African Union Assembly to address new challenges

29 January 2015

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the ongoing civil conflict in South Sudan and the rise of terrorism in Nigeria are topics on which the UN Secretary-General is expected to focus at the Assembly of the African Union.

Ban Ki-moon is on Thursday arriving in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to attend the annual gathering of African Heads of States.

The Deputy Spokesperson of the Secretary-General, Farhan Haq, gave Stephanie Coutrix a preview of what the UN will contribute to the gathering.

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