INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS: Accompanied by foreign affairs minister, A.J. Nicholson, PM Portia Simpson-Miller left the island on Wednesday for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to take part in a special 50th anniversary summit commemorating the establishment of the Organization of African Unity (OAU). According to a release from the OPM, Simpson-Miller is expected to give a keynote address in keeping with Jamaica's foreign-policy objectives, and will also use the opportunity to engage in bilateral talks aimed at furthering Jamaica's growth and development agenda, as well as mutual interests. She returns home next Tuesday. Dr. Omar Davies is in charge of the government until then.