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(FILES) Former Central African Republic President Francois Bozize arrives prior his first press conference since his return at the Kwa Na Kwa headquarters in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR), on January, 27, 2020. - A UN-backed court announced on April 30, 2024 it has issued an arrest warrant for Central African Republic's former president Francois Bozize over possible crimes against humanity committed by imprisoned soldiers between 2009 and 2013. Bozize who seized power in the Central African Republic in 2003 in a coup before being overthrown 10 years later by rebels and now heads the country's main rebellion, has been in exile in Guinea-Bissau since March 2023. (Photo by FLORENT VERGNES / AFP)

Guinea-Bissau president declines to extradite C.Africa ex-leader

Guinea-Bissau’s President Umaro Sissoco Embalo has said he will not extradite the former leader of the Central African Republic, Francois Bozize, who is the subject of an international arrest warrant over possible
3 months ago
People wait outside 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, with indicative results due early next week. Guinea-Bissau has suffered four coups and a string of political assassinations since independence from Portugal in 1974. (Photo by JOHN WESSELS / AFP)

Guinea-Bissau votes seeking end to instability

Voters in Guinea-Bissau headed to the polls on Sunday for legislative elections called by a president pushing constitutional change after years of instability in the small west African state. Having recently revealed
1 year ago
Super Eagles paid the big prize of losing to Guinea-Bissau in Abuja, as Nigeria suffered its worst FIFA ranking in history

Defeat to Guinea-Bissau sinks Eagles in latest FIFA’s ranking

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped five places from 35th to 40th in the world based on FIFA’s latest rankings. According to the list released yesterday by the world football governing
1 year ago
Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen (left), being challenged by two Djurtus’ defenders during the first leg of their Cote d’Ivoire 2023 AFCON qualifier in Abuja…on Friday.

We’ll beat Nigeria again, Guinea Bissau boasts

After a surprise victory over the Super Eagles on Friday, Guinea Bissau are confident of another shocker in the second-leg encounter, which holds today.
1 year ago
The Super Eagles, who defeated Sao Tome 10-0 in their last game, will face the Djurtus of Guinea-Bissau in Abuja…today.

Eagles vow to ‘roast’ Wild Dogs, Guinea Bissau eyes upset

The Super Eagles look to extend their strong start to the qualification race for Cote d’Ivoire 2024 African Cup of Nations when they face the Djurtus (Wild Dogs) of Guinea-Bissau today at
1 year ago
Italian marines on a boat (R) invades a Nigerian vessel to apprehend pirates, sea robbers during a joint demonstration exercise between the Nigeria navy and their Italian counterpart at the Western Naval Command at Apapa in Lagos, on April 7, 2022. - The Nigerian navy and their counterparts from the European had a joint exercise to demonstate combat readiness and further strengthen existing cooperation in curtailing the security challenges in the Gulf of Guinea. (Photo by Pius Utomi EKPEI / AFP)

Nigeria ships hardware, contingent to Guinea Bissau on peace-keeping

Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Western Naval Command, Rear Adm. Yakubu Wambai said that the expectations of the Stabilisation Support Mission in Guinea Bissau would yield many positives.
2 years ago
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