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Bashir questioned on coup

Sudan’s ousted long-time leader Omar al-Bashir was summoned for questioning on Tuesday over his role in the 1989 coup that brought him to power....

Jail for Burkina Faso coup leaders

Two senior allies of deposed former Burkina Faso president Blaise Compaore were sentenced to 10 and 20 years in prison respectively for organising a...

Sudan coup attempt thwarted

Sudan’s military thwarted a coup attempt and arrested an unspecified number of senior officers in connection with a plot to restore the party of...

Sudan coup attempt thwarted

Sudan’s military rulers said several officers attempting a coup to undermine agreement between the military and the opposition to share power for three years...

Recording of failed Ethiopia coup released

Ethiopia released a recording of the state militia commander it says led a failed coup attempt last week in which dozens, including five top...

Arrests in connection with Ethiopian “coup” top 200

Nearly 250 people have been arrested in Ethiopia’s capital and the main city in Amhara region since a foiled coup attempt, state TV reported. Ethiopia...

Failed coup puts Ethiopian ethnic militias in the spotlight

A foiled coup in Ethiopia’s Amhara state that left five senior officials dead, including the army’s chief of staff, pushed ethnic militias in one...

Failed regional coup in Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s army chief of staff and the head of northern state Amhara were killed in separate but related attacks when a general tried to...

Gambian coup plot sees eight former soldiers sentenced

Eight former soldiers were sentenced for plotting to overthrow Gambia’s president Adama Barrow in 2017 with the help of his ousted predecessor, the country’s...

Haftar attempted coup – claim

Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar tried to stage a coup issuing an arrest warrant for Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj, UN envoy Ghassan Salame said...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...