African Union Assembly to address new challenges

Survivor Tree at Ebola Treatment Centre in Port Loko, Sierra Leone. UN Photo/Martine Perret

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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