Morocco readmited into the African Union after 32 years of absence

Morocco has been readmitted into the African Union on Monday since it left in 1984 after the organisation’s recognition of the independence of Western Sahara.

The readmission was approved during the 28th AU Summit in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa after Morocco formally announced its wish to rejoin six months ago.

According to Senegalese President Macky Sall 39 heads of state out of 54 voted for the return of Morocco, AFP reports.

Morocco garnered the votes despite strong opposition by countr…

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