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The draft rule that could lock Raila Odinga out of AU top job

Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga.

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What you need to know:

  • According to the 2018 decision, the next commission chairperson should come from the eastern African region.
  • Yet the draft rule change says countries must not hog positions to allow peers from the neighbourhood to enjoy the opportunity.