Motsepe, Ahmad split COSAFA

Motsepe
Motsepe

The entrance of Patrice Motsepe in the CAF presidential race will test loyalties within regional block, COSAFA.

South Africa’s Motsepe will challenge incumbent, Ahmad Ahmad from Madagascar, in a contest that pits candidates from the same region.

In 2016, COSAFA voted as a bloc, which saw Ahmad sweep into power, ousting long serving Issa Hayatou of Cameroon. But the tide is fast changing with Motsepe’s decision to contest, throwing the region into a dilemma.

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