Guinea-Bissau President dissolves govt after row with PM

Guinea-Bissau`s President Jose Mario Vaz has dismissed the government following a row with the prime minister, a presidential decree said on Thursday.

AFP| Last Updated: Aug 13, 2015, 14:57 PM IST

Bissau: Guinea-Bissau`s President Jose Mario Vaz has dismissed the government following a row with the prime minister, a presidential decree said on Thursday.

"The government headed by Prime Minister Domingos Simoes Pereira has been dissolved," it said.

The west African country, which returned to civilian rule last year, has been plagued by coups since independence from Portugal in 1974.