Cameroonian Dang wins Pan-African Parliament presidency


CAIRO – 11 May 2018: Cameroonian Roger Nkodo Dang, who represents the Central African region, was re-elected as the president of the Pan-African Parliament during secret polling on Thursday, May 10. He competed with two other candidates representing North and South Africa.

Egypt competed for the presidential seat, but it didn’t win. Egyptian Parliamentarian Mostafa el-Gendi, who represented the North African area, managed to earn only 44 votes out of 224. Zimbabwean Fortune Charumbira, who represented South Africa in the elections, received 47 votes.


FILE- Egyptian Parliamentarian Mostafa el-Gendi, who represented the North African area, managed to earn 44 votes out of 224.

Out of 258 Pan-African Parliament members eligible to vote, 222 members participated in the voting. Dang…

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