THE AFRICAN UNION (AU)
- The Origin of the African Union (AU)
- The Aims and Objectives of the African Union (AU)
- Achievements of the African Union (AU)
The Origin of the African Union (AU)
The African Union was established to replace the Organisation of African Unity. On July 9, 2002, African heads of state in Urban South Africa launched the African Union (AU) to work the end of OAU after 39 years of existence.
All is the brain child of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi who first proposed it as a full blown ‘United States of Africa’ the constitutive act establishing UA was signed at an OAU summit held in Lome, Togo in 2002 and came into effect in 2001 following its formed proclamation at an extra-ordinary OAU summit in Libya.
The Aims and Objectives of the African Union (AU)
- To achieve African Unity and solidarity.
- To end the senseless wars and conflicts causing unnecessary hardship and pains to Africans
- To defend the sovereignty of member state.
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