Turkey mark second anniversary of defeated coup attempt!

2018-07-16 12:24

TURKEY is slowly becoming one of the places to watch in the world with its development and willingness to open doors to other countries.

Why the ANC won't be able to stay in power by unconstitutional means

2018-03-23 10:03

The ANC gradually losing power means it will be difficult for the party to retain control by unconstitutional means if it is outvoted, writes William Gumede.

Analysis: More evil to come for Zim under Mnangagwa

2017-11-19 05:56

The ousting of President Robert Mugabe by political and military elites will result in more of the same abuse of Zimbabweans unless the SADC joins forces with world powers to effect real change, writes Mondli Makhanya.

WATCH: I have spoken to President Mugabe, he is fine - Zuma

President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as Chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), is sending Special Envoys to Zimbabwe and Angola in light of the unfolding situation in the Republic of Zimbabwe. Watch.

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Mass trial of alleged coup ringleaders resumes in Turkey

2017-10-30 10:49

A mass trial is set to resume in Turkey of more than 220 suspects, including former generals, accused of being among the ringleaders of last year's coup bid to unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkey reshuffles military after half of generals fired

2016-07-28 17:06

Turkey's top military commanders have met to replace almost half of their generals in a radical shake-up after the failed coup, as authorities shut down dozens of media outlets in a widening crackdown.

How social media helped defeat the Turkish coup

2016-07-18 09:22

The attempted coup d'etat by a faction of Turkey's armed forces failed for many reasons, including divisions among the military and repeated missteps by the plotters.

Gambia failed coup participants flee to Guinea-Bissau

2015-01-01 22:06

Four officers suspected of participating in a failed military coup against Gambia's strongman President Yahya Jammeh have taken refuge in Guinea-Bissau.

Turkey: Former military chief gets life

2013-08-05 15:25

A court has convicted Turkey's former military chief of trying to overthrow the government and has sentenced him to life in prison.

SA may recall Egypt ambassador - report

2013-07-14 10:05

International Relations Ministers Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has reportedly said South Africa may recall its ambassador to Egypt because it views the overthrow of former president Mohammed Morsi as a coup.


The culture of coups in Africa

2018-04-10 10:22

Is military power becoming the impetus driving many African democracies and are coups insidiously becoming a part of our political culture?

A portrait of lost power

2017-11-19 05:58

On Tuesday, on the 20th anniversary of Black Friday, Harare’s residents watched in astonishment as tanks and soldiers, armed with Uzis and semi-automatic rifles, marched into the capital.

China, US knew of Zim coup

2017-11-19 05:56

Several regional governments in Africa and abroad knew of the coup and gave assurances they would not intervene.

WATCH: 'A young lion has been awakened' - ZANU PF Youth amid coup fears

The ZANU-PF Youth League says it 'is a lion which has awakened' after the Zimbabwe military warned of a possible interference if ruling President, Robert Mugabe, continues to get rid of veteran politicians in a bid to help his wife, Grace Mugabe, succeed him. Watch.

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21 journalists appear in court in Turkey

2016-07-29 15:22

Twenty-one journalists are appearing in court in Istanbul after being detained as part of a sweeping crackdown following Turkey's July 15 failed military coup.

WATCH: South African journalist caught in Turkish army raid

Ben Said was in TRT World's Istanbul newsroom when Turkish soldiers stormed in.

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Turkey moves to calm investors after coup attempt quashed

2016-07-17 14:38

Turkey has moved swiftly to calm investors, with the central bank promising unlimited liquidity to banks and the deputy prime minister reaching out to international investors.

CAR rebels steal out of Bangui

2013-12-01 22:19

Rebels have begun withdrawing from the Central African Republic capital of Bangui as the country waits for an international intervention to halt the downward spiral of violence in the country.

Turkey to deliver ruling in coup trial

2013-08-05 11:01

A Turkish court is due to deliver its first ruling in the trial of 275 people including a former army chief accused of plotting to overthrow the country's Islamic-rooted government.

Maduro urges Obama to halt coup 'plot'

2013-03-18 09:07

Venezuela's acting president has urged US leader Barack Obama to stop what he called a plot by the CIA to kill his opposition rival and trigger a coup before the upcoming election.

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