Posted On January 30, 2017 By In Non classifié(e), None With 56 Views

Chad’s foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat named AU chief: diplomats

Addis Ababa, Jan 30, 2017 (AFP)

Chad’s foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat was named Monday as the new AU Commission chairman, beating four others to succeed South Africa’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, diplomats told AFP.
“The chairperson was elected in the fourth round,” said former Burundian president Pierre Buyoya, adding that Mahamat won after a final round battle with Kenyan foreign minister Amina Mohamed.

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