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Jun 3rd, 2013
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by Christopher Rutledge AS THE leaders of Africa gathered 50 years after the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), Africans went about their daily struggle to put food on the table. I was starkly reminded of the widening gap between Africa’s political and economic elites and the people...
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May 27th, 2013
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Giulia Bonacci The Organization of African Unity marks its 50th anniversary today amid not just the search for solidarity across a continent but for a vision of a global Africa Africa unite! Unite for the benefit for the benefit of your people! Unite for it’s later than you think! Unite for the benef...
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May 27th, 2013
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Chinese President Xi Jinping’s special envoy and Vice Premier Wang Yang addresses a ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Organization for African Unity (OAU), in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 25, 2013. (Xinhua/Meng Chenguang)   Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopian prime min...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2013
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Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja, guardian.co.uk Delegations from African countries listen to Haile Selassie in Addis Ababa in 1963 at the conference that set up the African Union. Photograph: AFP The African Union (AU) is now 50 years old. Amid the celebrations this week, the AU – which was established as t...
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May 22nd, 2013
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On May 25, Africa celebrates its Golden Jubilee! The mortar which has been binding the several countries’ slates on the political map of the African continent has been the solidarity established by founding fathers against colonialism. It is the solidarity which joined together the African states int...
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May 22nd, 2013
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column Ghana’s first president, Kwame Nkrumah, was a passionate believer in African unity, and a living link with the historic Pan-African movement which had promoted solidarity among people of African descent everywhere against colonialism and racism. Earlier Pan-Africanists had identified wit...
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Mar 1st, 2013
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Sidi M. Omar INTRODUCTION Western Sahara is the last African decolonisation case on the agenda of the United Nations. It has been on the UN list of the Non-Self-Governing Territories since 1963 when it was under Spanish colonial rule. The UN General Assembly has consistently recognised the inalienabl...
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Jan 4th, 2013
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Preparations are well underway in Ethiopia for the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the African Union. The Golden Jubilee will be celebrated with a variety of programs ranging from cultural shows panel discussions, documentary films, outdoor and indoor music extravaganza, mass sport, postage to...
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Dec 18th, 2012
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Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide, who has been on a visit to Ethiopa, says Africa is the continent for the future, with great opportunities.   During his stay in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, Eide had talks with Ethiopian leaders as well as leaders of the African Union, which is...
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Apr 9th, 2012
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by Roble Ababya The dismal performance of the AU (African Union), since its establishment officially in Durban on the 9th of July 2002, is aDire effect of neglect by AU of TPLF abuses burning issue especially to genuine intellectuals who have the interests of Africa at heart and the young generation ...