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  • Vol 55 No 25
  •  19th December 2014

Rape row

A diplomatic row has erupted over the failure of the United Nations and African Union to investigate reports that Sudanese troops and allied militia raped some 200 women and children in Darfur on 31 October. Insiders say some senior officials from the UN ...

  • Vol 55 No 3
  •  7th February 2014

South Africa’s volunteer force

Frustrated by delays in setting up an African standby force, Pretoria and its allies are pushing ahead with a smaller, rapid reaction force

  • Vol 55 No 3
  •  7th February 2014

Danger, road works ahead

The summit focused on immediate regional crises but made little headway on an African Standby Force or a new independent financing system for the organisation

  • Vol 54 No 21
  •  18th October 2013

African Union challenges the ICC

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Sudan’s President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir have much reason to thank African Union Chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Well before the AU’s extraordinary summit on the International Criminal Court on 11-12 Octobe...

  • Vol 54 No 13
  •  21st June 2013

Transparency's clear win

Anti-corruption activists are celebrating the introduction of tougher rules on corporate accountability. The European Parliament passed EU Accounting and Transparency Directives on 12 June, pressuring the Group of Eight meeting in Northern Ireland on 17-1...

  • Vol 54 No 12
  •  7th June 2013

Bringing it all back home

The International Criminal Court’s offer to hold the trial of William Ruto in East Africa could be an astute compromise

  • Vol 54 No 12
  •  7th June 2013

Paying – and fighting – for unity

Nigeria’s ex-President Obasanjo proposes taxing hotels and airlines to make the AU independent of foreign governments

  • Vol 54 No 12
  •  7th June 2013

Countdown in Addis

The actual 50th anniversary day of the founding of the Organisation of African Unity – the African Union’s previous name – turned into an embarrassment for the organisers. As Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff, the first of ten world leaders scheduled, was...

  • Vol 54 No 3
  •  1st February 2013

Development vies with conflict resolution in Addis

Pushing a more vigorous development agenda and efficient administration, Dlamini-Zuma has won plaudits since taking over as AU chief

  • Vol 54 No 3
  •  1st February 2013

The power of the south

Much is riding for South Africa on the performance of its former Foreign Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as Chairwoman of the African Union Commission. So far the news is broadly good for the diplomatic strategists in the Union Building in Tshwane.

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