ECOWAS welcomes Vaz decision on new Guinea Bissau PM

ECOWAS welcomes Vaz decision on new Guinea Bissau PM

The 15-nation Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has welcomed the new appointment of a prime minister in Guinea Bissau, which has remained in a prolonged political crisis that began in 2015. President Jose Mario Vaz announced that Aristides Gomes, a fellow African Party of the Independence of Guinea…

Guinea-Bissau’s president dissolved government

Guinea-Bissau’s president took the decision to dissolve the government after an argument with the country’s premier. President Jose Mario Vaz dismissed the government late Wednesday night amidst a split with the prime minister Domingos Simoes Pereira, according to a statement released by state media. The two men are said to…