Earlier, the presidency said Ramaphosa had arrived at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa on Saturday to lead a high-level South African delegation at the AU session.
Ramaphosa also handed in the instrument of ratification, a formal approval by Parliament of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA), to the AU Commission.
The summit was expected to deliberate on a number of other issues, including the institutional reform and financing of the continental body; peace and security on the continent, developments related to the African continental free trade area, and ...
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Saturday met Sudan leader Omar al-Bashir ahead of the official opening of the 32nd African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
While multiple crises on the continent will be on the agenda of heads of State from the 55 member nations, the summit will also focus on institutional reforms, and the establishment of a continent-wide free trade zone.
Apart from the election of the chairperson of the AU for 2020 – a position that will rotate to the Southern Region – the summit is also expected to deliberate on a number of other issues.
After discussing the January 15 terrorist attack at the dusitD2 complex in Nairobi , where Al-Shabaab militants killed 21 people, President Uhuru Kenyatta and other world leaders vowed on Sunday to never allow terrorism to distabilise any country ...