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Guinea Bissau

José Mário Vaz

Date of Birth: 10/12/1957
Place of Birth: Calequisse, near Cacheu, northern Guinea Bissau


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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 political crisis continues...


Reformers take power

Camara is a key ally of President José Mario Vaz who has been fighting Perreira for years (AC Vol 57 No 12)...


Vaz kicks it into touch

Hopes that parliamentary elections on 18 November would end more than three years of political paralysis caused by the conflict between President José Mário Vaz and the majority faction of the Partido Africano para a Independência da Guiné e Cabo Verde (PAIGC) have been dashed...


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 Simões Pereira the Conakry Agreement signed in October 2016 is at last being implemented...


Vaz defies sanctions

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 him into resigning...


Street meets state

The faction of the ruling party opposed to President José Mário Vaz has joined forces with the opposition to organise mass demonstrations against him...


Vaz clings to power

For a year and a half political life has been paralysed while President José Mário Vaz attempts to broaden his power base...


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 José Mário Vaz was lawful...


A 'presidential coup'

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 and the section of the political class wedded to the days of military rule...


War for the soul of the state

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


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