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Guinea-Bissau, one of the world’s poorest countries, could be emerging from its turbulent past. A new government and a new president are working together with the main opposition party to bring stability and reforms. There are enormous signs of hope that the first steps of the reform agenda will lead to international backing.
Carlota Ahrens Teixeira
The danger of Guinea-Bissau becoming a failed state is now close to political reality as armed forces attacked the home of Guinea-Bissau’s Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Junior on Thursday, April 12, and took him prisoner. They stormed the national radio station, government ministries and attacked the homes of government ministers and supporters in one of the world’s ...
Anonymous GIS Expert
An attempted coup against Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Junior has been deterred but political tension persists in West Africa. It follows a disputed presidential election in Guinea-Bissau where there have been numerous coups in the last four years and where drug trafficking has become mixed with the military and politics. ...