President Mugabe, in his personal capacity as a successful farmer, donated 300 beasts to the AU as an exemplary gesture to the other 53 countries of the African continent to awaken in them that self-financing African development is possible

African Union must be self-sufficient

Chigumbu Warikandwa Correspondent The first quarter of 2017 saw President Mugabe, former chair of the African Union, meeting his length of the bargain following his 300 strong head of cattle donation...
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Why are some crises not on the agenda?

Correspondent While the situations in South Sudan, Somalia and the Lake Chad Basin dominate the agenda of the African Union (AU), other crises seem to have been forgotten by the AU. In fact, no one s...
President Mugabe makes a speech while handing over a $1 million cheque to African Union Commission chairperson His Excellency Moussa Faki Mahamat (second from left) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, yesterday. Looking on are members of the Zimbabwean delegation. — (Picture courtesy of the AU Commission)

President hands $1m cheque to AU

Nduduzo Tshuma in ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia President Mugabe yesterday presented a $1 million cheque in proceeds from the 2015 cattle donation he pledged towards capacitation of the African Union Foundat...
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President to hand over AU donation

Nduduzo Tshuma in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia President Mugabe’s pledge of cattle to the African Union Foundation expanded from 300 to thousands following overwhelming support from local farmers, Foreign A...
AU chairperson President Alpha Conde

AU digs in on permanent UNSC seats

KAMPALA. – African leaders will next month gather at the African Union (AU) headquarters in Ethiopia to adopt proposals that the continent gets two permanent seats at the UN Security Council.
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Be self-reliant, Africa urged

Innocent Ruwende Senior Reporter Africa has been called upon to develop new and innovative approaches to fund activities of the African Union (AU) to ensure its independence and effectiveness.

West, MDC-T, ZimPF strategies exposed

Felex Share Senior Reporter Western countries bankrolling MDC-T and Zimbabwe People First have undermined Zimbabwe’s national institutions through patronage and dirty money in a bid to destroy the co...
President Mugabe welcomes Sierra Leone President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House in Harare yesterday. The Sierra Leone leader is consulting on United Nations Security Council reforms. Looking on are Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko and Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi

UN Security Council reform agenda hots up

Fidelis Munyoro and Felex Share Sierra Leone President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma arrived in Harare yesterday for consultations with President Mugabe on United Nations Security Council reforms as Africa st...