African conference ends in disarray after boycott

The Organization of African Unity (OAU) ended one of the most divisive sessions in its 19-year history. More than a third of its 51 members boycotted the final meeting to protest the admission of the Polisario guerrilla front.

The Polisario, which is fighting Moroccan control of the Western Sahara, was admitted as the OAU's 51st member last week.

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