Guinea-Bissau Newswire

Guinea-Bissau Newswire

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  1. Spain Grapples with Surging Number of Teenage MigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Voice of America

    ... for many migrants coming to Spain. Alhadji, 16, arrived in Spain in July after fleeing poverty in his native Guinea-Bissau two years ago. He is among 110 underage boys from sub-Saharan Africa set up in a hotel on the outskirts of Barcelona, where he ...

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  2. Spain's unexpected wave of migrants: teenagersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... coming to Spain. Sixteen-year-old Alhadji arrived in Spain in July after fleeing poverty in his native Guinea-Bissau two years ago. He is among 110 underage boys from Sub-Saharan Africa set up in a hotel on the outskirts of Barcelona, where he ...

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  3. Spain grapples with surging number of teenage migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    ... coming to Spain . Sixteen-year-old Alhadji arrived in Spain in July after fleeing poverty in his native Guinea-Bissau two years ago. He is among 110 underage boys from Sub-Saharan Africa set up in a hotel on the outskirts of Barcelona , where he ...

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  4. Sign up to NAM's HIV update bulletinRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Aidsmap

    ... based on very little evidence. Researchers compared data on a group of people in the West African country of Guinea-Bissau, from 1990 to 2013. During the study period, 225 acquired HIV-1 and 87 acquired HIV-2. The researchers had an approximate date ...

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  5. Guinea-Bissau: the tiny African nation on the edge of a political, narco crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | South China Morning Post

    Instability has wracked the West African nation since independence in 1974, and no president has finished his term since the first multi-party elections in 1994 Political deadlock has made the coastal nation ripe once again for drug traffickers to seize it as a hub for Europe-bound cocaine A political feud in the sleepy capital of Guinea-Bissau is threatening to push one of the world's poorest countries back to being a haven for gangs smuggling cocaine into Europe and open the door to Islamist militants.

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  6. Egypt holds joint anti-terror military exercises with African statesRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 9 | Xinhuanet

    ... Egypt, Sudan, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, the Comoros, Mali, Liberia, Morocco, Tunisia, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Gambia, Central African Republic, Eritrea, Benin, Senegal, Togo, Somalia, Niger, Chad, Djibouti and Sierra Leone. ...

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  7. A closer look at Ex-President John Agyekum Kufour as he turns 80 todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Ghanamma.com

    ... olicy has been pursued, which saw Ghana under Kufuor brokering peace in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast and Guinea-Bissau, among other African states. On the global stage, Kufuor actively sought the establishment of a

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  8. (Im)migration News Recap, Dec. 2-8Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Voice of America

    ... after rolling out a policy to deny asylum to people who had entered the country illegally . Making it legal Guinea-Bissau is making good on the promise to give ID cards to Senegalese refugees , some of whom have been living in the country since the ...

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  9. West Africa: Nigeria Contributes More to Ecowas Than 13 Countries Put TogetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | AllAfrica.com

    Nigeria has contributed more money to the Economic Community of West African States than 13 other Members states put together in the last 12 years, statistics have shown. Statistics on payment of the Community Levy showed that between 2003 and 2015, Nigeria paid $710, 497,352, equivalent to 480, 355,205 West Africa Units of Account .

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  10. December extravaganzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The Standard

    ... Argentina, Japan, Malaysia, Korea, Hong Kong and Portuguese-speaking countries such as Portugal, Brazil, Guinea-Bissau and Mozambique. Seeking to expand its scale and extend its reach further into the local community, the parade will hold a total of ...

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  11. East Africa won't tackle Burundi crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Mail & Guardian

    Put right: In 2017 Economic Community of West African States forces instated Adama Barrow as Gambia's president. After the Burundian government's glaring absence at the fifth and final round of dialogue on October 30 under the East African Community's initiative to resolve the crisis in that country, the talks ended with no tangible results.

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  12. Nigeria contributes $710m to ECOWAS, more than 13 countries put togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Vanguard

    Nigeria has contributed more money to the Economic Community of West African States than 13 other Members states put together in the last 12 years, statistics have shown. Statistics on payment of the Community Levy obtained by our correspondent showed that between 2003 and 2015, Nigeria paid $710, 497,352, equivalent to 480, 355,205 West Africa Units of Account .

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  13. Cuba's First Military DoctorsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Dissident Voice

    [ Part 1 of this article addressed the need for Cuba's participation in conflicts in Zaire, the Congo and Guinea-Bissau during the 1960s to remain concealed for over three decades. It covered the background to the struggles, what Cubans found in ...

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  14. Guinea-Bissau Naturalizes Senegalese RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Voice of America

    Bigna Tona, an inspector with UNHCR, registers some of the hundreds of Senegalese refugees living in Pelundo, Guinea-Bissau, Nov. 11, 2018. Senegalese refugees in Guinea-Bissau are getting identification cards after years - and, for some, decades - of living in a state of limbo.

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  15. Guinea-Bissau Women Team Up to Boost Business Know-How, SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Voice of America

    ... them for spending too much time working, and not enough time at home, she says. Part of the problem is Guinea-Bissau, one of the least developed countries in the world, doesn't have enough jobs for men or young people. According to Henriques, if you ...

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  16. African migrants turn to deadly ocean route as options narrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Reuters

    Assane Diallo is making final preparations for a journey he knows could cost him his life: one thousand miles across open ocean from Senegal to the Canary Islands in a 50-foot wooden boat held together with rusty nails. Assane Diallo, a migrant who is preparing to travel by boat from Senegal to the Canary Islands, poses for photograph in Dakar, Senegal November 28, 2018.

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  17. Dacic confirms, Pristina denies new recognition withdrawalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | B92

    ... in the past announced that some countries such as Grenada, Dominica, Suriname, Liberia, Sao Tome and Principe, Guinea-Bissau, Burundi, Papua New Guinea and Lesotho had revoked their recognition of Kosovo, and that the Kosovo MFA, headed by Behgjet ...

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  18. Sport24.co.za | Sundowns edge Tshwane rivals SuperSportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | News24

    ... made it 3-1 to Sundowns in the closing stages of the game after being sent through on goal, but somehow the Guinea-Bissau international missed the target from close range. Both teams launched late attacks in search of more goals, but they could not ...

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  19. Malawi: Tabitha Chawinga Nominated for African Women Footballer of the Year - Malawi Star PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | AllAfrica.com

    Malawi Women's football icon Tabitha Chawinga has for the second year in a row been nominated for the award of African Women Footballer of the Year award for 2018. The player who currently plays for Chinese outfit Jiangsu Suning will compete against Nigerian Asisat Oshoala and South Africa's Thembi Kgatlana.

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  20. West Africa: Three subsidiaries of Pan-African banking group Oragroup ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | AllAfrica.com

    The three subsidiaries of Pan-African banking group Oragroup - in Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo - won the "Best Bank" award in their respective countries at the Banker Awards ceremony held on 29 November in London by The Banker magazine, a publication of the Financial Times group. The award recognizes the best banks around the world, "those that have been able to deliver returns, gain strategic advantage and serve their markets".

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