History January 08, 2019 at 01:21 pm

7 woefully failed military coup attempts that startled Africa

Mildred Europa Taylor | Head of Content

Mildred Europa Taylor January 08, 2019 at 01:21 pm

January 08, 2019 at 01:21 pm | History

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Guinea-Bissau

Military unrest occurred in the country on April 1, 2010 when the Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Junior was placed under house arrest by soldiers in an apparent coup attempt, who also detained Army Chief of Staff Zamora Induta. Gomes was released hours later after hundreds of people gathered in front of his office chanting “Never a coup d’etat in Guinea-Bissau.”

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