Violence, poverty impede Africa’s progress: AU leader


Despite all-round, significant progress, Africa remains plagued by poverty, violence, and lack of democratic governance, the chairman of African Union Commission said on Monday.

The remarks by Moussa Faki Mahamat came in a statement issued to mark the Africa Day named after the establishment of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in 1963. The OAU morphed into the African Union (AU), a pan-African union of 55 member...