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AU suspends membership of coup-engrossed Guinea

The African Union said on Friday it was suspending Guinea after a coup in the West African country that saw its president Alpha Condé arrested Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | The African Union (AU) has suspended the membership of Guinea after the West African nation had been gripped by a …

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ECOWAS suspends Guinea’s membership over coup

Accra, Ghana | Xinhua | The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) suspended the membership of Guinea, which has been gripped by a military coup, said a communique issued by the ECOWAS late Wednesday. The decision was made at a virtual meeting of the organization, convened by ECOWAS Chairman Nana …

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Military coup in Guinea condemned by UN, regional bodies

Conakry, Guinea | Xinhua | International organizations such as the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), as well as some governments condemned the military coup in Guinea on Sunday and called for release of the country’s president. Earlier on Sunday, heavy …

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African leaders demand swift release of detained Mali president

Nairobi, Kenya | XINHUA | African leaders have strongly condemned the Tuesday military coup in Mali during which President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was seized by mutinying soldiers. The leaders who included Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his counterparts from South Africa, DR Congo, Rwanda and Mozambique among others also demanded …

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