Guinea-Bissau

By IndepthAfrica
In Documentary
Aug 19th, 2014
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In Dakar, the capital of Senegal for many people improvisation is the key to survival. These amazingly creative people transform old things into new, rubbish into useful items, broken artifacts into beatiful ones. They really are the masters of recycling....
By benim
In Article
Apr 21st, 2014
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By: Ibrahim Al-bakri Nyei pericle925@yahoo.com Over the last few weeks, our dear nation, Liberia, has been attacked by the deadly Ebola virus. From all indications, we lack the capacity to counter the virus in a rapid and effective way. This is evidenced by the fact that we have not been able to mobi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea-Bissau
Apr 13th, 2014
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Nearly 800,000 people, most going to the polls for the first time, are expected to cast their vote Sunday for one of 13 politicians seeking the presidency, with 15 parties fielding candidates for parliamentary seats. The election aims to usher in new leadership in the impoverished West African nation...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Oct 10th, 2013
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  Armed security men with one of the Nigerians suspected to have kidnapped a child in Guinea-Bissau … on Tuesday. | credits: AFP. Guinea-Bissau has apologised to Nigeria over the killing  of  three of her citizens by  a mob  in Bissau. The apology was made shortly after Nigeria protested t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 10th, 2013
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Abuja – The Federal Government on Wednesday ordered investigation into the reported killing of three Nigerians and the attack on the Nigerian Embassy in Guinea-Bissau. Dr Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Goodluck Jonathan, told State House correspondents in Abuja ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea-Bissau
Apr 6th, 2013
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A former chief of the navy in Guinea-Bissau in western Africa appeared in a New York City courtroom on Friday to face charges regarding cocaine trafficking, according to a drug enforcement official, Ronald Kubisty. Rear Admiral Jose Americo Bubo Na Tchuto was flown to New York City after he was detai...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 6th, 2012
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(AP) — Somalia has bottomed out in an annual ranking of the perceived corruption of nations, joining Afghanistan and North Korea. Transparency International’s annual Corruption Perceptions Index, released Wednesday, shows Somalia ranked at 174 out of the 174 nations surveyed. Botswana was...
By IndepthAfrica
In African Union (AU)
Dec 3rd, 2012
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At the initiative of the Commission of the African Union (AU), a consultative meeting on the situation in Guinea-Bissau took place today, 1 December 2012, at the AU Headquarters, in Addis Ababa. In addition to the AU, the meeting brought together the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Nov 12th, 2012
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Abuja – The ECOWAS Heads of State and Government have authorised the deployment of an African-led international force to flush out rebel groups from northern Mali in order to restore security in the country. The endorsement is contained in a communiqué issued at the end of the extraordinary sum...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea-Bissau
Oct 21st, 2012
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Six people have been killed in a gunbattle in troubled of Guinea-Bissau in what officials are calling a failed coup attempt. Officials in the West African country say government troops repelled an attack before dawn Sunday on the airforce base near the capital, Bissau. Casualties among the government...