US government declares Guinea-Bissau’s former army chief wanted, offers $5m reward

The United States government has declared wanted, Guinea-Bissau’s former head of armed forces and one-time coup leader, General Antonio Indjai with a $5 million reward announced for anyone who will provide reliable information leading to his arrest. According to a 2013 indictment report, a secret agent from the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) was set […]

Third-term is also a coup – Guinea Bissau’s President to ECOWAS leaders

At the virtually emergency summit meeting held on the 20 August 2020, the ECOWAS member states in their resolution on the ongoing crises in Mali denounced the action taken by the military to depose embattled President Ibrahim Keita, something the regional leaders’ term as a negative and obstructive insolence towards the democratic order of the […]

Amilcar Cabral: A foremost anti-colonial leader who helped end Portuguese rule in Africa 

Arguably one of the greatest philosophical nationalist leaders to ever emerge from the continent, Amílcar Lopes da Costa Cabral, commonly called Amilcar Cabral is remembered as a great Pan African thinker and fighter in the African national liberation struggles against colonialism. Cabral was an intellectual, poet, theoretician, revolutionary, political organizer, nationalist and diplomat who gave […]

Bissau: President-elect tours 8 African State ahead of inauguration

In a rare move, newly-elected president of Guinea Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embaló tours eight African states – Senegal, Congo Brazzaville, Kenya, The Gambia, Nigeria, Cape Verde, Chad, and Equatorial Guinea, ahead of his inauguration on the 19th of February this year. While on his tour, the Supreme Court in Guinea Bissau confirmed his victory, rejecting […]