A Tale of Three U.S. Sanctions: One in Africa, Two in the Americas

By OEA, A CURSORY view of the responses of the continental organizations to three U.S. sanctions, one in Africa and the other two in the Americas, shows in a stark way the abysmal lack of independence among the African nations in setting their foreign policies. The nations in question are Eritrea, Cuba and Venezuela. However, […]

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Eritrean Delegation Participated in the 23rd African Union Summit

By Eritrea Mission to AU and UNECA, A DELEGATION led by Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Eritrea, participated in the 23rd Summit of the African Union (AU) held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, from 20-27 June 2014, under the theme “Year of Agriculture and Food Security.” The Conference was conducted in three levels. […]

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Egypt Welcomes AU Decision to Reinstate Membership

Egypt is a historical or original member of the OAU. It also hosted the second OAU summit in Cairo in 1964 chaired by the illustrious President Gamal Abdel Nasser By Ahram Online, EGYPT’s foreign ministry released a statement on Tuesday welcoming the African Union’s decision to reinstate the country’s membership. “The decision reflected [the AU’s] […]

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