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  • Guinea-Bissau newly appointed PM resigns under pressure from Ecowas
    Sat, 09 Nov 2019 13:03

    Guinea-Bissau newly appointed PM resigns under pressure from Ecowas

    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.

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  • Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:37

    Guinea Bissau's dominant party to boycott new government

    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.

  • Sat, 19 Nov 2016 12:16

    Gridlocked Guinea Bissau names fifth PM in a year

    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.

  • Tue, 15 Nov 2016 11:56

    Guinea Bissau president says will dissolve government

    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.

  • Wed, 20 Jan 2016 13:42

    Guinea Bissau government in disarray as spending plan under threat

    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.

  • Fri, 23 Oct 2015 15:56

    Former Guinea-Bissau army chief indicted over alleged plot

    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.

  • Wed, 07 Oct 2015 12:25

    Guinea-Bissau president rejects proposed government

    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.

  • Fri, 11 Sep 2015 09:32

    Guinea Bissau president dismisses cabinet after court ruling

    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.

  • Thu, 10 Sep 2015 10:43

    Guinea Bissau PM to resign after appointment ruled unconstitutional

    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.