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Zambians vote in fourth elections in ten years

Zambians queue to cast their votes at a polling station in Lusaka, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 in a tight election race for president and parliament that has been marred by violence between rival factions. Photo©Moses Mwape/AP/SIPAMillions of Zambians have headed to the polls to decide who will lead the southern African nation and Africa's second-biggest copper producer for the next five years.

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AU launches African passport

File photo©ReutersThe African Union (AU) on Monday launched its continental passport at a ceremony witnessed by over 40 heads of state meeting at the 27th AU summit in Rwanda's capital, Kigali.

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AU elects Dlamini-Zuma's successor

Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma, African Union Commission Chairperson. Photo©Salvatore Di Nolfi/AP/SIPAAfrican leaders are set to elect the next chairperson of the African Union Commission during their meeting in Kigali, Rwanda from July 10 to 18.

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African Union to launch e-passport in July

File photo©ReutersThe African Union will launch an electronic passport (e-passport) at its next summit in July as it prepares for a unified travel document for the continent.

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Protests as South Africa's first black university celebrates 100 years

Fort Hare University's Nelson Mandela Faculty of Law building. Photo©Vysotsky/Wiki CommonsThe first South African university to accept black students, Fort Hare, celebrates its centenary this year, with Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, a former student, being part of celebrations on Friday, where he gave a speech.

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African Union's Dlamini-Zuma on security and her political future in South Africa

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chair of the African Union Commission. Photo©Vincent Fournier for JANkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chair of the African Union Commission talks to The Africa Report about security hotspots, the need for more African funding for the continental body and her political future.

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Dlamini-Zuma turns from Addis Ababa to South Africa

Chair of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma says she will step down at the end of July. Photo©Elias Asmara/AP/SIPAAfrican Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says she will step down at the end of July, fuelling speculation that she will run for president in her native South Africa in elections slated for 2019.

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African Union: All about number one

Nkosazana Dlamini- Zuma, at the centre of the AU summit group shot – and of unofficial speculation. Photo©ReutersThe AU goes into election mode as member states decide who to back for AU Commission chair at the next summit in July. The big question is whether Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will stand again or repair to South Africa to join the race for the presidency.

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As Zuma sleeps at the wheel

Photo©Christopher Moagi/Daily Sun/Gallo Images/Getty ImagesThe surprise sacking of finance minister Nhlanhla Nene shocked the markets in late December, underlining the high stakes of the May local elections and the economic difficulties the country faces in 2016.

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South Africa's queen of tomorrow

Photos© Marlene Awaad/ip3/Max PPPMomentum is growing in support of a female presidential candidate for the governing ANC party. Some are supporting it as a long overdue advance for women leaders, while others have different political motives

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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma - The female frontrunner to replace Zuma

Photos© All rights reserved Having served as health minister in Nelson Mandela's cabinet and then as foreign minister in Thabo Mbeki's, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has the credentials and experience needed for the presidency.

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South Africa's contradictions hurt foreign policy

Blame it on the boogie: Zuma doesn’t let diplomatic headaches spoil the party. Photo©Herman Verwey/Foto24/Gallo Images/GettyZuma's flip-flop on the arrest of Sudan's President Bashir cast a cloud over an AU summit that was supposed to help resolve recent diplomatic conflicts.

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Burundi elections: International community will not recognise results

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza. Photo©ReutersThe African Union has written off Burundi's parliamentary and presidential elections after it refused to send observers for the disputed Monday polls.

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Chinese deal, South Sudan conflict and illicit flows at AU meet

China and the African Union (AU) have signed a landmark agreement to foster rapid industrialisation of the continent ahead of a weekend summit that opens in Ethiopia at the weekend.

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China signs deal with AU to connect Africa's big cities

African Union chief, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma praised the commitment of the AU and China to develop the continent's transportation infrastructure. Photo©ReutersThe African Union has planned to connect major capital cities across the continent with road, rail and air transport routes to be built by China.

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South Africa: We need a person who will arrest Jacob Zuma - Julius Malema

Julius Malema, Commander-in-chief, Economic Freedom Fighters. Photo©Daniel Boshoff for TARTo judge by the reaction of the ruling African National Congress, the militant tactics of Julius Malema and the EFF are hitting their targets. In this exclusive interview, Malema explains why he is pressing President Jacob Zuma to repay state funds spent on his Nkandla homestead.

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Local content: Cultivating homegrown talent

The oil and gas sector is one of the pioneers in local content, and Nigeria leads the fray. Photo©Antonin Borgeaud for JAAt last, African governments are encouraging the development of networks of small and capable local companies that can become a part of global supply chains and win government contracts.

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Mediators adjourn South Sudan Peace Talk again

Riek Machar (Left) and Salva Kiir (Right). Photo©ReutersPeace talks between South Sudan's warring parties have been adjourned again to allow both sides to consult with their respective leaders, the Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD) said.

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Anansi: Drama hath no boundary like an African leader's summit

File photo©ReutersWhat is Zambia's president Michael Sata so suspicious about? How did Rwanda's president Paul Kagame solve his seating problem? What is the hush-hush talk about Dlamini-Zuma's second job? And why might the 90 year-old Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe be having the last laugh? 

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We have got the African continent talking - AU chief

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Chair, African Union CommissionSixteen months into her mandate, Dlamini-Zuma is encouraged by consultations on the future and the reform of the commission.

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