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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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Invasion of Ukraine by Russia: African Union reacts

Invasion of Ukraine by Russia: African Union reacts

The African Union (AU) has expressed concern over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and calls for an “immediate ceasefire” to avoid a “planetary conflict”. The institution’s chairman, Senegalese President Macky Sall, and AU Commission chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat, said in a statement that they were “extremely concerned” about the invasion. “They …

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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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