Umaro Sissoco Embaló

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Umaro Sissoco Embaló
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President of Guinea-Bissau
Assumed office
27 February 2020
Prime MinisterNuno Gomes Nabiam
Preceded byJosé Mário Vaz
18th Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau
In office
18 November 2016 – 16 January 2018
PresidentJosé Mário Vaz
Preceded byBaciro Djá
Succeeded byArtur Silva
Personal details
Born (1972-09-23) 23 September 1972 (age 50)
Bissau, Portuguese Guinea
Political partyMadem G15 (Movimento para Alternância Democrática)
Alma materTechnical University of Lisbon
Complutense University
Military service
Allegiance Guinea-Bissau
RankBrigadier General

Umaro Mokhtar Sissoco Embaló (born 23 September 1972) is a politician. He is the President of Guinea-Bissau since February 2020.[1] He is a political scientist and military officer. He was prime minister between 18 November 2016 and 16 January 2018.[2]

In February 2022, a failed coup d'état that killed six people tried to remove Embaló from power.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Umaro Sissoco Embalo swears himself in as Guinea-Bissau president". BusinessDay. Retrieved 28 February 2020.
  2. "Guinea-Bissau names new prime minister, fifth in nine months - Africa - DW - 19.11.2016". DW.COM.
  3. "Guinea-Bissau president says 'many' dead after 'failed attack against democracy'". France 24. 1 February 2022. Retrieved 1 February 2022.