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Equatorial Guinea became a member of the Peace Council of the African Union for Central Africa

31.01.2018
On January 26, the head of Equatoguinean diplomacy, Agapito Mba Mokuy has participated in the work of the Executive Council, aimed at the study of reports, proposals and draft regulations, statutes and laws of various organs of the AU with to elaborate the agenda of the XXX Summit.
 
On the same day, several elections have been organized to fill vacancies of some bodies.
 
For the Peace and Security Council in Central Africa, Equatorial Guinea has been elected by 50 votes, while Gabon which got 49 votes ranked second.
 
In North Africa, Morocco has been the only candidate, with 36 votes and 16 abstentions. In Southern Africa, Zimbabwe and Angola have been elected with 49 and 48 votes, respectively.
 
Djibouti, with 50 votes and Rwanda, with 49, already occupy their positions as members of the council in the area of ​​East Africa and Liberia, with 51 votes, Sierra Leone, with 48 and Togo, with 45, are already members of the council in the western zone.
 
Another vote has been the election of the directive of the Pan-African University. After long debates, it was only possible to elect the president; the rest of the candidates had not met the necessary requirements and this responsibility fell on the Gabonese, Jean Dominique Nziengui.

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