Guinea-Bissau elections - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Guinea-Bissau elections


Second-round presidential campaign begins in Guinea-Bissau

Dec 14, 2019 - 11:19 AM

It's a race between Domingos Simoes Pereira from the traditional ruling party, and opposition figure Umaro Sissoco Embalo

CAMPAIGN. In this file photo, a campaign poster of one of the main opposition candidate, Domingos Simoes Pereira is seen along the road on the eve of Guinea-Bissau's presidential election on November 23, 2019, in Bissau. Photo by John Wessels/AFP

Guinea-Bissau votes on new president to break political deadlock

Nov 24, 2019 - 10:13 PM

Electoral frontrunners such as incumbent Jose Mario Vaz and ex-prime minister Domingos Simoes Pereira promise to tackle endemic problems such as corruption and joblessness

AT THE POLLS. A man gets ready to cast his vote at a polling station in Bissau early on November 24, 2019, as part of the presidential election in Guinea-Bissau. Some 700,000 voters are registered for the November 24 poll. Photo by John Wessels/AFP

Jose Mario Vaz wins Guinea-Bissau election

May 21, 2014 - 7:34 AM

Vaz tells journalists he s very happy and a bit surprised by the enthusiasm shown for him

VICTORY. Chief of State Major of Army of Guinea-Bissau Antonio Indjai (L) with new president Jose Mario Vaz (R) after being declared winner of the elections, in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, May 20, 2014. Mussa Balde/EPA