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ETHIOPIA/
RTX101A3
May 26, 2013
France's President Francois Hollande delivers his speech during the 50th anniversary of the establishment...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
France's President Francois Hollande delivers his speech during the 50th anniversary of the establishment...
France's President Francois Hollande delivers his speech during the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Organization of African Union (OAU), at the 21st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of States and Government in capital Addis Ababa May 25, 2013. Picture taken May 25, 2013. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri (ETHIOPIA - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY)
ETHIOPIA/
RTX1019Z
May 26, 2013
France's President Francois Hollande delivers his speech during the 50th anniversary of the establishment...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
France's President Francois Hollande delivers his speech during the 50th anniversary of the establishment...
France's President Francois Hollande delivers his speech during the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Organization of African Union (OAU), at the 21st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of States and Government in capital Addis Ababa May 25, 2013. Picture taken May 25, 2013. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri (ETHIOPIA - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY)
ETHIOPIA/
RTX1009Z
May 25, 2013
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe (L) stands next to his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni during the...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Zimbabwe President Mugabe stands next to his Ugandan counterpart Museveni during 50th anniversary of...
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe (L) stands next to his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni during the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Organization of African Union (OAU), at the 21st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of States and Government in capital Addis Ababa May 25, 2013. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri (ETHIOPIA - Tags: POLITICS)
ETHIOPIA/
RTX1009W
May 25, 2013
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma (R) talks to his Sudanese counterpart Omar Hassan al-Bashir during...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
South Africa's President Zuma talks to his Sudanese counterpart al-Bashir during 50th anniversary of...
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma (R) talks to his Sudanese counterpart Omar Hassan al-Bashir during the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Organization of African Union (OAU), at the 21st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of States and Government in capital Addis Ababa May 25, 2013. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri (ETHIOPIA - Tags: POLITICS)
ETHIOPIA/
RTX1009R
May 25, 2013
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta (C) joins other leaders for a group photograph during the 50th anniversary...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Kenya's President Kenyatta joins other leaders for group photograph during 50th anniversary of the establishment...
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta (C) joins other leaders for a group photograph during the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Organization of African Union (OAU), at the 21st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of States and Government in capital Addis Ababa May 25, 2013. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri (ETHIOPIA - Tags: POLITICS)
ETHIOPIA
RTX1009P
May 25, 2013
Country leaders get ready to pose for a group photograph during the 50th anniversary of the establishment...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
African leaders pose for a group photograph during the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Organization...
Country leaders get ready to pose for a group photograph during the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Organization of African Union (OAU), during the 21st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of States and Government in capital Addis Ababa May 25, 2013. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri (ETHIOPIA - Tags: POLITICS)
ETHIOPIA/
RTXZZXB
May 25, 2013
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan (R) and his Tanzanian counterpart Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete attends...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan and his Tanzanian counterpart Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete attends the...
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan (R) and his Tanzanian counterpart Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete attends the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Organization of African Union (OAU), during the 21st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of States and Government in capital Addis Ababa May 25, 2013. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri (ETHIOPIA - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY)
RTRPEKB
October 04, 2003
The Organisation for African Unity (OAU) initials are displayed at the
national stadium October 4, 2003...
Nigeria
OAU INITIALS ARE SEEN DURING THE OPENING OF THE ALL AFRICA GAMES IN
ABUJA.
The Organisation for African Unity (OAU) initials are displayed at the
national stadium October 4, 2003 during the opening of the All Africa
Games in Nigeria's capital Abuja. About 53 countries with 6,000
athletes are participating at the eighth edition of the games.
REUTERS/Luc Gnago

RS/AA
RTR7CQM
July 08, 2002
Libyan President Muammar Al-Gaddafi is greeted by Zambian President
Levy Mwanawasa (L), South African...
Durban, South Africa
LIBYAN PRESIDENT MUAMMAR AL-GADDAFI IS GREETED BY AFRICAN LEADERS IN
DURBAN.
Libyan President Muammar Al-Gaddafi is greeted by Zambian President
Levy Mwanawasa (L), South African President Thabo Mbeki (C) and Amara
Essy, Secretary General of OAU from Mali (R) upon his arrival to the
International Conference Centre in Durban on July 8,2002. African
leaders gave a state funeral to their Organisation of African Unity
(OAU) on Monday but were quickly warned against complacency by United
Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan. REUTERS/Juda Ngwenya

AH
SAFRICA SUMMIT
RTR7CP1
July 08, 2002
United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan addresses members of the
OAU at the International Conference...
Durban, South Africa
UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL KOFI ANNAN ADDRESSES AFRICAN LEADERS
IN DURBAN.
United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan addresses members of the
OAU at the International Conference Centre in Durban on July 8, 2002.
African leaders gave a state funeral to their Organisation of African
Unity (OAU) on Monday. On Tuesday they will attend the birth of a new
African Union (AU) whose mission is to combat poverty, conflict and
corruption. At least 34 presidents and monarchs were at the opening of
a two-day summit. REUTERS/Juda Ngwenya

JN/AH
SAFRICA SUMMIT
RTR7CO8
July 08, 2002
Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa(L),South African President Thabo Mbeki
(L-R),Amara Essy (C) from Mali...
Durban, South Africa
AFRICAN LEADERS POSE FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS AT THE CONFERENCE IN DURBAN.
Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa(L),South African President Thabo Mbeki
(L-R),Amara Essy (C) from Mali Secretary General of OAU,and Nigeria
President Olusegun Obasanjo,poses for photographer at the International
Conference Centre in Durban July 8,2002.African leaders gave a state
funeral to their Organisation of African Unity (OAU) on Monday but were
quickly warned against complacency by United Nations Secretary general
Kofi Annan. At least 34 presidents and monarchs were at the opening of
a two-day summit. On Tuesday they will attend the birth of a new
African Union (AU) whose mission is to combat poverty, conflict and
corruption. REUTERS/Juda Ngwenya

JN/AH
SAFRICA SUMMIT
RTR7CNG
July 08, 2002
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses the International Conference
Centre in Durban July 8, 2002....
Durban, South Africa
LIBYAN PRESIDENT MUAMMAR GADDAFI ADDRESSES MEMBERS OF OAU.
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses the International Conference
Centre in Durban July 8, 2002. African leaders gave a state funeral to
their Organisation of African Unity (OAU) on Monday but were quickly
warned against complacency by United Nations chief Kofi Annan. At least
34 presidents and monarchs were at the opening of a two-day summit. On
Tuesday they attend the birth of a new African Union (AU) whose mission
is to combat poverty, conflict and corruption.

AREUTERS/Juda Ngwenya REUTERS
SAFRICA SUMMIT
RTR7CM5
July 08, 2002
Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa (L),South African President Thabo
Mbeki (L-R), Secretary General of...
Durban, South Africa
AFRICAN LEADERS POSE FOR PHOTOS AT DURBAN SUMMIT.
Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa (L),South African President Thabo
Mbeki (L-R), Secretary General of OAU Amara Essy (C) from Mali, former
South African President Nelson Mandela and his wife Graca pose for
photographers at the International Conference Centre in Durban July 8,
2002. African leaders gave a state funeral to their Organisation of
African Unity (OAU) on Monday but were quickly warned against
complacency by United Nations chief Kofi Annan. At least 34 residents
and monarchs were at the opening of a two-day summit. On Tuesday they
attend the birth of a new African Union (AU) whose mission is to combat
poverty, conflict

and corruption.
SAFRICA SUMMIT
RTR7CLK
July 08, 2002
Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa (L), South African President Thabo
Mbeki (L-R), Amara Essy (C) from...
Durban, South Africa
AFRICAN LEADERS POSE FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS IN DURBAN.
Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa (L), South African President Thabo
Mbeki (L-R), Amara Essy (C) from Mali and the Secretary General of the
Organisation of African Unity (OAU), Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe
(R-L) and his wife Grace pose for photographers at the International
Conference Centre in Durban July 8, 2002. African leaders gave a state
funeral to their Organisation of African Unity (OAU) on Monday but were
quickly warned against complacency by United Nations chief Kofi Annan.
At least 34 presidents and monarchs were at the opening of a two-day
summit. On Tuesday they attend the birth of a new African Union (AU)
whose mission is to combat poverty, conflict and corruption.

AREUTERS/Juda Ngwenya REUTERS
AFRICA SUMMIT
RTR7CFN
July 08, 2002
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses members of Organisation of
African Unity (OAU) at the summit...
Durban, South Africa
LIBYAN PRESIDENT MUAMMAR GADDAFI ADDRESSES OAU MEMBERS.
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses members of Organisation of
African Unity (OAU) at the summit conference in Durban July 8,2002.
African leaders gave a state funeral to their Organisation of African
Unity (OAU) on Monday but were quickly warned against complacency by
United Nations chief Kofi Annan. REUTERS/Juda Ngwenya

JN/CRB
SAFRICA SUMMIT
RTR7CFG
July 08, 2002
Libyan President Muammar Al-Gaddafi salutes after his address to
members of Organisation of African...
Durban, South Africa
LIBYAN PRESIDENT MUAMMAR AL-GADDAFI SALUTES TO MEMBERS OF ORGANISATION
OF AFRICAN UNITY IN DURBAN.
Libyan President Muammar Al-Gaddafi salutes after his address to
members of Organisation of African Unity (OAU) at the summit conference
in Durban on July 8, 2002. African leaders gave a state funeral to
their Organisation of African Unity (OAU) on Monday but were quickly
warned against complacency by the United Nations Secretary General Kofi
Annan. REUTERS/Juda Ngwenya

JN/CRB
SAFRICA SARDINES
RTR7AW2
July 07, 2002
A South African boy holds some of the thousands of fish caught by local
residents on a beach in Durban,...
Durban, South Africa
SOUTH AFRICAN BOY HOLDS SOME OF THE CATCH OF FISH IN DURBAN.
A South African boy holds some of the thousands of fish caught by local
residents on a beach in Durban, July 7, 2002. More than 40 African
heads of state are expected to take part in a three day summit starting
in Durban on Monday, which will wind down the 40-year old moribund
Organisation of African Unity (OAU) and launch a new African Union
(AU). REUTERS/Juda Ngwenya

JN/CRB
SAFRICA SARDINES
RTR7AUR
July 07, 2002
Children watch a catch of sardines being piled onto the beach by local
residents in Durban July 7, 2002....
Durban, South Africa
CHILDREN WATCH CATCH OF SARDINES ON BEACH IN DURBAN.
Children watch a catch of sardines being piled onto the beach by local
residents in Durban July 7, 2002. More than 40 African heads of state
are expected to take part in a three day summit starting in Durban on
Monday, which will wind down the 40-year old moribund Organisation of
African Unity (OAU) and launch a new African Union (AU). REUTERS/Juda
Ngwenya

JN/CRB
SPORT SOCCER
RTRRR04
January 16, 2002
Malian men push their bikes and pass next to a monument for the African
Organisation of Unity (OAU)...
Bamako, Mali
MALIAN MEN PASS NEXT TO AFRICAN ORGANISITION MONUMENT IN BAMOKO.
Malian men push their bikes and pass next to a monument for the African
Organisation of Unity (OAU) in the city centre of Bamako in Mali West
Africa January 16, 2002. The African Nations Cup finals will begin here
on Saturday. REUTERS/Juda Ngwenya

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EUROPE AFRICA
RTRNZO1
October 11, 2001
OAU SECRETARY GENERAL AMARA, BRITISH MINISTER AMOS AND BELGIAN MINISTER
MICHEL AT AN EU-AFRICA SUMMIT...
Brussels, Belgium
OAU SECRETARY GENERAL AMARA, BRITISH MINISTER AMOS AND BELGIAN MINISTER
MICHEL AT AN EU-AFRICA ...
OAU SECRETARY GENERAL AMARA, BRITISH MINISTER AMOS AND BELGIAN MINISTER
MICHEL AT AN EU-AFRICA SUMMIT IN BRUSSELS.


Organisation of African Unity (OAU) Secretary General Essy Amara (L),
British Foreign Office Minister for Africa Baroness Valerie Amos (C)
and Belgian Foreign Minister Louis Michel (R), whose country holds the
European Union rotating presidency, pose for a family picture during a
European Union - Africa Summit at the Egmont Palace in Brussels October
11, 2001. EU leaders agreed a five-point plan to boost ties with
African countries. REUTERS/Thierry Roge REUTERS
BRITAIN FARRAKHAN
RTRL8PH
July 31, 2001
A court in London has overturned a ban on entering Britain for Louis
Farrakhan, the American leader...
Lusaka, Zambia
FILE PHOTO OF U.S. NATION OF ISLAM LEADER LOUIS FARRAKHAN.
A court in London has overturned a ban on entering Britain for Louis
Farrakhan, the American leader of the Nation of Islam, July 31, 2001.
The ban on Farrakhan was imposed in 1986 on the basis of fears he would
stir up racial tensions if allowed in. File photo shows Louis Farrakhan
attending the closing ceremony of the 37th OAU summit at Mulungushi
International Conference Centre in Lusaka July 11, 2001.

jn/CRB
ZAMBIA
RTXKMF7
July 11, 2001
Zambian traditional dancers perform during the closing ceremony of the 37th OAU Summit at the Mulungushi...
Lusaka, Zambia
Zambian traditional dancers perform during the closing ceremony of the 37th OAU Summit at the Mulu.....
Zambian traditional dancers perform during the closing ceremony of the 37th OAU Summit at the Mulungushi Conference Centre Wednesday, July 11, 2001. African leaders ended a summit on Wednesday, adopting an ambitious plan to move their impoverished continent into the mainstream of the global economy. [The summit swore in former Ivorian foreign minister Amara Essy as the new Secretary-General of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which is to be transformed into a stronger African Union.]
AMARA
RTXKMF6
July 11, 2001
Newly elected Secretary General of Organisation of African Unity (OAU) Essy Amara listens to delegates...
Lusaka, Zambia
Newly elected Secretary General of Organisation of African Unity (OAU) Essy Amara listens to delega.....
Newly elected Secretary General of Organisation of African Unity (OAU) Essy Amara listens to delegates during the closing ceremony of the 37th OAU summit at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka July 11, 2001. [African leaders ended a summit on Wednesday, adopting an ambitious plan to move their impoverished continent into the mainstream of the global economy. The summit swore in former Ivorian foreign minister Amara Essy as the new Secretary-General of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which is to be transformed into a stronger African Union.]
MBEKI
RTXKMF5
July 11, 2001
South African President Thabo Mbeki listens during the closing ceremony of the 37th Organisation of African...
Lusaka, Zambia
South African President Thabo Mbeki listens during the closing ceremony of the 37th Organisation of .....
South African President Thabo Mbeki listens during the closing ceremony of the 37th Organisation of African Unity (OAU) summit at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka. July 11, 2001. The summit swore in former Ivorian foreign minister Amara Essy as the new Secretary-General of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which is to be transformed into a stronger African Union.
AMARA
RTXKMF4
July 11, 2001
Newly elected Secretary General of Organisation of African Unity (OAU) Essy Amara addresses delegates,...
Lusaka, Zambia
Newly elected Secretary General of Organisation of African Unity (OAU) Essy Amara addresses delegate.....
Newly elected Secretary General of Organisation of African Unity (OAU) Essy Amara addresses delegates, Heads of States and government delegates during the closing ceremony of the 37th OAU summit at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka July 11, 2001. [African leaders ended a summit on Wednesday, adopting an ambitious plan to move their impoverished continent into the mainstream of the global economy. The summit swore in former Ivorian foreign minister Amara Essy as the new Secretary-General of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which is to be transformed into a stronger African Union.]
GADDAFI
RTXKMF3
July 11, 2001
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses delegates during the closing ceremony of the 37th OAU summit...
Lusaka, Zambia
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses delegates during the closing ceremony of the 37th OAU sum.....
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses delegates during the closing ceremony of the 37th OAU summit at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka. July 11, 2001. The summit swore in former Ivorian foreign minister Amara Essy as the new Secretary-General of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which is to be transformed into a stronger African Union.
GADDAFI
RTXKMF2
July 11, 2001
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses delegates during the closing ceremony of the 37th OAU summit...
Lusaka, Zambia
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses delegates during the closing ceremony of the 37th OAU sum.....
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses delegates during the closing ceremony of the 37th OAU summit at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka. July 11, 2001. The summit swore in former Ivorian foreign minister Amara Essy as the new Secretary-General of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which is to be transformed into a stronger African Union.
GADDAFI
RTXKMEZ
July 11, 2001
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses delegates during the closing ceremony of the 37th OAU summit...
Lusaka, Zambia
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses delegates during the closing ceremony of the 37th OAU sum.....
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses delegates during the closing ceremony of the 37th OAU summit at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka. July 11, 2001. The summit swore in former Ivorian foreign minister Amara Essy as the new Secretary-General of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which is to be transformed into a stronger African Union.
AFRICA SUMMIT
RTRKMDS
July 11, 2001
Zambian traditional dancers perform during the closing ceremony of the
37th OAU Summit at the Mulungushi...
Lusaka, Zambia
ZAMBIAN DANCERS PERFORM DURING CLOSING CEREMONY OF OAU SUMMIT.
Zambian traditional dancers perform during the closing ceremony of the
37th OAU Summit at the Mulungushi Conference Centre Wednesday, July 11,
2001. African leaders ended a summit on Wednesday, adopting an
ambitious plan to move their impoverished continent into the mainstream
of the global economy. The summit swore in former Ivorian foreign
minister Amara Essy as the new Secretary-General of the Organisation of
African Unity (OAU), which is to be transformed into a stronger African
Union.

jn/CRB
AFRICA SUMMIT
RTRKMDE
July 11, 2001
Newly elected Secretary General of Organisation of African Unity (OAU)
Essy Amara listens to delegates...
Lusaka, Zambia
NEWLY ELECTED SECRETARY GENERAL OF OAU ESSY AMARA.
Newly elected Secretary General of Organisation of African Unity (OAU)
Essy Amara listens to delegates during the closing ceremony of the 37th
OAU summit at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka July
11, 2001. African leaders ended a summit on Wednesday, adopting an
ambitious plan to move their impoverished continent into the mainstream
of the global economy. The summit swore in former Ivorian foreign
minister Amara Essy as the new Secretary-General of the Organisation of
African Unity (OAU), which is to be transformed into a stronger African
Union.

jn/CRB
AFRICA SUMMIT
RTRKMBC
July 11, 2001
Newly elected Secretary General of Organisation of African Unity (OAU)
Essy Amara addresses delegates,...
Lusaka, Zambia
NEWLY ELECTED SECRETARY GENERAL OF OAU ESSY AMARA.
Newly elected Secretary General of Organisation of African Unity (OAU)
Essy Amara addresses delegates, Heads of States and government
delegates during the closing ceremony of the 37th OAU summit at
Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka July 11, 2001.
African leaders ended a summit on Wednesday, adopting an ambitious plan
to move their impoverished continent into the mainstream of the global
economy. The summit swore in former Ivorian foreign minister Amara Essy
as the new Secretary-General of the Organisation of African Unity
(OAU), which is to be transformed into a stronger African Union.

jn/
AFRICA SUMMIT
RTRKMB6
July 11, 2001
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses delegates during the closing
ceremony of the 37th OAU summit...
Lusaka, Zambia
LIBYAN PRESIDENT MUAMMAR GADDAFI SPEAKS AT CLOSE OF OAU SUMMIT.
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses delegates during the closing
ceremony of the 37th OAU summit at Mulungushi International Conference
Centre in Lusaka. July 11, 2001. The summit swore in former Ivorian
foreign minister Amara Essy as the new Secretary-General of the
Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which is to be transformed into a
stronger African Union.

jn/CRB
AFRICA SUMMIT
RTRKMB0
July 11, 2001
American leader of the Nation of Islam Louis Farrakhan (C) attends the
closing ceremony of the 37th...
Lusaka, Zambia
AMERICAN NATION OF ISLAM LEADER LOUIS FARRAKHAN ATTENDS OAU SUMMIT.
American leader of the Nation of Islam Louis Farrakhan (C) attends the
closing ceremony of the 37th OAU summit at Mulungushi International
Conference Centre in Lusaka July 11, 2001. African leaders ended a
summit on Wednesday, adopting an ambitious plan to move their
impoverished continent into the mainstream of the global economy.The
summit swore in former Ivorian foreign minister Amara Essy as the new
Secretary-General of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which is
to be transformed into a stronger African Union.

jn/
AFRICA SUMMIT
RTRKMAU
July 11, 2001
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses delegates during the closing
ceremony of the 37th OAU summit...
Lusaka, Zambia
LIBYAN PRESIDENT MUAMMAR GADDAFI SPEAKS AT CLOSE OF OAU SUMMIT.
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses delegates during the closing
ceremony of the 37th OAU summit at Mulungushi International Conference
Centre in Lusaka. July 11, 2001. The summit swore in former Ivorian
foreign minister Amara Essy as the new Secretary-General of the
Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which is to be transformed into a
stronger African Union.

jn/CRB
AFRICA SUMMIT
RTRKMAN
July 11, 2001
Newly elected Secretary General of Organisation of African Unity (OAU)
Essy Amara addresses delegates,...
Lusaka, Zambia
NEWLY ELECTED SECRETARY GENERAL OF OAU ESSY AMARA.
Newly elected Secretary General of Organisation of African Unity (OAU)
Essy Amara addresses delegates, Heads of States and government
delegates during the closing ceremony of the 37th OAU summit at
Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka July 11, 2001.
African leaders ended a summit on Wednesday, adopting an ambitious plan
to move their impoverished continent into the mainstream of the global
economy. The summit swore in former Ivorian foreign minister Amara Essy
as the new Secretary-General of the Organisation of African Unity
(OAU), which is to be transformed into a stronger African Union.

jn/
AFRICA SUMMIT
RTRKMAF
July 11, 2001
South African President Thabo Mbeki listens during the closing ceremony
of the 37th Organisation of...
Lusaka, Zambia
SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT THABO MBEKI LISTENS DURING CLOSE OF OAU SUMMIT.
South African President Thabo Mbeki listens during the closing ceremony
of the 37th Organisation of African Unity (OAU) summit at Mulungushi
International Conference Centre in Lusaka. July 11, 2001. The summit
swore in former Ivorian foreign minister Amara Essy as the new
Secretary-General of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which is
to be transformed into a stronger African Union.

jn/CRB
AFRICA SUMMITR
RTRKMA4
July 11, 2001
American leader of the Nation of Islam Louis Farrakhan attends the
closing ceremony of the 37th OAU...
Lusaka, Zambia
AMERICAN NATION OF ISLAM LEADER LOUIS FARRAKHAN ATTENDS OAU SUMMIT.
American leader of the Nation of Islam Louis Farrakhan attends the
closing ceremony of the 37th OAU summit at Mulungushi International
Conference Centre in Lusaka July 11, 2001. African leaders ended a
summit on Wednesday, adopting an ambitious plan to move their
impoverished continent into the mainstream of the global economy.The
summit swore in former Ivorian foreign minister Amara Essy as the new
Secretary-General of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which is
to be transformed into a stronger African Union.

jn/
AFRICA SUMMIT
RTRKM9V
July 11, 2001
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses delegates during the closing
ceremony of the 37th OAU summit...
Lusaka, Zambia
LIBYAN PRESIDENT MUAMMAR GADDAFI SPEAKS AT CLOSE OF OAU SUMMIT.
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi addresses delegates during the closing
ceremony of the 37th OAU summit at Mulungushi International Conference
Centre in Lusaka. July 11, 2001. The summit swore in former Ivorian
foreign minister Amara Essy as the new Secretary-General of the
Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which is to be transformed into a
stronger African Union.

jn/CRB
ZAMBIA  OAU
RTRKLNE
July 10, 2001
Newly elected Secretary General of Organisation of the African Unity
(OAU) Essy Amara celebrates after...
Lusaka, Zambia
NEWLY ELECTED SECRETARY GENERAL OF OAU ESSY AMARA AT MULUNGUSHI.
Newly elected Secretary General of Organisation of the African Unity
(OAU) Essy Amara celebrates after he was elected at the 37th OAU summit
taking place at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka
July 10, 2001. African leaders met behind closed doors on Tuesday to
chart the future of a new pan-African body to replace the Organisation
of African Unity (OAU) after electing the man to take charge of it.
After much haggling the presidents settled on Ivory Coast's veteran
former foreign minister, Amara Essy, as the interim secretary-general
of the OAU. He will play a pivotal role in the 38-year-old OAU's
transition into the African Union (AU).

jn/
ZAMBIA  OAU
RTRKKZT
July 10, 2001
Newly elected Secretary General of Organisation of the African Unity
(OAU) Essy Amara celebrates after...
Lusaka, Zambia
NEWLY ELECTED SECRETARY GENERAL OF OAU ESSY AMARA AT MULUNGUSHI.
Newly elected Secretary General of Organisation of the African Unity
(OAU) Essy Amara celebrates after he was elected at the 37th OAU summit
taking place at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka
July 10, 2001. African leaders met behind

closed doors on Tuesday to chart the future of a new pan-African
ZAMBIA OAU
RTRKKY4
July 10, 2001
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi listens to Zambian students at the
Libyan ambassador's residence in...
Lusaka, Zambia
LIBYAN PRESIDENT MUAMMAR GADDAFI LISTENS TO ZAMBIAN STUDENTS IN LUSAKA.
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi listens to Zambian students at the
Libyan ambassador's residence in Lusaka July 10, 2001. Gaddafi is in
Zambia for the 37th OAU Summit. REUTERS/Str.

JN/GB
ZAMBIA  OAU
RTRKKUB
July 10, 2001
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan addresses members of the 37th OAU
Summit at the Mulungushi conference...
Lusaka, Zambia
UN SECRETARY GENERAL KOFI ANNAN ADDRESSES OAU SUMMIT IN LUSAKA.
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan addresses members of the 37th OAU
Summit at the Mulungushi conference centre July 10, 2001. African
leaders met behind closed doors on Tuesday to chart the future of a new
pan-African body to replace the Organisation of African Unity (OAU)
after electing the man to take charge of it. After much haggling the
presidents settled on Ivory Coast's

veteran former foreign minister, Amara Essy, as the interim
ZAMBIA  OAU
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July 10, 2001
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan addresses members of the 37th OAU
Summit at the Mulungushi conference...
Lusaka, Zambia
KOFI ANNAN SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS ORGANISATION.
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan addresses members of the 37th OAU
Summit at the Mulungushi conference centre July 10, 2001. African
leaders met behind closed doors on Tuesday to chart the future of a new
pan-African body to replace the Organisation of African Unity (OAU)
after electing the man to take charge of it. After much haggling the
presidents settled on Ivory Coast's

veteran former foreign minister, Amara Essy, as the interim
ROYALS
RTXKN0S
July 09, 2001
Swaziland's King Mswati III listens during the opening of the 37th OAU summit at the Mulungushi conference...
Lusaka, Zambia
Swaziland's King Mswati III listens during the opening of the 37th OAU summit at the Mulungushi conf.....
Swaziland's King Mswati III listens during the opening of the 37th OAU summit at the Mulungushi conference centre July 9, 2001. African heads of state opened an historic summit on Monday that will launch a potentially powerful new bloc to spearhead the continent's economic development and integration.
GADDAFI
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July 09, 2001
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi listens during the opening of the 37th OAU summit at the Mulungushi...
Lusaka, Zambia
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi listens during the opening of the 37th OAU summit at the Mulungushi.....
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi listens during the opening of the 37th OAU summit at the Mulungushi conference centre in Lusaka July 9, 2001. African heads of state opened an historic summit on Monday that will launch a potentially powerful new bloc to spearhead the continent's economic development and integration.
AFRICA SUMMIT
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July 09, 2001
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi listens during the opening of the 37th
Organistation of African Unity...
Lusaka, Zambia
LIBYAN PRESIDENT MUAMMAR GADDAFI LISTENS DURING OAU SUMMIT.
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi listens during the opening of the 37th
Organistation of African Unity (OAU) Summit at the Mulungushi
conference centre in Lusake, July 9,2001. African heads of state opened
the historic summit on Monday that will launch the new African Union
(AU) to replace the OAU, a potentially powerful new bloc to spearhead
the continent's economic development and integration.

jn/CRB
ZAMBIA OAU
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July 09, 2001
Swaziland's King Mswati III listens during the opening of the 37th OAU
summit at the Mulungushi conference...
Lusaka, Zambia
SWAZILAND KING MSWATI III LISTENS DURING OAU SUMMIT IN MULUNGUSHI
CONFERENCE CENTRE.
Swaziland's King Mswati III listens during the opening of the 37th OAU
summit at the Mulungushi conference centre July 9, 2001. African heads
of state opened an historic summit on Monday that will launch a
potentially powerful new bloc to spearhead the continent's economic
development and integration.

jn/
AFRICA SUMMIT
RTRKJBZ
July 09, 2001
African leaders pose for photographers at the 37th Organisation of
African Unity (OAU) Summit at the...
Lusaka, Zambia
AFRICAN LEADERS POSE FOR MEDIA DURING OAU SUMMIT IN ZAMBIA.
African leaders pose for photographers at the 37th Organisation of
African Unity (OAU) Summit at the Mulungushi conference centre in
Lusaka July 9, 2001. Front row (L-R) Mozambican President Joqino
Chissano, Uganda President Yorewa Musevine, Gabon President Omar Bongo,
Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi, Togo President Gnassingbe Eyadema,
Zambian President Frederick Chiluba (L) Algerian President Adbelaziz
Belkhadem, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, Swaziland King Mswati
III, South African President Thabo Mbeki, and Namibian President. Back
row (L-R) Sam Nujomo, Niger President Namadon Tondja, Burkino Faso
Blaise Compaore,.

jn/CRB
ZAMBIA  OAU
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July 09, 2001
(Front row L-R) Zambian President Frederick Chiluba, Algerian President
Adbelaziz Belkhadem, Zimbabwean...
Lusaka, Zambia
AFRICAN LEADERS POSE FOR FAMILY PHOTO DURING OAU SUMMIT IN ZAMBIA.
(Front row L-R) Zambian President Frederick Chiluba, Algerian President
Adbelaziz Belkhadem, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, Swaziland King
Mswati III, South African President Thabo Mbeki and Namibian President
Sam Nujomo pose for photographers during the 37th OAU Summit at the
Mulungushi conference centre in Lusaka July 9, 2001. African heads of
state opened an historic summit on Monday that will launch a
potentially powerful new bloc to spearhead the continent's economic
development and integration.

jn/
AFRICA SUMMIT
RTRKJAX
July 09, 2001
(Front L-R) Zambian President Frederick Chiluba, Algerian President
Adbelaziz Belkhadem, Zimbabwean...
Lusaka, Zambia
AFRICAN LEADERS POSE FOR MEDIA DURING OAU SUMMIT IN ZAMBIA.
(Front L-R) Zambian President Frederick Chiluba, Algerian President
Adbelaziz Belkhadem, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, Swaziland King
Mswati III, South African President Thabo Mbeki and Namibian President
Sam Nujomo (R) pose for photographers during the 37th Organistation of
African Unity (OAU) Summit at the Mulungushi conference centre in
Lusake, July 9,2001. African heads of state opened the historic summit
on Monday that will launch the new African Union (AU) to replace the
OAU, a potentially powerful new bloc to spearhead the continent's
economic development and integration.

jn/CRB
AFRICA SUMMIT
RTRKJAC
July 09, 2001
Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabile (L)sits with Congo
Brazzaville President Danis...
Lusaka, Zambia
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO PRESIDENT KABILA SITS WITH CONGO
BRAZZAVILLE PRESIDENT NGUESSO.
Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabile (L)sits with Congo
Brazzaville President Danis Sassou Nguesso (R) during the opening of
the 37th Organistation of African Unity (OAU) Summit at the Mulungushi
conference centre in Lusaka, July 9,2001. African heads of state opened
the historic summit on Monday that will launch the new African Union
(AU) to replace the OAU, a potentially powerful new bloc to spearhead
the continent's economic development and integration.

jn/CRB
ZAMBIA  OAU
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July 09, 2001
Ugandan President Yower Museveni rests his eyes during the opening of
the 37th OAU summit at the Mulungushi...
Lusaka, Zambia
UGANDAN PRESIDENT YOWER MUSEVENI RESRS HIS EYES DURING OAU SUMMIT.
Ugandan President Yower Museveni rests his eyes during the opening of
the 37th OAU summit at the Mulungushi conference centre in Lusaka July
9, 2001. African heads of state opened an historic summit on Monday
that will launch a potentially powerful new bloc to spearhead the
continent's economic development and integration.

JN
ZAMBIA OAU
RTRKJA1
July 09, 2001
Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan addresses members of
the 37th OAU Summit at the Mulungushi...
Lusaka, Zambia
KOFI ANNAN ADDRESSES MEMBERS OF 37TH OAU SUMMIT IN LUSAKA.
Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan addresses members of
the 37th OAU Summit at the Mulungushi conference centre in Lusaka July
9, 2001. African heads of state opened the historic summit on Monday
that will launch the new African Union (AU) to replace the OAU, a
potentially powerfull new bloc to spearhead the continent's economic
development and integration.

JN/GB
ZAMBIA  OAU
RTRKJ9O
July 09, 2001
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe listens during the opening of the
37th OAU Summit at the Mulungushi...
Lusaka, Zambia
ZIMBABWEAN PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE LISTENS DURING OAU SUMMIT.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe listens during the opening of the
37th OAU Summit at the Mulungushi conference centre in Lusaka July 9,
2001. African heads of state opened an historic summit on Monday that
will launch a potentially powerful new bloc to spearhead the
continent's economic development and integration.

jn/
ZAMBIA  OAU
RTRKJ9C
July 09, 2001
South African President Thabo Mbeki (R) chats with Zambian President
Frederick Chiluba during the opening...
Lusaka, Zambia
SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT THABO MBEKI CHATS WITH ZAMBIAN PRESIDENT
FREDERICK CHILUBA.
South African President Thabo Mbeki (R) chats with Zambian President
Frederick Chiluba during the opening of the 37th OAU summit at the
Mulungushi conference centre in Lusaka July 9, 2001. African heads of
state opened an historic summit on Monday that will launch a
potentially powerful new bloc to spearhead the continent's economic
development and integration.

jn/
ZAMBIA OAU
RTRKJ92
July 09, 2001
Swaziland's King Mswati III listens during the opening of the 37th OAU
summit at the Mulungushi conference...
Lusaka, Zambia
SWAZILAND KING MSWATI III LISTENS DURING OAU SUMMIT.
Swaziland's King Mswati III listens during the opening of the 37th OAU
summit at the Mulungushi conference centre July 9, 2001. African heads
of state opened an historic summit on Monday that will launch a
potentially powerful new bloc to spearhead the continent's economic
development and integration.

jn/
AFRICA SUMMIT
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July 09, 2001
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi listens during the opening of the 37th
OAU summit at the Mulungushi...
Lusaka, Zambia
LIBYAN PRESIDENT MUAMMAR GADDAFI LISTENS DURING OAU SUMMIT.
Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi listens during the opening of the 37th
OAU summit at the Mulungushi conference centre in Lusaka July 9, 2001.
African heads of state opened an historic summit on Monday that will
launch a potentially powerful new bloc to spearhead the continent's
economic development and integration.

jn/
ZAMBIA  OAU
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July 09, 2001
Palestinian president Yasser Arafat addresses delegates at the 37th
Organisation of African Unity (OAU)...
Lusaka, Zambia
PALESTINIAN LEADER YASSER ARAFAT ADDRESSES OAU SUMMIT IN LUSAKA.
Palestinian president Yasser Arafat addresses delegates at the 37th
Organisation of African Unity (OAU) summit at the Mulungushi conference
centre in Lusaka July 9, 2001. Leaders are attending the 37th OAU
summit.

JN
ZAMBIA
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July 08, 2001
The Zambian presidential guard parades during the arrival of African heads of state at Lusaka International...
Lusaka, Zambia
The Zambian presidential guard parades during the arrival of African heads of state at Lusaka Intern.....
The Zambian presidential guard parades during the arrival of African heads of state at Lusaka International Airport, July 8, 2001. African leaders gathered in Zambia on Sunday for the final summit of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) -- the last of 37 annual meetings stretching back to the era of Africa's decolonisation from European masters.
AFRICA SUMMIT
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July 08, 2001
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame (L) stands with Zambian President Frederick Chiluba as they listen to...
Lusaka, Zambia
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame (L) stands with Zambian President Frederick Chiluba as they listen to.....
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame (L) stands with Zambian President Frederick Chiluba as they listen to the OAU anthem after arriving at Lusaka international airport July 8, 2001. Kagame is attending an Organasiation of African Unity (OAU) summit in Lusaka.
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