ECOWAS imposes sanctions on 20 Bissau Guinean politicians and businessmen

  • 07 February 2017

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    The sub-regional bloc ECOWAS has imposed targeted sanctions on 20 Guinea-Bissau politicians and businessmen including travel bans and asset freezes.
    In a statement revealing the sanctions, ECOWAS accused the affected Bissau Guinean political actors of undermining efforts to resolve a prolonged political crisis.
    Agnes John reports