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Awareness raising workshop on the contribution of postal sector development in the realisation of Agenda 2063

December 21, 2016

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 21 December 2016 – A two-day awareness raising workshop on the African postal sector discussed and agreed on a framework that would re-enforce and speed up the transformation of the Continent’s postal services while ensuring the sector plays its rightful role in the realisation of Agenda 2063 and the First Ten Year Plan.

Online Accreditation for Journalists is Now Available



Online Accreditation for Journalists is Now Available


The Directorate of Information and Communication (DIC) of the African Union announces that the online accreditation process for the coverage of the 28th   African Union (AU) Summit, scheduled for 22 to 31 January 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  has been launched on the AU website:

Twenty- Eighth Ordinary Session of the Summit of the African Union expected to elect a new Chairperson for the AU Commission

December 16, 2016

Addis Ababa, 15th December, 2016- The African Union summit holds January every year at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. From the 22nd to the 31st of January 2017 January 2017, the Union will hold its 28th Ordinary session under the theme ‘harnessing the demographic dividend through investments in the youth’.

The summit will feature three main sessions:

Ethiopian Foreign Affairs Minister assures AU of Host Agreement implementation; peace and calm during January 2017 Summit

December 13, 2016

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 13 December 2016: The African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has met with the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, H.E. Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu. They met at the AU Headquarters, on Tuesday, 13 December 2016.

 The AU Commission Chairperson and the Foreign Affairs Minister discussed issues related to the host agreement between the AU Commission and the Ethiopian government, as well as the current State of Emergency.

4Th Africa-Korea Forum: Africa and Korea Meet to Advance their Future Cooperation

December 08, 2016


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia- 6th December 2016: Governments of Member States of the African Union (AU) and Republic of Korea will meet at the Fourth Africa-Korea Forum to advance the future cooperation. The Forum kicked off today 6th December 2016, with the Meeting of Senior Officials at the AU Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.     


Members of the African Union Executive Council meet in Ethiopia to brainstorm on the critical importance of the thematic issues

December 08, 2016

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 8th Dec. 2016: The 5th Retreat of the African Union (AU) Executive Council opened on Thursday 8th December 2016 in Addis Ababa, the capital of Africa. During the Retreat, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs from the AU Member states discussed the key steps necessary to take forward the continental integration project, the effectiveness of the Union institutions and the implementation of Agenda 2063.


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