The Zionist state of Israel does not belong to Africa yet the gatekeeper of the African Union, one Moussa Faki Mahamat took it upon itself to grant it “observer status”. South African human rights organizations have launched a legal challenge against this decision.
That Dr Mohammad Mursi, the first ever democratically elected president of Egypt, was murdered is not in doubt. He may have collapsed in a Cairo court and died but there is a history to his six years of incarceration suffering extreme mistreatment at the hands of regime thugs.
Africa took a new turn on June 8, when the African Union (AU) was launched. Forty-three of the 53 rulers of the continent gathered to witness the birth of AU, which the rulers profess to hope will be a vehicle for democracy, good governance and prosperity.