Guinea-Bissau's president backs ex-PM Sissoco Embalo in run-off vote

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Guinea Bissau's outgoing President José Mario Vaz has announced his support for Umaro Sissoco Embalo in the second round of the presidential elections on 29 December.

Embalo, himself a former Prime Minister, comes up against another former Prime Minister Domingos Simoes Pereira.

Elected in 2014, Jose Mario Vaz failed in his bid to get re-elected coming fourth in the first round with 12.4 % of votes cast.

Sissoco Embalo came in second in the first round on 24 November, with 27.6% of votes aga…
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