Guinea Bissau: UN Urges Common Purpose to Resolve PoliticalUnited Nations officials have stressed the need for all actors in Guinea-Bissau to work together to restore constitutional order following this year's coup d'état which occurred ahead of a presidential run-off election that was slated for 22 April.
Guinea Bissau: No Common Strategy to Resolve Crisis, Warns UN Official
UN News, 26 July 2012
Addressing the Security Council, United Nations officials today stressed the need for all actors in Guinea-Bissau to work together to restore constitutional order following this… Read more »
Polling station on November 16 2008 elections (file photo).
ANGOP, 15 July 2012
Angola denies any responsibility for the coup d'état in Guinea-Bissau and expressed willingness to cooperate so as to overcome the crisis. Read more »
Guinea Bissau: No Coup Leaders Welcome At CPLP Summit
AIM, 11 July 2012
Guinea-Bissau will be represented at next week's summit in Maputo of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP), but not by the coup leaders who have usurped power in… Read more »
West Africa: Is Democracy Under Threat in West Africa?
Africa Renewal, 1 August 2012
In May, Said Djinnit, head of the UN Office for West Africa (UNOWA), briefed Security Council members on what he saw as a disquieting trend in West Africa. Read more »