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The Wonga Coup

Guns, Thugs and a Ruthless Determination to Create Mayhem in an Oil-Rich Corner of Africa

by Adam Roberts

  • 149 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Tantor Media .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unabridged Audio - History,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • Africa - General,
  • Modern - 21st Century,
  • Chronological Period/21st Century,
  • Cultural Region/African,
  • History / Africa,
  • History/Modern - 21st Century,
  • Unabridged Audio / History,
  • International Relations - General,
  • 21st century,
  • Coups d"âetat,
  • Equatorial Guinea,
  • Mercenary troops,
  • Political corruption

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSimon Vance (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8364901M
    ISBN 101400102901
    ISBN 109781400102907
    OCLC/WorldCa77079845

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In the case of Simon Mann, the disgraced, Eton-bred former officer at the center of Adam Roberts’s gripping expos The Wonga Coup, it becomes reason enough to plot a. The Wonga coup: guns, thugs, and a ruthless determination to create mayhem in an oil-rich corner of Africa by Roberts, AdamPages:   Book Excerpt: 'The Wonga Coup' Read an excerpt from The Wonga Coup by Adam Roberts.

The Wonga Coup, by Adam Roberts is the first book to tell the story of the conspiracy, and the subsequent fallout. If this sounds like the plot of a Frederick Forsyth novel, that’s because it is. Roberts reveals that Forsyth’s bestseller The Dogs of War, is based on the thriller writer’s real-life involvement with a failed coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea.

The Equatorial Guinea coup d'état attempt, also known as the Wonga Coup, failed to replace President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo with exiled opposition politician Severo Moto.

Mercenaries organised by mainly British financiers were arrested in Zimbabwe on 7 March before they could carry out the plot. Prosecutors alleged that Moto was to be installed as the new president in return.

This is the farcical tale that Adam Roberts - a former Economist Johannesburg bureau chief - has christened The Wonga Coup. He tells the story well. The Paperback of the The Wonga Coup: Guns, Thugs, and a Ruthless Determination to Create Mayhem in an Oil-Rich Corner of Africa by Adam Roberts at Barnes Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your patience. With a cast of characters worthy of a remake of Wild Geese and a plot as mazy as it was unlikely, The Wonga Coup is a tale of venality, overarching vanity and greed whose example speaks to the problems of the entire African continent.

Staged on 6th - 7th Marchwonga was the driver of the botched coup. Oil soaked millions funneled through Simon Mann's proposed charter company - a neo-colonial construct in the tradition of the British East India welfare of the poor, downtrodden people of Equatorial Guinea had nothing to do with the war waged selfishly and shamelessly on their soil.

With a cast of characters worthy of a remake of Wild Geese and a plot as mazy as it was unlikely, The Wonga Coup is a tale of venality, overarching vanity and greed whose example speaks to the problems of the entire African continent.

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4 Want to read; Published August 7, by PublicAffairs. Written in EnglishCited by: ‎Equatorial Guinea is a tiny country roughly the size of the state of Maryland. Humid, jungle covered, and rife with unpleasant diseases, natives call it Devil Island. Its president inObiang Nguema, had been accused of cannibalism, belief in witchcraft, mass murder, billiondollar corruption, a.

Read the Wonga Coup as the "probably what happened" synopsis of the EG coup fiasco - then read Mann's boy's own story in "Cry Havoc" (Wonga names the names Mann doesn't) and then read James Brabazon's "My friend the Mercenary" to get the front man's story - 8 years in Black Beach prison is no picnic - and then Al Venter's "Other People's War" for background context, and finally, Eben /5(24).

An African adventure: Inside story of the wonga coup The wonga coup, the perfect plot, meticulously planned, audacious and hugely lucrative, the takeover, no. The Wonga Coup Guns, Thugs, and A Ruthless Determination to Create Mayhem in An Oil-rich Corner of Africa (Book): Roberts, Adam: Equatorial Guinea is a tiny country roughly the size of the state of Maryland.

Humid, jungle covered, and rife with unpleasant diseases, natives call it Devil Island. Its president inObiang Nguema, had been accused of cannibalism, belief in witchcraft. 'Wonga list' reveals alleged backers of coup David Leigh, Jamie Wilson and David Pallister Fri 10 Sep EDT First published on Fri 10 Sep EDT.

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'The Wonga Coup': Scrapping for Oil Profit in Equatorial Guinea Fresh Air. August 9, • Journalist Adam Roberts of The Economist talks about his new book, The Wonga Coup: Guns, Thugs and a.

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Humid, jungle covered, and rife with unpleasant. The Wonga Coup was aimed at unseating the president of the Guinea. It failed in spectacular fashion and the ill-educated president of that county, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, is still in charge. The Wonga Coup By Thom Geier Updated Aug at AM EDTAuthor: Thom Geier.

Simon Francis Mann (born 26 June ) is a British former Army officer and mercenary. Mann trained to be an officer at Sandhurst and was commissioned into the Scots Guards, he later became a member of the SAS.

On leaving the military, he co-founded the private military company, Executive Outcomes in and then co-founded Sandline International with fellow ex-Scots Guards Colonel Tim Rank: Captain. The Wonga Coup - The Wonga Coup audiobook, by Adam Roberts Equatorial Guinea is a tiny country roughly the size of the state of Maryland.

Humid, jungle covered, and rife with unpleasant diseases, natives call it Devil Island. Its president inObiang Nguema, had been accused of cannibalism, belief in witchcraft, mass murder, billion-dollar corruption. The Wonga Coup (Hardcover) By Adam Roberts. PublicAffairs,pp. Publication Date: August 1, Other Editions of This Title: Digital Audiobook (9/14/) Paperback (8/28/) Compact Disc (9/15/) MP3 CD (9/15/) Pre-Recorded Audio Player (7/1/).

Nonetheless, “The Wonga Coup” is a forceful example of how a group of rapacious Europeans can hatch a fantastic plan to overthrow a foreign government, gain the tacit support of Author: Caroline Elkins.In July Eton-educated British mercenary Simon Mann was sentenced to 34 years in prison for attempting to overthrow the government of Equatorial Guinea.

This revised edition of Adam Roberts' gripping account of the coup contains sensational new material (including reporting from Zimbabwe) on all of the latest developments.Books The Wonga Coup The Wonga Coup.

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