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Organization of African Unity : OAU

Flag or logo since 1970-01-01*
Organization of African Unity : OAU (en) + Organisation de l´Unité Africaine : OUA (fr) OrganisationUNO Observer
Emblem or Symbol*

SG Salim Ahmed Salim (tz)
(since 1989-09-19)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places*: Addis Ababa
(Addis Abeba-Finfinne)
Official & national languages: English (en) . French (fr) .

Organisation:


AFRICAN UNITY Organization of African Unity : OAU  (Addis Ababa)

1 Organs or similar:

AFRICAN ASSEMBLY Assembly of the Organization of AFRICAN UNITY  (Addis Ababa)Local: Assembly of the Organization of AFRICAN UNITY (en) + Assemblée de l´Organisation de l´UNITÉ AFRICAINE (fr)  (Addis Abeba-Finfinne)



1 Assisted Entity

CENTRAL-AFRICA Central African Republic : CAR [Interafrican Mission for the Surveillance of the Bangui Agreements-MISAB]  (Bangui) President Ange-Felix Patasse





1 Organisation (or Grouping) of membership (selective)


COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)


53 Members (excluding the associate or suspended members but including the countries represented on their behalf)   [The rulers are not necessarily the representatives in the organisation. ] :

ANGOLA (Luanda) President Jose Eduardo dos Santos
BURKINA FASO (Ouagadougou) President Blaise Compaore
BURUNDI (Bujumbura) President Pierre Buyoya
BENIN (Porto Novo a + Cotonou lnq) President Mathieu Kerekou
BOTSWANA (Gaborone) President Quett Masire
ZAIRE (Kinshasa) President Mobutu Sese Seko
CENTRAL-AFRICA (Bangui) President Ange-Felix Patasse
CONGO (Brazzaville a + Pointe Noire n) President Pascal Lissouba
COTE D´IVOIRE (Yamoussoukro a + Abidjan dln) President Henri Konan Bedie
CAMEROON (Yaounde) President Paul Biya
CAPE VERDE (Praia) President Antonio Mascarenhas Monteiro
JIBUTI (Jibuti) President Hassan Gouled Aptidon
ALGERIA (Algiers a + El Biar d + El Mouradia r) President Liamine Zeroual
EGYPT (Cairo a + Alexandria r) President Hosni Mubarak
WESTERN SAHARA (Tifariti qt + Bir Lehlu b + Camp Laayoune of Tindouf x) President Mohamed Abdelaziz
ERITREA (Asmara) President Isaias Afewerki
ETHIOPIA (Addis Ababa) President Negasso Gidada
GABON (Libreville) President Omar Bongo
GHANA (Accra) President Jerry Rawlings
GAMBIA (Banjul) President Yahya Jammeh
GUINEA (Conakry) President Lansana Conte
EQUATORIAL GUINEA (Malabo a) President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
GUINEA-BISSAU (Bissau) President Joao Bernardo Vieira
KENYA (Nairobi) President Daniel Arap Moi
COMOROS (Moroni) President Mohamed Taki Abdoulkarim
LIBERIA (Monrovia) Ruth Sando Perry
LESOTHO (Maseru) King Letsie III
LIBYA (Tripoli) Guide Muammar Gaddafi
MADAGASCAR (Tananarive) President Didier Ratsiraka
MALI (Bamako) President Alpha Oumar Konare
MAURITANIA (Nouakchott) President Maaouya Ould Sid´Ahmed Taya
MAURITIUS (Port Louis a + Reduit in Moka r) President Cassam Uteem
MALAWI (Lilongwe a + Zomba b) President Bakili Muluzi
MOZAMBIQUE (Maputo) President Joaquim Chissano
NAMIBIA (Windhoek) President Sam Nujoma
NIGER (Niamey) President Ibrahim Bare Mainassara
NIGERIA (Abuja) General Sani Abacha
RWANDA (Kigali) President Pasteur Bizimungu
SEYCHELLES (Port Victoria) President France-Albert Rene
SUDAN (Khartoum) President Omar Al-Bashir
SIERRA LEONE (Freetown) President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah
SENEGAL (Dakar) President Abdou Diouf
SOMALIA (Mogadishu) Co-Chairman Ali Mahdi Muhammad
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE (Sao Tome) President Miguel Trovoada
SWAZILAND (Mbabane aj + Lobamba lr) King Mswati III
CHAD (Ndjamena) President Idriss Deby
TOGO (Lome) President Gnassingbe Eyadema
TUNISIA (Tunis) President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
TANZANIA (Dodoma City al + Dar Es Salaam jnqr) President Benjamin Mkapa
UGANDA (Kampala a + Entebbe r) President Yoweri Museveni
SOUTH AFRICA (Pretoria ae + Cape Town l + Bloemfontein j + Johannesburg d) President Nelson Mandela
ZAMBIA (Lusaka) President Frederick Chiluba
ZIMBABWE (Harare) President Robert Mugabe



* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.
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 General Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   * Rulers.org, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 General Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of Ethnia.org website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

    + the other sources are added according to the consulted entity.

 




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