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AU Chair proposes trio deal with first filling of GERD first

The current chairman of the African Union (AU), President Felix Tshisekedi, submitted a new proposal to the leaders of Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan inviting them to primarily agree on the first filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), The Reporter has learnt.

CSO Consortium to deploy 3000 election observers

A consortium of 176 locally established Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) revealed that they are prepared to deploy over 3,000 election observers in the upcoming general election slated for June 21, 2021.

Organizations call for regional cooperation to protect cultural heritages

Organizations called on African countries to strengthen regional cooperation and ratify international conventions to protect cultural heritages from destruction during armed conflicts.

Arduous task awaits the AU chairperson

One of the outcomes of the 34th Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) held virtually last weekend was the re-election of the former Chadian Foreign Minister, Moussa Faki Mahamat as chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), the executive/Administrative branch of the Union, which he has chaired since January 2017.

AU to raise USD 300mln for COVID-19 response

The African Union Commission (AUC), in collaboration with various institutions and prominent individuals, is set to raise USD 300 million, nearly half the USD 647 million needed to ease the social, economic and humanitarian impacts of COVID-19 in all African countries.