Africa's big three - Algeria, Nigeria and South Africa - focused
the summit on peace talks and ending military rule
For once, the Organisation of African Unity caught the mood of the continent, balanced uneasily between hope and despair. Hope that, after shaky ceasefire agreements in Congo-Kinshasa and Sierra Leone, the Algiers OAU summit (12-16 July) might progress towards resolving the conflicts ripping through...
President Bouteflika's hosting of the OAU summit revived his diplomatic
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