What Type of Government Does Africa Have?

Africa is a continent and does not have a single government. There are 54 countries in Africa, plus Western Sahara who's status is under dispute. The forms of government in these countries range from democracies to monarchies and dictatorships. Military coups have been fairly common in Africa. Insurgencies and counter-insurgencies are a regular phenomenon. Politically it has not been a very stable continent for decades.

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