Harare, Zimbabwe, 22 May 2017 – Zimbabwe President H.E Emerson Mnangagwa has confirmed that his country will join the APRM. This follows a courtesy visit by the APRM Chief Executive Officer, Prof. Eddy Maloka to the Zimbabwan President on 22 May 2019. Zimbabwe’s intention to accede to the Peer Review Mechanism is line with the AU Assembly Decision.1(XI), adopted at the 11th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in November 2018.
LUSAKA, 11 APRIL 2019. The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) delegation led by Bishop Dinis SENGULANE had a fruitful and productive meeting with the Zambian APRM Focal Point and Minister of Justice Hon. Given LUBINDA on the upcoming Targeted Review Workshop and Targeted Review Mission to Zambia.
MOZAMBIQUE READY TO IMPLEMENT THE APRM RECOMMENDATIONS
Maputo, 9 May 2019: At a high-profile event in Maputo, Mozambique, the President of the Republic of Mozambique, government officials, members of Parliament and the Judiciary, members of the Diplomatic Corp, international organisations, members of the APRM National Forum, political parties, religious Leaders, civil society organisations and the media gathered at the Joaquim Alberto Chissano Convention Centre for the public launch of the 2nd Country Review Report of Mozambique.
In the spirit of a peaceful and secure Africa and in furtherance of the goal of securing an end to conflicts in Africa, and supporting the AU’s ‘Silencing of the Guns” objective, a two-day Technical Retreat on the theme ‘Silencing the Guns: Pre-requisites for realizing a conflict-free Africa by the year 2020’ was held in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Official Ceremony for the launch of the Review Report of Djibouti has kept its promises. The event, which was a great success, brought together more than 400 participants at the People’s Palace in Djibouti City.
The challenge of how to confront Unconstitutional Changes of Government (UCG) in Africa remains highly contested and sensitive among AU member states, as it impacts the optimal means of upholding constitutionalism, the respect of the rule of law and human rights.