Talk Of Africa: Military Coup In Guinea Bissua

GUINEA
Barely 1 month after a military coup occured in Mali, which removed President Toure from power, another military coup has happened again in West Africa. Malam Bacia Sanhan, the president of Guinea Bissua, as well as his Prime Minister has been removed from power.
The soldier who carried out the coup, said the reason for their action was to protect their country from what they called “foreign military forces” — which could be a reference to a small Angolan Army in the country.
Guinea Bissau, one of the poorest countries in the world, has been unstable in recent times, partly due to the increasing growth in drug route from Latin America to Europe. If sanctions are to placed on the country, they could be face a much greater economic crisis, compared to that of Mali.
Read more here: Afrikandevelopment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Up ↑

Sunshine and Cyra

Let me share with you the love that I've experienced.

TIME

Current & Breaking News | National & World Updates

thejumbledmind

Some political ramblings...and other jumbledness

%d bloggers like this: