Coup: African Union Suspends Gabon



The African Union (AU) has suspended the membership of Gabon in the wake of the coup from the Central African countries.

This was disclosed by AU’s Peace and Security Council on Thursday evening stating that it strongly condemned the take-over of power by the military in Gabon, which deposed President Ali Bongo.

The Union suspended Gabon from participating in all activities of the AU and its institutions “with immediate effect until constitutional order is restored in the country.”

Recall that the AU suspended Niger Republic’s membership just a few weeks ago after the military took power there at the end of July.