It is with deep shock that the chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Moussa Faki Mahamat, has learnt of the catastrophic mudslides that killed more than 300 people and left hundreds more destitute on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown.
"My thoughts and prayers go out to the families who lost loved ones. The entire AU family stands united with the people and government of Sierra Leone during this difficult time," said the Chairperson.
Addis Ababa, 14 August 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AU) Moussa Faki Mahamat congratulates President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta and his Vice President William Ruto on their successful re-election following the 8 August 2017 General Elections in Kenya.
Addis Ababa, 12 August 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AU) Moussa Faki Mahamat takes note of the official announcement of the final results of the presidential election in Kenya on 11 August 2017 by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) following the General Elections on 8 August 2017, which were deemed credible and transparent by all observer missions, including the one deployed by the AU. He calls on all those who wish to challenge these results to do so through the channels provided for by the law.
Addis Ababa, 1 August 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) Moussa Faki Mahamat has learnt with shock about the killing of Mr Christopher Msando, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Manager at the Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission (IEBC) of Kenya. This dastardly act happened a week ahead of the Kenyan general elections planned for 8 August 2017.
Your Excellency, Hadja Makalé Camara, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Guinea and Chairperson of the Executive Council,
Honourable Ministers Members of the Executive Council, and Heads of Delegation,
Mr. Kwesi Thomas Quartey, Deputy Chairperson of the AU Commission and Commissioners,
Distinguished Heads of the AU Organs, Executive Secretaries of the Regional Economic Communities,
Distinguished Members of the PRC,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
À l’invitation du Gouvernement de la République Algérienne Démocratique et Populaire, le Président de la Commission de l’Union Africaine (CUA) S.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat a dépêché une Mission pour observer les élections législatives du 4 mai 2017 dans ce pays.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 17 February 2017: The outgoing Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has received the credentials of the newly appointed Special Interpol Representative to the African Union, Mr. Francis Rwego. The credentials were presented on Friday, 17 February 2017, at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 6 February 2017: The outgoing Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission H. E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has congratulated the government and people of Cameroon, particularly the national soccer team, the Indomitable Lions, for claiming the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2017) title.
In a statement at the end of the hotly contested final match, H.E. Dr. Dlamini Zuma wrote, “Congratulations to the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon for a spectacular AFCON 2017 victory.”