• Guinea-Bissau becomes a separate colony from Mali which was under Portuguese control since 1446. Portugal maintains control of both colonies. 

  • Guinea-Bissau is declared a province of Portugal.

  • Guinea-Bissau becomes independent from Portugal.

  • Aid is suspended from the World Bank and the IMF due to millions missing from the development funds.

  • The EU suspends part of its aid to Guinea-Bissau because of concerns over governance and the rule of the law.

  • International donors pledge more than $1.1 billion to help Guinea-Bissau's economy revive after years of instability. 

Sources:

BBC News open_in_new
Britannica open_in_new