Ethiopia Ready to Host 30th A.U. Summit


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Authorities in Ethiopia say the country is set to host the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (A.U.).

The summit which will take place at the A.U. headquarters in Addis Ababa is scheduled to kickoff on Monday January 22 till January 29, 2018.

The A.U. during its last session is said to have appointed Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari as its anti-corruption ambassador. Buhari missed the last session due to sickness, he was represented by the then Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo.

Corruption issues of conflict resolution across Africa will also be discussed, aside that other situation in South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia and Libya will be discussed too.

Permanent representatives of respective countries and the executive council of the A.U.will be expected to engage each other between the 22nd and 27th.

African leaders will take their turn between the 28th and 29th of January. The current A.U. president Alpha Conde of Guinea is expected to hand over the mantle to Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame – in what is a yearly rotation of the presidency.