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In our view the AU leaders should also use their meeting to reinvigorate their efforts to create an African Monetary Fund (AMF).
President met with South African, DRC counterparts during Niamey summit
African leaders announce launch of African Continental Free Trade Area
Landmark trade pact raises hopes for unified prosperous African continent
Shoukry in Niamey to preside over 12th Extraordinary Summit of AU
‘We support Sudanese’s free will to determine their future,’ says Al-Sisi
Last January, the African Union (AU) announced that Egypt would head the AU summit’s upcoming round in 2019, following the closing meeting of African leaders. During his participation in the 30th AU summit in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi praised the efforts exerted by the Guinean President Alpha Condé, head of …
On Tuesday, 2 April, the Gambia became the latest African nation to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), meeting the minimum threshold—22 out of the 55-member states—for the trade agreement to go into effect. In March 2018, the agreement was signed by 49 heads of state with Nigeria—the region’s largest economy—being a notable …
Egyptian president discusses bilateral relations with Angela Merkel on the sidelines of MSC
AU chairperson necessitates creating conditions for return of immigrants
Egyptian President delivers AUKNASE awards during 32nd AU Summit
Egypt’s Foreign Ministry announced on Friday that the country won the bid to host the headquarters of the African Space Agency. The decision is due to be endorsed in the African Union (AU) Summit next week in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. “Egypt won the right to host the African Space Agency’s headquarters. The decision …
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs prepared a strategic vision to restore Egypt’s role in Africa to include several procedures dealing with a number of important issues
The agreement, known as the African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA), was signed at an African Union (AU) summit in the Rwandan capital Kigali and will, if implemented, be the world’s largest free trade zone in terms of member countries.
Saudi fund for developments keen to speed up the completion of the financing tranches in order to speed up the implementation of the Sinai Peninsula Development Project
Individual meeting included discussions over AU meetings, bilateral relations, and election of the AU commission
Several Arab countries withdrew from the Arab-African summit due to Western Sahara’s participation
A peaceful resolution of the situation should be led by a Libyan leadership to empower the country to carry out its democratic transition, the joint statement read
The meeting will bring together representatives from the African Union, the United Nations and the Arab League
The role of AU forces is on the rise as African leaders voted on Monday to send a large AU military force to South Sudan with a more robust mandate than the 12,000-strong UN protection force already in the country.
The Kigali summit addressed emerging conflicts and potential ways of inclusive growth
Despite the economic growth that should result from a visa-free continent, more economically developed countries could suffer
African leaders discussed on Sunday the launch of a free trade zone, among other common issues
The Egyptian president is attempting to revive relations with Africa following missteps by previous officials
Crises, such as South Sudan, Somalia and Burundi, are clamoring for attention at the upcoming African Union summit. So, too is the thorny question of who should succeed Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as AU Commission chair.
The summit will be held from 10 to 18 July.
Egypt is currently heading the UNSC, will culminate events on Wednesday to celebrate Africa Day
The delegation is expected to announce Egypt’s membership in the African Union
Al-Sisi met with more than 50 UN representatives