Friday, June 4, 2010
I am glad to read on the AU website that the AU is well and truly pursuing the issue of the AU Commission being transformed into an African Union Authority(AUA). The documents in question can be found here: http://www.africa-union.org/root/ua/Actualites/2010/mai/legal%20Counsel%20meeting.doc and http://www.africa-union.org/root/ua/Conferences/2010/mai/OLC/17-21mai/NV%20Legal%20Experts%20Meeting%2017-21%20May%202010%20Eng0001.pdf.
Interestingly, too, the AU, to celebrate AU Day in its 47th year, has come out with a new website, which can be visited here: http://www.au.int/?q=home.
Africa should do well to remember that UNITY is the only option. This is not inconsistent with the pursuit of programmes that facilitate regional economic integration--as exemplified by the UNECA-mandated eight regional groupings