Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

MEDIAWATCH

Shimon Peres: 'a man of many faces'

Read more

THE DEBATE

The Legacy of Shimon Peres: The last of Israel's founding generation (part 1)

Read more

THE DEBATE

The Legacy of Shimon Peres: What's left of the Oslo Accords? (part 2)

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Ex-CIA director 'very worried' by prospect of Trump presidency

Read more

FACE-OFF

Migrant crisis: A political football in France?

Read more

FOCUS

Will France repatriate its collection of 19th century Algerian skulls?

Read more

ENCORE!

Film show: 'The Dancer', 'Aquarius' and 'Dogs'

Read more

MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

War in Syria: Residents recount ordeal of life in Aleppo

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

Shimon Peres’ Quixotic battle for Israeli-Palestinian peace

Read more

Africa

President of Guinea-Bissau dies in Paris hospital

Text by News Wires

Latest update : 2012-01-09

President Malam Bacai Sanha of the West African state of Guinea-Bissau has died in a French hospital in Paris, officials said on Monday. Sanha was 64 years old.

AFP - Guinea-Bissau's presidency on Monday confirmed in a statement the death of President Malam Bacai Sanha in the Val de Grace military hospital in Paris.

"The presidency informs Guinea-Bissau and the international community, with pain and dismay, of the death of his excellency Malam Bacai Sanha this morning at the Val de Grace in Paris where he was undergoing treatment," the statement said.
 

Date created : 2012-01-09

  • GUINEA-BISSAU

    Guinea-Bissau foils military coup, official says

    Read more

  • GUINEA-BISSAU

    PM vows not to resign after brief arrest

    Read more

  • GUINEA-BISSAU

    Military denies coup attempt after briefly detaining PM, ousting army chief

    Read more

COMMENT(S)