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Africa’s coup wave

Democratization push in Africa’s poorest countries has failed to produce legitimate governments capable of delivering security and development, and the increasing frequency of military coups should trigger a rethink COMMENT | RABAH AZREKI | At the end of the 1980s, political liberalization swept across Africa, seemingly indicating that it was …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Military coup fear mounts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Military coup fear mounts: Why the soldiers want change THE LAST WORD The Museveni-Mutebile conundrum: Why their opposing views still represent the ideological contention over Uganda’s destiny COMMENTS Let them eat respect?: Why …

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Museveni speaks out again about coups in Africa

FULL STATEMENT ON COUPS IN AFRICA Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has again castigated the coup leaders in Guinea in a statement released today, questioning their ideological stand. The statement by Uganda’s President was titled ‘On the military coups that have recently taken place in some African …

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Turkey’s president says coup attempt in Armenia unacceptable

Istanbul, Turkey | THE INDEPENDENT |  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan described on Friday the attempted military takeover in Armenia as “unacceptable,” noting that Turkey is against all types of coups. “We are against all kinds of coups. It is not possible for us to accept coups,” Erdogan said after Friday …

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