Spotlight AFRICA Issue dated 10/06/2020

Time's up: Nigeria set to end Algeria's lock on top African Union security post

The last African Union summit in February 2020.
The last African Union summit in February 2020. © Prime Minister Office/Zuma/Rea
Since the position of African Union commissioner for peace and security was created in 2003, it has been held by an Algerian. But now there's near-unanimous agreement that the job, with expanded responsibilities, should go to another African powerhouse: Nigeria. [...] (463 words)
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