Joseph Kabila Prepares To Takeover African Union (AU) Chairmanship From Mugabe

President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has arrived in Harare for a one-day working visit in his capacity as African Union (AU) First Vice Chair. Mr Kabila is expected to deliberate with the AU Chairman, President Robert Mugabe current issues and situations prevailing on the African continent. The meeting is in preparation for his take-over of the continental chairmanship in January next year. President Kabila, who is being accompanied by Zimbabwe’s…

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Obama Urges African Union “Nobody Should Be President For Life”

Obama Urges  African Union  “Nobody Should Be President For Life”

Judging by the applause at the African Union headquarters, Barack Obama hit a chord when he took aim at the continent’s ‘Big Men’, telling them they should quit when their time was up – especially since most have the cash to retire comfortably. In joining African reformists who demand term limits be observed, the U.S. president was lining up squarely against entrenched leaders from Congo Republic to Rwanda and Burundi who are intent on extending their…

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