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Why it doesn’t matter who the next chair of the African Union Commission is by Prof Babatunde Fagbayibo

When Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was appointed as the new Chair of the African Union Commission (AUC) in 2012, expectations were sky high. The former South African minister was widely respected, and optimists pinned their hopes on the experienced technocrat revolutionising the affairs of the dysfunctional AUC. 4 years later and Dlamini-Zuma’s first term is now coming […]

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7th Citizens’ Continental Conference – Postponement

CCPAU announces the postponement of the planned 7th Citizens’ Continental Conference scheduled for 7-9 July 2016, due to a myriad of reasons including the uncertainty caused by the exclusion of Civil Society Organisations from participating in the Kigali Summit. The 7th Citizens’ Continental Conference will therefore be held in January 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. […]

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Election of the AUC Chairperson, Deputy and Commissioners at the July 2016 Summit

1. Positions to be elected at the July 2016 Summit Candidatures are supposed to circulated to member states at least 3 months before the election. The following candidatures have been received. Details of incumbents can be found at this link: http://au.int/en/AUC/leadership/  In addition to the candidates listed below, Senegal has also proffered Professor Abdoulaye Bathily as their […]

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Citizens’ Continental Conference on 26-28 January 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  Registration Deadline / Date Limete 13 January 2017 What does it mean to have a people-centred African Union? A Union of peoples and not governments? Do you have views on how this can be achieved in the 2017, Year for Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investment in the Youth? Then you will not want […]

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