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Will Brexit break up the African Union?

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Johannesburg - African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s Twitter timeline was quiet on Friday morning, even as #Brexit was trending.

The African Union, too, did not immediately issue a statement.

Yet the vote by almost 52% of Britons to leave the European Union will have implications for the African continental body. At its summit next month it will again discuss how to move closer to the free trade zone it has envisaged as part of its Agenda 2063.

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