GUINEE BISSAU | GUINEA BISSAU

29-Jun-2020 to 10:21

Guinea-Bissau leader fires five cabinet ministers

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — Guinea-Bissau's new leader Umaro Sissoco Embalo over the weekend fired five of his cabinet minister, the latest move in a growing row over who is in charge of running the country.

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15-Jun-2020 to 23:35

G/Bissau receives anti-Covid-19 items from Morocco

APA - Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — Equipment and materials to deepen the response to the coronavirus pandemic in Guinea-Bissau arrived at the Osvaldo Vieira International Airport in Bissau on Monday.

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29-Apr-2020 to 13:38

G/Bissau: PM, three ministers test positive for Covid-19

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — The Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau, Nuno Gomes Nabian, and three members of his government have tested positive for the new coronavirus and have been quarantined in a hotel in the capital, Bissau, APA can report.

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23-Apr-2020 to 23:14

ECOWAS recognises Embalo as G/Bissau's elected president

APA-Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Thursday recognised the election of Umaro Sissoco Embaló as Guine Bissau's president.

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26-Mar-2020 to 10:47

BOAD pumps nearly 200 billion CFA into Covid-19 fight

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Board of Directors of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) has approved a 196.6 billion CFA francs support (about US$ 314.560 million) to member states of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) as part of the fight against COVID-19.

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25-Mar-2020 to 17:32

Guinea Bissau records first Covid-19 cases

APA - Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — Guinea Bissau Prime minister Nuno Gomes Nabian announced Wednesday the first two confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19).

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03-Mar-2020 to 20:41

G/Bissau political crisis: Army told to be neutral

APA - Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — The Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries (CPLP), on Tuesday, called on the military in Guinea Bissau not to take sides in the country's post-electoral crisis, after soldiers occupied public landmarks including court complexes.

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