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Emnet Assefa

Ethiopian new Prime Minister Hailmeariam Dessalegn has taken over the chairmanship of the African Union at the on-going 20th Summit of the AU heads of state and governments meeting.

 

Prime Minister Hailemariam, who recently succeeded Ethiopia’s long serving late PM Meles Zenawi, will chair the continental body for the coming one year, taking over from the president of the Republic of Benin, Dr. Boni Yayi.