Independents rising to power, rotational if innovative presidencies, veterans stamping their will…the continent is never a dull place.
The country has had more than 20 coups or attempts at seizing power since it gained independence from France in 1975
How a really bizarre president from the Comoros gives me hope that Africa will survive everything thrown at it
It's easy for the sense of trepidation to give way to doom and despair. But just step back a little and you'll realise there is much to celebrate.
The island has had 20 coups or attempted coups in the four decades since independence in 1975.