ICLEI Africa Regional Executive Committee

During 2012, ICLEI Africa established its first Regional Executive Committee – the ICLEI Africa Committee – as part of the global ICLEI governance reform process.

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Meet the 2024-2027 ICLEI Africa Regional Executive Committee (RexCom)

We are proud to introduce the dedicated members of the 2024-2027 ICLEI Africa Regional Executive Committee (RexCom). These esteemed individuals are committed to steering ICLEI towards a more sustainable future.

The RexCom plays a vital role in our governance structure, offering high-level strategic leadership and direction to our activities. Comprising political leaders from our Member municipalities within the African region, each RexCom Member serves as the voice of local and regional governments on various platforms and addresses critical sustainability issues. They also actively support the implementation of the ICLEI Strategic Plan, driving positive local change.


In alphabetical order:

Chairperson of the RexCom

Mayor Chilando Chitangala

Lusaka, Zambia


Mayor Manuel de Araujo

Quelimane, Mozambique

ICLEI Vice President
ICLEI Africa Regional Executive Committee Member representing the Africa region on ICLEI's Global Executive Committee

Mayor Mohamed Sefiani

Chefchaouen, Morocco

Mayor Ernest Arthur

Cape Coast, Ghana

Mayor Regina Bakitte Nakazzi

Nansana, Uganda

Meet the Special Advisors to the ICLEI Africa RexCom:

Lord Mayor Mamode Isoop Nujuraully

Port Louis, Mauritius

Mayor Wild Ndipo

Blantyre, Malawi

Mr Steve Pheko

Botswana Association of Local Authorities – BALA