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Gunfire heard in Burkina Faso, sparking fears of new coup

By Arsene Kabore and Sam Kendrick, The Associated Press Gunfire rang out in Burkina Faso's capital and the state broadcaster went off the air Friday,...

AFRICAN TROOPS HEAD FOR GUINEA BISSAU AFTER A DEADLY COUP ATTEMPT LINKED TO THE...

Global Information Network ECOWAS, a West African trade union, has voted to send troops to the coastal nation of Guinea Bissau, after unidentified coup...
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Wole Soyinka, Nigerian Nobel-winning Author, has Hope in Young

By Chinedu Asadu, Associated Press Wole Soyinka, Nigeria's Nobel-winning author, sees his country's many problems — misgoverning politicians, systemic corruption, violent extremists, and kidnapping bandits...

Sudan’s Prime Minister, Detained After Coup, Returns Home

By Samy Magdy, Associated Press Sudan's deposed prime minister and his wife were allowed to return home Tuesday, October 26, a day after they...

Sudan’s military takes power in coup, arrests prime minister

By Samy Magdy, Associated Press Sudan's military seized power Monday, dissolving the transitional government hours after troops arrested the prime minister, and thousands flooded the...