Equatorial Guinea confirms 'failed' coup against the president | Africanews
2 months ago, 4 Jan 00:18
The West African state of Equatorial Guinea said Wednesday it had thwarted “a coup” in late December mounted by mercenaries who sought to attack President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, Africa’s longest-serving leader. In a statement read on public radio, Security Minister Nicolas Obama Nchama said: “Mercenaries… were recruited by Equatorial Guinean militants from certain radical opposition parties with the support of certain powers.” The plot had been prevented thanks to an operation carried out ““in c ...
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