Niger coup: divided AU Peace and Security Council rejects any military intervention

Evariste Ndayishimiye, July 2023.
Evariste Ndayishimiye, July 2023. © Alexey Danichev/Sputnik/KREM/EFE/Newscom/MaxPPP
Concerned about the increasing number of coups in West Africa, the African Union is trying to make its voice heard on the appropriate response to that of Niger. Chaired by Burundi, the volatile Peace and Security Council, which met on 14 August, is against ECOWAS military intervention. [...]
Published on 16.08.2023 at 04:40 GMT Reading time 2 minutes
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