Was There a Coup Attempt in Guinea Bissau?

African Union chief Jean Ping has arrived in Guinea-Bissau after the army chief claimed to have foiled a coup attempt by the head of the navy.

  • Guinea Bissau:   AU Chief in Country After Alleged Failed Coup Attempt

    RFI, 28 December 2011

    African Union chief Jean Ping arrrived in Guinea-Bissau on Wednesday two days after the army chief claimed to have foiled a coup attempt by the head of the navy. Read more »

  • Guinea Bissau:   African Union Chief in Bissau After Coup Scare

    RNW Africa, 28 December 2011

    The African Union's top executive arrived in Guinea-Bissau for talks on Wednesday and said he was concerned two days after the troubled west African state's army chief claimed to… Read more »

  • Guinea Bissau:   Navy Boss Arrested Over Coup Bid

    Nation, 27 December 2011

    Guinea Bissau's Prime Minister on Tuesday confirmed the arrest and detention of the country's Navy boss, Admiral José Americo Bubo Na Tchuto following a failed coup… Read more »

  • Guinea Bissau:   One Killed in Failed Coup Bid

    The Moment, 28 December 2011

    THE army in Guinea Bissau clashed with renegade forces overnight, leaving one dead. They combed the troubled West African state's capital for suspects yesterday after thwarting an… Read more »

  • Guinea Bissau:   Ban Deplores Use of Force to Settle Differences

    UN News, 27 December 2011

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today condemned the use of force to settle differences in Guinea-Bissau and called for the respect of the lawful civilian authorities in the West… Read more »

  • Guinea Bissau:   Soldiers Attack Army Headquarters

    RNW Africa, 26 December 2011

    Soldiers demanding better pay attacked the headquarters of the armed forces in Guinea-Bissau on Monday and fanned out across the streets of the small west African state's capital. Read more »