Erastus J. O. Mwencha

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Erastus Mwencha with Mary Yates, AFRICOM March 2009
Erastus Mwencha
Mwencha at the World Economic Forum on Africa in 2012
Personal details
Born (1947-11-15) 15 November 1947 (age 76)
Kisii, Kenya
Alma materUniversity of Nairobi
York University

Erastus J.O. Mwencha (November 15, 1947) is a Kenyan businessman who served as a Secretary-General of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa and former Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, to which he was elected on February 6, 2008. On January 30, 2017, he was succeeded as Deputy Chairperson of the AU Commission by Ghana diplomat Thomas Kwasi Quartey.[1]

He is married with three children.



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