West African Bloc Rejects Junta Rule
IPS, 21 April 2012
Six West African heads of state will attend a regional summit in Guinea on Monday, to discuss the situation in neighbouring Guinea and Cape Verde, where an Apr. 12 coup… Read more »
Foreigners Flee Country After Coup
RNW Africa, 19 April 2012
Growing insecurity in Guinea Bissau, following the recent military coup d'état, has left foreign nationals extremely concerned. Some are pushed to find refuge in southern… Read more »
African Union Suspends Guinea Bissau
African Union, 17 April 2012
The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 318th meeting held on 17 April 2012, adopted the following decision on the situation in Guinea Bissau: Read more »
Bissau Guinean army (file photo).
Coup Leaders Plan Transitional Govt
UN News, 16 April 2012
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today voiced grave concern over the fact that, despite calls by the international community for the immediate restoration of constitutional order in… Read more »
Ecowas Strategises Position On Mali, Guinea Bissau
Heritage, 16 April 2012
Foreign Minister Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan has disclosed to the Liberian media the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) recipe strategies to resolve two of its… Read more »
Market in Bafata, 80km east of the capital, Bissau.
Govt Condemns Bissau Coup
Daily Observer, 16 April 2012
The government of the Republic of The Gambia, has condemned in strongest terms, the coup in Guinea Bissau that took place last Thursday, April 12, 2012. Read more »
Ecowas Delegation Due in Bissau to Impress On Immediate Return to Constitutional Rule
Ecowas, 16 April 2012
An ECOWAS delegation led by the President of the ECOWAS Commission, His Excellency Kadre Desire Ouedraogo, is due in Guinea Bissau on Monday, 16th April 2012 to deliver a special… Read more »
Ecowas Leader Condemns Coup
This Day, 15 April 2012
The Speaker of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS Parliament), Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has condemned the military coup in Guinea-Bissau,… Read more »
Coup Attempt Underscores Human Rights Concerns
AI London, 13 April 2012
A military takeover in Guinea-Bissau underscores the country's serious unresolved human rights concerns, Amnesty International said today. Read more »
The military in Guinea-Bissau has taken power in a coup ahead of the second round of a presidential election which seemed set to install Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Jr. as head of ... Read more »
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