Presidency

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​​​​Is the political authority of UCLG Africa representing the organization at all levels including functions, meetings and events. The Presidency includes six (6) members: five (5) elected members, one (1) for each of the five (5) regions of Africa and the President REFELA ex officio.

Mr Khalifa Sall

Mr Khalifa Sall

UCLG Africa President

Mayor of Dakar; Vice President of UCLG Africa (West Africa)

Mr Cheikh Ahmed Baya

Mr Cheikh Ahmed Baya

North Africa Vice President

President, Association of Mayors of Mauritania (AMM)

Mr. Christian Roger Okemba

Mr. Christian Roger Okemba

Central Africa Vice President

President, Association of Mayors of Congo (AMC)

Mr David André

Mr David André

East Africa Vice President

President, District of Victoria Association (ADV)

Mr Parks Tau

Mr Parks Tau

Southern Africa Vice President

President, South Africa Local Governments Association (SALGA)

Mrs Celestine Courtes Ketcha

Mrs Celestine Courtes Ketcha

President of the Network of Elected women of Africa (REFELA)

Mayor of Bangangté, Cameroon.

Western Africa Region/ Région Afrique de l’Ouest
MEMBERS / MEMBRES REPRESENTED BY
Titular / Titulaire
REPRESENTED BY
Substitute/ suppléant
1Ville de Dakar
Sénégal
Président de CGLU Afrique
Vice-Présidence Afrique de l’Ouest
M. Khalifa SALL
Maire
M. GUEYE Cheikh
Maire de Dieuppeul-Derkle
Northern Africa Region/Région Afrique du Nord
MEMBERS / MEMBRES REPRESENTED BY
Titular / Titulaire
REPRESENTED BY
Substitute/ suppléant
1Association des Maires du Mauritanie AMM
Vice-Présidence Afrique du Nord
M. Cheikh Ould Ahmed Ould Baya
President

M. MENKOUSS Elaliya
Vice-Président

Central Africa Region/ Région Afrique Centrale
MEMBERS / MEMBRES REPRESENTED BY
Titular / Titulaire
REPRESENTED BY
Substitute/ suppléant
1Association des Maires du Congo AMC
Vice-Présidence CGLU-Afrique Centrale
M. Christian Roger OKEMBA
Président
Eastern Africa Region/ Région Afrique de l’Est
MEMBERS / MEMBRES REPRESENTED BY
Titular / Titulaire
REPRESENTED BY
Substitute/ suppléant
1Association of Districts of Victoria ADV
Vice Presidency of Eastern Africa

Mr DAVID ANDRE
President
Mrs Lydia CHARLIE
Executif director

Southern Africa Region/ Région Afrique Australe
MEMBERS / MEMBRES REPRESENTED BY
Titular / Titulaire
REPRESENTED BY
Substitute/ suppléant
1South Africa Local Government Association
SALGA
Vice Presidency of Southern
Africa

Mr Parks TAU
President
Mr Mpho Nawa
Deputy President