Appointments

Ramaphosa appoints Okonjo-Iweala, Manuel special envoys

The Chairperson of the African Union and President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, has appointed ex-Nigerian finance minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Dr Donald Kaberuka, Mr Tidjane Thiam and Mr Trevor Manuel as Special Envoys of the African Union.

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They are to mobilise international support for Africa’s efforts to address the economic challenges African countries will face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Okonjo-Iweala had been appointed a member of the Economic Advisory Council by Ramaphosa in March; to help give South Africa a coherent economic policy. The appointment was for a term of three years.

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Kaberuka is an economist and former President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank, while Manuel was the longest-serving Minister of Finance in South Africa and formerly headed the country’s National Planning Commission.

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Thiam, a banker and businessman, is the former Chief Executive Officer of Credit Suisse Group, a leading global  financial services company.

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