Students demonstrate in Bissau on December 7. The country has been wracked with violence since its independence in 1974. Photo: AFP

Political feuding and corruption leave Africa’s Guinea-Bissau vulnerable to falling back into a gang haven, ‘narco-state’

  • Instability has wracked the West African nation since independence in 1974, and no president has finished his term since the first multi-party elections in 1994
  • Political deadlock has made the coastal nation ripe once again for drug traffickers to seize it as a hub for Europe-bound cocaine
Topic |   Africa

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Students demonstrate in Bissau on December 7. The country has been wracked with violence since its independence in 1974. Photo: AFP
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