5 Africans who were trained by the French army and went on to lead coups against leaders in their countries

Nii Ntreh November 12, 2019
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Moussa Traoré. Photo Credit: Lemonde.fr

Moussa Traoré

Moussa Traore’s military training came from Kita in Mali and the military academy in Fréjus, France. In 1960, he returned to serve in the Malian army.

Traore led a group of soldiers to overthrow Mali’s first president, Modibo Keita in 1968. He then went on to serve as the head of state from that year until 1991.

Last Edited by:Kent Mensah Updated: November 13, 2019


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