GUINEE BISSAU | GUINEA BISSAU

04-Jul-2019 to 13:37

11 women appointed to new G/Bissau cabinet

APA - Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — Guinea-Bissau's President José Mario Vaz has issued a decree appointing a 31-member government including 16 ministers and 15 deputy ministers, among them an unprecedented number of women, reports said on Thursday.

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04-Jul-2019 to 09:33

Bissau: Ecowas troops' stay extended to 2020

APA - Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) By Nouha Mancaly — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has extended the duration of its task force in Guinea-Bissau until March 2020, APA has learnt.

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19-Jun-2019 to 12:32

G/Bissau to hold presidential election on November 24

APA - Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — President José Mário Vaz of Guinea-Bissau, in a decree issued Tuesday evening, set the date of the presidential election to 24 November, a 24-hour shift compared to the date previously chosen by the National Electoral Commission.

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14-Jun-2019 to 14:06

Guinea-Bissau leader seeks MPs’ backing to appoint premier

APA - Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — Guinea-Bissau’s President José Mário Vaz, this Friday met with the leaders of political parties represented at the National Assembly to have their support for his decision to appoint a new Prime Minister, three months after the parliamentary elections won by the African Party for the Independence of Guinea Bissau and Cape Verde (PAIGC).

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29-May-2019 to 17:55

G/Bissau CSO calls on army to eschew violence

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) By Nouha Mancaly — The National Civil Society Movement for Peace, Democracy and Development of Guinea-Bissau is calling on the army to eschew violence in its interventions to settle political disputes.

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23-May-2019 to 17:44

Bissau: Pereira favourite for PM role

APA - Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) By Nouha Mancaly — President José Mario Vaz plans to appoint Domingos Simões Pereira as the new Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau, the President of the Council of Women Facilitators of the National Dialogue disclosed on Thursday.

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