Dealing with Africa’s
elections and crises in 2021

With nine presidential elections and
ongoing governance challenges, 2021
will be another challenging year for Africa.

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Reality check: the AU’s limited
ability to respond to crises

The PSC’s actions in 2020 were limited
not just by COVID-19 but by principles
of sovereignty and subsidiarity.

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Mohamed El Hacen Lebatt: a new
doctrine for African-led mediation

The AU Commission chairperson’s principal
strategic adviser talked to PSC Report
about the AU’s mediation in Sudan.

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Fielding candidates for the AU
top jobs could signal a new
commitment by South Africa

SA has four nominations for senior AU
Commission positions to be elected in early 2021.

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The tricky business of electing
an AU Commission chairperson

With Moussa Faki Mahamat running for
a second term, what are the criteria
for this key continental position?

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The importance of regional
integration highlighted by COVID-19

An AU report calls for the establishment of
a manufacturing base in various sectors
and boosting intra-African trade.

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