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When dinosaurs fall: Four ways the African Union can better intervene - African Arguments
In the uncertainty that follows the removal of long-standing leaders, the AU can – and should – have an important role to play. What happens when long-running autocratic leaders are finally ousted? This is the dilemma currently facing Algeria and Sudan, where protests recently led to the removal of Presidents Abdelaziz Bouteflika and Omar al-Bashir respectively. It is a conundrum that has had to be confronted in the last few years in Zimbabwe and Burkina Faso as well as in the likes of Egypt, Tunisia and Libya before them. In all these cases, there has been huge uncertainty following the …