RUSI Newsbriefmembers only

Africa’s Coup Wave

Troops patrol the streets after the coup in Guinea in September 2021. Courtesy of Aboubacarkhoraa / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0

A spate of military coups in Africa over the last year has raised concerns about the shortcomings of democratisation across the continent.

Please wait while we verify your account can view this article.


Rabah Arezki

View profile


Explore our related content