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Seychelles Throws Hat in the Ring for AU Commission Chair, Shaking Up Race Against Raila Odinga and Fawzia Yusuf

Seychelles throws its hat in the ring for the AU Commission Chairperson position, shaking up Raila and Somalia's hopes. Kenya, Djibouti, and Somalia have already put forward their candidates, but Seychelles has now entered the race with Vincent Meriton as its contender, adding complexity to the competition. Meriton, with his extensive background in various key ministries, including Foreign Affairs and Health, is seen as a strong candidate. Djibouti's Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, Kenya's Raila Odinga, and Somalia's Fawzia Yusuf are…

Ruto Urges Somalia to Withdraw Support for AU Commission Candidate in Favor of Raila

Kenya has initiated discussions to convince Somalia to withdraw its candidate from the African Union Commission race in favor of Raila Odinga. The talks took place on Tuesday, May 7, with Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua and Somalia's Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre meeting at Gachagua's Karen residence in Nairobi. Sources suggest that Somalia might comply with Kenya's request to support Raila for the position. Somalia, however, claims to have the backing of the Organisation of Islamic Corporation, which comprises over…

The Ethiopian Commission on Human Rights condemns

In Ethiopia, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission condemns ethnic assaults within the Oromia area, within the western a part of the nation. This group, affiliated with the federal government of Abye Ahmed, arouses greater than 200 victims and attributes the primary assault to an Oromo insurgent group. The Ethiopian Human…

The head of the Somalia Election Commission accused the FMS of interfering

Mogadishu, Somalia. Due to disagreements within the Federal Election Commission, which has not yet established any rules for participation, member states of the federal government are now accused of obstructing the upcoming parliamentary elections in Somalia. After the organization accused the new election rules of violating agreed electoral practices, the anonymous head of state incited differences within the committee. I don't know why, although initially agreed, the official disagreed. The current president said:…

Elisé Ouedraogo was elected President of the Commission

In Burkina Faso, the National Electoral Commission has a new president. It is the magistrate Elisé Ouedraogo who was elected after several hours of negotiations and after the intervention of several political or customary personalities. Despite the candidate's withdrawal from the ordinary chief, it was through a lack of consensus, through an election that two candidates for the post of president of the…

the creation of the Truth Commission

In the Central African Republic, President Touadéra began his re-entry on Friday, July 16. In his speech, he mentioned the creation of the Truth, Justice, Reconciliation and Separation Commission (CVJRR), whose eleven commissioners swore in early July. The CVJRR is one of the recommendations to end the crisis in the Bangui Forum in 2015, which was addressed in the Khartoum Agreements of 2019. The eleven…

Ethiopian Human Rights Fee

In Ethiopia, the Human Rights Commission, independent but linked to the federal authorities, expresses "its deep concern" over the situation of civilians in the Tigray region and calls for "urgent measures to ensure their safety and security", in a rare press release published on Saturday 3 July . This institution, which is currently conducting investigations with the UN on crimes committed during the…

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