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Recently named Chairman of the African Union Comission (AU) and former Gabonese Foreign Minister Jean Ping speaks during a press conference in Nairobi on February 22, 2008. Ping said he was confident that the mediation efforts of former UN chief Kofi Annan would produce positive result in the coming days. Kenya's feuding political leaders on February 21, 2008 haggled over a power-sharing deal that could see the opposition given a special prime minister's post, as Annan gave guarded hope to an agreement. By Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images.