Press Releases

African Union Commission and the Republic of South Sudan successfully conclude Working Session on the Draft Legal Instruments of the Hybrid Court for South Sudan.

English
August 14, 2017

Addis Ababa, 14 August 2017 –Following a weeklong working session which saw the AUC and representatives of the South Sudanese Government work together to critically review the draft legal instruments on the Hybrid Court of South Sudan (HCSS), both sides acknowledged that the finalization of the legal instruments was a significant part of the process towards establishing the Hybrid Court for South Sudan.

Supplement to the Preliminary Statement of the AUEOM.

English
August 16, 2017

14 August, 2017.

On 10 August, 2017 we, the AU Election Observer Mission (AUEOM) observing the Kenyan General Elections, issued our Preliminary Statement following the 8 August 2017 Elections as conducted in Kenya.

Among others we said:

“…we can say that the processes we were able to observe, up to and including the counting of the votes at the polling stations and their transmission to the IEBC etc, met the standards set by the Republic of Kenya and the AU for the conduct of democratic elections…

African Union deploys Short Term Election Observers to witness the 23rd August 2017 General Elections in the Republic of Angola

English
August 16, 2017

Addis Ababa, 15 August 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat has approved the deployment of an African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) to the general elections scheduled to place in the Republic of Angola on 23 August 2017.

AUC Statement on the Situation in Sierra Leone

Undefined
August 14, 2017

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.



L'UNION AFRICAINE CONDAMNE FERMEMENT L’ATTAQUE TERRORISTE A OUAGADOUGOU ET APPELLE À UNE MOBILISATION INTERNATIONALE PLUS FORTE EN APPUI AU G5-SAHEL

Undefined
August 14, 2017

Addis Abéba, le 14 août 2017: Le Président de la Commission de l'Union africaine (UA), Moussa Faki Mahamat, a appris, avec une profonde consternation, l’attaque terroriste perpétrée, dans la soirée du 13 août 2017, contre un restaurant de la capitale burkinabé, qui a entrainé de nombreuses pertes en vies humaines et des blessés.
 

African Union Commission calls for the respect of the rule of law following the official announcement of the final results of the presidential election in Kenya

English
August 12, 2017

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.

An Appeal for Peaceful, Free, Fair and Transparent 2017, August 8 Kenya General Elections, Nairobi: 07 August 2017

English
August 07, 2017

The 2017 General Elections in the Republic of Kenya will take place tomorrow, August 8.

We, the African Union Election Observer Mission (AUEOM), take this opportunity to wish the sister people of Kenya peaceful, free, fair and transparent elections.

We are happy that in this regard we echo an aspiration shared by the people of Kenya as a whole, including the political parties and the candidates concerned.

We say this informed by commitments made directly to us, and publicly to the people of Kenya, by the various stakeholders.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Press Releases