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Egypt's El-Sissi elected new chairman of African Union
February 12, 2019

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has been elected as the chairman of the African Union at summit in Ethiopia.

El-Sisi's election brings an end the one-year chairmanship of Rwanda's President Paul Kagame.

African Union chairmen set agendas of issues to be addressed during their one-year tenure.