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  • Kufuor says African Union will free Africans from bondage
    10 july 2001 16:38:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- The African Union appears to be the best form of realistic Pan-Africanism capable of helping the continent enter the mainstream of the world economy as globalisation continues to engulf the entire world, Ghana's President John Kufuor said in Lusaka Tuesday. Full text...

  • Annan welcomes Essy's election as OAU Secretary General
    10 july 2001 13:07:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- UN Secretary General Kofi Annan On Tuesday welcomed the election of Amara Essy of Cote d'Ivoire as new head of the Organisation of African Unity. Full text...

  • African Union discussion tops OAU summit agenda Tuesday
    10 july 2001 13:00:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- African leaders meeting in Lusaka for the 37th OAU summit, Tuesday entered the second day of closed door session with discussion on the transformation of the OAU into the African Union, as the prime item on their agenda. Full text...

  • Amara Essy promises to obtain short-term results
    10 july 2001 12:50:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- OAU Secretary General-elect Amara Essy Tuesday in Lusaka, Zambia promised "early and concrete" results during his one-year tenure of office to prepare the smooth transition of the organisation into the African Union. Full text...

  • How Amara Essy got elected OAU Secretary General
    10 july 2001 12:08:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- It took African leaders meeting in Lusaka, Zambia, Monday four-and-half hours of voting and negotiation to elect Amara Essy, former Foreign Minister of Cote d'Ivoire as new Secretary General of the Organization of African Unity. Full text...

  • Amara Essy: New OAU Secretary-General
    09 july 2001 23:56:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Ivorian diplomat Amara Essy, elected next OAU Secretary-General Monday was born 20 December 1944 in Bouake, northern Cote d'Ivoire. Full text...

  • Eyadema restates call for an African Peace Force
    09 july 2001 22:14:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Togolese President Gnassingbe Eyadema Monday in Lusaka reiterated the call for the establishment of an African peace-keeping force to handle growing conflicts on the continent. Full text...

  • OAU boss election opens, Lansana Kouyate out
    09 july 2001 20:07:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- ECOWAS Executive Secretary Lansana Kouyate has been eliminated in the first round of a poll to elect the next Organisation of African Unity secretary general. Full text...

  • Salim underscores need for women's empowerment
    09 july 2001 17:08:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Outgoing OAU Secretary General Salim Ahmed Salim on Monday underscored the need to uplift the involvement and participation of African women in Africa's development and political processes. Full text...

  • Salim says AU is Africa's greatest feat
    09 july 2001 16:38:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Outgoing OAU Secretary General Salim Ahmed Salim has described the launch of the African Union as one of the greatest achievements of the continent. Full text...

  • Last OAU summit opens with launch of African Union
    09 july 2001 16:37:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- African leaders on Monday Lusaka formally launched the African Union (AU) to replace the 38-year-old Organisation of African Unity (OAU). Full text...

  • Only four States have not ratified AU charter
    09 july 2001 15:44:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Forty nine of the 53 member states of the OAU have ratified the Constitutive Act of the African Union (AU), according to an informed source at the OAU summit in Lusaka, the Zambian capital. Full text...

  • Triki urges African leaders to solidify unity under AU
    09 july 2001 15:08:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Libyan African Affairs Minister Ali Triki has urged African leaders to realise unity and genuine solidarity among the nations and peoples of the continent according to the dictates of the African Union. Full text...

  • Kadhafi accuses US of conspiring against Moslems
    09 july 2001 14:20:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Libyan leader, Col. Full text...

  • Annan says peace crucial for success of African Union
    09 july 2001 13:30:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Monday commended the formal launch of the African Union by African leaders in Lusaka, but warned that it would only achieve its objectives if peace is allowed to prevail on the continent. Full text...

  • OAU council of ministers adopts 51 resolutions
    09 july 2001 13:13:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- African foreign ministers on Monday adopted 51 resolutions which were immediately submitted to the OAU Heads of State and Government at the beginning of their annual summit in Lusaka, Zambia. Full text...

  • Pretoria sees 37th OAU Summit as landmark event
    09 july 2001 09:47:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Foreign Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has described this week's OAU Summit as a landmark event in Africa's long history of conflict and underdevelopment. Full text...

  • African leaders meet for OAU Summit
    09 july 2001 09:30:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- More than 40 African leaders are set for the opening of the 37th ordinary summit of OAU heads of state and government on Monday in Lusaka. Full text...

  • Ministers resume final session prior to summit
    08 july 2001 21:53:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- The 74th ordinary session of the council of ministers, resuming work after a 24-hour break, continued to work on its final report to be tabled before OAU summit on Monday. Full text...

  • Kaunda urges for strong African commitment in AIDS fight
    08 july 2001 20:01:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Former Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda has urged Africans and their leaders to show strong commitment in the campaign to contain the spread of HIV/AIDS, instead of relying on the outside world. Full text...

  • Mandela, Annan, other leaders arrive for OAU summit
    08 july 2001 19:30:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- More leaders arrived Sunday in Lusaka for the OAU summit, including UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and former South African president Nelson Mandela. Full text...

  • Group urges African leaders to focus on continent's problems
    08 july 2001 18:31:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- A group of African and Antilles residents in Paris has called on African leaders due to meet in Lusaka, Zambia Monday to remain focused and not to allow themselves be distracted from laudable objectives of the African Union. Full text...

  • Nine candidates identified for human rights commission
    08 july 2001 17:50:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- The 37th OAU summit, which gets underway in Lusaka Monday, is to elect new members to the African Commission on Human and People's Rights from 12 candidates. Full text...

  • Zambia's ladies of the night gear up for OAU summit
    08 july 2001 17:27:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- As African leaders get ready for Monday's start of the OAU summit, so too are Lusaka's ladies of the night for the business they expect the meeting to generate. Full text...

  • OAU adds Spanish as fifth working language
    08 july 2001 16:52:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Spanish will soon be included as a working language in the Organisation of African Unity and the African Union, OAU spokesman Desmond Orjiako told reporters Sunday. Full text...

  • Mini-summit on Burundi holds in Lusaka today
    08 july 2001 16:42:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- On the eve of the OAU Heads of State conference, a mini-summit on the crisis in Burundi has been scheduled for this evening, 8 July in Lusaka, Zambia. Full text...

  • President Pierre Buyoya leaves for Lusaka
    08 july 2001 15:32:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- President Pierre Buyoya of Burundi left Bujumbura Sunday morning for Lusaka, Zambia to attend the OAU summit opening there on Monday. Full text...

  • OAU moves to help Zimbabwe handle land crisis
    08 july 2001 14:21:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- The OAU Sunday named a six-nation committee to help Zimbabwe deal with its controversial land reform problem. Full text...

  • Niger president heads for Lusaka
    08 july 2001 13:57:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- President Mamadou Tandja of Niger left Niamey Sunday for Lusaka, Zambia, where he will take part in the 37th OAU Summit, a State radio broadcast said. Full text...

  • Zambia to make six million dollars from OAU summit
    08 july 2001 11:38:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- A Zambian tourism official boasted Sunday that the country would net some 6 million US dollars from hosting the OAU Heads of State and government summit which opens on Monday. Full text...

  • OAU to issue solidarity message to Zimbabwe
    08 july 2001 11:28:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- The OAU would issue a statement at its Heads of State and Government summit in Zambia opening on Monday, backing Zimbabwe in its stand-off with western powers over land reforms, diplomatic sources hinted Sunday in Lusaka. Full text...

  • African leaders in for tight summit schedule
    08 july 2001 11:18:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Details begun to emerge Sunday on the programme awaiting African leaders when they convene in Lusaka 9-11 July for the annual OAU Heads of State summit. Full text...

  • Wade's recipe in democratic governance
    08 july 2001 10:23:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The 37th OAU Summit in Lusaka, expected to transform the organisation into an African Union, presents an opportunity for African leaders to reflect on the socio-economic and political backwardness of a continent otherwise richly endowed in human and material resources. Full text...

  • Kofi Annan, Joseph Kabila likely to meet in Lusaka
    08 july 2001 09:50:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Well-placed UN sources say Secretary General Kofi Annan might on the sidelines of the 37th OAU summit opening 9 July in Lusaka, Zambia, meet with President Joseph Kabila of DR Congo. Full text...

  • Kofi Annan awaited in Lusaka
    07 july 2001 21:26:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Over 40 countries have already confirmed their participation in the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) heads of state and government summit which opens in the country next week. Full text...

  • African leaders begin arriving for OAU summit
    07 july 2001 21:02:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- African leaders Saturday began arriving in Lusaka for next week's historic OAU summit where the 38-year old continental body is expected to be transformed into the African Union to foster closer economic and political integration. Full text...

  • Mauritius wants special meeting on African Union
    07 july 2001 20:40:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Mauritius has tabled a proposal at the 74th ordinary session of the council of ministers, which, if adopted by the upcoming heads of state summit, may radically turn round the course of the African Union. Full text...

  • More OAU members settle debts to avoid sanctions
    07 july 2001 19:47:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- The OAU said Saturday that several member countries which had been slapped with a range of sanctions earlier this week for not paying their annual membership dues had paid in order to escape the punishment. Full text...

  • Zambia backs Zimbabwe on land reform
    07 july 2001 19:02:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambian President Frederick Chiluba Saturday strongly backed his Zimbabwean counterpart Robert Mugabe in his controversial land reform programme involving the seizure of idle white-owned farms to resettle landless Zimbabweans. Full text...

  • Chiluba Says Economic Cooperation Vital For AU Success
    07 july 2001 18:46:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambian President Frederick Chiluba said Saturday greater African economic cooperation is vital for the success of the proposed African Union. Full text...

  • Chiluba Urges Africans to Push Hard for Union
    07 july 2001 18:08:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- President Frederick Chiluba of Zambia has called on Africans in all walks of life not to dither in the effort to construct a strong African Union. Full text...

  • Conflict resolution to take centre stage in African Union
    07 july 2001 17:32:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambian President Frederick Chiluba said here Saturday that conflict resolution and prevention would be immediate priorities of the African Union. Full text...

  • Political party wants African Union to form army
    07 july 2001 17:29:00
    Douala- Cameroon (PANA) -- An opposition party in Cameroon is urging the African Union to "quickly initiate a policy regarding the formation of a Pan-African Armed Forces" or PAAF. Full text...

  • Women pressure groups take rights issue to OAU summit
    07 july 2001 17:15:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- African leaders who cite human rights charters ratified by their parliaments as key achievements in advancing the status of women should be advised to reconsider their policies. Full text...

  • OAU foreign ministers resume session
    07 july 2001 14:28:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- The 74th ordinary session of the OAU Council of Ministers entered its third day in Lusaka Saturday amid speculations it might drag into the night due to lack of consensus on some contentious issues. Full text...

  • New Profiles for the African Union
    07 july 2001 13:51:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- One of the major issues of the 37th ordinary session of the O. Full text...

  • African countries neglect parliament protocol
    07 july 2001 10:41:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Mali and Namibia are the only OAU member countries that have signed the protocol for the establishment of a Pan-African Parliament, a vital organ under the African Union (AU), says a document being discussed by African foreign ministers in Lusaka, Zambia. Full text...

  • OAU contemplates decade of traditional medicine
    06 july 2001 23:53:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- The OUA might shortly proclaim 2001-2010 as the "OAU decade for African traditional medicine", based on a report of Secretary General Salim Ahmed Salim to the 74th ordinary session of the council of ministers that opened Thursday in Lusaka. Full text...

  • Anti-retrovirals to curb the enemy's progress
    06 july 2001 16:53:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Anti-retrovirals, the drugs that make it possible to curb the progress of AIDS, today constitute one of the few weapons Africa has to slow down the advance of a very powerful enemy. Full text...

  • Malaysia expresses support for African Union
    06 july 2001 16:29:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan leader Col. Full text...

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