AUC Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat

AU Blasts Purported ‘Relocation Request Memo’ as Fake News

ADDIS ABABA – African Union Commission (AUC) dismissed a purported report circulating on social media claiming its chairperson is seeking to temporarily relocate the Commission from Ethiopia as “fake news”.

In a statement, his spokesperson Ebba Kalondo said the AUC had learnet the existence of a report circulating on Social media purporting to be an official internal memo attributed to the chairperson.

The memo alleged that the chairperson is calling for a temporary relocation of the Commission and its staff from Ethiopia, the spokesperson said.

This “report is fake news and has no basis in fact nor form,” said Kalondo.