The African Union needs to launch a credible, robust mediation process with mutually accepted mediators.
Just as Algeria and South Africa could not stop Morocco’s entry into the AU, neither can they stop Israeli accreditation.
Having four female Commissioners out of six is a good start, but that alone is will not erase the vulnerabilities that women face in leadership and everyday life.
The election of commissioners is a key step in the reform process of the African Union Commission.
The African Union’s role in Sudan’s political crisis proves that it’s legal framework is strong enough to resolve regional disputes
Africa’s new continental free trade area, the AfCFTA, is a remarkable achievement. However, decisive diplomatic, technical and social action is needed for it to succeed.
Despite taking a step backwards, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights can redeem itself by continuing to protect the rights of LGBTQ persons on the continent
Having Egypt at the helm of the African Union might not bode well for human rights on the continent.
African leaders need to up their health allocations to help the new World Health Organisation Director-General meet his health care targets for the continent.
When the US Secretary of State stood up the AU Chairperson the writing was on the wall. Africa needs to become the master of its own destiny.
Getting local farmers involved in school feeding schemes has the potential to boost livelihoods and revitalise rural economies in Africa.
Firms with a focus on the domestic and regional market have an incentive to distribute their medicines effectively. Local production can create a win-win situation for health and employment.