Author Archives: Maggie Dwyer

Soldiers in Revolt: Army mutinies in Africa

In this article, Maggie Dwyer look at mutinies in Africa from those that were involved – essential reading in view of recent events in Zimbabwe, and the continued high profile role of the military in Africa.

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Moving beyond ‘pay revolts:’ Mutinies and politics in Africa

Maggie Dwyer pushes us to reconsider how we view mutinies in Africa. Soldiers are a part of the political landscape, she argues, and their actions need to be seen in the context of broader political moments and movements in society. Maggie is a Research Fellow at the Centre of African Studies at University of Edinburgh. She […]

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