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    ECOWAS slaps sanctions on Guinea-Bissau, freezes assets of politicians

ECOWAS slaps sanctions on Guinea-Bissau, freezes assets of politicians

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.The sanctions were prompted by President Jose Vaz's nomination of Augusto Antonio Artur da Silva to the post of prime minister, in violation of a 2016 ECOWAS-brokered deal.Under the ECOWAS deal aimed at ending the [...]

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    Nigeria won’t let you down, Buhari tells Guinea

Nigeria won’t let you down, Buhari tells Guinea

President Muhammadu Buhari says as chairman of ECOWAS Contact Group on Guinea, he will do his best to ensure that the country does not relapse into crisis.Guinea was thrown into crisis after Domingos Pereira, the then prime minister was removed by President Jose Vaz in August 2015.Vaz replaced Pereira with 44-year old Embalo, a retired general, who had served in [...]

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    UN says crisis in Guinea-Bissau could worsen

UN says crisis in Guinea-Bissau could worsen

Miguel Trovoada, the UN secretary-general’s special representative in Guinea-Bissau, said the prolonged political crisis in that country could get worse “in the absence of a frank and sincere dialogue involving all parties concerned’.’Trovoada made this known while briefing the UN security council on the situation in Guinea-Bissau on Wednesday in New York.He said “the more institutions and the main political [...]

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