COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: José Mário Vaz
Population: 1,833,247 (2018)
Land Size: 36,125 sq km (13,948 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Thu - Oct 10, 2019: AU, UN Urge Calm Ahead of Presidential Election - AllAfrica News: Guinea Bissau
[Ghanaian Times] The African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN) and African regional economic communities on Tuesday urged all political actors in Guinea-Bissau to resolve any disputes through discussions as the West African country is set to hold presidential election in November this year.
- Tue - Oct 8, 2019: Bissau-Guinean Chiefs Urge Gambians to Jealously Guard Peace - AllAfrica News: Guinea Bissau
[The Point] In a meeting with His Excellency, President Adama Barrow on Friday, a visiting delegation of traditional chiefs from Guinea Bissau urged Gambians to jealously guard and strongly cherish the prevailing peace and stability in the country.