Dlamini-Zuma quells home sick claims

Dlamini-Zuma scotched reports that she’s going home to take a parliamentary seat.

FILE: Head of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (L) has scotched reports that she’s going home to take a parliamentary seat. Picture: GCIS.

ADDIS ABABA - Head of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says it's too early to decide what she'll do after her mandate expires.

After 16 months in office, she says she's getting used to life in Addis Ababa and dismisses criticism that she's surrounded herself with a South African clique.

Dlamini-Zuma scotched reports that she's going home to take a parliamentary seat.

She's determined to complete her four-year mandate but she says she will decide only in 2016 whether she'll seek a second term.

She says not a single South African employed by the African Union (AU) is deployed to her office but she does have South Africans employed by Pretoria and second her to help her, which is accepted practice in the AU.