Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, South Africa's home affairs minister, has been named the leader of the African Union, making her the group's first female leader. The election of Dlamini-Zuma, 63, a former wife of South African President Jacob Zuma, ended months of bitter deadlock at the African Union.
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