The African Union, four years after Morocco’s readmission

Since his accession to the throne on July 30, 1999, King Mohammed VI has placed Africa at the forefront. A commitment that secured Morocco's readmission to to the continental organization on July 17, 2016, marking a turning point in Morocco's foreign policy.


Portrait of the Superman of Algerian Diplomacy: Smail Chergui

Smail Chergui, former Ambassador of Algeria to Russia, has been holding the position of African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security (PSC) since October 12, 2013.

Western Sahara: South African Foreign Affairs Ministry' s Headlong Rush to Disrupt the UN Process

I was flabbergasted when I read Mr.

African Union: Morocco Advances While Algeria Retreats

 The election of Morocco to head the very powerful Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) is a significant win for Rabat.


12 November 1984 : When Morocco withdrew from the Organization of African Unity

Between the late nineteenth and mid-twentieth century, Africa was targeted by several European powers. In the early 1960s, many countries that were granted independence attempted to form a continental organization that would defend the interests of its state members.


Confirmed: Self-proclaimed SADR Will Not Attend EU-AU Summit in Ivory Coast

 The self proclaimed Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) has not been invited to attend the upcoming 5th European Union-African Union Summit in Ivory Coast, despite Algerian claims to the contr

Polisario Threatens to Cancel EU-Africa Summit If Prevented from Participating

Following a campaign of misinformation launched by Algeria a few weeks ago, Polisario has threatened to force the cancelation of the upcoming European Union-Africa summit if it is not allowed to pa

EU-Africa Summit: Algeria should fret about Hyperinflation and not Morocco

As Algeria enters a period of economic uncertainty, its diplomacy and foreign relations remain focused on countering Morocco and promoting the self-proclaimed Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) on the international scene.

EU-AU Summit : A new diplomatic battle between Morocco and the Polisario’s allies

On the 29th and 30th of November the Ivorian economic capital, Abidjan, will host the «European Union-African Union» summit. Will Morocco accept the presence of a Polisario delegation at this event ? In the past, Rabat had successfully marginalized the front and banned it from attending such gatherings, however, this year the situation has changed. Details.

AU Urges Morocco to offer logistical Support for Sahel G5 Force

The African Union called on Morocco to bring logistical support for the Sahel G5 anti-terrorism force in the wake of the terrorist attack on a restaurant in Burkina Faso leaving 20 dead.

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