Haile Selassie celebrated by AU.

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The African Union unveiled a statue of Ethiopia's independence leader Emperor Haile Selassie at the bloc's headquarters in Addis Ababa, on the sidelines of the 32nd Ordinary African Union meeting.

Selassie, in fact, was a founding father of the African Union's precursor: the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), along with Ghana's Kwame Nkrumah and Guinea's Sekou Toure among others.

His influence and pan-African vision is the reason why the African Union is based in the rapidly expanding Ethiopian capital.

The statue was unveiled by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the African Union Commission...

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