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  African Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The African Union was launched in Durban on July 9, 2002, by its first president, South African Thabo Mbeki, at the first session of the Assembly of the African Union.
The emblem of the African Union consists of a gold ribbon bearing small interlocking red rings, from which palm leaves shoot up around an outer gold circle and an inner green circle, within which is a gold representation of Africa.
The flag of the African Union bears a broad green horizontal stripe, a narrow band of gold, the emblem of the African Union at the centre of a broad white stripe, another narrow gold band and a final broad green stripe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/African_Union   (1524 words)

  
 African
African Buffalo The African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer) is a bovid from the family of the Bovidae.
African Spoonbill Platalea alba 1786 The African Spoonbill (Platalea alba) is a wading Madagascar.
African Thrush Turdus pelios 1850 The African Thrush, Turdus pelios, is a Africa.
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 African Union -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
As with its predecessor, the OAU, the African Union is based in (The capital of Ethiopia and the country's largest city; located in central Ethiopia) Addis Ababa, (Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia) Ethiopia.
The (A visible symbol representing an abstract idea) emblem of the African Union consists of a gold ribbon bearing small interlocking red rings, from which palm leaves shoot up around an outer gold circle and an inner green circle, within which is a gold representation of Africa.
The (Emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design) flag of the African Union bears a broad green horizontal stripe, a narrow band of gold, the emblem of the African Union at the centre of a broad white stripe, another narrow gold band and a final broad green stripe.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/A/Af/African_Union.htm   (1368 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: African Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The African Union flag is composed of a broad green horizontal stripe at the top followed by a narrow band of gold.
The Assembly of the African Union is the chief desicion making body within the African Union, consisting of heads of state of member countries, also selecting judges who will sit on the African Court of Justice, they meet once a year.
The European Council, sometimes informally called the European Summit, is a meeting of the heads of state or government of the European Union, and the President of the European Commission (not to be confused with the Council of the European Union, or the Council of Europe).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/African-Union   (5803 words)

  
 African Union - Same Old Song( AU Symbols: Anthem, Flag, Logo )
The third ordinary session of the assembly of the African Union ended yesterday at the UNECA conference center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia passing eighteen decisions and two declarations.
Amongst them, endorsement of the recommendations of the 4th ordinary session of the Executive Council in March 2004 to retain the emblem and flag of the OAU as the new AU flag and emblem, and decision to select the rearranged (revised) version of the anthem of OAU as the new African Union anthem.
If African Union is to adopt the symbols of the defunct OAU, it negated their call for an African Union Symbols competition.
www.africamasterweb.com /SameOldSong.html   (608 words)

  
 Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
{{African Union table}} The '''African Union''' (abbreviated '''AU'''), founded in July 2002, is the successor organisation to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU).
In 2005 there was a donor's conference held in the African Union's headquarters of Addis Abbaba where enough money was raised that it is believed there will be enough money to raise AU troop levels to 7,000 in September and to 12,000 in the begining of 2006.
The African Union was launched in Durban on July 9, 2002, by its first president, South Africa South African Thabo Mbeki, at the first session of the Assembly of the African Union.
www.mauspfeil.net /African_Union.html   (2228 words)

  
 African Union
It is the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU).
The African heads of states and government made this decision during the third summit of the African Union, which took place from 6 to 8 July in the Ethiopian capital city.
The emblem should be of the same colour as the two thin stripes, that is dark yellow.
www.fotw.net /flags/int-oau.html   (1324 words)

  
 African Union biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Modelled after the European Union (but currently with powers closer to the Commonwealth of Nations), it aims to help promote democracy, human rights and development across Africa, especially by increasing foreign investment through the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) programme.
The African Union is modelled on the European Union and has a number of official bodies:
Pan-African Parliament, to be in South Africa, composed of elected representatives from the five regions of Africa, and intended to provide civil-society participation in the processes of the African Union.
african-union.biography.ms   (1140 words)

  
 The Emblem
The objective of an emblem is to symbolise the university in manner and purpose, as countries do so with national flags.
The creation of an emblem to mark its new phase did not occupy the minds of its administrators and academics.
When the University acted as host to the Conference of Heads of African Universities in September 1963, there were many occasions indicating a 'show of the flag', which forcefully impressed the need for an emblem.
www.sudan.net /uk/emblem.htm   (562 words)

  
 TOGO AS AN EMBLEM OF AFRICAN RUL
if any thing special, the African leaders had only shown that their quest for power and easy fortunes cannot disapprove the popular world view belief that the colour of their skin which is termed inferior reflects the inner working of their minds.
Except for the few isolated cases like the indelible "Madiba touch" of the South African Nelson Mandela, the revolutionary instincts of Ghana’s Jerry Rawlings and the magical chasm of late Julius Nyerere of Tanzania, the continent is a tale of vulnerabilities of ambiguities.
When Nigeria’s President and Chairman of Africa Union Chief Olusegun Obasanjo protested the abrupt change of baton in Lome, Faure - the successor of the throne, must have some consolations that legitimacy is not in African leadership vocabulary and hence, Nigeria’s Charity must begin at home.
www.dawodu.com /mamza8.htm   (1109 words)

  
 AfricanUnion.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Africa confirmed its commitment to Sert declaration and resolutions of the 5th ordinary session of the African Union on UN reform.
The African Union (AU) is pondering the possibility of African citizens to move freely around the continent as it pursues the idea of issuing what it calls an African passport to all African citizens.
The African Union (AU) enters today, Saturday 9th of July, its 5th year since its inauguration in Sirte, Libya on 9.9.99 to become a promising African giant and a vast space that has its significance in the world.
www.africanunion.info   (2169 words)

  
 African Union - free-definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Modelled after the European Union, it aims to help promote democracy, human rights and development across Africa, especially by increasing foreign investment through the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) programme.
The New African Initiative and the African Union: A Preliminary Assessment and Documentation (http://130.238.24.99/webbshop/epubl/cai/cai25.pdf)
African Union Summit 2003 (http://www.au2003.gov.mz/) in Maputo, Mozambique
www.free-definition.com /African-Union.html   (1093 words)

  
 AFRICAN HERCULES: THE FACTS
Hannibal Barca, the North African Hercules is the fl man hailed by scholars and military historians as the "Father Of Strategies." To this day his genius as a strategist, warrior, statesman, economist, and his example of moral courage is an example to be emulated by all members of the African - American Community.
The ancient fl African ruler, Sen-Wos-Ret I knew Her to be his patron deity during his successful military campaigns, and she was the motivating ideal behind his mission to conquer the entire world.
Ancient African people,the originators of the Hercules Theme, regarded certain manifestations of nature as being personifications of Hercules while later in history they began to look for, actively attain, and recognize these attributes in their rulers and heroes; taking on a spiritual significance to people of the ancient world.
pages.prodigy.net /saraswati/webdoc3.htm   (14603 words)

  
 Kenya African National Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
There is some uncertainty if the rooster on this flag should be holding an axe (as in the coat of arms).
Two versions are reported: one with no cockerel are and one with the central emblem was changed later to a cockerel.
Kenya African Union (pre-independence predecessor to KANU), proportions 2:3.
flagspot.net /flags/ke}kanu.html   (384 words)

  
 South African Flag
The South African national flag of the Republic of South Africa was adopted on April 26th 1994
An emblem such as a shield, animal or religious device was attached to the pole for identification
A Flag of South African, when in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem of display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning in private with all due care and respect
www.flags-flags-flags.org.uk /south-african-flag.htm   (1472 words)

  
 Tanzanian political flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The flag of CCM has a plain green field with the emblem of the party, a crossed hammer and hoe, in yellow in the canton.
Abedi Amani Karume was declared the first African President of the Peoples' Republic of Zanzibar and the country became a one-party state under the Afro-Shirazi Party.
Smith [smi75b] says that these are real flags and not only party emblems, which may differ in colours when used as emblem or in a flag.
www.buschauer.dynip.com /fotw/flags/tz}.html   (640 words)

  
 African American Videos
Wideman candidly discusses the dilemma of the committed African American intellectual torn between the urban underclass and a predominantly white, middle class literary audience.
It recounts the even more remarkable saga of how African Americans retained links with their African past through a song, a burial hymn of the Mende people brought by slaves to the rice plantations of the Southeast coast more than two hundred years ago.
Terrell Collins, a 14-yr.-old African American boy living in a Chicago housing project, was an honor student initially intended to be featured in a documentary on "ghetto success stories." On the day filming was to begin, Terrell was fatally shot.
www.lib.berkeley.edu /MRC/africanamvid2.html   (8220 words)

  
 ProvidenceTeachers Union
The Union will continue to work with the Providence School Department and the city administration in a concerted effort to minimize the impact of these threats both to the membership and to the educational process in city schools.
We are pleased to announce that the Union office will soon be moving to a larger, one-level facility which offers significantly more space and parking to accommodate the ever increasing needs of the membership.
Should any member of the Executive Board of the union be recalled by a vote of the membership at a duly constituted election, said member may not hold any elected office or standing committee chair position of the Board for a period of two years.
www.proteun.org /member/newsletter.shtml   (5305 words)

  
 flag of Organization of African Unity (OAU) flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The African Union (AU) is being launched in Durban, South Africa, tomorrow (9 July 2002).
The AU will be the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU).
These values may be drawn from African History, culture, civilization, spirituality, inspiration, geography.
fotw.fo.funpic.de /flags/int-oau.html   (1144 words)

  
 Kenya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It is based on the fl over red over green flag of KANU (Kenya African National Union) that lead the fight for freedom.
The latter is the emblem of KANU." Source: [bcr81], page 151.
However, Smith 1985 shows a medium shade of green, certainly lighter than the bottom stripe of the national flag, and the cockerel is *red* not golden.
www.z6.com /z6files/z6files/fotw/flags/ke.html   (631 words)

  
 African Writers Index: Myths:countries
The first menstrual blood came from this union, as well as Yeban and Andumbulu, the spirits of the underworld.
But because of her brothers' pleading, she decided to return to heaven with Kintu and ask for her father's permission for the union.
Ggulu was not pleased that his daughter wanted to get married to a human being and live with him on the earth.
www.geocities.com /africanwriters/Myths_countries.html   (2549 words)

  
 African Libraries and Archives
Discussion forum for African librarians to advocate for libraries and information services at the highest level on the continent.
Has a directory of African libraries and documentation centers, directory of African library associations, library schools, and French library journals and e-resources.
The Bookmobile "is a mobile digital library capable of downloading public domain books from the Internet via satellite and printing them anytime, anywhere, for anyone." Read about their visit to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/libaf.html   (4846 words)

  
 Emblem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Protea flower is the emblem for all national teams of South Africa.
The Protea further reflects the aspiration of South African students to achieve the highest accolade in South African sport, i.e.
The five (5) stars beneath the Protea are borrowed from the emblem of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) to which SASSU is affiliated.
www.sassu.org.za /emblem.htm   (214 words)

  
 Zambia African Safari   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Baptist Church union was established in Zambia in August 1905.
Head of the South African (SA) team Melanie Jones was proud that SA had successfully defended their title.
The safari luxury boat, the African Queen, is named after her and she blesses it every year on its anniversary.
zambiasafari.blogspot.com   (8232 words)

  
 IndyMedia South Africa
He will be winning as many African hearts and minds as those of Iraqis whose country lies now in ruins for his 'demoncrazy'.
Similarly, members of African refugee organizations spoke about the effects of imperialism in their countries and the harsh treatment by the South African state.
Gathering at Mary Fitzgerald Square, itself an emblem of the Johannesburg Development Agency’s neoliberal city restructuring, the protestors made their way to the Civic Centre to deliver a memorandum to Mayor Amos Masondo.
southafrica.indymedia.org   (5427 words)

  
 sport.iafrica.com | today's news Springbok emblem faces extinction
South African rugby's Springbok emblem for almost 100 years is facing extinction, a Johannesburg-based weekend paper reported.
The Sunday Times said the South African Sports Commission has ratified a decision by the National Colours Board that rugby be brought into line with all other sports and adopt the flower of the King Protea as its official emblem.
"Rugby bosses, including the South African Rugby Football Union (Sarfu) president Brian van Rooyen have had meetings with the Colours Board over the issue," the paper said.
sport.iafrica.com /news/309494.htm   (426 words)

  
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The troops were forced to withdraw under pressure from the United States, the USSR, and the United Nations.
Nasser's successful resistance to the triple aggression increased his popularity in the Arab World and led to Egypt's forming a short-lived union (1958-61) with Syria, known as the UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC.
In 1967 increased tension between Israel and the Arab states and the closure of the Gulf of Aqaba to Israeli shipping brought about war with Israel.
www.gateway-africa.com /countries/egypt.html   (6513 words)

  
 African Union - Enpsychlopedia
African Union Summit 2005 (http://www.africanunion2005abuja.org/) in Abuja, Nigeria
Profile: African Union (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/country_profiles/3870303.stm) - BBC, last updated 29 December 2004
cs:Africká unie da:Afrikanske Union de:Afrikanische Union es:Unión Africana eo:Afrika Unio fr:Union africaine nl:Afrikaanse Unie ja:アフリカ連合 pl:Unia Afrykańska ro:Uniunea Africană sl:Afriška unija fi:Afrikan unioni sv:Afrikanska unionen
psychcentral.com /psypsych/African_Union   (1565 words)

  
 The Ultimate African Unification Front - American History Information Guide and Reference
The Ultimate African Unification Front - American History Information Guide and Reference
The African Unification Front is an organisation aiming to promote a political, social and economic union in Africa.
The Maure is used as the AUF's flag and emblem.
www.historymania.com /american_history/AUF   (49 words)

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