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UNSC Congratulates Guinea-Bissau Over Legislative Elections

The UN Security Council on Tuesday congratulated Guinea-Bissau for the peaceful conduct of March 10 legislative elections. In a statement, the Security Council expressed its...
Sao Tome

Guinea-Bissau: Former PM Named Head of AU Election Mission

The African Union (AU) on Monday announced that former Prime Minister of Sao Tome and Principe, Joaquim Rafael Branco, will lead the AU's election...
President Michel Aoun meets Guinea-Bissau's Speaker Cipriano Cassama, Jan. 8, 2019. | Dalati Nohra

Guinea-Bissau invites in Lebanese Business Investors

Cipriano Cassama, president of the National People's Assembly of Guinea-Bissau, on Tuesday pledged to offer all kinds of help for Lebanese who wished to...
electricity

Electricity Regulatory Authority Soon for Guinea Bissau

Guinea Bissau is at the last stage of finalizing arrangements to establish a national electricity regulatory authority, in compliance with a June 2013 Directive...
Security Council

UN Security Council welcomes political progress in Guinea-Bissau

The Security Council on Thursday welcomed the appointment of a prime minister and the announcement of the date for legislative elections in Guinea-Bissau. Members of...
Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau reduces outstanding debts by 90%

Following an official request for support from the Government of Guinea-Bissau, the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) has provided creditor litigation support and advisory...
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African Court Finally Has An Ambassador At Large

The Prime Minister of Guinea Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embaló has offered to serve as Ambassador at Large to the African Court on Human and...
Justice Ore in the middle introduces Justice Matusses on the right to the President of Guinea Bissau on the left

Guinea Bissau Set to Consent to African Court Protocol

President José Mário Vaz of the Republic of Guinea Bissau has pledged to ratify the Protocol establishing the African Court on Human and Peoples’...
Justice Ore in the middle introduces Justice Matusses on the right to the President of Guinea Bissau on the left

Guinea Bissau: 100 stakeholders receive training from African court

The African Court on Human and People’s Right has sensitized about 100 stakeholders in Guinea Bissau with the view to promote the Court in...
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African Court Team Visits Guinea Bissau

A high powered delegation of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights is to meet President Jose Mario Vaz of the Republic of...

Army reiterates loyalty to presidency amidst rumours of coup d’etat

In its bid to quell tension over reports there may be a coup to usurp power from the present administration, the Nigerian military has...

IMF grants US$4.1m to Guinea-Bissau after economic review

On July 6, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the third review of Guinea-Bissau’s economic performance under the program...

Guinea PM expects accelerated development from flagship initiatives

The Delivery Unit under the Office of the Prime Minister of Guinea aims to accelerate the implementation of Government flagship initiatives through the development...

Security Council expresses concern over crisis in Guinea-Bissau

The members of the Security Council expressed their deep concern over the protracted political and institutional crisis in Guinea Bissau as a result of...
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It’s AFCON Time Again! Here Is A Preview Of All The Groups

It’s AFCON time again! As always, devotees of the event are fervently doing the countdown to the big kick-off, thanks to the recent...

Nana Addo’s Achievements Spans A Period Of 4 Decades

The President-Elect , Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, possesses an impressive record of national political activism and achievements that spans a period of four decades. Biography...

Gabon Seek To Clinch Cup On Home Grounds

The host nation of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), the Gabon National football team, affectionately called the "Panthers" or the Brazilians of...
A wide view of members of the Security Council during a meeting on January 6. (Courtesy)

UNSC Salutes Guinea-Bissau’s inclusive dialogue among parties

Between Oct. 11-14, the dialogue was convened in Conakry, capital of Republic of Guinea by mediators, during which the country's political rivals agreed to...
President Jose Mario Vaz

Guinea Bissau president dismisses PM

According to a presidential decree, Correia's government no longer had parliamentary majority following a decision by 15 members of the majority party that nominated...
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China-Portuguese nations business forum to be held in Guinea Bissau

The coordinator of the meeting Bruno Jawad who addressed the press in Bissau Monday, said the forum will be held under the theme "Platform...
The UN Security Council hears a briefing by UN Special Adviser JamaL Benomar via video link from Doha, during the council's emergency meeting on the situation of Yemen, at the UN headquarters in New York, on March 22, 2015. The UN Security Council on Sunday adopted a presidential statement on Yemen, voicing support for Yemeni President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi and calling upon all parties to refrain from taking actions that undermine the legitimacy of the president. (Xinhua/Niu Xiaolei)

UN delegation urges Guinea Bissau political actors to obey law

"The law should be respected," said Angola's ambassador to the UN, Ismael Martins, who was leading the delegation. During the visit,...
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Republic Of Ghana Is 59 Years Today!

The day is being celebrated by the people of Ghana who converged at the Independence square to commemorate the day. The day will see President...

Guinea Bissau’s political crisis threatening cashew nuts sector

The reason for this risk is "shortage of funds" because, he said, "potential buyers of cashew nuts are afraid of buying due to existing...

Guinea Bissau crisis to feature in next CPLP ministerial conference

The revelations in this regard were made on Sunday by East Timor's Foreign Minister Hernani Coelho who was on a visit to Bissau. ...

Nigeria’s ex-president to help unblock Guinea Bissau’s political impasse

Obasanjo who is acting as the mediator for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), will meet with protagonists in the crisis that...

Guinea Bissau’s economy minister barred from travelling abroad

The source said the measure was taken by the public prosecutor, following a court ruling. Martins was questioned on Jan....

International community concerned over Guinea Bissau’s political crisis

The appeal was made following a crisis that has divided the ruling party, African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC),...
ECOWAS

West Africa regional bloc starts common external tariff regime

In addition to that, measures have been put in place to deal with a Portuguese translation challenge faced by seven other countries, which is...

Chinese firm to set up fisheries plant in Guinea Bissau

The delegation is comprised of members of Fujian government and private investors. "The objective of its visit is to study with Guinea Bissau authorities...

Guinea Bissau middle class hail Chinese cuisine

Orient Restaurant, a popular Chinese restaurant in Bissau, is frequented daily by tens of people, including politicians and senior state officials. ...