AU appoints John Mahama as special envoy to Somalia
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AU appoints John Mahama as special envoy to Somalia


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The East African country has witnessed renewed political crisis recently after the incumbent president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed decided to extend his tenure by two more years.

He previously served as Vice President of Ghana from January 2009 to July 2012 and took office as president on 24 July 2012 following the death of his predecessor, John Evans Atta Mills.

The former President also served a one-year term as Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in 2014.


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