The African Union is likely to suspend Egypt from all its activities after the Egyptian military suspended the constitution and overthrew the elected president, Mohamed Mursi, a senior AU source said on Thursday.
The source, who a
Bahrain will donate $10 million to two UN support funds for Mali's defence and security forces and the Forces of the African-led International Support Mission in Mali, a report said.
The aid was announced by Foreign Minister S
African Union leaders have offered to host talks between rival Libyan parties on a ceasefire and transition to democratic government, but left open whether there was any future role for Muammar Gaddafi.
The proposal was presented to repres
Muammar Gaddafi has accepted a roadmap for ending the conflict in Libya including an immediate ceasefire, the African Union said on Monday, but an opposition representative said it would only work if Gaddafi left power.
South African Presi
The leaders of South Africa, Uganda, Mauritania, Congo and Mali will form a panel that will travel to Libya shortly to help end the violence there, the African Union announced late on Friday.
"The ad hoc committee was set up to engage with
Armed men shot dead seven people and injured 20 in clashes at a refugee camp in Sudan's Darfur region on Saturday, peacekeepers said, in a sign of mounting violence in and around the area's displacement centres.
China signed a deal with the African Union to build a $61 million convention centre at the organisation's headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Beijing would fund the project, due to be finished b