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Over 30 dead during Guinea-Bissau health worker strike, union says

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More than 30 people have died because a health workers’ strike in Guinea-Bissau has paralysed the healthcare system, a spokesperson for the nurses’ union...

Migration agency head nabbed for cocaine trafficking

The head of Guinea-Bissau’s migration agency was arrested for suspected involvement in cocaine trafficking, police said, one of the most senior officials in the...

ECOWAS recognises Embalo as Guinea-Bissau president

West African regional bloc ECOWAS recognises Umaro Sissoco Embalo as winner of Guinea-Bissau’s presidential election as it attempts to draw a line under a...

ISS: Could military interference derail peace prospects in Guinea-Bissau?

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More than three months after the second round of presidential elections on 29 December 2019, Guinea-Bissau is sinking into political deadlock. A return to...

Guinea-Bissau convicts 12 for smuggling record 1.8 tonnes of cocaine

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A court in Guinea-Bissau has convicted 12 people for cocaine smuggling following the seizure last year of 1.8 tonnes of the drug hidden in...

Soldiers occupy Guinea-Bissau court

A dozen soldiers took over the grounds of Guinea-Bissau’s Supreme Court, the court said, deepening a post-election crisis and the appointment of rival presidents...

Guinea-Bissau governance crisis

Guinea-Bissau had two presidents and two prime ministers as of Saturday, after Umaro Cissoko Embalo, inaugurated winner of December’s election, swore in a new...

Embalo is new Guinea-Bissau president

The outgoing Guinea-Bissau president handed power to the declared winner of December’s election, former army general Umaro Cissoko Embalo, as the Supreme Court considered...

New Guinea-Bissau Prime Minister resigns

Guinea-Bissau’s newly appointed Prime Minister Faustino Fudut Imbali handed in his resignation after an ultimatum from West African regional bloc ECOWAS, the president said....

New Guinea Bissau PM named, incumbent refuses to leave

Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz named a new prime minister but his sacked predecessor refused to step down, intensifying a power struggle between Vaz...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...