The conditions present in Gabon were far less conducive to a coup than the vast majority of previous attempts. So why would the plotters take such a risky action?
The government has previously claimed that Boko Haram was “technically defeated”. In reality the insurgency has fragmented but continues.
Kenyas Chinese financed diesel train railway cost $3.2 billion for 472 kilometres of track. The more expensive
electric train line from Addis Ababa to Djibouti $3.4 billion – for 756 kilometres.
Maternal mortality remains high around the world, with more than 303,000 women dying in pregnancy, childbirth or shortly afterwards. More than half of these deaths are in sub-Saharan Africa.
The roots of Cameroons conflict can be traced back to education. The separatists fighting for independence from French-majority say the current school system symbolises the marginalisation of the English language and culture.