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Pan African Union

  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The 54 sovereign states of the African continent have organized themselves since independence, which for most countries came about in the early 1960s, in one supranational organization. Initially this was called the Organization of African Unity (OAU; 1963–2000), but since an ...

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