Guinea strongman Mamady Doumbouya sacks 42 military brass

Lieutenant Colonel Mamady Doumbouya Guinea coup

Lieutenant Colonel Mamady Doumbouya (centre), the Guinean coup leader. 

Photo credit: John Wessels | AFP

Guinea's strongman Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, who seized power last month, has sacked 42 generals and admirals in an apparent purge of the military top brass.

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