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AU Commission Releases Statement After UN Takeover of CAR Mission

About 1,800 UN peacekeepers have been deployed in the Central African Republic  to join the African Union’s 6,200 troops already in the country.   In a statement by the chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma commended AU troops for signif

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AU Committee Launches Probe Into Alleged War Crimes in South Sudan

A special human rights commission formed by the African Union has begun its investigations into whether crimes were committed in South Sudan’s Jonglei state during the country’s current political crisis, which began in mid-December last year.   The committee, led b

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AU Strongly Rejects Allegations on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by AMISOM

The Commission of the African Union (AU) has expressed serious concerns about the allegations contained in the Human Rights Watch report entitled: “The Power These Men Have Over Us: Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) by African Union Forces in Somalia”, issued on the 8th September 20

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