Africa: Pan-African Parliament's Woes Reflect a Crisis in Leadership

Via AllAfrica | 10 Jun 2021 - 17:50:53
[ISS] Chaotic scenes at the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) in Johannesburg last week have prompted a strong reaction from across the continent. African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat called for PAP activities to be suspended until the issues around electing a new PAP president and bureau were settled. The incidents have exposed an institution that, except for recurrent scandals of corruption, has hitherto existed in obscurity. Source