In the recent years Chad, Guinea, Mali and Sudan caught the international attention for which one of the following reasons common to all of them?
(a) Discovery of rich deposits of rare earth elements
(b) Establishment of Chinese military bases
(c) Southward expansion of Sahara Desert
(d) Successful coups
The correct answer is (d).
Chad, Guinea, Mali and Sudan have all experienced successful coups in recent years. In Chad, a military coup took place in April 2021. In Guinea, a military coup took place in September 2021. In Mali, there have been two military coups in recent years, one in August 2020 and one in May 2021. In Sudan, a military coup took place in October 2021.
The coups in these countries have had a significant impact on the region, and have drawn international attention. The coups have led to instability and violence, and have hampered efforts to address the region’s many challenges, including poverty, climate change, and terrorism.