Managing the Transition in Guinea Bissau

The coup that broke off the second round of the presidential election in April, demonstrates that the tense relations between civilian and military elites that have marred progress since independence remain unresolved, observes the International Crisis Group.

  • Guinea Bissau:   Managing the Post-Coup Transition

    ICG, 17 August 2012

    Guinea-Bissau took another dangerous turn on 12 April 2012, when the army arrested Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Júnior, who was about to be elected president. A military… Read more »

Market in Bafata, 80km east of the capital, Bissau.