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Guinea-Bissau President Replaces Army Chief With Confidant

Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz has appointed a close confidant and head of the presidential guard as army chief to replace Antonio Indjai who was dismissed early this week, a statement said Wednesday. No reason was given for the firing of Indjai, a powerful figure in the coup-prone former Portuguese colony. But Indjai has been targeted by U.S. authorities who have charged him with involvement in drug trafficking. The appointment of General Biague Na Ntan, 61, an ethnic Balanta...

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