All posts tagged "African Union"

African Union proposes taxes on travel industry, SMS

Pan-African body seeks to divorce itself from the trappings of foreign funding with a radical plan to tax tourism and communication

African Union welcomes interim Burkina Faso president

Burkina Faso’s military makes good on its promise to appoint a consensus candidate following the departure of 27-year President Compaore

Ethiopia studies $5bn in mining, geothermal resources

Ethiopia envisages a doubling of mining sector revenue and dramatic geothermal plans after a sweeping study of its geological landscape

Recapture of Somali port ends embarrassing trade with the Gulf

African union-backed mission ends maritime arms imports into Somalia while halting the flow of vital charcoal revenue into Al Shabab’s coffers