Chad candidate Moussa Faki Mahamat has won the African Union (AU) Commission Chair elections

Chadian Minister to replace Dlamini Zuma

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chad H.E Mahamat beat the other candidates that include Botswana’s foreign minister Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi Equatorial Guinea’s foreign minister Agapito Mba Mokuy, Kenya’s foreign minister Amina Mohamed and Senegal’s Bathily Abdoulaye.

The deputy chair will be Ghana’s Ambassador Thomas Kwesi Quartey, former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs