Organization of African Unity


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Organization of African Unity

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the former name of the African Union
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He stated that Africa has been pursuing its geo-political and economic integration of the continent from the foundation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) and thought the creation of the African Union in 1999.
In 1963, the Organization of African Unity was founded in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
He also stated that Sri Lanka was keen to build on the solidarity in Africa and had applied for Observer Status in the Organization of African Unity (OAU).
Born in 2002 out of the "Organization of African Unity," the AU now includes 54 member states--every country on the continent except Morocco.
Ban called Mandela "one of the giants of the 20th century" at a New York reception for the 50th anniversary of the Organization of African Unity which played a leading international role in fighting apartheid in South Africa.
Addis Ababa, May 26th (BNA) -- Ambassador of Kingdom of Bahrain to the Arab Republic of Egypt, and Ambassador of Kingdom of Bahrain to the African Union (as an observer) Shaikh Rashid Bin Abdul Rahman Al Khalifa participated in the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the inception of the Organization of African Unity in 1963, which turned now into the African Union.
On May 25, 1963, Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie and 31 of the continent's other leaders came together in the capital Addis Ababa to form the Organization of African Unity (OAU).
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle May 24, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - African countries are marking the 50th anniversary of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) with was replaced by the African Union (AU) in 2002.
Rabat - As part of celebrations of the Africa day in Morocco, marking the 50th anniversary of the Organization of African unity, a square in Rabat was named on Friday "African unity", a token to confirm Morocco's will to consolidate its African identity.
Morocco has lined up a series of events to celebrate the Africa Day, which this year coincides with the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), now the African Union (AU).
Also on Friday, Kerry is to travel to Addis Ababa to take part in two days of the celebration of 50 years since the founding of the Organization of African Unity - now known as the African Union.
Western Sahara has been a member of the African Union (and its predecessor, the Organization of African Unity) since 1984.

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