Monday, December 11, 2023

Tag: AU

African nations yet to harmonize position on Trump’s statement

​​​​​​​The African Union is yet to draw a common stance on the derogatory statement recently made by president of the United States, Donald Trump.

Orientation given to hoteliers hosting AU summit delegates

Cautioned to refrain from jacking up prices More than 130 hotels at three-star level and above have been identified and given orientation to give priority to delegates coming here to attend the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), slated to take place between January 22nd and 30th The Reporter has learnt.

Decision to free detainees lauded far and wide

Western governments as well as global human rights advocates and others have commended the Ethiopian government for releasing prominent opposition politician Merera Gudina (PhD) along with hundreds in detention over the past few years.

AU lauds prisoner amnesty

African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat Thursday welcomed the announcement made the previous day by Hailemariam Dessalegn, chairman of the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), to pardon or suspend ongoing judicial proceedings against members of political parties and certain other individuals.

Ethiopia-proposed resolution endorsed at UN

During its 72nd regular session held September 19 and 20, 2017, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 72) unanimously approved a draft resolution on peacekeeping.