Jeggan Grey-Johnson

The current crisis could well get out of hand as predicted. The problem is more than just a failure of the healthcare system. Utter negligence and poor management of public institutions, largely due to rampant corruption and bad governance, is the real issue that has come to the surface

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A recent round of brutality against civilians by Camara’s junta has left Guinea on the brink of civil war, Jeggan Grey-Johnson writes in this week’s Pambazuka News. The international community must intervene, Grey-Johnson argues, as left unchecked the instability could have grave consequences, not just for Guinea but also for its neighbouring countries, many of which are ‘still recovering from the horrors of war and brutality’.