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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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Gen Muhoozi says UPDF able to neutralize Guinea Special Forces

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) have the capability to neutralize the Special Forces of Guinea that on September 5 overthrew President Alpha Conde. The Commander UPDF land forces Lt. Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has described the Guinea coup leaders as indisciplined, and said they can …

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Guinea’s minerals and the coup

There has been a fight for its iron ore mines ANALYSIS | BY AGENCIES | Guinea’s special forces on Sunday Sept.05 ousted the West African country’s president, Alpha Condé, raising the political and operational risk for its minerals, which include bauxite, diamonds, iron ore and gold. Mining accounts for about …

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AU suspends membership of coup-engrossed Guinea

The African Union said on Friday it was suspending Guinea after a coup in the West African country that saw its president Alpha Condé arrested Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | The African Union (AU) has suspended the membership of Guinea after the West African nation had been gripped by a …

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ECOWAS suspends Guinea’s membership over coup

Accra, Ghana | Xinhua | The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) suspended the membership of Guinea, which has been gripped by a military coup, said a communique issued by the ECOWAS late Wednesday. The decision was made at a virtual meeting of the organization, convened by ECOWAS Chairman Nana …

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Museveni condemns Guinea coup

FULL INTERVIEW: President threatens to pull out of Somalia, blames Rwanda for their actions Paris, France | THE INDEPENDENT | In an exclusive interview with France 24, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni condemned the coup d’état in Guinea, describing it as a “step backwards”. He said the coup leaders should be sanctioned and …

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Military coup in Guinea condemned by UN, regional bodies

Conakry, Guinea | Xinhua | International organizations such as the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), as well as some governments condemned the military coup in Guinea on Sunday and called for release of the country’s president. Earlier on Sunday, heavy …

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Focus on Lt Col Mamady Doumbouya in Guinea ‘coup’

Conakry, Guinea | THE INDEPENDENT  AND AGENCIES | The person said to be leading the ongoing military coup in Guinea Conakry is reportedly Lt colonel Mamady Doumbouya. “The personalization of political life is over. We will no longer entrust politics to one man, we will entrust it to the people,” Doumbouya …

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