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Moussa Faki Mahamat: ‘Coup leaders should not stand for election’

By François Soudan, Romain Gras

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Posted on July 19, 2023 15:06

Moussa Faki Mahamat
Moussa Faki Mahamat, President of Africa Union Commission since 2017. Photo Vincent Fournier for JAMG, 21 juin 2023.

In an exclusive interview, the Chair of the African Union Commission stands firm against regimes that come to power by force, which happens to include that of his own country, Chad.

At 63, Moussa Faki Mahamat has lost none of the aloof reserve he has always exhibited.

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