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Sun 07th February 2021 | 03:10 AM
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 07th February, 2021) Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat has been re-elected for a second four-year term.
“Deeply humbled by the overwhelming and historic vote of confidence by AU Member States by voting 51 out 55 to extend my mandate at the helm of the AUC Commission for another 4 years. My congratulations to @mnsanzabaganwa [Monique Nsanzabaganwa] who was elected as deputy Chairperson. Together we WILL,” Faki wrote on Twitter.
“For the first time in the history of the @_AfricanUnion, a candidate wins an absolutely majority of 51 votes out of 55 to retain the mandate of AUC Chairperson. @AUC_MoussaFaki is that man,” Kalondo said on Twitter, adding in another post “42 votes for Dr @mnsanzabaganwa of #Rwanda, with a two thirds majority to be the new @_AfricanUnion Commission Deputy Chairperson.”
From : www.urdupoint.com