Guinea’s military junta dissolves government and seals borders

Guinea’s military junta, which seized power in a coup in September 2021, has dissolved the government. The announcement was made through a presidential decree read on state TV on Monday by the presidency’s Secretary General, Brig Gen Amara Camara. Mr Camara did not disclose the reason for the dissolution or say when a new government […]

Heavy Gunfire at Guinea-Bissau’s capital, on Friday morning

Heavy gunfire have been reported in Guinea-Bissau‘s capital Friday morning, hours after some National Guard soldiers went to “set free” a detained minister and a senior state official. The finance minister, Souleiman Seidi, and the secretary of state for the treasury, Antonio Monteiro, had been detained amid investigations into the alleged irregular withdrawal of $10m of state funds. The duo were questioned […]