Tuesday, February 02, 2010

The African Union dissolves NEPAD

Malawian President Bingu wa Mutharika is the new Chairman of the African Union. As the summit in Addis Ababa closed today, the group resolved to dissolve the New Partnership for Africa Development (NEPAD). NEPAD’s primary objective was to eradicate poverty and promote prosperity and to halt the marginalization of Africa In the globalisation process. To read more click here.

It is reported that the standing AU president from Libya, Muammar Gaddafi, had wanted to stay on as AU chairman. To read more about the just ended AU summit click here.

To learn more about President Bingu wa Mutharika click here.

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