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African Union calls on Sudan and Ethiopia to dialogue on border dispute

African Union calls on Sudan and Ethiopia to dialogue on border dispute

The chairperson of the African Union commission has called for “restraint, calm and dialogue” as the border dispute between Ethiopia and Sudan threatens to escalate. In a statement, Moussa Faki Mahamat said “the two brotherly countries” should settle any disagreement peacefully. The Chairperson of the African Union Commission calls for …

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Burkina Faso: AU and UN urged coup leaders to release president

Burkina Faso: AU and UN urged coup leaders to release president

International pressure is mounting on Burkina Faso’s coup leaders to release deposed President Roch Kaboré, following claims by his party that he had survived an assassination attempt. UN chief António Guterres’s spokesman said he was following developments in Burkina Faso with “deep concern”, and was “particularly worried” about the whereabouts …

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UN and AU condemn ‘travel bans’ imposed on southern African countries

UN and AU condemn 'travel bans' imposed on southern African countries

The African Union and United Nations have jointly condemned travel bans imposed on southern African countries following the discovery of the Omicron variant. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned that the restrictions could lead to “travel apartheid”, describing them as “deeply unfair, punitive and ineffective” in stopping the spread of …

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