Organisation of African Unity

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… DONS GIVE PRESIDENT JONATHAN 72 HOURS TO REVERT DECISION OR FACE PROTEST Fejiro Oliver As the President Jonathan administration continues to face protest from various sector of the country, foremost technological institute in the country, National Centre for Technological Management (NACETEM), Obaf...
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The African Union Special Representative for Somalia (SRCC) Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif has congratulated the Somali people as they mark their Independence Day. “On this day, 53 years ago, proud Somalis stood side by side as they witnessed the historic birth of their nation built on the ideals o...
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By JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA   When the African Union (known then as the Organization of African Unity) was founded, the leaders of that era understood that the success of their individual countries hinged on the success of the entire continent. Now, as the organization celebrates its 50th anniversary...
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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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by Reuben Abati  State House press release -We are dealing with such hideous and second rate characters in Nigeria’s public space, belonging to the ACN and the CPC, and that other would-be disaster-prone mongrel called APC that they won’t even respect the truth. The prize for being silly in this rega...
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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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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...
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May 27th, 2013
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By Alemayehu G Mariam The Organization of African Unity (OAU)/African Union (AU replaced OAU in 2002) began celebrating its Golden Jubilee in Addis Ababa this past week. In May 1963 when the OAU was founded, Ghanaian President Kwame Nkrumah accentuated his closing remarks by reciting a poem he had sp...
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I don’t have to say dears because you are not our dears; neither do I need to say leaders precisely because you are not our leaders.  If I must address you by a phrase, I would rather say the hated- monstrous rulers. Are you really here to celebrate the anniversary of African Unity, the uncalled-for ...
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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...