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'The Wonga Coup': Scrapping for Oil Profit in Equatorial Guinea

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'The Wonga Coup': Scrapping for Oil Profit in Equatorial Guinea

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'The Wonga Coup': Scrapping for Oil Profit in Equatorial Guinea

'The Wonga Coup': Scrapping for Oil Profit in Equatorial Guinea

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Journalist Adam Roberts of The Economist talks about his new book, The Wonga Coup: Guns, Thugs and a Ruthless Determination to Create Mayhem in an Oil-Rich Corner of Africa.

Roberts tells the story of a group of mercenaries and merchants who hatched a plan to topple the dictatorship of Equatorial Guinea in order to reap the profits from the country's oil resources.

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Wonga Coup

A Tale of Guns, Germs And the Steely Determination to Create Mayhem in an Oil-rich Corner of Africa

by Adam Roberts

Hardcover, 303 pages |

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Wonga Coup
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A Tale of Guns, Germs And the Steely Determination to Create Mayhem in an Oil-rich Corner of Africa
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