The Heat discusses the African Union summit

The Heat

Heads of state throughout the African continent met over the last few days at the 25th African Union Summit in Johannesburg. Under the theme of Women’s Empowerment and Development in Africa, other issues, such as peace and security, were also discussed CCTV’s Angelo Coppola is covering the summit in South Africa.
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The Heat discusses African Union summit 1

The Heat discusses African Union summit 1

Heads of state from throughout the African continent met over the last few days at the 25th African Union Summit in Johannesburg. Under the theme of Women's Empowerment and Development in Africa, other issues, such as peace and security, were also discussed CCTV's Angelo Coppola is covering the summit in South Africa.

For more on the African Union summit, The Heat discussed with these experts:

  • James Shikwati from Nairobi. He is a Kenyan economist and is the founder and CEO of a business magazine called African Executive.
  • He Wenping from Beijing. She is a professor and director of African studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
  • Robin Sanders is a former U.S. ambassador to Nigeria and the Republic of Congo.
  • Rita Kiki Edozie from Detroit. She is a professor of African affairs at Michigan State University. She is also the author of “The African Union’s Africa.
The Heat discusses African Union summit 2

The Heat discusses African Union summit 2

Heads of state from throughout the African continent met over the last few days at the 25th African Union Summit in Johannesburg. Under the theme of Women's Empowerment and Development in Africa, other issues, such as peace and security, were also discussed CCTV's Angelo Coppola is covering the summit in South Africa.

The Heat discusses African Union summit 3

The Heat discusses African Union summit 3

Heads of state from throughout the African continent met over the last few days at the 25th African Union Summit in Johannesburg. Under the theme of Women's Empowerment and Development in Africa, other issues, such as peace and security, were also discussed CCTV's Angelo Coppola is covering the summit in South Africa.