Venson-Moitoi itching for first AU debate

Vension-Moitoi is ready to take her challenges head on
Vension-Moitoi is ready to take her challenges head on

Botswana’s candidate for the position of chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi has said that she is ready for the first-ever pre-election public debate this Friday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The debate is a preparation for the new elections, which will be held during the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government from January 30 to 31 at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa.

Venson-Moitoi will be competing against Equatorial Guinea’s Foreign Minister, Agapito Mba Mokuy, Chad’s Moussa Faki Mahamat, Senegal’s Abdoulaye Bathily and Kenya’s Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed.

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