I. Definition and typology of coups in Africa
II. Causes and Explanatory Factors of Coups in Africa
III. Parameters that determine the occurrence of coups
IV. Overview of coups in Africa since the 1950s
V. Consequences of coups in Africa
VI. The African Union in the face of coups : Mechanisms, means of action and reasons for impotence
VII. STRATEGIES! perspectives on ways forward in the current coup climate in Africa
Since 2021, the African continent has again been the scene of coups d’etat which upset the progress of countries, redefine relations between States, put regional, continental and international cooperation mechanisms to the test and lead
decision-makers and analysts to review their evaluation grids of current dynamics.
In this context, STRATEGIES! Presents macro-trends devoted to the phenomenon of coups in Africa. The aim is to give the reader key elements to appreciate and analyze the phenomenon of coups d’état.
Africa Macro Trends is a summary of data, trends and analyses aimed at providing a quick overview of some of the key developments taking place in sub-Saharan Africa.
In Africa, as throughout the world, education is a priority area for the development of every society. The start of the new school and university year in several African countries provides an opportunity to gain an insight into global trends in education.