Guinea Bissau: Another Blow to Democracy
The president's death could usher in a replay of the military uprisings that have caused instability in the country's governance.
Malam Bacai Sanhá, Former President of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau.
Guinea Bissau Bids Farewell to President Sanha
RNW Africa, 15 January 2012
Thousands of people, including two African heads of state, bid farewell Sunday to Guinea Bissau president Malam Bacai Sanha at a state funeral in the capital Bissau. Read more »
Another Blow to a Fragile Democracy
IPS, 11 January 2012
The death of the president of Guinea-Bissau, Malam Bacai Sanha, could usher in a replay of the military uprisings that have set an unmistakable seal of instability on the political… Read more »
Opposition Parties Reject Interim President
RNW Africa, 10 January 2012
A Guinea-Bissau opposition coalition on Tuesday rejected the head of the National Assembly becoming interim president after the death of President Malam Bacai Sanha in Paris. Read more »
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed hope that the country's leadership will transfer power according to the constitution. Read more »
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