Kagame: Africa doesn’t need babysitters

The Head of State has long learned to ignore criticism. Whether it is the situation in DR Congo, diplomatic relations with Paris or how long he has been in power, the Chairman of the African Union defends his position and denounces “those who want to give him lessons”. Television host...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 4:41pm

Editorial: The OAU ended apartheid; can AU do the same with corruption?

Today is Africa Day in honour of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) success in fighting colonialism and Apartheid. It is also its 55th anniversary. The OAU could be blamed for not attaining its main objective – Unity - but the predecessor of the African Union (AU) at least had some...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 4:55am

AU welcomes Ethiopia smooth power transition

The Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, on Monday welcomed the smooth power transition in Ethiopia and vowed to work closely with the new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, in various development sectors. Mahamat, who congratulated Abiy Ahmed on his confirmation as the new Prime...

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 7:40pm