Posted by Angel Delagrammatika on March 24, 2011 in Africa News, Blogging, Facebook |
The celebration of African Union Month every May, is "historically" considered to be the most important month of the year to the continent, according to a posting on Facebook.
A Facebook group was created by Emmanuel K Bensah Jr, contributor to regional integration studies at United Nations Economic Commission for Africa "Teamworks" community. Emmanuel comes from Ghana and has studied international politics.
In an effort to inform and remind readers that the African Economic Community remains the "FRAMEWORK" of the African Union the Facebook entry highlights the following events have happened:
12 May 1994 entry into force of the African Economic Community
25 May 1963 establishment of the OAU, now AU
25 May 2004 establishment of the AU's Peace and Security Council
27 May,1975 establishment of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)