Out With the Old in Guinea Bissau

The death of former president Kumba Yalá marks a symbolic break with the past, and Bissau-Guineans may be hoping to mark a more concrete break soon, as they await the counting of their votes from the weekend's general elections, writes Bram Posthumus for ThinkAfrica Press.
  • Guinea Bissau:   Out With the Old, in With the New?

    ThinkAfricaPress, 15 April 2014

    For the first time in two decades, the divisive figure Kumba Yalá is not watching over Guinea-Bissau's elections. But his legacy of corruption and unrest remains. Read more »

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Former president Kumba Yala.

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