New AU bureau

Addis-Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The new 15-strong bureau of the African Union chaired by President Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria was appointed by consensus Tuesday in compliance with geographical representation as provided for by the rules of the continental organisation.
The bureau is the highest decision-making body the AU Commission chairperson refers to between summits.
Following are its members: Chair: Nigeria 1st vice-chair: Burundi 2nd vice-chair: Libya 3rd vice-chair: Ethiopia 4th vice-chair: Botswana 5th vice-chair: Benin 6th vice-chair: Equatorial Guinea 7th vice-chair: SADR 8th vice-chair: Uganda 9th vice-chair: Lesotho 10th vice-chair: Mali 11th vice-chair: Chad 12th vice-chair: Sudan 13th vice-chair: Swaziland 14th vice-chair: Senegal

06 july 2004 22:32:00

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