At the AOMA general assembly in Angola last week, members elected Thuli Madonsela as the Executive Secretary. Madonsela has served as South Africa’s Public Protector since October 2009.
As AOMA's Executive Secretary, Madonsela is tasked with ensuring that the organization is registered with the African Union and other international bodies. Her responsibilities also include securing funds, assembling the secretariat and consolidating the work already done at the African Ombudsman Research Centre at the University of Natal. (South Africa Citizen; Public Protector South Africa.)
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