Dlamini-Zuma becomes first woman to chair the African Union Commission

16 Jul

Diplomat and doctor Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma elected first female to chair the 54-nation African Union Commission.

Doctor and diplomat Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma of South Africa has won a vote to become the first female head of the African Union Commission, delegates have said.

The ex-wife of South African President Jacob Zuma defeated incumbent and rival Jean Ping of Gabon on Sunday, who had headed the steering body of the 54-member organisation since 2008.

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Posted by on July 16, 2012 in Uncategorized


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