Chairperson of the African Union Commission

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission is the head of the African Union Commission.[1] On January 30, 2017, it was announced that Chad's Moussa Faki would become the further Chairperson.[2]

Chairperson of the
African Union Commission
AU emblem
Moussa Faki Mahamat
Moussa Faki

since 14 March 2017
Appointerthe Assembly
Term lengthFour years
Inaugural holderAlpha Oumar Konaré
Formation16 September 2003


# Portrait Chairperson Took Office Left Office Country Region
Essy Amara Essy
9 July 2002 16 September 2003  Ivory Coast West Africa
1 Konare27022007 Alpha Oumar Konaré 16 September 2003 28 April 2008  Mali West Africa
2 Jean Ping 080202-F-1644L-081 0YWDF Jean Ping 28 April 2008 15 October 2012  Gabon Central Africa
3 Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma 2014 Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma 15 October 2012 14 March 2017  South Africa Southern Africa
4 Moussa Faki Mahamat Moussa Faki 14 March 2017 Incumbent  Chad Central Africa

See also


  1. ^ "AU: The Commission". African Union. Retrieved 3 February 2014.
  2. ^ "African Union votes to readmit Morocco". 30 January 2017 – via
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