African leaders meet to elect new head and decide Morocco's fate

African head of states are now meeting at Addis Ababa to elect new African Union Commission (AUC) head and consider Morocco’s request to join the union.

EWN's Africa Correspondent Jean-Jacques Cornish says there are five runners for the top chair position.

  1. Kenya's foreign minister, Amina Mohamed

  2. Senegalese diplomat Professor Abdoulaye Bathily

  3. Chadian foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat

  4. Botswana's veteran politician, Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi

  5. Senior adviser to Equatorial Guinea's President Mba Mokuy

Listen to the audio below for more information on candidates...

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