1 in 5 African countries experienced a coup since 2013
There have been 82 coups in Africa between 1960 and 2000.
Since 2013, 20% of African countries have had a coup.
In the last two years, there has been a coup in Mali, Chad, Guinea and Sudan and the unconstitutional removal of governments in Tunisia, Burundi, and Algeria.
Lester Kiewit interviewed Africa Report’s Jean-Jacques Cornish about this and other trending stories from the rest of the Continent (scroll up to listen - skip to 1:17).
Africa is becoming known as the coup continent yet again.Jean-Jacques Cornish, Africa Report
It has become contagious. A country that has had a coup is likely to have another one, and those around it are likely to have it.Jean-Jacques Cornish, Africa Report
Are we going back to the lost decades of military rule?Jean-Jacques Cornish, Africa Report
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