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Thousands Mourn Guinea-Bissau’s Late President

Posted January 15th, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Thousands of mourners, including political and military officials, have been paying final respects to Guinea-Bissau’s late president Malam Bacai Sanha. Mr. Sanha died in a Paris hospital on January 9 at the age of 64 after suffering from a prolonged, undisclosed illness. His body was flown back for a public viewing on Saturday at the […]

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Guinea-Bissau President’s Funeral Sunday

Posted January 15th, 2012 at 12:50 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of mourners, including political and military officials, have been paying final respects to Guinea-Bissau’s late president Malam Bacai Sanha ahead of Sunday’s funeral. Public viewing began Saturday at the National Assembly Hall in the capital, Bissau. Flags have been flying at half staff, marking the 7-day mourning period since his death Monday. Mr. Sanha […]

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