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Machar Appoints Gov’t Defector as AU Representative

South Sudan’s rebel leader, Dr. Riek Machar has appointed Brig. Gen Gai Chatim Puoch as the rebel movement’s representative to the African Union (AU). “Pursuant to the resolution of the SPLM Political Bureau September 23, 2016, and SPLM (IO) constitution, I, Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon, Chairman and Commander –In-Chief, SPLM/SPLA (IO), do

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Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Sells Cows to Fund African Union

As the African Union struggles to get members to pay dues, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe took the bull by the horns and sold his own cattle for a sizeable donation to the body. Mugabe handed over $1 million (880,000 euros) at the start of the AU's bi-annual summit in Addis Ababa,

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