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Guinea Bissau

Guinea Bissau

Population: 1.86 mn.
GDP: $1.35 bn.
Debt: $0.33 bn.

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Vaz clings on

Hopes that the 10 March elections would usher in a new era of reconciliation and dislodge President José Mário Vaz's limpet-like grip on power have again proved vain as the politic...


Reformers take power

The Partido Africano para a Independência da Guiné e Cabo Verde (PAIGC) of Domingo Simões Perreira won the 10 March parliamentary elections but fell short of the absolute majority ...


Vaz gives in

After two-and-a-half years of conflict between President José Mário Vaz and the majority of his Partido Africano para a Independência da Guiné e Cabo Verde (PAIGC), led by Domingos...


Vaz defies sanctions

As Ecowas tries to intervene, the standoff between the President and the reformist wing of his own party drags on

President José Mário Vaz's conflict with members of his own party and with West African and other international bodies is no nearer resolution, despite fresh attempts to pressure h...


Vaz clings to power

The President is ignoring the constitutional requirement to call elections and Parliament is deadlocked

Three years after general elections that were widely hailed as free and fair and which ended two years of post-coup transitional government, and two years after a promising donor r...


Big win for Vaz

In what most opponents of Guinea-Bissau's corrupt elite view as a serious blow, the Supreme Court ruled on 14 July that the appointment of Baciro Djá as Prime Minister by President...


A 'presidential coup'

Despite a court ruling against him, the head of state has re-appointed a controversial Prime Minister

President José Mário Vaz's appointment of ruling party renegade Baciro Djá as Prime Minister on 27 May marks a tactical victory in the chronic conflict between the reform faction a...


War for the soul of the state

The struggle between a rent-seeking old guard and young reformers bent on making history of impunity has reached a crucial juncture

Almost six months after President José Mario Vaz 'Jomav' sacked the popular Prime Minister Domingos Simões Pereira, a deadly struggle for power grinds on. Both sides are represent...


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