GUINEE BISSAU | GUINEA BISSAU

19-Nov-2019 to 18:11

Guinea-Bissau rejects extra Ecowas troop deployment

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — The Chief of General Staff of the Guinea-Bissau Armed Forces (CEMGFA), Biaguê Na Ntan, has rejected a decision by the West African regional grouping ECOWAS to strengthen its military alert force ECOMIB already in the country to ensure security during the presidential election on November 24.

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14-Nov-2019 to 14:24

ECOWAS top military mission in Bissau to brief protagonists

APA - Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — A senior military mission deployed by the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) and led by the Head of the regional organization’s standby force, Brigadier General Usman Abdulmumuni Yusuf, arrived on Thursday in Bissau for a two-day visit during which it will meet with President José Mario Vaz, an official source told APA.

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13-Nov-2019 to 19:43

G/Bissau conducive to hold presidential election - Official

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — The technical and financial conditions are conducive to holding presidential elections in Guinea-Bissau on November 24, according to the Deputy Executive Secretary of the National Electoral Commission (CNE) who was speaking to journalists in Bissau on Wednesday.

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08-Nov-2019 to 23:12

G/Bissau PM quits days into new role

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — Guinea Bissau's Prime Minister Faustino Fudut Imbali has tendered his resignation to President José Mario Vaz Friday evening, less than two weeks after his controversial appointment which was rejected by the international community.

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06-Nov-2019 to 16:16

G/Bissau: Pro-Faustino Imbali accuse ECOWAS of interference

APA-Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — Political parties that support the government of Guinea-Bissau recently formed by President José Mário Vaz and led by Pm Faustino Fudut Imbali, have sent a letter to the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, asking for the Representative of the ECOWAS Commission to leave the country immediately, accusing him of meddling in Guinea Bissau’s internal affairs and supporting "the government" of Aristides Gomes.

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04-Nov-2019 to 21:40

Former PM's sacking irreversible - G/Bissau leader

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — The President of Guinea-Bissau José Mário Vaz has described as irreversible his decision to fire former Prime Minister Aristides Gomes and his entire cabinet.

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01-Nov-2019 to 23:11

G/Bissau leader preaches against outside interference

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — President Jose Mario Vaz of Guinea-Bissau has exhorted his new cabinet and Prime minister Faustino Fudut Imbali, to spare no efforts to facilitate a credible and transparent presidential election on November 24 and convince the international community that his country can resolve its own internal problems without undue interference from the outside world.

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