Bleak future for Eq Guinea mercenaries

South Africa’s Mail and Guardian has a couple of interesting stories on the fallout from the Equatorial Guinea coup attempt today.

Mercenary town to be raised

The majority of the 64 coup “foot soldiers” imprisoned in Zimbabwe last March on their way to an abortive coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea were released on Thursday, following a Zimbabwe High Court order that they be deported back to South Africa.

Coup lawyer probed for ’unethical conduct’

A year after the Equatorial Guinea coup attempt was torpedoed, the saga smoulders on. Now the international lawyer acting for the government of Equatorial Guinea is being probed for unethical conduct by the British Law Society, writes Marléne Burger.






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