Africa

Guinea-Bissau election: Vote count for presidential poll starts

President Jose Mario Vaz seeks re-election amid stiff opposition from frontrunner Domingos Simoes Pereira.

Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau picks president after weeks of political unrest

Twelve candidates contest presidential election many hope will bring stability to West African country.

Guinea-Bissau picks president after weeks of political unrest

Africa

Guinea-Bissau's presidential candidates wrap up campaigns

Incumbent President Jose Mario Vaz is running against 11 other candidates, including two of the prime ministers he fired while in office.

Africa

Will key vote end Guinea-Bissau's protracted crisis?

Hundreds of thousands of voters due to cast ballots on Sunday amid hopes the poll will bring political stability.

Guinea-Bissau presidential election: Here's what you need to know

Africa

Guinea-Bissau elections: Leader says he will respect results

President Jose Mario Vaz will be first democratically-elected president of Guinea-Bissau to have completed his mandate - but his mandate has been anything but stable.

Africa

Guinea-Bissau president fires PM amid political crisis

Jose Mario Vaz sacks Aristide Gomes intensifying bitter power struggle with the ruling party before next month's poll.

Guinea-Bissau president fires PM amid political crisis

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New African currency: Will the 'ECO' replace the CFA franc?

The CFA franc's days could be numbered in West Africa.

New African currency: Will the 'ECO' replace the CFA franc?

Africa

Guinea-Bissau's ruling party wins parliamentary elections

After years of political crisis, the party's supporters hope the state's ability to function will finally be restored.

Africa

Guinea-Bissau drugs: Raid intercepts 800kg of cocaine

Police in Guinea-Bissau has seized a consignment of nearly 800kg of cocaine that was destined for Mali.

Africa

Guinea-Bissau 2019 legislative elections: Poll results soon

The future of the party that has ruled Guinea-Bissau for the last 45 years hangs in the balance.

Guinea-Bissau

President worried about drug trade as Guinea-Bissau votes

Ahead of poll to elect new parliament, Jose Mario Vaz says 'Africa's first narco state' still a cocaine trade hub.

President worried about drug trade as Guinea-Bissau votes

Guinea-Bissau

Scores of migrants feared dead in Guinea-Bissau boat mishap

Boat wreckage has been found, but no bodies have been recovered since the boat capsized with 60 on board on Monday.

Scores of migrants feared dead in Guinea-Bissau boat mishap

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Africa's 'lion economies' growth exceeds forecasts

The nations of West Africa, including Senegal, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Ghana have recently seen a significant increase in growth.

Guinea-Bissau

Crumbling architecture of former narco-state in Bissau

Like the country's glacial political process, the city's historical buildings reflect roots of colonialism.

Crumbling architecture of former narco-state in Bissau

Africa

Traditional Guinea-Bissau dances in danger

In an effort to protect traditions Guinea-Bissau is setting up its own dance library. It's needed to preserve Kaboro, a dance style where women call the shots.