The African Union is a continental union consisting of 55 countries in Africa. It was established on 26 May 2001 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and launched on 9 July 2002 in South Africa, with the aim of replacing the Organisation of African Unity . The most important decisions of the AU are made by the Assembly of the African Union, a semi-annual meeting of the heads of state and government of its member states. Wikipedia*
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African Union has hosted 2 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2004 Speech.