The African Union is set to hold a memorial service on Sunday 8th December 2013, in the plenary hall at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
A book of condolence has been opened at the AU Headquarters for the AU Commission staff to pay homage to this great Son of Africa. Flags at the AU Headquarters and regional offices will also be flying at half-mast for three days as the AU celebrates this Great African Hero.
The Deputy Chairperson of the Commission, H.E Erastus Mwencha, addressed the Press on Friday and delivered a Statement on behalf of the Chairperson, H.E. Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, who is currently attending the Elysée Summit in France.