The AU

Its Permanent Representative

and the African Diaspora


The African Union (AU) Permanent Mission to the United States of America has expressed deep sadness at the death of US Senator and former Presidential candidate John McCain.


African Union Permanent Representative to the United States, Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao has called on Africans in the Diaspora to sit up and pay more attention finding solutions to challenges that affect them and those on the continent, instead of focusing on attacking and maligning each other.

FILE- In this April 19, 2017 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the world premiere of "Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives" at Radio City Music Hall, during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

The African Union Permeant Representative to the United States of America, Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quoa, has expressed profound sadness at the death of global music icon Aretha Franklin, who passed away today at her home in Detroit, USA.