Does the Commission enjoy benign or malign neglect from the OAU
? Can the Commissioners be galvanized into the broader interpretation that Ouguergouz wishes to see?
The climate of democratization in individual countries needs to be strengthened by Pan-African mechanisms of accountability - from an OAU
Ombudsman to methods of honouring heads of state who bow out of power gracefully, and permit peaceful political succession.
It was widely reported that one OAU
student whose name was Kolapo Olowoporoku took his life too.
Shouldn't these basic things be behind us after 39 years of the OAU
and 15 years of the AU?
The time span for the data covers from 1963, the year in which the OAU
was launched and 2015.
The celebrations will be held on 25 May to coincide with the day the OAU
was formed in 1963.
When the founding fathers of the AU's predecessor, the OAU
, met in Addis Ababa in 1963, the need for Africans to unite and decide their own destiny came into sharp focus.
"Today the OAU
is the only regional organisation that stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the United Nations in sending peace keeping missions to several conflict zones in Africa," he said.
Early in their history, however, these countries banded together to form the Organization of African Unity (OAU
), an intercontinental organization designed to promote peace and prosperity on the African continent.
Similarly, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of OAU
, Mr Abiodun Olarewaju lamented the accident, just as he appealed to motorists to comply with traffic regulations and also commiserated with the families of the deceased.
'We want to appeal to students, particularly OAU
students, to take things easy.
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi stressed on Saturday, the necessity of keeping the unity of the African countries in order to make the dream of the founding fathers of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU
) come true, and achieve stability and prosperity.