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Idi Amin Vs Milton Obote

Idi Amin Dada seized power in Uganda, while the then Ugandan President, Milton Obote was abroad attending a meeting. General Idi Amin executed a military coup d’état against President Milton Obote on January 25, 1971. The seizure of power took place while Obote was abroad attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Singapore. HavingContinue reading “Idi Amin Vs Milton Obote”

Museveni on Coup D’etats in the West of Africa

“The problem happening in Africa today started in Libya. I’d like to invite African leaders to sit down & exchange views on how to build strength in Africa. What’s happening now is going to take us back because civilian leaders fail to build strong armies,” longest serving in East Africa , President of Uganda GeneralContinue reading “Museveni on Coup D’etats in the West of Africa”

Reported Coup d’etat in Burkina Faso

📷: Burkina Faso soldiers stand by a damaged vehicle in front of the Guillaume Ouedraogo military camp in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Jan. 24. 👉 Reports out of the West African nation of Burkina Faso say embattled President Roch Marc Christian Kabore and members of his government have been detained by mutineering soldiers. News outlets sayContinue reading “Reported Coup d’etat in Burkina Faso”

COUPS IN AFRICA: Whose the Beneficiary?

By John Moono Africa has been beseeched with a lot of political instability in many parts of the continent. The continental body went as far as coming up with a theme of “Silencing the Guns.” The theme was aimed at purging the continent from the troubles of wars which ultimately affect the youth of theContinue reading “COUPS IN AFRICA: Whose the Beneficiary?”


28 OCTOBER 1997 IN THE early hours of 28 October 1997, barely four days after Zambia’s 33rd independence celebrations, gunfire was heard outside the ZNBC studios, State House and Army Commander’s residence. About 50 soldiers on Armored Personnel Carriers and trucks led by Captain Solo broke into an armed depot, assaulted army officers and thenContinue reading “1997 COUP D’ÉTAT ATTEMPT IN ZAMBIA”


By Yohane Mbeeya Moono The Scramble for Africa was a move by European powers to exert their influence on the African continent. One of the countries that had so much influence on the African continent is France. Only Britain had on more colonies on the continent than the French. The countries that were colonized byContinue reading “FRENCH INFLUENCE IN AFRICA”

MWAMBA LUCHEMBE: the man who calls himself Zambia’s second President

By Moono John Mwamba Luchembe was born the 14th of February, 1960 in the Northern Province, of then Northern Rhodesia (present day Zambia). He started his primary education at Local Education Authority School in the Northern Province where he did his grade one. He did his Grade 2 at Nseluka Primary School in Kasama District.Continue reading “MWAMBA LUCHEMBE: the man who calls himself Zambia’s second President”