How new Africa made fools of the white mischief-makers

by Raymond Whitaker Independent UK
The days when white mercenaries could walk into small African countries and take them over appear to be gone. The coup plot against Equatorial Guinea, with its cast of old Etonians, adventurers and shady money men, failed because of its leaders’ incompetence – and because of a new spirit of co-operation among Africans.

“Things have changed in Africa over the past few years,” said a friend of Simon Mann, the old Etonian now awaiting sentence in Zimbabwe for attempting to buy arms illegally. “The days are gone when you could recruit a bunch of moustaches, load up some ammunition and take over a country – especially if you are a white man.” full article

Aw shucks.

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