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Summit held on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), now the African Union (AU), at its headquarters in Addis Ababa, on 25 May 2023. Amanuel Sileshi/AFP

African Union: climate action offers organisation unique chance for revival

The emergence of a pan-African voice in the fight against global warming, a global issue, could enable the African Union to regain ground on the international stage.
Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie (C) and Ghana’s founder and first President Kwame Nkrumah (L) during the formation of the Organisation of African Unity. STR/AFP via Getty Images

60 years of African unity: what’s failed and what’s succeeded

The African Union compares well to other continental unions. It accomplishes more than the Commonwealth or the Francophonie.
G7 leaders convene at Schloss Elmau, Germany. EFE-EPA/Thomas Lohnes

How Africans can assess the value of the latest G7 summit

The G7 summit offered the most recent insights for Africa into how western nations are considering their stakes in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the impact that could have on developing nations.

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