Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to lead the African Union

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma speaks during a press conference after the opening of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa (AFP, Simon Maina)ADDIS ABABA–South Africa’s home affairs minister was elected Sunday to lead the African Union, capping a months-long campaign that aimed to expand the government’s diplomatic role on the continent but risked sowing divisions among other African countries.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, an experienced diplomat and President Jacob Zuma’s former wife, was chosen Sunday by the pan-African bloc’s 54 member countries to serve a four-year term as chairwoman of the African Union’s commission, its executive arm.

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Orange AFCON South Africa 2013 Preliminary Draw off to a good start in Johannesburg

Zambia AFCON Current ChampionsThe Confederation of African Football staged the 29th Edition of the Africa Cup of Nations Preliminary Draw at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg, South Africa for the 30 teams to play the final qualification rounds of The Orange AFCON to be hosted in a South Africa from 19th January to 10 th February 2013. The draw got off to a good start with all keen to see how the pairings would come out from the seeded teams and unseeded sides as fifteen nations battle it out for a spot in the final 16. There was a big show up from the sporting fraternity with more than half of the participating member associations in attendance.

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