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27 Oct
The African Union has suspended Sudan's participation in activities until the restoration of a civilian-led authority. Earlier, the EU had condemned the army for toppling Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok's government.
13 Sep
On tonight's show, we head to Conakry as international pressure mounts on Guinea's ruling military. The African Union has suspended the country after a coup d'état last weekend. Our reporter James André tells us more. We also take a look at preparations for Ethiopian New Year and listen to African music at the Femua festival in Abidjan.
22 Oct 2020
The United States and the African Union have called for an end to the violence in Nigeria, as fresh unrest rocked the capital, Lagos. Protests against police brutality have become deadly in recent weeks.
22 Aug 2020
Military coup leaders in Mali faced a barrage of condemnation on Wednesday from international powers, with the African Union suspending the country’s membership a day after mutinying soldiers detained President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita following months of protests against his rule.
8 Jun 2019
The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until there was a civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar al-Bashir's fall in April
4 May 2019
The African Union says Sudan's military rulers should hand over power to a civilian-led transitional authority within 60 days.
11 Feb 2019
After being suspended from the African Union in 2013, Egypt is seeking to enhance its standing in Africa. Egypt's focus is on security, trade and migration.
27 Jan 2019
The African Union says "serious doubts" remain over Democratic Republic of Congo's election results. The AU isn't alone in expressing qualms about the outcome of the presidential election.
27 Oct 2018
The African Union on Thursday revealed the position of Nigerian among member states. President of the union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, said Nigeria is the most important member.
2 Jul 2018
Ahead of the African Union summit in Nouakchott this Sunday, FRANCE 24 sat down with Mauritania’s President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz to discuss a number of issues, including his vision of the joint African anti-terror task force, G5 Sahel.

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