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Five African countries. Six coups. Why now?

January 29, 2022 2:55 pm

🔴 In the past 18 months, military leaders have toppled the governments of Mali, Chad, Guinea, Sudan and Burkina Faso.

Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea booted from US trade pact over rights violations

January 02, 2022 9:31 pm

The US removed Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea from the African Growth and Opportunity Act due to rights violations and military coups.

Explained: Why has Guinea President Alpha Conde been ousted by his military head?

September 08, 2021 11:21 am

Guinea coup: Special forces have ousted President Alpha Condé and taken over the country in a coup. What is happening, and who is Mamady Doumbouya, the country's military head? How has the world responded?

Guinea game postponed after coup; Salah back but Egypt draws

September 06, 2021 1:05 pm

President Alpha Conde was detained by mutinous soldiers the day before the game and hours after heavy gunfire was heard near the presidential palace in Conakry. Soldiers then announced on state television that the government had been dissolved

Soldiers detain Guinea's president, dissolve government

September 08, 2021 1:59 pm

The country’s borders were closed and its constitution was declared invalid in the announcement read aloud on state television by army Col. Mamadi Doumbouya, who told Guineans: “The duty of a soldier is to save the country.”

Power struggle roils Guinea; soldiers say on TV they have taken over

September 08, 2021 1:59 pm

Heavy gunfire had broken out near the presidential palace in Conakry on Sunday morning, with several sources saying an elite national army unit led by a former French legionnaire, Mamady Doumbouya, was behind the unrest.

WHO declares an end to the Ebola outbreak in Guinea

June 19, 2021 8:00 pm

Guinea's latest outbreak was declared on February 14 after three cases were detected in Gouecke, a rural community in the southern N'zerekore prefecture.

At least 20 dead, 600 wounded in Equatorial Guinea blasts

March 08, 2021 8:22 am

State television showed a huge plume of smoke rising above the explosion site as crowds fled, with many people crying out "we don't know what happened, but it is all destroyed."

Ebola: Nigeria’s success story has lessons for Liberia

October 21, 2014 1:07 am

WHO declares Nigeria Ebola-free after 42 days with no new cases, here’s why.

Matches shifted due to Ebola

August 13, 2014 10:52 am

Ghana Football Association said it was considering the request by Africa’s top football body.