African Union (AU)
The United States extends its military reach into Zambia

Vijay Prashad speaks with Dr. Fred M’membe of the Socialist Party about the reach and impact of the United States Africa Command in Zambia

African Medicine Agency Push for more regulation and ‘quality controls’ may further complicate medicine supply in Africa  

The creation of the African Medicines Agency with the objective of maintaining European standards for medicines in the continent may hamper the supply of regular and economical versions of medicines in areas where access is already skewed 

Sudanese Resistance Committees reject UN calls to negotiate with coup leaders

UN’s calls for negotiation with the coup leaders “is extremely disrespectful” of Sudan’s struggle for democracy, says Resistance Committee spokesperson Dania Atabani

Twist in TRIPS waiver negotiations raises eyebrows

A small group of WTO members has been discussing a watered-down version of the TRIPS waiver, which would leave most of the Global South’s production capacities unused

Sudan protest UN and AU endorse Sudan’s coup government, the streets do not

Protesters are not convinced by the UN and AU’s position that democracy can be won by accepting a government where the real levers of power are held by the military while a cabinet of technocrats is paraded before the international community to maintain the facade of ‘joint military-civilian rule’   

Israel-BDS-south-africa Lawyers, activists file petition seeking revocation of Israel’s observer status at African Union

Israel was admitted to the African Union (AU) as an observer state in July this year, a decision that came as a shock to several member countries, given Israel’s sustained and ongoing repression of the Palestinian people

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