Niger junta to prosecute ousted President Bazoum for treason

Niger’s military junta says it will prosecute ousted President Mohamed Bazoum for high treason over his exchanges with foreign heads of state and international organisations. Meanwhile, the Peace and Security Council of the African Union is expected to meet today to discuss the situation in Niger as the junta signifies it is open to talks with ECOWAS following Saturday’s visit of a delegation of Islamic scholars from Nigeria. Alexis Akwagyiram, Managing Editor at Semafor Africa joins CNBC Africa to discuss these updates.
Mon, 14 Aug 2023 12:05:34 GMT

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