Smail Chergui


AU says delayed peacekeeper salaries soon to be paid

01-20-2017 After months of no pay, Burundi soldiers in Somalia are paid in less than a month, AU envoy tells Burundi during visit. “We have settled this issue with the Burundian authorities. Burundi signed with me a memorandum of understanding that allows the African Union to transfer these salaries to (...)

AU pays tribute to Burundian soldiers killed in Somalia

01-19-2017 Smail Chergui, AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, arrived in Bujumbura in the afternoon of 18 January 2017. He paid tribute to the Burundian soldiers who lost their lives in the fighting against the Al-Shabab terrorist group in Somalia. Chergui laid a wreath on the grave of Brigadier General (...)