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Guinea-Bissau: Sissoco Punishes for Aristides' Escape

The management of the ARISTIDES GOMES (AG) case is at the origin of the recent remodeling of the security sector in Bissau. The changes in the Ministry of the Interior and in the intelligence service decided by PR UMARO SISSOCO EMBALÓ (USE), 09.MAR, surprised influential political circles, taking into account the proximity to USE of Gen. SANDJI FATI (SF), Minister of the Interior since OCT.2022 and former Minister of Defence, now “demoted” to PR advisor, equivalent to Minister of State. READ MORE