Coup Events in Africa Countries


Africa nations are on the vedge of political tussles as coups become leading stories from the continent, as citizens of the black race face economic turbulence and insecurity.

Political instability and disregard to the supremacy of the rule of law are the major reasons why the continent political structures are wavering.

Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir bragged that protests can’t remove him from power.

He was overthrown 3 months later in 2019.

He had looted $9 billion as at 2010. Sudan recovered $4 billion in assets in 2020.
$130 million was found at Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir’s house, after he was overthrown in 2019.

15 million people live in poverty in Sudan. The country has a poverty rate of 32%.

He ruled for 30 years from 1989 to 2019. He is in prison.


Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame acknowledging cheers from citizens.

The country staged a comeback from a Civil War in 1990-1994 and the Genocide Against Tutsis in 1994.

Ex Presidential Bodyguard, Norman Chisale owns 12 real estate properties in Malawi, 2 in Russia, 3 in South Africa and a mall in Zambia.

Malawi seized 78 of his cars including Range Rovers, Land Cruisers, Benzs, BMW X5s, Jeep Wranglers, a Hummer.

His monthly salary was $1,500.

Burkina Faso

Why Burkina Faso is rejecting foreign aid under 35-year-old President Ibrahim Traore.

He ignored an offer for military assistance from the European Union in April according to Africa Intelligence.

France suspended aid to the country over its support for Niger’s military regime.

Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea has been ruled by President Teodoro Obiang since 1979.
His son, Teodorin has been his Vice President since 2016.
His uncle was the President from 1968 to 1979.
Equatorial Guinea started building a new capital, after failed coup attempts in 2004 and 2017.

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame approves the retirement of 924 military officials
– 83 Senior Officials
– 86 Senior Non-Commissioned Officers
– 6 Junior Officers
– 678 end of contract retirements 
– 160 soldiers who were discharged on medical grounds.


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