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Rwanda's first President, Grégoire Kayibanda and his wife were starved to death by his friend and Defense Minister, Juvénal Habyarimana, who overthrew him on July 5, 1973. They were kept in a secret location.
The World's former Youngest President, Valentine Strasser, who became Sierra Leone's President in 1992 at the age of 25, was ousted by his Deputy Head of State, Julius Maada Bio in 1996 for neglect of soldiers and insecurity.
Patrice Lumumba, DR Congo's first Prime Minister, was executed by Secretary of State, Mobutu Sese Seko. President Kasa-Vubu watched & did nothing. This led to a Civil War. Kasa-Vubu made Mobutu a Lieutenant General for winning the war in 1965. Mobutu overthrew him 6 days later
Thomas Sankara was Burkina Faso's President from 1983 - 1987. He refused aid, increased the literacy rate by 60% via Free Education, banned forced marriage & FGM. Vaccinated 2.5 million kids. His best friend, Blaise Compaore murdered him, buried him quietly & ruled for 27 years.
Laurent-Désiré Kabila, former President of DR Congo from 1997 to 2001, was assasinated by his bodyguard, Rachidi on January 16, 2001.
Sudan's former President Jafaar an-Nimiery, who ruled from 1969 to 1985, survived 22 coup attempts in 15 years. The 23rd and successful attempt was plotted by his close friend and Defense Minister, Gen. Abdel Rahman Swar al-Dahab, who overthrew him on April 6, 1985.
2017 R. G Mugabe was ousted by E. D. Mnangagwa his close, longtime ally of more than 3 decades.
Equatorial Guinea's first President Francisco was overthrown and executed by his nephew, President Teodoro Obiang Mbasogo, who has been the President since 1979.
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