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Buhari condemns coup attempt in Ghana

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the reported attempted coup against the constituted authorities in Ghana. The president made his feelings known through a statement by...

We’ll resist any coup by the Nigerian military – Tinubu

National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Monday warned the military to discard any attempt...

Troops advance toward mutineers in Ivory Coast’s second city

By Ange Aboa and Joe Bavier Abidjan (Reuters) Troops were advancing toward Ivory Coast's second largest city on Sunday, part of an operation the head...

Coup d’etat foiled in Niger Republic

Niamey (Reuters) - Niger's government has foiled an attempted coup and arrested suspects who planned to use aerial means to seize power, President Mahamadou...

Burkina Faso: Coup leader, former minister charged in court

Ouagadougou (Reuters/NAN) A court in Burkina Faso has charged an Army General and a former Foreign Minister with crimes including threatening state security and...

Burkina Faso government counsels against attack on mutinous soldiers

By Brahima Ouedraogo OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's government has asked citizens to avoid aggression against the men and officers of the country's...

Burundi’s sit-tight president is a born-again Christian, former rebel leader

By Esdras Ndikumana Bujumbura (Burundi) (AFP) - A former sports teacher, ex-rebel, born-again Christian and football fanatic, Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza, the subject of a...

Military ousts sit-tight president in Burundi

BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - A Burundian general said on Wednesday he had deposed President Pierre Nkurunziza for seeking an unconstitutional third term in office, and...

Nigeria’s military dismisses rumours of possible coup

Abuja (AFP) - Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, on Wednesday dismissed talk of a possible coup in Africa's most populous nation, which...

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