African Union

Egypt welcomes AU’s endorsement for Anani’s nomination for UNESCO Director-General Post

Sun, 18 Feb 2024 - 02:49 GMT

The AU’s approval was announced during the 44th session of the Executive Council meeting that was held in Addis Ababa on February 14 and 15.

Egypt elected to membership of African Peace and Security Council for two-year term

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 - 10:14 GMT

Egypt's permanent representative to African Union said on Thursday that Egypt has been elected to membership in the African Peace and Security Council (PSC) for two years.

African mission observing Egypt’s Presidential Elections hails large participation of women, youth

Thu, 14 Dec 2023 - 02:05 GMT

Speciosa Wandira Kazibwe, the head of the joint mission of the African Union and COMESA and Vice President Emeritus of Uganda, expressed satisfaction with the 2024 Presidential Elections held inside the country from December 10-12.

AU election observation mission follows up on voting process on 2nd day of presidential elections in Egypt

Mon, 11 Dec 2023 - 12:20 GMT

Dense crowds of voters flocked to the polling stations since the early morning to cast their votes in the presidential elections on the second day, as the committees witnessed queues of voters from different age groups.

Sisi announces launch of 3rd AU’s reconstruction, development week

Tue, 21 Nov 2023 - 10:42 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has announced the launch of the third reconstruction and development week of the African Union during the period from November 22 to 27.

Sisi lays out Egypt’s 5 priorities during NEPAD presidency

Sun, 16 Jul 2023 - 04:42 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi laid out Egypt’s five priorities of its presidency of New Partnership for Africa's Development’s (NEPAD) steering committee during the Fifth Mid-Year Coordination Meeting of the African Union on Sunday.

President Sisi to participate in 5th Mid-Year Coordination meeting of AU, Regional Economic Communities Sunday

Fri, 14 Jul 2023 - 04:20 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi will participate on Sunday in the fifth Mid-Year Coordination meeting between the African Union, the Regional Economic Communities and Regional Mechanisms in Nairobi, Kenya.

FM asserts necessity of giving priority to maintaining Sudan's institutions

Fri, 21 Apr 2023 - 12:07 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry asserted the need to give priority to maintaining Sudan's foundations and banning its collapse, reiterating that dealing with the state's official foundations and unofficial entities on equal footing is not allowed.

AL, AU Commission chiefs probe coordination to de-escalate tensions in Sudan

Tue, 18 Apr 2023 - 09:24 GMT

Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Ahmed Abul Gheit welcomed a 24-hour ceasefire that has been agreed between Sudan's army and paramilitaries, describing it as an important step to respond to urgent humanitarian cases.

Chairman of African Union Commission receives Egypt's Permanent Representative

Sun, 16 Apr 2023 - 11:34 GMT

The meeting tackled the most prominent issues on the agenda of peace and security in Africa.

Egypt demands fair representation of North Africa in AU Peace and Security Council

Sun, 19 Feb 2023 - 01:36 GMT

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a press statement indicating that Minister Shokry delivered a speech on behalf of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

Egyptian FM delivers message from President Sisi to AU chair

Sun, 19 Feb 2023 - 12:13 GMT

Comoros assumed the leadership of the AU during the summit taking place on February 18-19, and is holding the position for a year.

Egypt’s FM reviews outcomes of COP 27 Conference at meeting of CAHOSCC

Sat, 18 Feb 2023 - 08:54 GMT

In his speech, Shoukry- President of the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27- highlighted the high-level African participation in of COP27 Conference that was held in the city of Sharm el-Sheikh, said Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Ahmed Abu Zeid in a statement on Saturday.

Israeli observer delegation kicked out of AU summit in Addis Ababa

Sat, 18 Feb 2023 - 05:22 GMT

The Israeli ministry blamed both South Africa and Algeria for the severe diplomatic move, The Times of Israel reported.

Egypt’s FM highlights frustration among Libyans as outgoing GNU fails to hold polls on time

Fri, 17 Feb 2023 - 02:35 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has highlighted the state of frustration in Libya as the outgoing Government of National Unity (GNU) has failed to fulfill its commitments in holding elections at the specified time.

Shoukry highlights role played by ATMIS to achieve stability

Wed, 15 Feb 2023 - 05:59 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minsiter Sameh Shoukry underlined the key role played by the African Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) in realizing stability, especially during such a watershed stage.

Egyptian FM meets with counterpart ahead of Comoros chairmanship of African Union

Wed, 15 Feb 2023 - 02:24 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Wednesday with his Comorian counterpart Zuhair Zu Al Kamal in Addis Ababa.

Egypt adopts successful, effective policies in dealing with unregistered immigration

Tue, 20 Dec 2022 - 11:42 GMT

Egypt has adopted successful and effective policies in dealing with the illegal immigration file, in light of its keenness on abiding by international conventions, affirmed Minister of State for Emigration and Egyptian Expatriates' Affairs Soha Gendy.

Nile Basin ministerial meeting on Vic-Med feasibility studies held in Cairo

Mon, 12 Dec 2022 - 10:12 GMT

The meeting comprises the transport ministers of Nile Basin countries, COMESA member states, and the AU Commission on Infrastructure and Energy Development.

Trade exchange between Egypt, African Union countries record $5.5B in 2021

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 04:57 GMT

This came on the occasion of African Statistics Day, which falls on November 17 of each year.