Six days to go before new AU chairperson announcement

With only six days left before the announcement of who will replace Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as the chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), campaigns are becoming intense at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa.

Southern Africa Report editor, Crystal Orderson says East African candidate Amina Mohammed has emerged as the favorite.

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