Chairperson of the African Union Commission

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Chairperson of the
African Union Commission
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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma 2014.png
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

since 15 October 2012
Appointer the Assembly
Term length Four years
Inaugural holder Alpha Oumar Konaré
Formation 16 September 2003

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission is the head of the African Union Commission.[1]



# Portrait Chairperson Took Office Left Office Country Region
Essy.jpg Amara Essy (interim) July 9, 2002 16 September 2003  Côte d'Ivoire West Africa
1 Konare27022007.jpg Alpha Oumar Konaré 16 September 2003 28 April 2008  Mali West Africa
2 Jean Ping 080202-F-1644L-081 0YWDF.jpg Jean Ping 28 April 2008 15 October 2012  Gabon Central Africa
3 Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma 2014.png Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma 15 October 2012 Incumbent  South Africa Southern Africa

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "AU: The Commission". African Union. Retrieved 3 February 2014.