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  1. Transocean's stock could surge with $60 oil -Barron'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Reuters

    Shares of Transocean Ltd could rise more than 35 percent in the next year or two if oil prices top $60 a barrel, Barron's said in an article on Sunday. The Switzerland-based deepwater drilling company has been hit over the last decade by the financial crisis, the Deepwater Horizon disaster and lower oil prices, Barron's noted.

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  2. Greenpeace ship My Esperanza in West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Marine News

    For eleven weeks the Esperanza will sail the waters of six West Africa States - Cape Verde, Mauritania, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Senegal to raise awareness on the state of fisheries through political events, public engagement and consultations with the West-African science community. The ship tour named "The West Africa tour of hope" will provide an opportunity to make these countries' voice on protecting their own sea and marine resources heard internationally.

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  3. Venezuela, Libya again lose UN vote rights over dues debtsRead the original story

    Friday | NewsOK.com

    ... for the member states," he said. The General Assembly voted last fall to give such exceptions to Comoros, Guinea-Bissau, Sao Tome and Principe, and Somalia. Venezuela temporarily lost its Assembly vote last year at an awkward time, shortly before ...

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  4. AIFF asks panel members to meet Luis Norton de MatosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Daily Millbury

    ... of the AIFF. De Matos, a former Portugal international and ex-coach of Benfica reserve side as well of Guinea-Bissau national team, has been declared by the AIFF as its "number one choice" from among the shortlisted candidates and he is expected to ...

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  5. Security Council extends mandate of UN Guinea-Bissau peacebuilding office through 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Newkerala.com

    New York, Feb 24 : The United Nations Security Council on Thursday extended for another year the mandate of the UN Integrated Peace-Building Office in Guinea-Bissau, known as UNIOGBIS, and urged all political actors in the country to implement the provisions of the Conakry Agreement signed last October. The Council endorsed the Conakry Agreement which carries the name of the Guinean capital where it was signed in 2016 following talks between political leaders, civil society and religious leaders saying that it offers a historic opportunity for national authorities and political leaders, as well as civil society, to jointly ensure political stability and build sustainable peace.

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  6. Hundreds of protesters demand departure of Guinea Bissau presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Star Online

    Hundreds of people marched through the capital of Guinea Bissau on Thursday demanding the departure of President Jose Mario Vaz, a day after parliament rejected a programme submitted by his prime minister. Vaz appointed Prime Minister Umaro Mokhtar Sissoco Embalo in November after months of regional talks seeking an end to an 18-month political crisis that has paralysed the institutions of the poor West African nation and stoked fears that drug traffickers might profit from the power vacuum.

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  7. Opinion: How years of IMF prescriptions have hurt West African health systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | University of Cambridge

    ... of health systems in a number of countries. Among them are Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. These 13 countries have a combined population of more than ...

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  8. It took less than a minute of satellite time to catch these thieves red-handedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Ars Technica

    ... This image was captured on November 30, 2016. Here is an image of one of the trawlers off the coast of Guinea-Bissau. Bergman noted that there's a lot of haze in the image, but you can still see the vessel actively trawling for shrimp, using a type ...

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  9. Oceana Report Exposes Thousands of Suspected Vessel Rendezvous at SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Business Wire

    ... were revealed in Russia's Sea of Okhotsk, the high-seas waters of the Barents Sea, the national waters of Guinea-Bissau and immediately outside of the national waters of Argentina and Peru. In 2016, Russian-flagged fishing vessels ranked highest for ...

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  10. Portuguese Norton de Matos set to become India U-17 coach2 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | India.com

    New Delhi, Feb 22: Portuguese Luis Norton de Matos is likely to be appointed as the head coach of India Under-17 World Cup football team as he emerged as the number one choice of the All India Football Federation to take over the job. The 63-year-old de Matos, a former Portugal international and later manager of Benfica reserve side as well as Guinea-Bissau national team, will meet the Sports Ministry officials next week to chalk out his contract details.

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  11. India U-17 National Team: Luis Norton de Matos set to be appointed new coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Sporting News

    ... his playing career in Portugal and then later moved to management. Most notably, the 63-year-old coached the Guinea-Bissau men's national team for a couple of years and also coached Benfica's 'B' side. Amongst the big names to have come from under ...

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  12. Migrants coming through Central American corridor wonder what's next as they dream of CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | CBC News

    ... border. CBC News met dozens of migrants there, young men and women who fled their homes in Somalia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ethiopia, Eritrea, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Haiti. US - with Canada in mind. Others changed their plans and want to reach ...

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  13. Three arrested in Kampala with a tonne of ivoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Daily Monitor

    Ugandan authorities have seized more than a tonne of ivory, chopped into small pieces and treated with a chemical intended to prevent it being detected, the national wildlife protection service said Monday. The haul was made in a Kampala suburb on Saturday, before it could be loaded at Entebbe international airport and flown off to an unknown destination, the authorities said.

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  14. South Africa set to name coach after Mashaba loses appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | BBC News

    ... Safa has said it hopes to appoint a new coach before two friendlies next month, the first of which - against Guinea-Bissau - takes place on 25 March. Names on the shortlist include former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini, three-time Africa Cup ...

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  15. Galatasaray Winger Wants Old Trafford MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Vital Football

    ... Fact File - Bruma Full Name - Armindo Tue Na Bangna Date of Birth - 24 October 1994 Place of Birth - Bissau, Guinea-Bissau Height - Five feet eight inches Position - Winger Current Club - Galatasaray Youth Career - Uniao Bissau, Sporting CP Previous ...

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  16. 'I am a man with no land': African migrants wait in limbo, dreaming of sanctuary in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | CBC News

    ... Tapachula, on the Mexico-Guatemala border. The young men and women had left home countries of Somalia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ethiopia, Eritrea, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Yemen. They travelled by foot, bus, boat and train through Peru, Ecuador, ...

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  17. A tonne of ivory, hacked into pieces, seized in UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Star Online

    KAMPALA: Ugandan authorities have seized more than a tonne of ivory, chopped into small pieces and treated with a chemical intended to prevent it being detected, the national wildlife protection service said Monday. The haul was made in a Kampala suburb on Saturday, before it could be loaded at Entebbe international airport and flown off to an unknown destination, the authorities said.

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  18. Seven jailed for migrant drowningsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Nerve News

    Rome, Feb 21 An Italian court has sentenced seven African migrants to a total of more than 120 years in prison for the drowning of at least 12 people in Mediterranean in 2015. The court in Palermo on Monday jailed the seven migrants for 18 years each and acquitted eight others over the deaths of 12 Nigerians and Ghanaians who were allegedly thrown into the sea in April 2015.

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  19. Ugandan authorities seize a tonne of ivoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | New Vision

    "In a joint operation with police, we recovered over 1000 kg of ivory suspected smuggled from either Tanzania or Democratic Republic of Congo." PIC: Some 30,000 African elephants are illegally killed each year for their ivory tusks.

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  20. ECOWAS pushes for standards among member statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | GhanaWeb

    The Economic Community of West African States has commenced the standardization of some electronic appliances to harmonize trading activities among member countries. The standardization which focuses on air conditions and refrigerators will see to the easy import and export of these gadgets within the fifteen ECOWAS member countries.

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