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Mali A coup d’état past perfect

A coup d'état in Mali! Without surprises. Because predictable in many ways. Only ECOWAS didn't see it coming. And, as everybody knows, it doesn't have a sense of prediction, either memory.     By Dr. Pierre Franklin Tavares *     The conjugation of facts was simple: in the past perfect....
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Gabon Attempt of coup d’état aborted

According to government spokesman Guy-Bertrand Mapangou, "calm has returned, the situation is under control." The five soldiers behind the attempted coup have, according to the same source, been arrested, one of them is on the run. Gabonese power is undergoing a major crisis since the absence of President Ali Bongo...