Guinea Bissau: Coup Leaders Bow to Ecowas PressureCoup leaders have released the country's prime minister and interim president after extreme pressure from the West African bloc.
RFI, 27 April 2012
France has welcomed plans by West African leaders to send troops to Mali and Guinea Bissau. The French foreign minister Alain Juppé has pledged France's "logistical,… Read more »
Guinea Bissau: The 'Bad Apple' of West Africa
ISS, 24 April 2012
Despite the declaration by the African Union (AU) that 2012 is the Year of Shared Values (including the spread of democratic norms), West Africa has witnessed two coup… Read more »
Guinea Bissau: Development Setback After Latest Coup
UNIRIN, 23 April 2012
Development, democracy and stability gains in Guinea-Bissau have suffered a major setback following the military takeover in Guinea-Bissau on 12 April. Read more »
Market in Bafata, 80km east of the capital, Bissau.