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Guinea’s coup: why it happened and where to from here?

Guinea’s coup: why it happened and where to from here?

On 5 September 2021, after gunfire in the streets of Guinea’s capital city Conakry, members of the Guinean Special Forces (GSF) arrested President Alpha Condé and seized power in a coup d'état. Lieutenant-Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, head of the GSF and a former French...

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Zambia’s new day – the hard work begins

Zambia’s new day – the hard work begins

To paraphrase OR Tambo’s seminal speech in 1977: Zambians, you might think it is very difficult to wage an election struggle. Wait until you are in power. At that stage you will realise that it is actually more difficult to keep the power than to wage an election war....

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