Out With the Old in Guinea Bissau

Updated: Wed 16 Apr, 08:55 am

The death of former president Kumba Yalá marks a symbolic break with the past, and Bissau-Guineans may be hoping to mark a more concrete break soon, as they await the counting of their votes … read more »

Guinea Bissau Votes in Crucial Polls

Updated: Sun 13 Apr, 07:15 am

The Economic Community of West African States is cautiously optimistic that the poll will be transparent, but analysts warn it willl resolve little if international partners do not work closely with … read more »

Will Guinea Be Africa's Next Narco State?

Updated: Wed 7 Aug, 09:35 am

With its West African neighbour, Guinea Bissau, already holding the dubious title of 'narco-state', analysts say that Latin American cocaine traders are moving in significant numbers to … read more »