Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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TURKEY is slowly becoming one of the places to watch in the world with its development and willingness to open doors to other countries.
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.
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.
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.
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'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.
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.
Four officers suspected of participating in a failed military coup against Gambia's strongman President Yahya Jammeh have taken refuge in Guinea-Bissau.
Is military power becoming the impetus driving many African democracies and are coups insidiously becoming a part of our political culture?
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.
Several regional governments in Africa and abroad knew of the coup and gave assurances they would not intervene.
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.
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.
Ben Said was in TRT World's Istanbul newsroom when Turkish soldiers stormed in.
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.
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.
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