Chad's Foreign Minister Moussa Faki Mahamat Named AU Chief: Diplomats

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

ADDIS ABABA, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 30th Jan, 2017 ) : 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.