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Nigeria: We Supported Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea Bissau On Elections – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said Nigeria has provided support to some West African countries including Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea Bissau to conduct elections. According to Buhari, Nigeria provided logistics support to Sierra Leone where Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) staff helped in cleaning their voter register ahead of the presidential run-off election in 2017. […]

Guinea Bissau: Rivalries Ahead of Election Raise Questions About Stability

analysisBy Clayton Besaw and Jonathan Powell In recent times, Guinea-Bissau has made promising political gains despite a long history of coups. This was reflected most clearly when the country held peaceful and successful legislative elections in March. Additionally, incumbent president José Mário Vaz is the first elected leader in Bissau-Guinean politics to finish a constitutional […]

Africa: Ghana Down Guinea Bissau to Top Group F

Photo: CAF TV/You Tube Ghana fans at their team’s AFCON match against Guinea Bissau. Cairo — Second half strikes from Jordan Ayew and Thomas Partey handed Ghana a 2-0 win over Guinea Bissau in their Group F Day Three match on Tuesday in Suez and a place at the knockout stage of the Total Africa […]

Africa: Ghana to Tame the African Wild Dogs

Photo: John Batanudde Jordan Ayew (R) gestures to his sibling and Ghana captain Andre Ayew. Both scored against Benin and must come to the party today. By John Vigah GHANA’S avowed bid to win this year’s African Cup of Nations and break a 37-year-old hoodoo, is still on despite garnering only two points from two […]

Ghana/Guinea Bissau: Black Stars Search for Goals to Avoid Early Exit

By Fredrick Musisi Kiyingi El Hadji Diouf, a two-time African Footballer of the Year (2001, 2002), praised Ghana Black Stars for their tactical display against Cameroon during their Group F clash in Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday. The match in Ismailia ended goalless. James Kwesi Appiah’s side will have to score goals against Group […]

Guinea Bissau: Guinea-Bissau President Names New Prime Minister ‘In Name of Peace’

Aristides Gomes has been named as Guinea-Bissau’s new prime minister, ending a long political deadlock. President Jose Mario Vaz had refused to name his estranged deputy to the post. Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz named Aristides Gomes as prime minister on Saturday, to end an impasse that has dragged on since March. Since legislative elections […]

Africa: U.S. African Policy’s Lost ‘Dynamics’

At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa’s political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong. It is the top event for economic relations between Africa and the United States: 12 heads of state and government, including the presidents of Namibia, […]

Angola Appeals for Nomination of a Prime Minister in Guinea Bissau

Luanda — Angola urged on Tuesday the authorities of Guinea Bissau, in special the president of the republic, José Mário Vaz, to appoint a prime minister, in line with the results of the parliamentary elections. In a message addressed to the Peace and Security Council of the African Union, in Addis Ababa, Angolan Government underscore […]

Guinea Bissau: Guinea-Bissau’s Election Delivers Renewed Deadlock Instead of Solutions

analysisBy Paulin Maurice Toupane Just two months after the 10 March legislative election, Guinea-Bissau is once again stuck in a political stalemate. The conflict is driven by the same partisan interests that precipitated similar events four years ago. For many outside the country, these elections were meant to solve the crippling 2015 crisis. However, holding […]

Cameroon/Angola: Angola to Face Guinea-Bissau and Cameroon

Luanda — The Angolan senior men’s football team have scheduled two preparation games with guinea Bissau and Cameroon ahead of the team’s participation in Africa Cup of Nations to take place in Egypt, from June 19 to July 21. The information was disclosed to the press on Sunday by the deputy-chairperson of the Angolan Football […]