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Buhari leaves for Guinea Bissau

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja today for Bissau to attend ceremonies celebrating the National Day of the Republic of Guinea Bissau, September 24.

Embalo Guinea Bissau leader meets Buhari

Guinea-Bissau’s President, Umaro Sissoco Embalo, has met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Embalo swears himself in as new Guinea-Bissau president

Umaro Sissoco Embalo swore himself in as the new president of Guinea-Bissau on Thursday, defying a bitter ongoing row about the outcome of the December 29 elections, an AFP reporter saw.

Guinea Bissau president-elect Embalo on ‘ thank you’ visit to Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday received President-elect of Guinea Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embalo, and reiterated his desire for stability, peace, progress and prosperity in the West African sub-region.

Pereira or Embalo? Voters in Guinea Bissau decide today

People in Guinea-Bissau are voting again today in a presidential runoff to choose between two former prime ministers -- Domingos Simoes Pereira, from the traditional ruling PAIGC party, and opposition figure Umaro Sissoco Embalo.

Guineans await voting results in presidential election

The result of Guinea-Bissau's presidential election is now being awaited after voting kicked off on Sunday at 7 a.m. local time (0700 GMT), with 12 candidates competing.

13 candidates for Guinea Bissau prezy election

The Supreme Court of Justice of Guinea-Bissau published Monday a provisional list of 13 candidates for the upcoming presidential elections, including incumbent President Jose Mario Vaz.

Ghana beat Guinea Bissau to Reach AFCON Round of 16

The Black Stars of Ghana have beaten Guinea Bissau 2-0 to qualify for the Round of 16 in the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Goalless day at AFCON as Cameroon, Ghana unsure of R16

Saturday was remarkably a day of no goals at the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. After two barren draws between Mauritania and Angola (Group E), Cameroon and Ghana (Group F), Benin and Guinea-Bissau capped the day with another goalless draw at Ismailia Stadium.

Boring day: Benin, Guinea Bissau play out third goalless at AFCON

Benin Republic and Guinea Bissau played out the third goalless draw of the day at the ongoing African Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Egypt on Saturday.

Ensure free and fair elections to break cycle of instability in your country -U.N tells Guinea-Bissau

The UN Security Council says political actors in Guinea-Bissau must demonstrate renewed good faith to hold “genuinely free and fair elections” to break cycle...

ECOWAS pledges commitment to hitch-free Guinea Bissau election

ECOWAS says it is fully committed to ensuring hitch-free legislative elections in Guinea-Bissau in December.

Buhari sends special envoys to Guinea Bissau

President Muhammadu Buhari, as Chairman, ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, has sent a Special Envoy to Guinea Bissau ahead of the country’s legislative elections.

Nigeria supports Guinea Bissau with electoral kits, vehicles, $500,000

Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama says that Federal Government has approved 500,000 dollars, 350 electoral kits and seven vehicles to facilitate successful conduct of Nov. 18 Guinea Bissau legislative election.

ECOWAS updates Buhari on developments in Guinea-Bissau, others

President Muhammadu Buhari in his capacity as Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Thursday in New York, received briefing from the President of ECOWAS Commission, Jean-Claude Brou.

ECOWAS freeze assets of Guinea-Bissau politicians, businessmen amid political crisis

ECOWAS has imposed sanctions on 20 Guinea-Bissau politicians and businessmen, including travel bans and asset freezes, accusing them of undermining efforts to resolve a prolonged political crisis.

AFCON 2017: Cameroon move top with 2-1 victory over Guinea-Bissau

Four-time champions Cameroon moved top of Group A as they fought back to deny debutants Guinea-Bissau a historic first win at the Africa Cup...

AFCON 2017: Guinea-Bissau shock host Gabon with a draw

Debutants and shock qualifiers, Guinea-Bissau stunned hosts Gabon by pulling off a 1-1 draw in the opening match of the 2017 Africa Cup of...

Obasanjo our pride in Africa — Guinea Bissau President

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta President of Guinea Bissau, Jose Mario Vas has described Nigeria's former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, as one of the greatest African leaders that...

Why I enlisted Obasanjo to solve Guinea Bissau’s crisis – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he decided to enlist the assistance of former Nigerian President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo to mediate in the political...

Buhari: Why I enlisted Obasanjo’s help on Guinea Bissau crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he decided to enlist the assistance of former Nigerian President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo to mediate in the political...

Crisis: Buhari appoints Obasanjo as Special Envoy to Guinea Bissau

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concerned over the unfolding political situation in Guinea Bissau following the dismissal of the Prime Minister, Mr Domingos...

Guinea Bissau: Mario Vaz is president elect

Guinea-Bissau's former finance minister Jose Mario Vaz scored a resounding victory Tuesday in a presidential election seen as a key test of stability in...

No clear winner in Guinea-Bissau’s poll

Guinea-Bissau's presidential election will go to a second round between the main party's candidate and the army-backed hopeful, the election commission said Wednesday, after...

Vote-counting begins in Guinea-Bissau

Vote counting began in Guinea-Bissau after a heavy turnout in Sunday's legislative and presidential elections meant to bring stability to the West African state...

Nigeria probes Guinea Bissau attack against citizens

Nigeria is investigating attacks on its embassy in Guinea Bissau and the death of some of its citizens during the attack, the Federal Government...

Breaking news: 3 Nigerians lynched in G/Bissau for child kidnapping

A Lynch-mob has killed three Nigerians in Guinea Bissau. They were accused of child kidnap in Bissau, the capital and lynched to death. The angry mob...

Drugs: Language stalls US trial of Guinea Bissau’s ex-navy chief

The United States is struggling to prosecute one of the prized catches in its global war on drugs, Guinea Bissau's former navy chief Jose...

US detains Guinea-Bissau ex-navy chief on drug charges

The former navy chief of Guinea-Bissau and four others were ordered detained in New York on Friday after being arrested for an alleged trans-Atlantic...

US agents arrest G/Bissau drugs kingpin

US agents have captured the former head of Guinea-Bissau's navy, an alleged kingpin in the west African nation's drugs trade with Latin America, in...

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