• African Union Launches Visa-free Passport at 27th AU Summit…See What it Looks Like (Photos)

    African Union Launches Visa-free Passport at 27th AU Summit…See What it Looks Like (Photos)

    According to reports, the African Union (AU) have finally launched a diplomatic passport for its African citizens at the opening ceremony of the 27th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union.

    The 27th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government was held on 17th July 2016, at the Kigali Convention Centre (KCC), Rwanda, with a strong call for unity and love for the continent.

    The opening ceremony was marked by a symbolic act of […]

  • African Union finally launches long-awaited AU passport

    African Union finally launches long-awaited AU passport

    The long-awaited African Union (AU) passport was on Sunday launched at the opening ceremony of the 27th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the AU Summit in Kigali, Rwanda.

    The Assembly is made up of heads of states and governments of the 54 member states of the AU. The AU Commission’s Chairperson, Dr Dlamini Zuma, presented the passport to the Chairperson of the union, President Idriss Deby of Chad and President Paul Kagame of Rwanda.

    Zuma, in her address, said the passport was […]

  • Morocco seeks to rejoin African Union

    Morocco seeks to rejoin African Union

    Morocco has sent a special envoy to lobby African leaders to rejoin the African Union 32 years after it left in a row over Western Sahara.

    Taib Fassi Fihri met Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi and said Morocco wants to re-join the AU without any preconditions.

    Morocco claims Western Sahara as part of its territory, much of which it has occupied since 1975.

    But the AU recognises Western Sahara as an independent state.

    Morocco is the only African country not to be an […]