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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 ...
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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. ...
Carlos Gomes Junior, Guinea-Bissau's prime minister, had a difficult time with President Malan Bacai Sanha, who has died in a French hospital. Now the prime minister is likely to run for president after stopping the latest coup to topple him. PRIME MINISTER Carlos Gomes Junior is likely to put himself forward as Presiden...