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Guaido says talks with Venezuela govt to resume, move to Barbados

​Dialogue between Venezuela's opposition and President Maduro's government will resume in Barbados, self-declared interim president Juan Guaido said

Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional ‘coup’ bid

Violence flared on Saturday afternoon in Amhara, one of nine autonomous regions, when a 'hit squad' attacked a meeting of top officials

Venezuela to prosecute lawmakers who backed failed uprising

​Venezuela will prosecute seven lawmakers who backed last week's failed uprising orchestrated by opposition leader Juan Guaido

Equatorial Guinea: Attempted coup hatched ‘on French soil’

The government says that foreign mercenaries mounted an attempted putsch on December 24 but it was thwarted.

Lesotho prepares for vote in bid to ease political crisis

Campaigning has been largely peaceful but analysts say tensions are high before the parliamentary vote.

Lesotho PM refuses to re-open Parliament

Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has said he won't re-open Parliament, throwing a South African-brokered peace deal into doubt.

Parliament suspended amid fears of a coup in Lesotho

Emergency talks have been underway to determine the future of Lesotho's fragile coalition government, amid suggestions of a coup.

SA slams South Sudan coup attempt

SA says "democracy and human rights are essential to the governance of all African countries", slating an alleged coup attempt in South Sudan.

Malawi ex-ministers arrested over ‘coup plot’

Malawi police have arrested 11 ex-ministers and senior government officials, including the former president's brother, for an alleged coup plot.

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