Tag: Coup d’état

Guinea-Bissau president beefs up his own security, rules out risk of yet another coup

September 6, 2023

The appointment by the Guinea-Bissau's president of two new officials responsible for his security — in a country accustomed to coups — are seen by ... Read More

Niger military coup: ECOWAS calls for restoration of democratic order

July 28, 2023

Regional and international groups have thrown their support behind Niger President Mohamed Bazoum, ousted Wednesday (26 July) in a military coup, with analysts saying the ... Read More

Burkina Faso: Rabat calls on all parties to show restraint

October 4, 2022

The Moroccan government has expressed its deep concern over the situation in Burkina Faso and urged all parties to show restraint to avoid turmoil and ... Read More

Tunisia: Kais Saied dissolves suspended Parliament after MPs held plenary

March 31, 2022

Tunisian President Kais Saied Wednesday dissolved the suspended parliament in reaction to a plenary session held on online and which voted for a draft law ... Read More

Aborted coup in Bissau: “The situation is under control”

February 2, 2022

Guinea-Bissau's President Umaro Sissoco Embalo escaped a coup attempt on Tuesday, the latest in a series of coups across West Africa. Mr. Embalo, a former ... Read More

Morocco to repatriate its national squad from Conakry

September 6, 2021

Morocco’s national football team will fly back from Conakry without playing a game that was supposed to take place on Monday against the Guinean counterpart. ... Read More

Mali: Release of 12 personalities arrested during coup d’état

October 8, 2020

The military who seized power on August 18 in Mali before embarking on a transition supposed to bring civilians back to power announced Wednesday the ... Read More

Sisi, Trump Vow to Continue Cooperation in Terrorism War

January 24, 2017

Egyptian President Sisi and President Donald Trump discussed on Monday the fight against terrorism and extremism. The phone talk between the two Heads of State ... Read More

Egypt to Commemorate Coup d’état against Morsi with a Public Holiday

June 27, 2016

Three years after the ousting of President Mohammed Morsi at the end of one year in office in July 2013; the Sisi administration has announced ... Read More