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In West Africa , UN Security Council visits Côte d'Ivoire and ‎Guinea‏-‎Bissau‏

Arriving Thursday 14 February in the Ivoirian capital, Abidjan, Ambassador Anatolio Ndong Mba of Equatorial Guinea, Council President and co-lead of the mission along with Côte d’Ivoire, and the Council delegation, met with Foreign Minister Marcel Amon-Tanoh and Vice-President Daniel Kablan Duncan.

UN NEWS CENTRE - 2019-02-16 23:50:15

‎Guinea‏ - ‎Bissau‏ : students protest over threat by teachers to strike

A protest by students in Guinea- Bissau over an impending strike action by teachers reportedly turned chaotic on Friday. AFP reports that the demonstrators looted shops and headquarters of the ruling party and a minister’s residence.

AFRICANEWS.COM

Study : Lower corruption levels linked to democracy

BERLIN — Countries like Hungary and Turkey are growing more corrupt as they become more autocratic, and threats to the American system of checks and balances have knocked the United States out of the top 20 "cleanest" countries, according to a closely watched annual survey released Tuesday.

SANTA MARIA TIMES

‎Guinea‏ ‎Bissau‏ : Activist calls for solidarity between countries against female genital mutilation

Luanda – Guinea Bissau’s human rights defender Fatumata Djau Baldé appealed today to “solidarity” between countries in combating female genital mutilation, which she described as a “disastrous and inhumane” practice that transcends borders.

MACAUBUSINESS.COM

Making plans for Nigel

We’re back with Episode 54, still in the pub, still moaning about football but not before an entertaining section where Dylan gives us some malt VIMPTO from Guinea Bissau and tales of sport and travel from around the world.

THEPIEATNIGHT.CO.UK

‎Guinea‏ ‎Bissau‏ : All set for March 10 legislative elections -- CNE

The conditions are in place for parliamentary elections to be held on 10 March in Guinea-Bissau, the president of the National Elections Commission (CNE) has announced.Pedro Sambú, who was facing the press after a meeting with the President José Mario Vaz on Wednesday in Bissau, said the provisional

JOURNALDUCAMEROUN.COM

International Monetary Fund -LRB- IMF -RRB- Staff concludes visit to ‎Guinea‏-‎Bissau‏

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ECOWAS warns against interrupting ‎Guinea‏ ‎Bissau‏ 's electoral process

The mission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Guinea Bissau on Tuesday vowed, in a statement seen by APA, to sanction anyone who will attempt to disturb the conduct of the electoral process in this country.The delegation of ECOWAS led by the Chairman of the Commission Jean

JOURNALDUCAMEROUN.COM

Legislative campaign in ‎Guinea‏-Bissua commences

The electoral campaign for the March 10 legislative elections in Guinea-Bissau kicked off on Saturday. The various candidates in the election have until March 8 to convince voters. There are already processions in the country’s main cities.

AFRICANEWS.COM - 2019-02-17 08:41:54

US no longer in top 20 least corrupt countries in the world

The last time the US dropped off the top 20 list was in 2011. Information Clearing House" - The United States has dropped out of the top 20 list of �cleanest countries�, according to an annual survey that ranks countries based on corruption.

INFORMATIONCLEARINGHOUSE.INFO

This is how today 's wars resemble the medieval wars in Nordic areas

There are many ways in which to understand the new wars of today. One way is to look at the wars that took place in medieval times. Most wars since 1989 have not been fought between states. The divisions associated with classical types of warfare – between soldiers and civilians, soldiers and crimin

HERITAGEDAILY.COM

Australia , Italy , Vietnam , Others Accredit Ambassadors to Liberia

Several countries, among them Australia, Italy, Botswana, Vietnam, Guinea Bissau and Thailand, have each accredited their respective ambassadors to Liberia. This development came just a day after President George Weah received letters of credence from six ambassadors from three continents; another b

LIBERIAN DAILY OBSERVER

President Weah Welcomes Several Ambassadors To Liberia

Monrovia – A day after President George Manneh Weah received letters of credence from six ambassadors from three continents, another batch of six ambassadors similarly followed with impressive exchange of friendly pleasantries.

FRONTPAGEAFRICAONLINE.COM

BitTorrent ICO Sold Out in Minutes

BitTorrent has just completed its TRC-10 token sale on Binance Launchpad, raising about $7 million worth of Tron and BNB (Binance token) in 18 minutes. “Took about 18 minutes, due to a system issue, would have taken 18 seconds otherwise. Demand was astronomical,” Changpeng Zhao, Binance’s founder, s

TRUSTNODES.COM

‎Guinea‏-‎Bissau‏ : Economic recovery plan

Guinea Bissau is revising its economic recovery plan for 2019. The country is heavily indebted and majorly relies on the cashew nut sector. It ranks among the most indebted and poorest countries in the world, 178th out of 188 countries according to the 2016 Human Development Index.

AFRICANEWS.COM

Report of the Secretary-General on developments in ‎Guinea‏-‎Bissau‏ and the activities of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in ‎Guinea‏-‎Bissau‏ -LRB- S/2019/115 -RRB-

The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2404 (2018), by which the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) until 28 February 2019 and requested that I report every six months on the situation in Gui

RELIEFWEB.INT

US falls in global corruption ranking report ; Somalia and Syria are worst offenders

The United States has dropped out of being one of the top 20 least corrupt countries in the world, according to an annual global corruption report released Tuesday by Transparency International.

FOX NEWS

Corruption levels linked to health of democracies

BERLIN - Countries like Hungary and Turkey are growing more corrupt as they become more autocratic, and threats to the American system of checks and balances have knocked the United States out of the top 20 "cleanest" countries, according to a closely watched annual survey released Tuesday.

HERALD-DISPATCH

GAMBIA : BREAKING NEWS : FORMER NIA OFFICER BABA SAHO , WHO WAS TODAY ACCUSED AT THE TRRC OF TORTURING BATCH SAMBA JALLOW , NOW WORKS AT THE GAMBIAN EMBASSY IN ‎BISSAU‏ !

He has been finally unmasked. His name is Baba Saho, a former NIA officer, who used to supervise dictator Jammeh’s torture chambers at the NIA Headquarters. Saho was today named as among the torturers of Batch Samba Jallow. He assaulted Jallow with his pistol, leaving Jallow to suffer from a broken

FREEDOMNEWSPAPER.COM

No Ghanaian referee as CAF names match officials for U20 AFCON

There was no Ghanaian center referee or assistant referee as CAF named 24 officials for the upcoming U20 AFCON set to kick off in Niger next week. The list of match officials for the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations Niger 2019 was finalized a few days ago.

GHANAHOMEPAGE