Guinea-Bissau : News

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Economic Activity Remains Buoyant, Reports IMF

[IMF] Economic activity remains buoyant, supported by effective fiscal management. The draft 2018 budget reflects increased revenue mobilization and targets higher-priority spending. (AllAfrica)

Bissau Hosts 8th Jalsa Salana

[The Point] Bissau has successfully hosted the 8th National Annual Conference (Jalsa Salana) of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat of Guinea Bissau. (AllAfrica)

Tensions as Leaders Meet to Resolve Political Crisis

[VOA] Bissau -As Guinea Bissau's political elite gather in Nigeria Friday and Saturday in hopes of resolving a two-year-long crisis, residents and activists in the capital are demanding a solution to the political impasse. (AllAfrica)

Creating Conditions Conducive to Stability in Guinea-Bissau

[ISS] The conclusions of this weekend's 52nd Ordinary Summit of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will be decisive in resolving the political deadlock in Guinea-Bissau. (AllAfrica)

G-Bissau Coach Unhappy With Referee's Performance

[The Point] Lassana Kassama, head coach of Guinea-Bissau female team has expressed dissatisfaction with the performance of the Gambian referee, following his side 2-0 defeat to The Gambia national women team in an international friendly match on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Ahead of Sierra Leone Clashgambia to Host Guinea Bissau in Friendly Tie

[Concord] The Gambia Football Federation has confirmed that their female U-17 side will engage their Guinea Bissau opponent on Saturday September 16 at the Independence Stadium in Bakau for a warm-up match. (AllAfrica)

Scorpions Spank Visiting Bissau in Friendly

[Foroyaa] Gambia's female senior Scorpions on Saturday silenced counterparts Guinea Bissau at the Independence Stadium, Bakau. (AllAfrica)

Gambia Host Bissau in Friendly Warm-Up Saturday

[The Point] The Gambia Football Federation has confirmed that the Gambia Female Scorpions will feature in a friendly international match with their counterparts from Guinea Bissau slated for Saturday 16 September 2017 at the Independence Stadium in Bakau at 16:30pm. (AllAfrica)

President of Guinea-Bissau Congratulates João Lourenço

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Head of State of Guinea-Bissau, José Mário Vaz, congratulated on Tuesday João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço for being elected to the post of President of the Republic of Angola in country's August 23 election. (AllAfrica)

President Pledges to Ratify African Court Protocol

[africancourt] The President of the Republic of Guinea Bissau H. E José Mário Vaz has pledged to ratify the Protocol establishing the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights (AfCHPR) soonest. (AllAfrica)

Reforms Are Not Optional for the Country's Stability

[ISS] When Guinea-Bissau's President José Mário Vaz sacked Domingos Simões Pereira as prime minister in August 2015, the country hit a political stalemate. (AllAfrica)

Protesters Call for Political Change

[Al Jazeera] Tension is mounting in Guinea Bissau between President Jose Mario Vaz and parliament which has not been able to pass a single law in the last two years. The unrest has spilled onto the streets as protesters call for political change and stability. (AllAfrica)

Gambia up Against Bissau

[Foroyaa] Gambia's CHAN team left the country's shores yesterday for Guinea's capital Bissau. (AllAfrica)

Junior Scorpions Leave for Bissau Return Leg Friendly

[Daily Observer] The Gambia National Home Based Team (CHAN) under the guidance of Coach Alhagie Sarr is scheduled to leave for Bissau today, Thursday 6th July for the return leg friendly international with their counterparts, the Wild Dogs of Guinea Bissau slated for Saturday July 8th in Bissau. (AllAfrica)

Fresh Talks to End 2-Year Deadlock

[RFI] Guinea-Bissau's President Jose Mario Vaz was scheduled to meet political parties on Thursday to try to put an end to the country's political crisis. He's been given three months by the West African Economic Community (Ecowas) to find a solution. (AllAfrica)

Ecowas Highlights Situation in the Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mali

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government has commended the mediation efforts of the Heads of State of Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and the former Head of State of Ghana for the peaceful and successful resolution of The Gambian political impasse. (AllAfrica)

Political Crisis Deepens

[Deutsche Welle] For two years, parliament and Guinea-Bissau's government have been at loggerheads. Meanwhile, frustration is rising among the people as public infrastructure falls apart. (AllAfrica)

Brave Warriors Skipper Upbeat Ahead of AFCON Qualifier

[New Era] Windhoek -As action gets underway in earnest in the 2019 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) Qualifiers this weekend, inspirational Brave Warriors captain Stigga Ketjijere is determined to propel Namibia to its third appearance at the continental showpiece. (AllAfrica)

Chan Team Coach Announces Squad for Bissau Test, Mali Encounter

[Daily Observer] The Gambia CHAN Team Head Coach Alagie Sarr, has called up 26 local-based players to commence training ahead of planned friendly matches against near neighbours Guinea-Bissau. (AllAfrica)

Pres. Vaz Visits Liberia On Guinea Bissau Crisis

[LINA] The President of Guinea Bissau Monday paid a courtesy call on President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is also Chair of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, to discuss ECOWAS' role in ending the political crisis in that Portuguese-speaking West African nation. (AllAfrica)

Guinea-Bissau President Visits Liberia

[New Dawn] The President of Guinea-Bissau, Jose Mario Vaz, has paid a one-day state visit to Liberia and met with the Chairperson of ECOWAS, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. (AllAfrica)

GTSC & Bissau Counterpart Sign Agreement

[Daily Observer] In pursuit of being a regional leader in the transportation industry and fostering collaboration with key partners, The Gambia Transport Service Company (GTSC) over the weekend signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Licensing and Road Transport of Guinea Bissau. (AllAfrica)

Guinea Bissau President Seeks Ecowas Intervention in Political Crisis

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Guinea Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz is now seeking ECOWAS heads of states' intervention in growing anti-government sentiment in his country as he takes a one-day visit to Liberia Monday, May 1, 2017. (AllAfrica)

GTSC Commissions Guinea Bissau Express Service

[Daily Observer] Barely a little over three months after commissioning Banjul-Koundara express service, The Gambia Transport Service Company on Sunday launched another express services, this time, Banjul-Guinea Bissau. (AllAfrica)

GTSC Launches Gambia-Bissau International Transport Service

[The Point] The Gambia Transport Service Company (GTSC) Sunday launched a unique international Service called Gambia-Bissau Express. (AllAfrica)

Guinea-Bissau Prime Minister Lands in Kaduna Airport, Meets Osinbajo

[Leadership] The Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Embalo,on Thursday landed in Kaduna International Airport and held talks with Acting President,Professor Yemi Osinbajo,at Airforce Base,Mando Kaduna. (AllAfrica)

Osinbajo Meets Guinea Bissau Prime Minister At Kaduna Airport

[Premium Times] Acting President Yemi Osibanjo on Thursday said Nigeria would continue to be actively involved in finding solutions to the leadership crisis in Guinea Bisau. (AllAfrica)

How the AU Can Avoid Reinventing the Wheel

[ISS] On 26 November, the headquarters of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC) - the movement that led the liberation of Guinea Bissau - seemed set for a celebration; a Saturday afternoon party. (AllAfrica)

#AFCON2017 Burkina Faso Powers Through to Quarterfinals

[allAfrica] Burkina Faso were certainly not expected to top their 2017 African Nations Cup Group A amid heavy competition from hosts Gabon and fancied Cameroon, but have proven they could be a tough nut to crack as they seek to repeat their heroics of four years ago. (AllAfrica)

Anti-Dictatorship Protest Continues, Gabon Crash Out

[Daily Maverick] It's crunch time at the Africa Cup of Nations as we head into the final round of group fixtures. Most groups remain relatively open as teams fight for a place in the final eight. By ANTOINETTE MULLER. (AllAfrica)

Burkinabe Chase Place in Afcon Quarterfinals

[allAfrica] Burkina Faso are chasing the victory they know will give them a place in the quarterfinals of the 2017 African Nations Cup when they face minnows Guinea-Bissau in their final Group A clash in Franceville on Sunday. (AllAfrica)