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Ex-home affairs minister: Military coup can’t be ruled out in Zimbabwe

​Zimbabwe's former home affairs minister has reportedly said that a military coup "cannot be ruled out" after the sacking of former VP Mnangagwa.

Congo coup – or con? The web of deceit

Fifteen of the 20 men suspected of attempting to overthrow DRC President Joseph Kabila two years ago say they were caught up in a money-making scam.

Arab Spring failure to grow Egypt economy helped ignite the Morsi uprising

The rage that helped topple Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi was nurtured by a failure to deliver the green shoots of economic recovery.

Tanzanian-led anti-rebel force in DRC given teeth

It has been decided that Tanzania will lead the mission to eliminate rebel groups in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Boeremag planned total onslaught

It's clear the Boeremag plotters had a deadly serious intent. Phillip de Wet unpacks the plan to overthrow the SA government and start a race war.

Renegade soldiers claim overthrow in Mali

Renegade Malian soldiers have gone on television to declare their seizure of power in protest the government's failure to quell a northern rebellion.

Pressure mounts on Thai PM after deadly clashes

Thai "red shirt" protesters on Tuesday threatened to march on an army barracks where Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has been based.

Zuma condemns Niger coup

President Jacob Zuma on Friday condemned the military coup in Niger, which he said posed a security threat to the region.

African Union condemns Niger coup

African Union chief Jean Ping on Friday condemned the military coup in Niger and said he was following developments "with concern".

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