African Union

'Security issues in Africa are often caused by structural weakness': AU high rep. for Silencing the Guns

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 05:38 GMT

African Union High Representative for Silencing the Guns Ramtane Lamamra made the statement Tuesday in Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development.

Congolese official visits Egypt to discuss Ethiopian Dam within AU chairmanship

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 01:31 GMT

The Egyptian side expressed support to a Sudanese proposal.

Sisi urges fair coronavirus vaccine distribution for African states

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 08:42 GMT

Sisi underscored the need to secure the necessary funding and logistic support to help the African countries face the pandemic repercussions at the economic, health and social levels.

Egypt’s president raises GERD, vaccination files at 34th African Union summit

Sat, 06 Feb 2021 - 06:17 GMT

Sisi welcomed an invitation directed to Egypt to join the union’s Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT).

Egypt takes part in meetings preparing for African Union Summit on Feb. 6-7

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 09:43 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry took part Wednesday in the meetings of the Executive Council of the African Union held via video conferencing.

Sisi, Ramaphosa discuss Renaissance Dam developments, negotiations

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 - 01:02 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi congratulated his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa for his country's successful presidency of the African Union (AU) in 2020, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said.

Congolese President promises to work on solving GERD issue while chairing AU

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 03:19 GMT

President of Democratic Republic of Congo Félix Tshisekedi said that he will work hard during his tenure chairing the African Union to solve the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) ongoing issue.

Sudan reveals ‘diplomatic move’ to involve international community in Ethiopian Dam dispute

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 03:12 GMT

Yet, the ministry indicated that Sudan still adopts the principle of African solutions for African issues by demanding a bigger role for African experts affiliated to the African Union (AU).

Egypt's FM, irrigation min. to take part in new negotiations round on Ethiopian Dam

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 10:23 GMT

The talks among the three states are mediated by the African Union (AU).

Egypt summons Ethiopian Chargé d'Affaires for clarifications on FM spokesperson statements

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 - 08:32 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned, Wednesday the Ethiopian Chargé d'Affaires to provide further clarifications about Ethiopia’s Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesperson statements which related to ‘Egypt's internal affairs.’

African Union calls Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia for meeting on Renaissance Dam Jan. 3

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 02:28 GMT

The meeting is the first after talks have been suspended for a month.

Egypt’s Sisi, DRC counterpart discuss African issues

Sat, 26 Dec 2020 - 04:12 GMT

Both leaders tackled a number of regional and continental files of common interest, especially the upcoming DRC presidency of the African Union (AU) for the year 2021.

Egyptian president urges intensifying efforts to tackle coronavirus implications on Africa

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 09:35 GMT

Sisi’s remarks came in a video conference with President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa

Egypt supports Democratic Congo to chair African Union in 2021

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 02:33 GMT

A Congolese delegation visited Cairo on Wednesday to explore ways of cooperation.

Egypt participates at 'Silencing the Guns in Africa' 14th summit

Sun, 06 Dec 2020 - 11:09 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, on behalf of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, will participate, through video conference, in the 14th extraordinary summit of the African Union on Silencing the Guns in Africa by 2020.

Sudanese PM Hamdok affirms Khartoum’s stance regarding reaching fair agreement on GERD

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 11:03 GMT

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok affirmed during a meeting, Monday Khartoum’s stance on reaching a fair agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), to all three countries of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia under the supervision of the African Union.

Irrigation ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan discuss negotiation mechanism to resume talks

Mon, 02 Nov 2020 - 09:40 GMT

Sunday's meeting is the outcome of another that took place on October 27.

Egypt urges abiding by AU resolutions on reaching binding deal on GERD

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 - 12:59 GMT

The Egyptian ministers of foreign affairs and irrigation emphasized the need to reach a binding legal agreement on the filling and operation of Ethiopia's Renaissance dam as per resolutions adopted during the relevant meetings of the African Union Bureau.

FM affirms Egypt’s full support for achieving AU institutional reform objective

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 11:24 GMT

Shoukry also affirmed Egypt’s support for upgrading the efficiency of both the Union’s Commission and the Secretariat of the Regional Economic Communities (RECs), so as they could be able to implement the plans and programs of the AU Agenda 2063, the statement added.

Egypt assumes presidency of AU Peace and Security Council

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 04:33 GMT

Egypt’s main priorities are the post-conflict reconstruction and development at the continental level.