President of Zimbabwe elected as new African Union chairman

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – President Mugabe of Zimbabwe was elected as the new African Union chairman at a summit in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia on Friday (30 Jan.). “Zimbabwe is an important member state, a very committed country,” said the Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra.

In his acceptance speech, Zimbabwe’s President said: “African resources should belong to Africa and no one else, except to those we invite as friends,” he said. “Friends we shall have, yes, but imperialists and colonialists no more.”

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