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Consider the following statements about African Union:
1. Organisation of the African Unity (OAU) came into being in 1963.
2. Organisation of African Unity (OAU) has 53 member countries.
3. African Union (AU), on the lines of EU, is a pet project of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
4. In 2002, the new name African Union was adopted.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

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1, 2, 3 and 4
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1 and 4
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2 and 3
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1 and 3
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Solution

The correct option is A 1, 2, 3 and 4
The Organisation of African Unity (OAU was established on 25 May 1963 in Addis Ababa, with 32 signatory governments. It was disbanded on 9 July 2002 by its last chairperson, South African President Thabo Mbeki, and replaced by the African Union (AU). At the time of the OAU's disbanding, 53 out of the 54 African states were members; Morocco left on 12 November 1984 following the admission of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic as the government of Western Sahara in 1982. African Union (AU), on the lines of EU, was a pet project of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

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