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Guinea’s Condé eyes third term

Even as Algeria and Sudan have rid themselves of their long-standing leaders, Guinea may be about to create a new president-for-life

Will elections in Guinea-Bissau end years of political crisis?

Guineans hope the poll will mark the end of a long period of political crisis in the West African country

Afcon keeps the pundits guessing

This weekend’s mouthwatering quarterfinal clashes include Senegal’s ‘dream team’ going up against Cameroon

Guinea-Bissau forms new government after stalemate

Guinea-Bissau has formed a new government ending a two-month political stalemate in the coup-plagued west African nation.

Guinea-Bissau votes in election aimed at turning page on coup

Nearly 800 000 voters in Guinea-Bissau are expected to take part in a ballot which could usher in new leadership.

US agents snatch African drugs kingpin in high seas sting

US agents have captured the alleged kingpin in Guinea-Bissau's drugs trade with Latin America, in a sting operation on the high seas.

Guinea-Bissau hit with Ecowas sanctions

Ecowas has imposed sanctions on Guinea-Bissau after talks with its ruling junta aimed at restoring constitutional order after a coup broke down.

Guinea-Bissau warns against foreign interference

Guinea-Bissau's junta has vowed to defend itself from interference as the international community condemns a two-year transition government.

Guinea-Bissau junta defiant in the face of sanctions

Guinea-Bissau's junta and opposition parties are pushing on with plans for a lengthy transition, defying calls for a return to democracy.

Guinea-Bissau pushes on with transition council

Guinea-Bissau's junta and opposition parties have pressed on with plans for a transition, despite international calls for a return to democracy.

SA slams Guinea-Bissau military over coup d’état

South Africa has come out against the coup in Guinea-Bissau, saying it was deplorable that the military went this route despite AU-Ecowas warnings.

Army, opposition agree to share power in Guinea-Bissau

The Guinea-Bissau army and opposition parties have agreed to set up a transitional body to run the country ahead of talks with regional powers.

Guinea-Bissau rocked by coup attempt

Guinea-Bissau troops have staged a coup, attacking the prime minister's house, arresting politicians and taking over the ruling party headquarters.

Key elections held in Guinea-Bissau

Voters in Guinea-Bissau have voted for a new president in polls seen as test for the state whose chronic instability has fed a booming cocaine trade.

‘Fragile’ Bissau needs help, says presidential hopeful

Guinea Bissau's presidential hopeful, Carlos Gomes Junior says the country needs international rescue ahead of elections.

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