Bissau - The UN has learned with consternation about the murder of Mr. Baciro Dabó, former Minister of Territorial Administration and a candidate in the forthcoming presidential elections, and the Member of Parliament, Mr. Helder Proença, and two other persons on 5 June.
Ouagadougou - The ECOWAS Mediation and Security Council has recommended measures to strengthen the security apparatus in Guinea Bissau and protect the President and national institutions in the country.
Bissau - We have just concluded a meeting convened by the Representative of the Secretary-General to discuss the attacks last night against President João Bernardo Vieira that were directed at his official Residence.
UN News Centre - The Security Council today welcomed the convening of presidential polls in Guinea-Bissau this June, following last month's assassination of the West African nation's leader, calling for continued international support for the election process.
UN News Centre - The United Nations envoy to Guinea-Bissau today urged continued support for national reconciliation and the fight against impunity in the West African country, which is gearing up for elections following last month's double assassinations of the President and of the Chief of Staf
UN News Centre - The head of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) Country Configuration on Guinea-Bissau has joined the chorus of voices at the world body condemning the killing of the country's president and its chief of staff of the armed forces earlier this week.
UN News Centre - Condemning "in the strongest terms" the assassination of the president of Guinea-Bissau and his chief of staff, the United Nations Security Council today called on the people, political leaders, and the armed forces of the country to remain calm, exercise restraint and maintain s
UN News Centre - Last month's assassinations of Guinea-Bissau's president and his chief of staff have highlighted the need for the West African nation's justice, defence and security sectors to be reformed, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in a new report.