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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 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...


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)...


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