At the July African Union (AU) summit in Kigali, a new chairperson of the AU Commission will be elected. Current Chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, is stepping down after only one term.
Does this signal a retreat by South Africa from AU politics? And why is South Africa not putting forward a candidate for any of the other AU Commission positions that will become vacant in July?
This View on Africa will be presented by Liesl Louw-Vaudran, an ISS Consultant and author of the newly released book South Africa in Africa: Superpower or Neocolonialist?
She will discuss South Africa’s role in the AU Commission and what it says about the country’s future foreign policy.
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