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World - Africa
5/30/2024 10:32:01 PM
The head of the U.S. military in Africa vigorously defended the country’s counterterrorism strategy on the continent and vowed to press forward with it despite a wave of criticism and a drift among African nations toward seeking security help from Russia instead.

World - Africa
2/25/2024 9:39:15 PM
West Africa's regional bloc ECOWAS said Sunday it was easing sanctions imposed on Guinea and Mali, a day after announcing a similar decision for Niger, another country under military rule.

World - Africa
1/22/2024 3:29:10 PM
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Monday the United States was committed to deeper relations with Africa despite global crises as he opened a trip in the shadow of coups and the rising influence of Russia and China on the continent.

World - Africa
9/21/2023 9:35:44 PM
The recent coups in Africa are attempts by militaries to save their countries from presidents' “broken promises," the head of Guinea’s junta said Thursday as he rebuffed the West for boxing in the continent of more than 1 billion people.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
9/15/2023 2:32:00 PM
Al Ahram Weekly takes stock of the terrorism that has followed on the heels of political transformation in West Africa

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
9/6/2023 9:59:00 AM
"Whether in Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali, Niger or Gabon, one key reason behind the popular support for recent coups is that many African peoples have grown frustrated with the status quo and the way the ruling elites have functioned for decades, leading to more poverty, suffering and waves of refugees who would rather die trying to emigrate than stay home, jobless and poor."

World - Africa
9/5/2023 12:22:41 PM
Guinea-Bissau's President Umaro Sissoco Embalo has appointed two new officials to protect his security, who took up their duties on Monday with the head of state alluding to coups d'etat elsewhere in Africa.

World - Africa
8/31/2023 2:16:13 PM
European Union ministers expressed deep concern Thursday at the growing number of military coups across Africa as the bloc draws up sanctions targeting the junta in Niger which overthrew an elected government a month ago.

World - Africa
8/30/2023 5:15:25 PM
France condemned the toppling of Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba on Wednesday which could represent another setback for Paris in Africa where friendly governments have been falling in an "epidemic" of coups.

World - Africa
8/30/2023 1:26:45 PM
The turbulent continent of Africa has experienced seven coups since August 2020, before army officers in the West African country said Wednesday they had deposed President Ali Bongo in Gabon.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/16/2023 9:35:00 PM
How much longer can the peoples of the African Sahel region endure its succession of coups and civil wars?

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/8/2023 9:22:00 PM
The West African states of Mali and Burkina Faso share a heavy legacy of military coups in their fight against terrorism and political instability.

World - Africa
7/30/2023 2:02:04 PM
The Central African Republic began voting on Sunday in a referendum on a new constitution that would allow President Faustin-Archange Touadera to seek a third term in a country which has endured several coups.

World - Africa
12/17/2022 8:34:41 PM
Elections, coups, disease outbreaks and extreme weather are some of the main events that occurred across Africa in 2022.

World - Africa
12/5/2022 4:02:50 PM
West African leaders agreed on Sunday to create a regional force to intervene against jihadism and in the event of coups, a senior official said.

Sports - World
7/12/2022 12:40:19 PM
Former Portugal and Manchester United winger Luis Nani has signed for Australian side Melbourne Victory in one of the A-League's biggest coups in years.

World - Africa
5/27/2022 6:28:02 PM
African leaders gathered for a summit Friday in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, to address growing humanitarian needs on the continent, which is also facing increased violent extremism, climate change challenges and a run of military coups.

World - Africa
5/26/2022 2:04:48 PM
African Union leaders gather in Equatorial Guinea on Friday for a two-day summit as the continent contends with humanitarian crises, terrorism and military coups.

World - Africa
2/6/2022 1:39:38 PM
​The African Union has condemned a recent "wave" of coups that has seen an unprecedented number of member states suspended from the bloc, a senior official said Sunday.

World - Africa
1/25/2022 8:30:36 PM
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday after the putsch in Burkina Faso that military coups are 'unacceptable,' calling on West African armies to defend their people rather than fight for power.

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