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'You can't just kill a president like a dog'
'You can't just kill a president like a dog'
The blood-soaked kitchen where Guinea-Bissau's president was brutally murdered is littered with broken glass, bullet casings and a rusted machete....
Guinea-Bissau opposition warns of fresh unrest
Guinea-Bissau opposition warns of fresh unrest
Guinea-Bissau's main opposition party on Tuesday warned of fresh unrest as it criticised the "haste" in which the Parliament speaker was named...
Gunfire in Bissau after armed forces chief killed
Gunfire in Bissau after armed forces chief killed
Automatic gunfire and the crump of heavier explosions rang out in Guinea-Bissau's capital Bissau early on Monday, a Reuters witness said, hours...
Locusts threaten Guinea-Bissau's cashew nuts
Locusts threaten Guinea-Bissau's cashew nuts
Guinea-Bissau has been hit by an unseasonal invasion of desert locusts that threatens to damage the small West African country's cashew-nut trees...
Schools open in Guinea Bissau after two year break
Schools open in Guinea Bissau after two year break
Pupils at state schools in the west African state of Guinea Bissau resumed classes on Wednesday for the first time in two years after teachers...
Army ousts president of Guinea-Bissau
Army ousts president of Guinea-Bissau
President Kumba Yala of Guinea-Bissau was deposed by the army in a bloodless coup on Sunday after delaying parliamentary elections in this small...
Guinea Bissau Cabinet sacks media chiefs
Guinea Bissau Cabinet sacks media chiefs
The Guinea Bissau Cabinet on Tuesday sacked heads of the national radio and television Tuesday for allegedly failing to send reporters to cover a...
The people must eat, says new Guinea-Bissau leader
The people must eat, says new Guinea-Bissau leader
Guinea-Bissau's newly appointed Prime Minister on Tuesday declared that national reconciliation will be his main aim in office.
Guinea-Bissau seeks way out of coup-prone poverty
Guinea-Bissau seeks way out of coup-prone poverty
With its red-tiled roof and pink facade holed by rockets and bullets, Guinea-Bissau's ruined presidential palace is a monument to the fratricidal...
Former president tries on his old crown
Former president tries on his old crown
Former Guinea-Bissau president Kumba Yala and a number of soldiers moved into the presidential palace in the capital Bissau for a few hours early...
Ousted Guinea-Bissau leader says he's still in charge
Ousted Guinea-Bissau leader says he's still in charge
Tight security cloaked coup-prone Guinea Bissau on Monday as top officials held crisis talks to digest a claim from ousted president Kumba Yala...

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