Organisation of African Unity

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AbbreviationOAU
Leaders• Chairman of the Organisation of African Unity
• Secretary General of the Organisation of African Unity
Typeinternational
Membership• Burundi
• Cameroon
• Central African Republic
• Chad
• Congo
• Democratic Republic of the Congo
• Benin
• Egypt
• Ethiopia
• Gabon
• Ghana
• Guinea
• Ivory Coast
• Liberia
• Libya
• Madagascar
• Mali
• Mauritania
• Nigeria
• Rwanda
• Senegal
• Sierra Leone
• Somalia
• Sudan
• Tanzania
• Togo
• Tunisia
• Uganda
• Burkina Faso
• Kenya
• Malawi
• Zambia
• Gambia
• Botswana
• Lesotho
• Mauritius
• Swaziland
• Equatorial Guinea
• Guinea-Bissau
• Angola
• Cape Verde
• Comoros
• Mozambique
• São Tomé and Príncipe
• Seychelles
• Djibouti
• Zimbabwe
• Western Sahara
• Namibia
• Eritrea
• South Africa

 

Known Participants

46 of the 51 of the participants already have pages here:

ParticipantDescription
AngolaSouth West African state
BotswanaCountry in Southern Africa. Formerly part of the British Empire, Botswana is one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world.
Burkina FasoAfrican country; formely part of the French Empire.
BurundiVery small African nation, formerly part of the Belgian Empire. Their president died under mysterious circumstances during COVID.
CameroonWest African state
Cape VerdeAfrican island nation. Independence from Portugal in 1975.
Central African RepublicUnstable, poor African country. They speak Sango and French in the CAR.
ChadArabic and French speaking desert nation in North Africa. Formerly part of the French Empire, Chad has seen instability in recent years.
ComorosObscure island nation off the east coast of Africa. A nation formed at a crossroads of different civilisations, The Comoros is noted for its diverse culture.
Côte d'IvoireThe Ivory Coast.
Democratic Republic of the CongoA large country in central Africa, the majority of the former 'Belgian Congo'.
Djiboutismall country in East Africa.
EgyptStrategically important due particularly to the Suez canal.
Equatorial GuineaVery small country in Central Africa, between Gabon and Cameroon. Rich in oil.
Eritrea
EswatiniSmall African Kingdom; surrounded by South Africa.
EthiopiaThe most populous landlocked country in the world.
GabonFrench speaking country on the west coast of Africa.
GhanaFormerly known as the "Gold Coast", Ghana has one of the most stable governments in Africa. A member of the African Union and the Commonwealth of Nations
GuineaFrench speaking country in West Africa.
Guinea-BissauPortuguese ex-colony "narco-state" in West Africa.
KenyaFormer UK colony in East Africa
LiberiaThe only state in Africa never subjected to colonial rule and Africa's oldest republic.
LibyaLibya has larger proven oil reserves than any other African nation, ranking 9th in the world. It was provided with a lot of bomb making equipment in the late 1970s in the Arms for Libya clandestine weapons deal. NATO airstrikes killed 60,000 Libyan civilians in 2011.
MadagascarA large island off southern Africa
MalawiFormer UK colony in East Africa
MaliFormer French colony in West Africa
MauritaniaAfrican country that banned slavery in 2007.
MauritiusIsland nation in the Indian Ocean. Now a tax haven.
MozambiqueSouth East African state, former Portuguese colony, now in the British Commonwealth.
NamibiaA diamond rich territory, formerly occupied by South Africa
NigeriaA populous, highly oil/gas rich nation in Africa.
Rwanda
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra LeoneA global cocaine trafficking hub in West Africa
Somalia
South AfricaA former UK colony
SudanOn the list of seven countries which Wesley Clark stated the US military had plans to invade. An apparent coup in 2021.
São Tomé and PríncipeA portugese-speaking island nation in the Gulf of Guinea.
TanzaniaFormer UK colony in East Africa. The president, John Magufuli, who in 2020 resisted WHO pressure to institute a COVID lockdown, died in 2021.
TogoVery small country in West Africa.
Tunisia
UgandaFormer UK colony in East Africa
Zambia
Zimbabwe


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