African Union   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_Union

 

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1942: Union of African Republics


Now: African Union


Description: The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other official languages) is an intergovernmental organization consisting of 53 African states. Established on 9 July 2002, the AU was formed as a successor to the Organization of African Unity (OAU).
Established: 07 / 09 / 2002

Members:


1.    Algeria
2.    Angola
3.    Benin
4.    Botswana
5.    Burkina Faso
6.    Burundi
7.    Cameroon
8.    Cape Verde
9.    Central African Republic
10.    Chad
11.    Comoros
12.    Côte d'Ivoire
13.    Democratic Republic of the Congo
14.    Republic of the Congo
15.    Djibouti
16.    Egypt
17.    Equatorial Guinea

18.    Eritrea
19.    Ethiopia
20.    Gabon
21.    Gambia
22.    Ghana
23.    Guinea-Bissau
24.    Kenya
25.    Lesotho
26.    Liberia
27.    Libya
28.    Madagascar
29.    Malawi
30.    Mali
31.    Mauritius
32.    Mozambique
33.    Namibia
34.    Niger
35.    Nigeria
36.    Rwanda
37.    Western Sahara (SADR)
38.    São Tomé and Príncipe
39.    Senegal
40.    Seychelles
41.    Sierra Leone
42.    Somalia
43.    South Africa
44.    Sudan
45.    Swaziland
46.    Tanzania
47.    Togo
48.    Tunisia
49.    Uganda
50.    Zambia
51.    Zimbabwe

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_Union


In the News
2009

·    Qaddafi Named Chairman of African Union
·    Gaddafi, Newly Elected African Union Head, Strongly Opposes Darfur Indictment
·    African Union
·    AU welcomes Darfur peace deal between Sudanese government, JEM
·    Chairman of AU Commission Praises the Qadhafi Role in Establishment of AU
·    AU chief strongly urges Madagascan stakeholders to keep calm
2008
·    United States of Africa
·    AU calls for respect for Angola`s poll results
2005
·    U.S. Focuses on Aiding African Union in Darfur


Organization Web-Site: www.africa-union.org