a shift from his stance in 2015 when he pushed against gay rights in Kenya, saying they did not have a place in the country’s society.

William Ruto
August 15, 2022

Buhari congratulates Kenya’s president-elect Ruto

The president said he looked forward to more fruitful and robust engagements between the two countries with Mr Ruto.

President Muhammadu Buhari and William Ruto
August 9, 2022

UN Security Council concerned about sustaining peace in Africa

The UN launched an initiative called ‘A pen for a gun’ to showcase the programme’ role in promoting social cohesion and peace in Africa.

June 28, 2022

Morocco prosecutes 65 migrants after Melilla tragedy

The African Union voiced shock at what it called the violent treatment of migrants leading to deaths and injuries. Morocco and Spain have denied using excessive force.

May 29, 2022

Buhari endorses African Standby Force on terrorism

The president said that resources meant for development had been channelled into fighting bandits, terrorists and other violent crimes.

President Muhammadu Buhari
April 29, 2022

Ramadan: UN chief to visit Nigeria, Senegal, Niger Republic

Mr Guterres is expected to discuss insecurity challenges in Nigeria and impact of the Ukraine war on Africa.

Antonio Guterres
April 12, 2022

Putin’s War: Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky to address African Union

Senegalese President Macky Sall said Mr Zelensky had spoken with him over the phone of plans “to make a communication to the AU.”

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky
February 15, 2022

COVID-19: U.S. donates five million doses of J&J vaccine to Africa

The United States says it has donated to Africa more than 155 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines.

February 7, 2022

AU outlines military coups, terrorism as priorities for Africa in 2022

Moussa Faki Mahamat, the chairperson of the AU Commission, described the 35th ordinary session as “fruitful”.

AU General Assembly