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Building the African Union headquarters

Updated: 2011-11-09 14:06
By D J Clark (chinadaily.com.cn)

Formed just ten years ago, the African Union has quickly become a key institution in the continent for building peace and stability as well as dealing with common issues affecting all 54 countries. In this video China Daily reporter D J Clark visits the new 800 million RMB Africa Union headquarters donated by China to investigate why supporting the institution is important for long term food security in the continent.

Building the African Union headquarters

By D J Clark

Some video supplied by the World Food Programme

Producer: Flora Yue

Slideshow: Building the African Union

Related video:

Part 1: A mission to help Africa's children

Part 2: Ali's story

Part 3: Food crisis in the horn of Africa


See more videos at:D J Clark's Video Column

Building the African Union headquarters

About D J Clark

D J Clark has worked worldwide as a multimedia journalist for more than 20 years. As well as working for China Daily he runs an MA course in Multimedia journalism at Beijing Foreign Studies University and is the Director of Visual Journalism at the Asia Center for Journalism in Manila, Philippines.