Guinea-Bissau leader rejects proposed govt

2015-10-07 15:12

Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz has rejected a cabinet proposed by his new prime minister, dealing a blow to efforts aimed at turning the page on a crisis that has threatened to destabilise the coup-plagued west African nation.

Ex-Bissau military chief jailed

2015-09-24 11:37

A former head of Guinea-Bissau's armed forces, held under house arrest for the past month, has been transferred to a military prison.

West Africa's Ecowas extends mission in crisis-hit Guinea-Bissau

2015-09-13 07:33

West Africa's Ecowas regional bloc has extended a security force in Guinea-Bissau into 2016 to help protect state institutions amid a political crisis that has left the country without a government.

Guinea-Bissau parliament adopts resolution to 'depose' new PM

2015-08-25 10:29

Guinea-Bissau lawmakers have adopted a proposal to try and get rid of the country’s new prime minister through legal means in a bid to resolve a political crisis over his appointment.

Guinea-Bissau in turmoil as president sacks government

2015-08-14 09:12

The troubled west African nation of Guinea-Bissau has plunged into fresh political turmoil after the president sacked the government in a row with the prime minister.

Guinea-Bissau president dismisses government

2015-08-13 11:06

The president of the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau has dismissed the government led by Prime Minister Domingo Pereira.

Red Cross sends Ebola team to at-risk GBissau border

2015-05-29 09:37

Guinea-Bissau says it has strengthened health screening at its borders after a rash of Ebola cases in neighbouring Guinea.

More Guinea-Bissau land mine deaths

2014-09-30 06:08

The death toll in the Guinea-Bissau land mine blast has risen to 22, as 2 more people die from their wounds.

G-Bissau president sacks army chief behind coup

2014-09-16 21:34

Guinea-Bissau’s president Jose Mario Vaz has sacked army chief General Antonio Indjai, who was behind a 2012 coup and is wanted by the US for alleged drug trafficking, officials say.

Guinea-Bissau's new leader pledges stability

2014-06-24 11:14

Guinea-Bissau's new president Jose Mario Vaz has vowed to fight poverty and bring stability to the impoverished west African nation as he was sworn into office.


Tensions flare between Guinea-Bissau leader and new PM

2015-10-04 09:32

Guinea-Bissau’s president has accused the new prime minister of overstepping his constitutional bounds by claiming the right to name the cabinet.

Guinea-Bissau gets third PM in 5 weeks

2015-09-17 20:00

Guinea-Bissau's ruling party has selected veteran politician Carlos Correia as prime minister after two predecessors were removed in the space of weeks in the coup-prone West African state.

Guinea-Bissau's new PM resigns

2015-09-09 21:31

Guinea-Bissau's new prime minister has announced his resignation just two days after his government was sworn in.

Guinea-Bissau's new PM sworn in

2015-08-21 08:32

Guinea-Bissau’s new prime minister Baciro Dja has been sworn in despite angry protests from the ruling party, deepening a political crisis a week after the government was sacked.

Guinea Bissau president dismisses the government

2015-08-13 13:51

Guinea Bissau’s president Jose Mario Vaz has dismissed the government following disagreements with Prime Minister Domingos Pereira, a report says.

Babies killed in Guinea-Bissau building collapse

2015-08-04 22:09

A four-storey building in Guinea-Bissau has collapsed, killing 11 people including two babies.

Guinea-Bissau 5 year logging moratorium

2015-04-02 20:55

Guinea-Bissau has announced a five-year moratorium on logging to try to clamp down on an illegal timber trade fuelled largely by Chinese demand.

19 killed in Guinea-Bissau land mine blast

2014-09-27 12:23

At least 19 people aboard a minibus have been killed when a landmine exploded in northern Guinea-Bissau, police say.

Guinea-Bissau shuts border with Ebola-hit Guinea

2014-08-13 07:21

Guinea-Bissau is closing its border with Guinea, one of the west African countries hardest hit by the deadly Ebola virus.

G-Bissau presidential candidate concedes defeat

2014-05-23 08:53

The losing candidate in the run-off election for Guinea-Bissau’s presidency, Nuno Gomes Nabiam, says he accepts the results after initially rejecting them citing alleged fraud.

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