The Heat: African Union summit

The Heat

The Heat: African Union summit

African heads of state met in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, over the weekend for the 26th African Union Summit.

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The leaders focused on many of the major political, social and economic challenges now facing the continent. They discussed issues like efforts to restore stability in Burundi, economic development and the empowerment of African women.

CCTV’s Robert Nagila reports.

The Heat: African Union summit pt1

The Heat: African Union summit pt1

African heads of state met in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, over the weekend for the 26th African Union Summit. The leaders focused on many of the major political, social and economic challenges now facing the continent. They discussed issues like efforts to restore stability in Burundi, economic development and the empowerment of African women. CCTV’s Robert Nagila reports.The Heat was joined by the following guests: From Johannesburg is William Gumede. He is an associate professor at the University of Witwatersrand. From Nairobi is Dr. Anita Kiamba. She is a lecturer at the University of Nairobi. From Washington, DC is Ebrahim Rasool. He is a former South African Ambassador to the United States. Rasool is a distinguished scholar in residence at Georgetown University.

The Heat was joined by the following guests:

The Heat: African Union summit pt2

The Heat: African Union summit pt2

African heads of state met in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, over the weekend for the 26th African Union Summit. The leaders focused on many of the major political, social and economic challenges now facing the continent. They discussed issues like efforts to restore stability in Burundi, economic development and the empowerment of African women. CCTV’s Robert Nagila reports.The Heat was joined by the following guests: From Johannesburg is William Gumede. He is an associate professor at the University of Witwatersrand. From Nairobi is Dr. Anita Kiamba. She is a lecturer at the University of Nairobi. From Washington, DC is Ebrahim Rasool. He is a former South African Ambassador to the United States. Rasool is a distinguished scholar in residence at Georgetown University.

  • From Johannesburg is William Gumede. He is an associate professor at the University of Witwatersrand.
  • From Nairobi is Dr. Anita Kiamba. She is a lecturer at the University of Nairobi.
  • From Washington, DC is Ebrahim Rasool. He is a former South African Ambassador to the United States. Rasool is a distinguished scholar in residence at Georgetown University.