Morocco Flexes Economic Muscle to Return to AU
[Africa Renewal] "It is a beautiful day when one returns home after too long of an absence," King Mohammed VI of Morocco said after the North African country was readmitted to the African Union (AU) at its summit in January.
African Union Re-Admits Morocco After 33-Year Absence
[Deutsche Welle] The AU has re-admitted Morocco despite the kingdom refusing to cede its claim to occupied Western Sahara. Officials from the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic hope to push Morocco into allowing an independence referendum.Â Â Â
As AU Readmits Morocco, Membership of Sahrawi Republic Set to Cause Division
[East African] As Morocco waits to be readmitted to the African Union, it is pushing for the suspension of Western Sahara from the continental body, placing the AU in a difficult position.