Guinea Bissau’s Supreme Court of Justice this Wednesday, September 9 declared the decree issued by President José Mário Vaz naming Baciro Djá as the country’s new prime minister unconstitutional “in form and substance,” according to Portuguese news agency Lusa, citing a judicial
The President of Guinea Bissau, José Mário Vaz, has asked the majority PAIGC party in writing to indicate a name for the post of Prime Minister. In a communiqué, the President explained that the request was addressed to the PAIGC “as the winning party of the last legislative elections.”
The speaker of Guinea Bissau’s National People’s Assembly, Cipriano Cassamá, claimed he was “ashamed” of the behavior exhibited by certain politicians, warning of the danger of the collapse of the country’s young government. Cassamá made the declarations following a meeting
The government of Guinea Bissau on Thursday announced the creation of a flagship airline to be called Air Guineé-Bissau. The carrier will be held by Romanian business group Tender, which will make the company’s aircrafts available by the end of the year.
The State Secretary of Communities of Guinea Bissau, Idelfrides Manuel Gomes Fernandes, was arrested this Thursday, June 4, in Bissau and taken to Judiciary Police headquarters in the capital city. Gomes Fernandes stands accused of illegally selling diplomatic and state service passports, according to
Guinea Bissau will receive 16.5 million euros from the World Bank for an emergency project intended to improve the supply of water and electricity to the country’s homes and businesses. The financing comes within the framework of an initiative benefiting fragile countries, according to the Bretton
Francisco Barros, a Cape Verdean citizen whom the United States government named as a major international drug baron last week and was considered by US President Barack Obama one of the most dangerous traffickers in the world, denies the allegations and says he is willing to testify before authorities.