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AU issues security alert to staff members

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.

China calls more African countries to join BRI

China has called on more African countries to join the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), dubbed ‘project of the century,’ during the dialogue that was held on May 30, 2019 in Addis Ababa. The head of Chinese Mission to the African Union (AU), Ambassador Liu Yuxi, called on all parties to pool wisdom and strengths to join the cooperation under the BRI.

Plan international targets gender equality

Plan International Ethiopia is set to collaborate with Girls Get Equal (GGE), the world’s biggest global campaign,demanding power, freedom and representation for young girls and women. The new campaign is to complement an international effort of Plan International, calling for gender equality and the feminist agenda.

EU targets creative arts in Africa

Believing culture is an important frontier to support, the European Union’s(EU) Delegation to the African Union (AU) has organizedmusic collaborations with a dozen artists from 10 different nationalities of both continents.

AU members endorses UN’s political process

In a meeting of the African Ministerial Conference held in Marrakech, Morocco, member states of the African Union endorsed a declaration on the issue of regional disputes over the Western Sahara, which is a pressing matter within the region.

Commission slums AU for ignoring grave rights violations

Launching its second volume of the African Human Rights Yearbook, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has published an article that denounced the African Union (AU) for“deliberately”showing reluctance towards grave human rights violations committed by its member states and governments.

First African Entrepreneur Forum held

Calling it “the United States’ firm commitment to Africa’s young people,” the United States Mission to the African Union and blueMoon Advisory Services hosted the first African Entrepreneur Forum in the midst of the gathering of the 32nd African Union Heads of State and Government in Addis Ababa, this week.