BISSAU - Guinea-Bissau’s newly appointed Prime Minister Faustino Fudut Imbali handed in his resignation on Friday after an ultimatum was given by West African regional bloc ECOWAS, the president said.More about this news
Guinea Bissau's dominant political party on Monday rejected President Jose Mario Vaz's newly-appointed prime minister and said it would refuse to join his new government, likely extending a year-long political paralysis.
Guinea Bissau named its fifth prime minister in a year on Friday as the coup-ridden West African country struggled to end months of political gridlock.
Guinea Bissau's president said on Monday he would dissolve the government and appoint another soon, as part of a plan to end political deadlock that has gripped the country for over a year.
BISSAU - Fifteen former members of Guinea Bissau's leading party joined the opposition on Monday, handing Prime Minister Carlos Correia's opponents a majority in parliament and vowing to block his spending plan, a move which would bring down his government.
BISSAU - Guinea-Bissau's state prosecutor has charged a former army chief with terrorism, homicide and trying to subvert the country's constitutional order, one of his lawyers said on Thursday.
Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz rejected on Tuesday a cabinet proposed by his new prime minister, dealing a blow to efforts aimed at turning the page on a crisis that has threatened to destabilize the coup-plagued West African nation.
Guinea Bissau's President Jose Mario Vaz dismissed his two-day-old cabinet on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled that his appointment of a new prime minister was unconstitutional, a presidential decree said.
Guinea Bissau Prime Minister Baciro Dja said on Wednesday he would resign after the Supreme Court ruled that his appointment by the president last month violated the country's constitution.