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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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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...


The old demons return

The governmental crisis has rapidly become a constitutional crisis as the battle lines are drawn between supporters of President José Mário Vaz and those of the Prime Minister he dismissed Domingos Simões Pereira...


New beginnings

President José Mário Vaz appointed Pereira of the Partido Africano da Independência da Guiné e Cabo Verde (PAIGC) after winning the presidential election in May last year (AC Vol 55 No 19 Saying no to the narco-state)...


Treading softly

The incident exposed the Minister's lack of knowledge of Guinea Bissau's sensitive borders and President José Mário Vaz quickly accepted his resignation...


Taking a chance on Casamance

May's election of José Mário Vaz as President of Guinea Bissau is unlikely to drastically change the military picture in Casamance (AC Vol 55 No 8 The civilians may be back)...


The civilians may be back

Former Finance Minister José Mário Vaz of the PAIGC is expected to take the lead in the presidential contest probably winning against Abel Incada the candidate of the Partido da Renovação Social (PRS)...


Resuscitating democracy

The Partido Africano da Independência da Guiné e Cabo Verde is also divided but the PAIGC is the party most likely to win and it is backing Carlos Gomes Júnior's former Finance Minister José Mário Vaz...


All at sea over drugs

Politicians from the ousted government of Carlos Gomes Júnior also attract speculation: Gomes and former Finance Minister José Mário Vaz are named...


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