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Moussa Faki Mahamat

Date of Birth: 21 June 1960
Place of Birth: Biltine, Chad


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Another trade muddle

'The reality is clear that the EPAs were badly negotiated and apart from the SADC most of them have not been implemented,' says Lopes, the former executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa who was appointed to lead the AU's post-Cotonou negotiations by Moussa Faki Mahamat at the Nouakchott summit...


Sanctions and splits

At June's African Union summit in Nouakchott, AU Commission chair, Moussa Faki Mahamat, had appealed for tough measures to send a 'clear message to the players to respect their commitments' (AC Vol 59 No 2, Cycle of broken deals)...

Also involved are the African Union Commission, chaired by former Chadian foreign minister Dr Moussa Faki Mahamat, the AU's High-Level Ad Hoc Committee on South Sudan led by High Representative for South Sudan, former Malian President Alpha Oumar Konaré, and the 'C5 group' of non-IGAD African countries selected to assist with the peace process: Algeria, Chad, Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania, as well as the Troika of United States, United Kingdom and Norway, and a few others including China...


Another political fix

However, if African leaders have so far refused to host the new centres, the chair of the AU commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, said that the continent bore its own responsibility for the migration crisis, condemning what he described as 'intolerable actions' committed against African migrants on their own continent...


Migration clouds treaty hopes

'Cooperation with Africa goes far beyond migration,' said Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker following a meeting with AU counterpart Moussa Faki Mahamat, in Brussels on 23 May...


Migrants rock the summit boat

Burkina Faso recalled its ambassador from Libya in protest and the AU Commission Chair Moussa Faki Mahamat ordered an inquiry...

In October, AU Commission Chair Moussa Faki Mahamat was tasked with coming up with a face-saving formula...


A hopeful view in London…

Many heard Farmajo promise to defeat the Islamist insurgents of Al Shabaab in two years, including United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May and her Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson; May's Turkish counterpart, Binali Yildirim, head of the ruling Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi (Justice and Development Party); United States Defense Secretary James Mattis; Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta; Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni; Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn of Ethiopia and Chad's Moussa Faki Mahamat, the new African Union Chairperson (AC Vol 58 No 4, MPs reject foreigners' choice & Vol 58 No 3, The scramble for the chair)...


A vote too far

In the latest meeting of the contact group, the Groupe international de contact (GIC) held in Addis Ababa, Chad's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Moussa Faki Mahamet, was unusually critical of CAR politicians and the current electoral process...


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