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President Umaro Sissoco Embalo

December 1, 2023

Gunfire breaks out near Guinea-Bissau presidential palace overnight

Military vehicles were on the streets on Friday morning as residents commuted to work and school.

June 30, 2022

Buhari promises to develop West Africa’s democracy before leaving office

The Nigerian leader addressed the Portuguese parliament on Thursday.

President Muhammadu Buhari
June 11, 2022

Three Guinea-Bissau ministers dismissed for not taking oath of office

The education, natural resources, and energy ministers were dismissed 24 hours after their appointment was announced.

President Sissoco Embalo
February 3, 2022

ECOWAS chairman calls for end to resurgence of coups in West Africa

Mr Akufo-Addo applauded President Umaro Sissoco Embalo of Guinea Bissau for foiling an attempted coup against his government on Tuesday.

Nana Akufo-Addo
February 2, 2022

Attempted Coup: Buhari praises Guinea-Bissau loyal troops

Mr Embalo assured Mr Buhari the situation had been brought under control and that “all is well, and normalcy fully restored.”

President Muhammadu Buhari
February 2, 2022

Guinea-Bissau’s President Umaro Embalo survives attempted coup

“When added to successful coups in Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea, and Chad…there is no doubt that West African leaders are nervously looking over their shoulders.”

President Sissoco Embalo