The uprising following the Wagner Group mutiny poses a threat to Africa

The Wagner Group, a Russian state-funded private military corporation full of mercenaries led by ignoble billionaire Yevgeny Prigozhin, came to American consciousness with Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. They became acquainted with even more people when Prigozhin staged a short-lived mutiny in which his troops briefly took the city of Rostov in … Read more

African officials are panicking after Wagner boss Yevgeny Prigozhin mutined against Russia’s Vladimir Putin

BERLIN — As news broke in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Saturday that thousands of mercenaries from Russia’s Wagner Group had marched on Moscow in a mutiny led by their boss Yevgeny Prigozhin, cabinet members in the troubled African country felt deep unwell and concerned, they began calling each other, according to a senior … Read more