African Union suspends Sudan until civilian-led authority is established

World Jun 7, 2019

African Union suspends Sudan until civilian-led authority is established

The African Union (AU) suspended Sudan on Thursday, demanding a "civilian-led transitional authority" to resolve an entrenched and bloody crisis. Calls for the AU to take action had mounted after Monday's crackdown on protesters who had camped outside army headquarters in Khartoum. Sudanese authorities admitted dozens ...

China denies report it hacked African Union headquarters

Asia Pacific Jan 30, 2018

China denies report it hacked African Union headquarters

China and the African Union dismissed on Monday a report in French newspaper Le Monde that Beijing had bugged the regional bloc's headquarters in the Ethiopian capital. An article published Friday, quoting anonymous AU sources, reported that data from computers in the Chinese-built building had ...

Obama: Africa's 'Big Men' should quit when time is up

World / Politics Jul 29, 2015

Obama: Africa's 'Big Men' should quit when time is up

Judging by the applause at the African Union headquarters, Barack Obama hit a chord when he took aim at the continent's "Big Men," telling them they should quit when their time was up — especially since most have the cash to retire comfortably. In joining ...