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Guinea-Bissau’s Jose Mario Vaz names new PM in bid to end crisis

Guinea-Bissau's President Jose Mario Vaz named a new prime minister late on Tuesday, appointing Augusto Antonio Artur Da Silva by decree after the previous PM resigned in a bid to end a political crisis.

Guinea-Bissau premier resigns in bid to end political crisis

Guinea-Bissau's Prime Minister Umaro Sissoco Embalo has submitted his resignation to the president, in a bid to end a two-year political crisis in the poor west African nation.

Hundreds gather to demand Guinea Bissau govt resign

Around 1,000 opposition protesters gathered Friday to call for the resignation of Guinea-Bissau's government, a year on from a failed mediation process aimed at ending the country's grinding political crisis.

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CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.