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AU Equatorial Guinea summit of denial of justice for ordinary Africans – Shame on African leaders & the AU!

2 Jul

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Theoretically, 2014 being the Year of African Agriculture and Food Security in Africa, it also was the main agenda of the Malabo African Union (AU) summit, which was held from June 20-27, 2014 in Equatorial Guinea. The discussion and the adoption of decisions was preceded by statement of the AU’s Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, who called on the leaders to renew their commitments to transform Africa’s agriculutre, ensuring its priamary target is the need “to address the challenges of hunger and malnutrition.”
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AU stands on slippery path on recognition of Libya’s TNC

29 Aug

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin

The UN wants to be everything to its influential members and main financiers on Libya. To others, it shows smiles that do not seem to help it now. Of late, the fact that regional organizations are increasingly becoming afterthoughts is a problem in its own right, as we see it at this very moment. I think Ivory Coast a few months ago and Libya now demonstrate that the cooperation agreement between the UN and the African Union (AU) has totally collapsed and is in serious need of repairs.
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