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  • 02:07 Somalia And AU Forces Have Liberated Towns In The South

    Somalia And AU Forces Have Liberated Towns In The South

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    The Somali national Army and African Union forces have liberated new towns in southern Somalia - Dinsoor among them. Now after eight years residents in that town saw officials from the federal government - among them the head of state.

  • 01:22 AU Pleased By South Africa's Move To Withdraw From ICC

    AU Pleased By South Africa's Move To Withdraw From ICC

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    African Union (AU) is pleased with South Africa's move to withdraw from the International Criminal Court arguing that the court is biased

  • 02:54 AU Welcomes Resumption Of Talks Aimed At Securing Peace Deal For Burundi

    AU Welcomes Resumption Of Talks Aimed At Securing Peace Deal For Burundi

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    The African Union is asking Burundi's government to endorse proposals to send in 5,000 peacekeeping troops to stabilize the country. AU Commission Deputy Chairman, Erastus Mwencha says resistance from Bujumbura amounts to a denial that indeed Burundi is f

  • 01:40 AU Urges Burundi To Accept Troop Deployment Plan

    AU Urges Burundi To Accept Troop Deployment Plan

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    The African Union says it has written to Burundi's President Piere Nkurunzinza urging him to accept the deployment of a peacekeeping force to quell the country's escalating unrest. In a statement AU Commission Chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has stressed tha

  • 02:09 AU Chair Robert Mugabe Opens NEPAD Meeting

    AU Chair Robert Mugabe Opens NEPAD Meeting

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    Many African Heads of State are currently attending a special NEPAD meeting. These leaders include South African President Jacob Zuma who arrived earlier on Friday as well as Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe who is due to step down as African Union Chair.

  • 05:19 AU Troops Kill Four People In Southern Somalia

    AU Troops Kill Four People In Southern Somalia

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    There's rising anger against the African Union Mission in Somalia. Protests broke out south of Mogadishu after AMISOM forces killed four civilians travelling in a car. The dead include an 80 year old woman. AMISOM says the troops were scared and opened fi

  • 00:30 AU Troops Arrested In Somalia

    AU Troops Arrested In Somalia

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    Security forces in Somalia have arrested five African Union peacekeepers and 10 Somalis for allegedly selling military supplies. That's according to Somali police. The nationalities of the AU peacekeepers have yet to be announced. It's also not clear whet

  • 03:32 Crisis In Juba Overshadows AU Summit

    Crisis In Juba Overshadows AU Summit

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    The crisis in South Sudan will likely feature prominently at the AU leadership summit. President Salva Kiir has been calling for talks with his rival Vice President Riek Machar. That comes after hundreds of people were killed in renewed clashes in the cap

  • 01:35 President Salva Kiir Insists More AU Troops Not Welcome In Juba

    President Salva Kiir Insists More AU Troops Not Welcome In Juba

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    South Sudan has reaffirmed its rejection of a proposal by the African Union to send in additional troops to help stabilize the country. In an exclusive interview with CCTV Africa, President Salva Kiir said he had not been consulted on the matter and would

  • 00:40 Anti-African Union Protests Held In Juba

    Anti-African Union Protests Held In Juba

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    Hundreds of South Sudanese have taken to the streets in protest of plans to send foreign troops to the country. The demonstrators marched to the main UN office denouncing plans to send AU peacekeepers to the country. The protest have been peaceful so far.

  • 03:23 Experts Say Kenyan AU Chair Nominee Part Of A Larger Vision

    Experts Say Kenyan AU Chair Nominee Part Of A Larger Vision

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    The AU Commission's elections are taking place in less than three months. CCTV's Robert Nagila takes a closer look at the election process, and what Kenya hopes to achieve should one of its own take up the position of AU Commission Chair

  • 01:46 AU Warns Withdrawal Of Ethiopian Troops Could Give Al-Shabaab Chance To Regroup

    AU Warns Withdrawal Of Ethiopian Troops Could Give Al-Shabaab Chance To Regroup

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    The African Union has warned against pulling troops out of Somalia. That follows Ethiopia's decision to withdraw its forces. The AU says a retreat will give Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab chance to regroup - and that will lead to a “catastrophe.” CCTV's Girum

  • 01:31 Kenya Formally Launches Amina Mohamed's Bid For AUC Chair

    Kenya Formally Launches Amina Mohamed's Bid For AUC Chair

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    Kenya has formally put forward its candidate for the position of African Union Commission Chair. President Uhuru Kenyatta made the announcement on Thursday. Kenya's candidate is current Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed. Several envoys were

  • 02:08 Industry Representatives Set To Meet In Addis Ababa For Africa Trade Week

    Industry Representatives Set To Meet In Addis Ababa For Africa Trade Week

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    The First ever African trade week is being held in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. Organised by the African Union and the UN economic commission for Africa, the week intends to chart the course for transforming Africa's economies through intra-Africa t

  • 04:36 AU Contenders Meet In Historic Debate In Addis Ababa

    AU Contenders Meet In Historic Debate In Addis Ababa

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    The first ever public debate between the candidates running for chairperson of the African Union Commission has been held at the continental body's headquarters in Addis Ababa. Five candidates are competing succeed Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma who leaves the po

  • 03:02 28th AU Summit: Member States To Implement 0.2% Levy On Eligible Imports

    28th AU Summit: Member States To Implement 0.2% Levy On Eligible Imports

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    The African Union has adopted a self-financing plan that directs all members to implement a 0.2% levy on eligible imports. The decision came into operation in January this year after being adopted at last year's summit in Rwanda. Currently, about 67% of f

  • 01:44 28th AU Summit: AU Says More Nations Will Help Curb Violence In Libya

    28th AU Summit: AU Says More Nations Will Help Curb Violence In Libya

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    The African Union wants to include more countries in the high level committee on Libya. It says all of Libya's neighbours should make a concerted effort to help curb the ongoing conflict. The current committee consists of Algeria, the Republic of the Cong

  • 01:12 Chad's Mahamat Pledges To Oversee Africa's Industrialisation

    Chad's Mahamat Pledges To Oversee Africa's Industrialisation

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    The new chairperson of the African Union Commission -- Moussa Faki Mahhamat -- says he will follow in his predecessor's footsteps -- to help the continent achieve economic transformation and industrialization. He is committed to steering Africa from merel

  • 01:51 28th AU Summit: Historic Leadership Meeting Concludes In Addis Ababa

    28th AU Summit: Historic Leadership Meeting Concludes In Addis Ababa

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    The 28th African Union summit has concluded in Addis Ababa, with some ground-breaking decisions for the continent. Leaders are set to start implementing the body's self-financing plan -- which covers operational costs. African heads of state have also agr

  • 00:56 28th AU Summit: A Moroccan King Addresses The AU For The First Time In 33 Years

    28th AU Summit: A Moroccan King Addresses The AU For The First Time In 33 Years

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    Moroccan King Mohammed the Sixth addressed the African Union. It is the first time in 33 years that a Moroccan head of state has spoken at the AU assembly. King Mohammed has told African leaders his country is happy to return to the continental bloc. Moro

  • 05:21 INTERVIEW: The Progress Towards A Continental Free Trade Area

    INTERVIEW: The Progress Towards A Continental Free Trade Area

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    One of the African Union's main projects this year, is getting all 54 member states to sign and implement the agreement to establish a continental free trade area. But will this plan implode like so many grand efforts before it? At the moment, grand ideas

  • 01:10 AU Pledges To Help Stabilise The Country

    AU Pledges To Help Stabilise The Country

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    The Economic Community of Central African States and the African Union are brokering a peace deal for the Central African Republic. The AU says that if all goes according to plan, it will be a chance for the C.A.R. to start rebuilding after many years of

  • 00:38 African Union Mission Arrives In Libya

    African Union Mission Arrives In Libya

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    A mission of the African Union headed by Congolese Foreign Minister Jean Claude Gakosso has arrived in the Libyan capital Tripoli The AU delegation is composed of foreign ministers from Mauritania, Algeria, Tunisia and South Africa. They met with the head

  • 01:04 Zimbabwe's Donation To AU: Mugabe Hands In 1 Million USD From Sell Of Cattle He Donated

    Zimbabwe's Donation To AU: Mugabe Hands In 1 Million USD From Sell Of Cattle He Donated

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    Now, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has made good his pledge to the AU, by handing over 1 million U.S. dollars. The money is proceeds from the sale of cattle he donated to the continental body back in 2015. Here is CGTN's Farai Mwakutuya with more.