Sunday 22 April 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-04-22

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AFP - 4/20/18

Guinea-Bissau lawmakers met for the first time in nearly two years on Thursday, voting to extend their mandate until November elections in a key step towards ending a...

AFP - 4/17/18

Aristide Gomes became Guinea-Bissau's prime minister on Monday in what President Jose Mario Vaz said would "put a definitive end" to years of political crisis in the...

AFP - 2/7/18

West Africa's regional bloc has slapped sanctions on 19 lawmakers and associates of the president in Guinea-Bissau, including his son, over the continued failure to...

AFP - 1/31/18

Guinea-Bissau's President Jose Mario Vaz named a new prime minister late Tuesday, appointing Augusto Antonio Artur Da Silva by decree after the previous PM resigned...

AFP - 1/19/18

The ousted former prime minister of Guinea Bissau, Carlos Gomes Junior, who has spent five years in Portugal, on Thursday returned to the country amid a political...

AFP - 1/15/18

Guinea-Bissau's Prime Minister Umaro Sissoco Embalo has submitted his resignation to the president, in a bid to end a two-year political crisis in the poor west...

AFP - 12/14/17

Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz has proposed fresh talks on the country's grinding political crisis days before the issue was to be raised at a regional summit...

AFP - 10/28/17

Around 1,000 opposition protesters gathered Friday to call for the resignation of Guinea-Bissau's government, a year on from a failed mediation process aimed at...

AFP - 9/24/17

Sustained global demand for cashews has helped Guinea-Bissau's farmers rake in record prices, but the industry wants a crack at more revenue by processing the wonder...

AFP - 9/21/17

Authorities in Guinea-Bissau have blocked the September salary payments of nearly a third of the country's 13,000 civil servants whom they suspect are ghost workers...

Xinhua - 8/25/17

BISSAU, (Xinhua) -- Le nouvel ambassadeur des États-Unis en Guinée-Bissau a appelé jeudi les politiciens bissau-guinéens à opter pour la formation d'un gouvernement d...

AFP - 7/23/17

Senegalese rapper and DJ Louis Bernard Diedhiou was just a young teenager on the day in 2001 when his love of megastar musician Youssou N'Dour nearly killed him....

AFP - 7/15/17

The school year is ending in the west African nation of Guinea-Bissau, but some pupils will hardly notice the difference.

Long-running pay disputes have kept...

AFP - 5/21/17

Guinea Bissau's President Jose Mario Vaz dared his adversaries to open parliament on Friday, threatening the administration of his own party after its failure to sit...

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...

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