Five Zimbabwean rights campaigners arrested last month and charged with subversion after returning from abroad were released on bail Friday, lawyers said.
President Omar al-Bashir, who ruled Sudan in autocratic style for 30 years, was overthrown and arrested in a coup by the armed forces on Thursday, but protesters took to the streets demanding the military hand over power to civilians.
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down and consultations are under way to set up a transitional council.
The International Relations Department says it has taken note of the developments in Gabon and is monitoring developments in Libreville.
An ex-president of Madagascar and the man who removed him in a 2009 coup compete to become the island state’s next leader in a run-off election on Wednesday.