UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL KOFI ANNAN ADDRESSES AFRICAN LEADERS
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