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Egyptian President Al-Sisi Takes Over as AU Chairperson

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has handed the African Union chairmanship over to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. The ceremony was the climax of the organisation's 32nd Ordinary Session, in which heads of state and government met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Kagame expressed confidence that his successor would take the AU to greater heights.

Heads of State and Government of the 55 African countries in the African Union begin the organisation's 32nd ordinary session in Addis Ababa.

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