Africa Monitor

Africa Monitor Intelligence

Guinea-Bissau: Russian Interference in Climate of Political Tension Causes Concern

At a time of increasing Russian interference in the Sahel region and in West Africa, where military coups have taken place in recent months (Niger, Gabon, more recently), the fear that Guinea-Bissau may be the next target has increased in diplomatic means. The political tensions and the chronic fragility of institutions, along with the rivalries and the decision of the political future of DSP and USE in the presidential elections scheduled for 2024, create conditions of particular instability in the country. READ MORE