Critical Gabon decision by African Union
The African Union (AU) reacted to the military coup in the Central African country of Gabon. The Union announced the suspension of Gabon's membership. The AU also stated that they strongly condemned the arrest and dismissal of President Ali Bongo.
Coup fears in two African countries
Cameroon and Rwanda started to take measures against possible coup attempts after the coup in Gabon. Cameroonian President Paul Biya and Rwandan President Paul Kagame dismissed a large number of officials in the army and the Ministry of Defence.