Guinea Bissau names new prime minister

Guinea Bissau names new prime minister

Friday, August 21, 2015 6:18 am


Guinea Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz named a new prime minister on Thursday in a bid to end a power vacuum after he dismissed Domingos Simoes Pereira last week, according to a presidential decree read on state radio.

The appointment of Baciro Dja was condemned by some members of the ruling PAIGC party who called for a public protest in the coastal capital Bissau.

 

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