erdOn Friday night, the military in Turkey announced that it had taken over the government.

News of the coup quickly overshadowed the terrorist attack in Nice, France, which took the lives of 84 people most of them children.

It was a surprise that a country in Europe can experience a very ‘African’ problem like a coup attempt.

President Recep Erdoğan quickly addressed the nation via FaceTime urging citizens to take to the streets to safeguard democracy. It worked wonders and soon the military was defeated.

Around 200 people died and almost 6000 soldiers arrested.

President Erdoğan was just recently in Kenya, and President Uhuru was quick to send him a letter of encouragement. Here it is.

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