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African Union summit – 2014 Year of Agriculture

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African Union summit, Addis Ababa, January 2014

African Union summit, Addis Ababa, January 2014

Radio France Internationale’s English service

A series of interviews and reports from the 22nd African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Includes coverage from the Executive Council and Assembly as well as stories on South Sudan, Somalia, Kenya, Libya, Algeria, the AU Immediate Response to Crises force and agriculture, the summit’s theme.

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Libya will not be governed by extremists, says new PM

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Abdurrahim el-Keib

Abdurrahim el-Keib

In an exclusive interview on Tuesday Libya’s new interim Prime Minister Abdurrahim el-Keib told RFI that worries over the introduction of sharia law in Libya are unfounded. He says his new government will do its “best” to stop human rights abuses and investigate those that have already taken place.

Interview: Abdurrahim el-Keib, Libya’s new prime minister

Radio France Internationale

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Written by Daniel Finnan

1 November 2011 at 23:45

Seif al-Islam could be tried in Libya if conditions right, says ICC

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Fadi El-Abdallah

Fadi El-Abdallah, ICC spokesman, at American University of Beirut in April 2010. Screenshot: American University of Beirut

A spokesman for the International Criminal Court told RFI on Monday that it is discussing the transfer of Moamer Kadhafi’s son Seif al-Islam with the Libyan rebel National Transitional Council (NTC). The court recognises that he could be tried in Libya if the authorities are “serious” and “capable” of carrying out a “genuine” prosecution.

Radio France Internationale

Interview: Fadi El-Abdallah, ICC spokesman, The Hague, 22nd August 2011

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Written by Daniel Finnan

22 August 2011 at 15:30

African mediators want Libya truce, says Zuma aide

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Jacob Zuma and Moamer Kadhafi. Photo: Elmond Jiyane, GCIS.

Top-level African Union mediators will call on both sides in Libya’s conflict to lay down their arms on a mission to the divided country starting Sunday, an adviser to South Africa’s Jacob Zuma tells RFI.

Interview: Jacob Zuma’s international relations special advisor Lindiwe Zulu

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Written by Daniel Finnan

10 April 2011 at 14:28

London conference on Libya successful, says OIC Sec Gen

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Group photograph from the conference. CC licence: British FCO

More than 35 countries, including seven Arab states, the United Nations and Nato, gathered in London on Tuesday to discuss plans for Libya’s future. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, the Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, told RFI that the meeting was “successful” and he hopes that military intervention in Libya comes to end “as soon as possible”.

Interview: Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, Sec Gen, OIC

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