COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: José Mário Vaz
Population: 1,927,104 (2020)
Land Size: 36,125 sq km (13,948 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Sat - May 1, 2021: Rwandans in Guinea-Bissau Pay Tribute to Genocide Victims - AllAfrica News: Guinea Bissau
[New Times] Rwandans and friends of Rwanda living in Guinea Bissau on April 29, held an event to remember the victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.
- Wed - Apr 28, 2021: Karabaranga Presents His Credentials to Guinea-Bissau President - AllAfrica News: Guinea Bissau
[New Times] Guinea-Bissau President, General Umaro Sissoco Embalo, on April 27 received letters of credence from Jean-Pierre Karabaranga, Rwanda's Ambassador to the West African country.
- Wed - Apr 28, 2021: President Commemorates Independence Anniversary With African Heads of State, Talks About Common Interests and Threats in the Sub-Region - AllAfrica News: Guinea Bissau
[Sierra Leone Government] State House, Freetown, Tuesday 27 April 2021 - His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has commemorated Sierra Leone's 60th Independence Anniversary with eight foreign dignitaries and reminded the occasion of the countries' common interests as well as threats they face in the sub-region.
- Tue - Apr 13, 2021: Guinea-Bissau Receives Covid-19 Vaccine Via Covax - AllAfrica News: Guinea Bissau
[ANGOP] Bissau -- Guinea-Bissau will receive Covax vaccine Tuesday, announced the high commissioner for covid-19 who said that the country will get less than half of the expected doses, due to problems associated with distribution and production of product.