AFRICA: Three Fallen Rulers

Even in exile, a deposed political leader is often a potential danger to the government that overthrew him. In Africa today, however, that danger seems to be more theoretical than real. Three well-known former leaders are currently at large, and for differing reasons, none has a hope of going home again. One is dying, reports TIME Correspondent John Blashill; another is in hiding; and a third lives in enforced silence.

>Ghana's ex-dictator Kwame Nkrumah, 62, has lived in neighboring Guinea—of which he is officially "co-President"—since his overthrow in 1966. He is now...

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