Osinbajo tasks AU on Standby Force, Peace Fund

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has called for the full implementation of the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA), especially the African Standby Force (ASF) and the Peace Fund. Osinbajo, made the call in his capacity as the Chairperson of the AU Peace and Security Council (PSC) for the month of July, while reporting on the… Continue reading Osinbajo tasks AU on Standby Force, Peace Fund

Mugabe donates $1m cattle money to AU

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe on Monday donated $1 million to the African Union Commission;proceeds from  the sale of cattle belonging to him and is friends. “You see, as an African and a farmer, the donation of cattle came to me naturally, given that our continent is rich in cattle,” he said as he handed… Continue reading Mugabe donates $1m cattle money to AU

UN, AU agree to foster stronger relationship

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has called for strengthening the relationship between the African Union (AU) and the UN to deliver on promised development for Africa’s youth. Mohammed stated this while addressing leaders from across the continent who had gathered at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, which was her first AU Summit since taking… Continue reading UN, AU agree to foster stronger relationship

Osinbajo leaves for Addis Ababa for AU session

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday morning, left Abuja for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to participate in the 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU). Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity (Office of the Vice-President) confirmed the journey on his twitter handle… Continue reading Osinbajo leaves for Addis Ababa for AU session

AU, Internet Society tighten cyber security in Africa

The Internet Society and the African Union Commission on Wednesday unveiled a new Internet Infrastructure Security Guidelines for Africa. According to a statement by Mr Michelle Anekeya, the society’s Communications Officer, the guideline was launched at the ongoing African Internet Summit, taking place in Nairobi. He said the 3-day summit, which started on Wednesday, May… Continue reading AU, Internet Society tighten cyber security in Africa