Presidential elections slated for 24 November

José Mário Vaz, president of Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau"s president, José Mário Vaz, has set presidential elections for 24 November.

The president took the decision immediately after hearing all 49 parties with and without seats in parliament, the national election commission and the government.

José Mário Vaz will end his five-year term of office on Sunday.