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AFP - 4/16/17

The leader of a Guinea Bissau civil society group critical of President Jose Mario Vaz, was violently attacked in his own home Friday by unidentified assailants, his...

AFP - 10/29/16

A former Guinea-Bissau navy chief convicted in the US of drug trafficking has asked to resume his military career after returning home having purged his sentence,...

AFP - 10/12/16

Most Guinea-Bissau schools shut down on Tuesday as teachers went on strike after being left unpaid for months due to an internal ruling party crisis that has left the...

AFP - 9/23/16

The museum's first display spares little: a naked slave kneels with her hands tied, right shoulder freshly branded with her owner's mark by a white man with sleeves...

AFP - 9/11/16

The opposing sides in Guinea-Bissau's political crisis have accepted a plan that would see a new "consensus" government formed, West African leaders said Saturday....

AFP - 8/16/16

West African troops who have provided security to the unstable west African state of Guinea-Bissau will pull out within a year, a top official for the ECOWAS regional...

AFP - 7/4/16

Guinea-Bissau has recorded three cases of Zika, becoming the second country in West Africa where the dangerous viral disease has been detected, the government said on...

West African leaders discussed setting up a force to combat extremists in the region and will send an observation mission to Gambia before elections, the regional...

Xinhuanet - 6/3/16

Guinea Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz on Thursday formed a new governmental team led by Prime Minister Baciro Dja whose appointment is contested by the majority...

AFP - 5/29/16

Guinea-Bissau's new prime minister Baciro Dja was sworn in on Friday with a fresh cabinet also anticipated, but current ministers in the split ruling party have...

Xinhuanet - 5/28/16

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday expressed deep concern about the situation in Guinea-Bissau after the appointment of a new prime minister triggered...

AFP - 5/27/16

Two weeks after sacking his entire government, the president of Guinea-Bissau named Baciro Dja as the west African country's new prime minister, in a move that...

AFP - 5/13/16

Guinea-Bissau's President Jose Mario Vaz sacked his entire government on Thursday, demanding that the ruling party choose a new cabinet to lead the country out of its...

Xinhua - 4/29/16

Le gouvernement chinois a offert vendredi à la Guinée-Bissau, un lot de médicaments et d'équipements hospitaliers, évalué à environ 45 millions de francs CFA.
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AFP - 3/4/16

The army chief of coup-plagued Guinea-Bissau warned Thursday that any soldier involved in a plot to destabilise the west Africa nation would be put to death.

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Reuters (Eng) - 2/18/16

Oil firms have put major projects in West Africa on hold because of low prices - as they have across the globe - but when the market finally picks up, development is...

Reuters (Eng) - 1/21/16

Africa's small farmers, more than half of whom buy their seeds from local informal markets, need access to improved seeds that can yield more food and cope with...

Reuters (Eng) - 11/20/15

THE HAGUE— The International Criminal Court faced calls to change its approach in Africa or face losing some of its largest members as Kenya and South Africa joined...

AFP - 11/13/15

Guinea-Bissau's highest court has ordered the release of a former armed forces chief detained for more than three months over suspected involvement in a failed 2012...

Reuters (Eng) - 11/12/15

The European Union has offered African states a range of aid as well as easier visa access and lower costs for migrants sending cash home in return for help to curb...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/26/15

India hosts its biggest-ever Africa summit this week as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to challenge China's dominance on a continent that is blessed with vast...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/23/15

Bissau - Guinea-Bissau's state prosecutor has charged a former army chief with terrorism, homicide and trying to subvert the country's constitutional order, one of...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/19/15

Pope Francis will meet slum dwellers and refugees and call for dialogue between Christians and Muslims when he visits Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic next...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/15/15

China slapped a one-year ban on African ivory hunting trophy imports, the state forestry authority said on Thursday ahead of a trip by President Xi Jinping to Britain...

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