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Guinea-Bissau President Sanha Dies in Paris

Posted January 9th, 2012 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The president of Guinea-Bissau, Malam Bacai Sanha, has died in a Paris hospital. A statement from the president’s office said Mr. Sanha died Monday at Val de Grace hospital, where he was undergoing treatment. No cause of death was given, but the 64-year-old leader was known to have had diabetes and a blood ailment. He […]

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Guinea-Bissau President Sanha Dies in Paris

Posted January 9th, 2012 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The president of Guinea-Bissau, Malam Bacai Sanha, has died in a Paris hospital. A statement from the president’s office said Mr. Sanha died Monday at the Val de Grace hospital, where he was undergoing treatment. No cause of death was given, but the 64-year-old leader was known to have had diabetes and a blood ailment. […]

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Guinea-Bissau President Sanha Dies in Paris

Posted January 9th, 2012 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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State media in the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau say President Malam Bacai Sanha has died. A statement from the president’s office says Mr. Sanha died Monday at the Val de Grace hospital in Paris, where he was undergoing treatment. No cause of death was given, but the 64-year-old leader was known to have had […]

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Guinea-Bissau President Sanha Dies in Paris

Posted January 9th, 2012 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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State media in the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau say President Malam Bacai Sanha has died. A statement from the president’s office says Mr. Sanha died Monday at the Val de Grace hospital in Paris, where he was undergoing treatment. No cause of death was given, but the 64-year-old leader was known to have had […]

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Dozens Arrested Following Coup Attempt in Guinea-Bissau

Posted December 27th, 2011 at 6:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Dozens of military officers have been arrested in the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau, following a suspected coup attempt in the country. Military officials told VOA that several political officials also will be arrested on suspicion of supporting the rebel soldiers. That is in addition to the dozens of high-ranking military officials already detained. The […]

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Dozens Arrested Following Coup Attempt in Guinea-Bissau

Posted December 27th, 2011 at 3:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Dozens of military officers have been arrested in the West African nation of Guinea Bissau following a suspected coup attempt in the country. Military officials told VOA’s Portuguese to Africa service that several political officials will also be arrested on suspicion of supporting the rebel soldiers in addition to the dozens of high ranking military […]

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Dozens Arrested Following Coup Attempt in Guinea-Bissau

Posted December 27th, 2011 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Some 100 military officers have been arrested in the West African nation of Guinea Bissau following a coup attempt in the country. Military officials told VOA’s Portuguese to Africa service that several political officials will also be arrested on suspicion of supporting the rebel soldiers in addition to the dozens of high ranking military officials […]

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Guinea Bissau Navy Chief Accused of Coup Attempt

Posted December 26th, 2011 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Guinea Bissau’s top army official says the country’s navy chief has been arrested for trying to overthrow the government. Army General Antonio Indjai says Rear-Admiral Bubo Na Tchuto tried to carry out a military coup early Monday, when rebel soldiers stormed the armed forces headquarters in the capital, Bissau. Indjai and Tchuto were often at […]

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Troops Fire Weapons in Guinea Bissau Capital

Posted December 26th, 2011 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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There is a heavy military presence in Guinea Bissau’s capital after reports that factions within the military opened fire, prompting the prime minister to seek refuge in a foreign embassy. Witnesses say armed troops from different military units were patrolling the streets of Bissau, including near the home of Prime Minister Carlos Gomes. Diplomats said […]

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Guinea-Bissau President Hospitalized in Paris

Posted December 3rd, 2011 at 8:00 am (UTC-5)
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Guinea-Bissau President Malam Bacai Sanha has been hospitalized in Paris. Media reports say the leader of the West African country has been in France for several days after being transported from Senegal, where he underwent a check up for an undisclosed condition. President Sanha’s health has been a concern since taking office two years ago. […]

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