Guinea-Bissau: What happens after the Elections?
Guinea-Bissau: What happens after the Elections?
Guinea-Bissau: Transition after the Coup
Guinea-Bissau: Transition after the Coup
Podcast / Africa

Guinea-Bissau: What happens after the Elections?

West-African state Guinea-Bissau, known for its chronic instability, went to the polls on Sunday 18 March 2012. Early figures from some polling stations in the capital Bissau showed former prime minister and ruling party candidate Carlos Gomes Junior far ahead. Now five candidates have called for the cancellation of the polls, due to “massive rigging”. Vincent Foucher, Crisis Group’s West Africa Senior Analyst, looks at current developments.

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In this podcast, Vincent Foucher looks at current developments in Guinea-Bissau. CRISIS GROUP
Video / Africa

Guinea-Bissau: Transition after the Coup

On 12 April 2012 a military uprising ousted former prime minister Carlos Gomes Júnior just as he was about to compete in a run-off presidential election that he was poised to win. Gabriela Keseberg Dávalos, Crisis Group's Senior Communications Officer, and Vincent Foucher, West Africa Senior Analyst, were in Bissau to examine the current situation in the country, the reasons for the overthrow and the priorities of the new transitional government.

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Guinea-Bissau: Transition after the Coup

In this video, Crisis Group Senior Communications Officer Gabriela Keseberg Dávalos and West Africa Senior Analyst Vincent Foucher interview policy makers and civil society members in Bissau to examine the country’s current situation. CRISIS GROUP

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