Thousands protest for the release of jailed people after the military took over Sudan in October. 02102023-London Shutterstock

What Africa’s coups mean for democracy

There have been seven coups across Africa from 2020 to 2023. Murithi Mutiga, director of the Africa Program at the International Crisis Group, joins host Krys Boyd to discuss the challenges democracy faces in the grip of political violence, and the risk of that violence spreading to the rest of the continent. His Foreign Affairs article, written with Comfort Ero, is “The Crisis of African Democracy.”