Africa and the need for military professionalism

The continent of Africa is characterised by regions that are vulnerable to political instability.

One example is the ECOWAS, which is an unstable region with fragile states that are vulnerable to military coups.

In fact, of all the seven military coups as well as attempted ones since 2020, five of these successful as well as three failed, were in the ECOWAS region making it a coup laboratory of Africa.

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From Jakoba's mysterious disappearance on November 9 to the grim discovery of his remains at Mosinki Lands, a gap in the response mechanisms of the police and village leadership has been laid bare. The community's anger is evident, seen in the attack on Bakang Masole, the man found driving Jakoba's taxi and the main suspect, and the subsequent riot. Residents express discontent, citing a troubling trend of missing persons cases often...

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