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AU responds to the Ebola crisis

The African Union (AU) is deploying 187 Ethiopian health workers to West Africa in order to strengthen the continent’s response to the Ebola crisis.  This is an important step towards containing the outbreak but many have criticized the AU’s slow response

Posted in AU Monitor, Blog |

Civil society activists fighting HIV/AIDS in South Africa

Justice Africa Communications Intern Samar Fageiry discusses the crucial role that civil society activism has played in fighting HIV/AIDS in South Africa, highlighting the importance of a human rights-based approach.  

Posted in Blog, Working for Peace and Rights |

AU Peace and Security Council efforts in South Sudan

Since mid-December of last year, South Sudan has been engaged in a conflict. Amongst the widespread devastation and suffering caused by this new war, the United Nations estimates that over 470,000 people have fled from South Sudan to Ethiopia, which houses arou

Posted in AU Monitor, Blog |