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By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 26th, 2012
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Jakkie Cilliers and Jide Martyns Okeke After several delays to the original starting time for the elections, Dr Dlamini-Zuma secured a simple majority in the first three rounds before clinching the vote in the fourth and final round. Unofficial results indicate the following for Dr Dlamini-Zuma and M...
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Jul 15th, 2012
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The African Union is holding a summit in Addis Ababa expected to focus on another bid to resolve a deadlock over its secretariat. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma of South Africa and the incumbent, Jean Ping of Gabon, are to contest the election for the post of chairman of the AU commission. In January, neithe...
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Feb 23rd, 2012
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South Africa as a powerhouse on the continent expected to take the AU Commission Chairperson’s job. But the outcome of the election indicates that opposition to Ms Dlamini-Zuma was intractable. The 18th Summit of the African Union (AU) that took place in Addis Ababa this week has led to a sudden surg...
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Jan 31st, 2012
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Addis Ababa – SA says Nkosazana Dlamaini Zuma will vie for the African Union’s top job in the next election after she failed to secure two-thirds of votes needed to become commission chairperson of the bloc. “Nothing stops us from fielding the same candidate because she has shown or prove...