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SADC to Support Dlamini-Zuma for AU Post

Monday, February 13, 2012 - 11:55
Dlamini-Zuma is still SADC’s preferred candidate to head the Africa Union Commission

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will be backing Home Affairs Minister, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, as its candidate to head the African Union (AU) Commission.

Angolan Foreign Minister, Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, points out that, "It’s going to be a campaign of all SADC member states, and we are going to work and convince others with all the strong arguments that we have."

SADC’s decision, taken at a meeting in Cape Town, comes barely two weeks after Dlamini-Zuma failed to unseat incumbent Jean Ping of Gabon at an AU summit in Addis Ababa.

To read the article titled, “SADC wants Dlamini-Zuma to try again for AU post,” click here.

Source: 
Business Day