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Nigeria Provides Vehicles, $.5m to Support Guinea Bissau Election

[Daily Trust] The federal government has approved US$500,000 electoral kits and number of vehicles to support the conduct of legislative election in Guinea Bissau. (AllAfrica)

Recovering From the Storm

[IFRC] Under heavy rain, Ica Lopes Da Silva, accompanied by her son Julio Cesar, tries to carry, towards a rented tricycle motorbike, the items she has just received from the Red Cross of Guinea Bissau. The 53-year-old woman lives with disability but insists she has to participate in the offloading and loading exercise. It took lengthy negotiations by Red Cross volunteers to dissuade and spare her from this difficult task. (AllAfrica)

Communiqué On the Visit of the Chairperson of the Commission in Guinea-Bissau

[African Union] The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, visited Guinea-Bissau today as part of his tour of West Africa, during which he traveled to Senegal, from 1 to 3 October 2018, and The Gambia, from 3 to 4 October 2018. (AllAfrica)

Guinea Bissau Condemns U.S. Blockade On Cuba

[New Dawn] Guinea Bissau Ambassador to Cuba Abel Coelho has rejected the economic, commercial and financial blockade that the United States maintains against Cuba. (AllAfrica)

Wanted - Honorary Consuls For 'Cash-Strapped' African Nations

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] Honorary consuls occupy a little-known niche in the global elite. Many work to rigorous standards, but for others their avowed love for their adopted country is not always reflected in their tax filings. (AllAfrica)

U-20 Afcon Qualifier - Eneji Tips Flying Eagles to Pip Guinea Bissau

[Vanguard] As the Flying Eagles jet out today for Guinea Bissau for the first leg of the 2019 U20 AFCON qualifier on Saturday, Plateau United striker, Peter Eneji has assured that the team will not disappoint. (AllAfrica)

Flying Eagles Off to Bissau

[Guardian] Nigeria's U-20 boys, Flying Eagles, will depart for Guinea Bissau today to take on their Guinea Bissau counterparts in the first leg of a 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations second round qualifying fixture on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Overriding Personal Interest, Constitutional Lapses

[Cameroon Tribune] Guinea Bissau's latest political crisis stems from disagreements between President José Mario Vaz and then PM Domingos Simões Pereira. (AllAfrica)

Liberia Claim 2-1 Victory Over Guinea Bissau

[Observer] Perhaps the players of Junior Lone Star, the national U-20, yesterday returned to the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex to engage their second opponents, Guinea Bissau, in continuation of the West Africa Football Union (WAFU). (AllAfrica)

4 Matches to Watch - Nigeria Hosts Guinea Bissau

[Premium Times] The Paul Aigbogun-tutored U-20 side were cruising in Bissau last Saturday courtesy of two first half goals from Enyimba's Wasiu Alalade hosts scored two quick goals in the 54th and 63rd minutes to give themselves a lifeline, coming into the second leg in Calabar. (AllAfrica)

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)