Arab Maghreb Union

The Arab Maghreb Union (UMA) was established under the Marrakech Treaty of 1989 with the primary purposes of: strengthening ties between the five member states; promoting prosperity...


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COMESA

Chairperson: Joseph Kabila, DR Congo (appointed on rotation in February 2014 for a one-year term) Secretary-General: SindisoNdemaNgwenya, Zimbabwe (reappointed by the COMESA...


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CEN–SAD

President: IdrissDébyItno, Chad (appointed by the 12th Conference of Heads of State and Government in July 2010) Secretary-General: Ibrahim Sani Abani, Niger (appointed by the Conference of Heads...


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EAC

Chairperson: Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenya (elected on rotation in November 2013 for a one-year term) Secretary-General: Richard Sezibera, Rwanda (appointed on 19 April 2011 for a five-year term)...


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ECCAS

Chair: IdrissDébyItno, Chad (appointed in October 2009; reappointed in January 2012 for a further term scheduled to end in November 2014) Secretary General: Ahmad Allam-Mi, Chad (appointed by the Chairperson on 29 July 2013 for a four-year term, renewable once)...


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ECOWAS

Authority Chairperson: John DramaniMahama, Ghana (elected by the ECOWAS Assembly in March 2014 for a one-year term) Commission President: KadréDésiréOuedraogo, Burkina Faso (appointed by the Authority of Heads of State and Government...


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RR Chairperson

The responsibilities of the Regional Chair who holds dual roles as the Head of Council and the Chief Executive Officer of the Region. As the Head of Council, the Regional Chair acts as the Chief Executive Officer of the Region and provides leadership to Regional Council....


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IGAD

Chairperson: HailemariamDessalegn, Ethiopia (elected by the IGAD Assembly in January 2013)1 Head of Secretariat: MahboubMaalim, Kenya (appointed by the IGAD Assembly on 14 June 2008 for a four-year term; reappointed in July 2012 for a second four-year term)...


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