Why are so many coups happening in Africa? – BBC Africa

Recent coups in West and Central Africa have probed many to ask what, if anything, connects them. BBC’s Mayeni Jones looks at some of the reasons behind recent military takeovers across the region. Produced and edited by Joshua Akinyemi Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetoafrica Website: https://www.bbc.com/africa Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bbcnewsafrica/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/bbcafrica/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bbcafrica/

🇧🇫 What's next for Burkina Faso? | The Stream

West Africa has been hit by a wave of coups over the last 18 months, with governments being overthrown in Mali, Guinea, Chad and, last week, Burkina Faso. On Tuesday, in the latest attempted putsch, which appears to have failed, armed men surrounded the government palace in Guinea Bissau. In this episode of The Stream, […]