The state basically recognised the president’s incapacity to continue holding office, while also refusing to follow the constitution. The Senate president would have assumed the position and called elections in 30-60 days.
In April IOM warned that its staff in Niger and Libya had “documented shocking events on North African migrant routes, which they have described as “slave markets”.
Most of the African Union peacekeeping operations in Somalia annual costs of about US$900 million are covered by external donors.
Faki was presented as a consensus candidate who was not as “unpredictable” as either Kenya’s Mohamed or Senegal’s Bathily on key issues facing the continental body
Chad’s Mahamat emerged triumphant as the new chairperson of the African Union Commission after seven rounds of voting, but what is he getting himself into?