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UN chief commends Guinea-Bissau people for orderly, peaceful elections
Civic education officials visit communities to explain voting procedures ahead of presidential and parliamentary elections on 13 April, 2014 Photo: UNDP Guinea Bissau 14 April 2014 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has applauded the people of Guinea-Bissau for their orderly and peaceful participation in yesterday's presidential and ... (more)
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Ebola outbreak claims more lives
A Guinea-Bissau customs official watches arrivals from Conakry, the capital of Guinea, on Tuesday, April 8. Conakry is being ravaged by an Ebola virus epidemic, and Guinea-Bissau officials are concerned about a possible case inside their borders.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Monkey Cage: The multiple international dimensions of an election in a small African country
On April 13, Bissau Guineans went to the polls to elect a new president and 102 members of its parliament, the Assembleia Nacional Popular.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Polio hits Equatorial Guinea, threatens Central Africa
Via NPR's Shots blog: Polio Hits Equatorial Guinea, Threatens Central Africa . This is not Guinea-Conakry or Guinea-Bissau; it's south of Nigeria and Cameroon.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Ex-finance minister Vaz to face Nabiam in Guinea-Bissau presidential run-off
Guinea-Bissau's former finance minister, Jose Mario Vaz, will face Nuno Gomes Nabiam, an independent candidate, in a May 18 presidential run-off after no candidate secured a majority in the first round, the election commission said.
Gupta: Inside an Ebola isolation ward
The wards are a cluster of unassuming white tents in the middle of a large field, not far from the center of the city.
Ghana Assumes ECOWAS Chair At UN
Ghana's Permanent Ambassador to the United Nations, Ken Kanda has assumed chairmanship of the ECOWAS group at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
US congratulates G-Bissau on 'peaceful' polls
An election official shows a ballot during ballot counting at a polling station in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau during national elections.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Mon Apr 14, 2014
First UK retrospective of visionary French artist Chris Marker opens at the Whitechapel Gallery
The Whitechapel Gallery presents the first UK retrospective of visionary French filmmaker, photographer, writer and multimedia artist Chris Marker .
Guinea-Bissau counts ballots
Vote-counting began in Guinea-Bissau after a heavy turnout in Sunday's legislative and presidential elections meant to bring stability to the West African state after years of coups and political infighting.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
April 13, 2014
Adam Scott lost his touch on the treacherous greens at Augusta National. Scott came up short with his long putter on Saturday, three-putting twice in the... ABC NewsThe people of Guinea-Bissau are heading to the polls on Sunday and the question on everyone's mind is whether this tiny West African nation, known as a transit... UPI.comCast member ... (more)
Guinea-Bissau vote aims to bring stability
By MARTIN GRIFFITH Associated Press Federal land managers say "escalating tensions" led them to release all 400 or so head of cattle rounded up on public land in southern Nevada from a rancher who... By MARTIN GRIFFITH Associated Press Federal land managers say "escalating tensions" led them to release all 400 or so head of cattle rounded up on ... (more)
Guinea-Bissau votes for new president
West African country goes to the polls for the first time since the 2012 military coup to elect a new president.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Stamp of love for Tagore
A scene from the play Aaj Basanta staged at the Academy of Fine Arts on April 8. Designed and directed by Rajat Gangopadhyay, the play is set in the Sixties post the India-China war.
Japan minister visits controversial war...
A Japanese cabinet minister visited a controversial war shrine in Tokyo on Saturday, in a move likely to cause anger in China and South Korea, which see it as a symbol of Japan's past militarism.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Guinea Bissau: Nation Heads to Polls Sunday
In no other African state has an election been postponed so often as in Guinea-Bissau.
Guinea Bissau: A History of Endemic Instability
Since independence 40 years ago, no Guinea Bissau leader has ever completed his term.
Back to the ballot-box - Guinea-Bissau seeks stability
BISSAU, 11 April 2014 - Guinea-Bissau observers doubt that the long-delayed post-coup presidential election set for 13 April will be sufficient to jolt the country back to stability.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Providing West African communities with sound information crucial to curbing spread of Ebola a " UN
Experts from the European Union Mobile Laboratory ready to support Ebola samples testings in Gueckedou, Guinea.