Kutesa, AU blocked from entering Libya

The United Nations Security Council has rejected requests by the African Union (AU) High Level Ad-hoc Committee on Libya (AHCL) to fly to Tripoli to mediate between President Muammar Gaddafi and pro-democracy protesters fighting to end his 42-year rule.

Monday March 21 2011

ATTACKING: Guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) launches a tomahawk missile.

ATTACKING: Guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) launches a tomahawk missile. It is one of those deployed by the international coalition to check Gaddafi’s air force. PHOTO BY AGENCIES 

By Emmanuel Mulondo

An emergency meeting of the AU be convened in Addis Ababa with representatives of the Arab League, the OIC and the UN to map out ways of an early resolution to the conflict.

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