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FAO Report Cites 41 Countries Needing External Assistance for Food

[FAO] Rome -Dry weather and protracted conflicts are primary drivers (AllAfrica)

President's U.S. Visit Comes At Critical Moment

[HRW] Guinean President Alpha Condé is visiting the United States this month to attend the United Nations General Assembly, and to reportedly drum up investment from American investors. (AllAfrica)

Former Harambee Stars Coach Banned for Life in West African Nation

[Nairobi News] Former Harambee Stars coach Paul Put has been banned from ever coaching in Guinea in his lifetime. (AllAfrica)

Academic Mamoudou Barry, Murdered in France, to Be Buried in Guinea

[RFI] The body of Mamoudou Barry, the Guinean legal academic murdered in France last month, will be put to rest on Monday afternoon in his birthplace of Bolaro, Guinea. (AllAfrica)

Angry Protests Held in Guinea, France for Murdered Researcher [video]

[RFI] Hundreds of people gathered in the cities of Conakry, Rouen and Paris over the weekend to protest racist violence after a Guinean academic, Mamoudou Barry, was murdered in Normandy last Friday by a man who had shouted racist insults. The suspect is said to be suffering from a mental illness. (AllAfrica)

Liberia, Guinea Military Strengthen Ties

[Observer] The authorities of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) and Guinea military on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, for the first time planned together a document for a joint military operation at their common borders to jointly patrol, counter-terrorism operations, train, share information, and handle illicit trafficking of small arms. (AllAfrica)

Beekeeping Gives Youth an Opportunity to Blossom

[ITC] A new programme on modern beekeeping techniques to engage Guinean youth and revive the honey industry. (AllAfrica)

Liberia, Guinea Sign Military Pact

[New Dawn] Liberian and Guinean militaries have come up with their first planning document for a joint military operation at their common borders to start the process of joint patrol, counter - terrorism operations, trainings, information sharing and handling illicit trafficking of small arms, among others. (AllAfrica)

Critical Time for Human Rights in Guinea

[HRW] Next year, Guinea's human rights record will come under scrutiny in a review carried out by the Human Rights Council. Human Rights Watch yesterday gave the Council a report that looks at the state of human rights in the country and where progress is still needed. (AllAfrica)

Submission to the Universal Periodic Review

[HRW] Introduction (AllAfrica)

Liberia, Guinea Issue Communiqué

[NEWS] President Dr. George Manneh Weah over the weekend returned from Guinea following a two-day state visit on the invitation of his Guinean counterpart Prof. Alpha Conde. (AllAfrica)

Weah Arrives in Conakry for Two-Day State Visit

[New Dawn] President George Manneh Weah arrived in the Guinean capital, Conakry, for a two-day official state visit on Thursday, 11 July. (AllAfrica)

President Weah Arrives in Conakry for Two-Day State Visit

[Govt of Liberia] Monrovia, Liberia - The Liberian Leader, His Excellency Dr. George Manneh Weah, arrived in the Guinean capital, Conakry, for a two-day official state visit. (AllAfrica)

Algeria Crush Guinea to Advance to Quarter-Finals

[RFI] Cairo -Djamel Belhadi's Algeria underlined their credentials as potential champions with an impressive 3-0 deconstruction of Guinea on Sunday night to move into the last eight at the Africa Cup of Nations. (AllAfrica)

Somalia Cuts Ties With Second Govt Over Recognizing Somaliland

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia has cut diplomatic ties with Guinea over recognition of Somaliland as an independent state. (AllAfrica)

Guinea Aim to Get Going With Burundi Scalp

[Monitor] Paul Put, the coach of Guinea's Syli Nationale, is still bitter with how they lost 1-0 to Nigeria Super Eagles on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Russia Delivers Mobile Medical Laboratory in Guinea

[The Exchange] RusAl, one of the world's largest aluminium producers, and Rospotrebnadzor have delivered a mobile laboratory and research supplies to the Russian-Guinean epidemiology and infectious diseases prevention center in the Republic of Guinea. (AllAfrica)

Global Fund for Health - How Seven African Countries Squandered Millions of Foreign Aid

[Premium Times] Africa's foremost diplomat, Kofi Annan, was one of the biggest human export from the continent. (AllAfrica)

Mapeza Hoping to Rewrite Books in Conakry

[CAF] Group stage debutants, FC Platinum will continue working hard and draw necessary experience from the continental soccer leg as they take their next fight for the maiden to Conakry as guest of Guinea champions Horoya. (AllAfrica)

Guinea Conakry Praises Angolan Social Peace Model

[ANGOP] Luanda -The outgoing ambassador of Guinea Conakry to Angola, Djigui Camara, said on Tuesday that the model for implementing social and political peace in Angola has to be followed by many African countries. (AllAfrica)

Authorities Ban Planned Protest - Organisers Head for Court

[MFWA] A civil society coalition that wanted to protest peacefully against what it describes as the high cost of living and poor governance in the country was barred from organising the march by the municipal authorities in Guinea's capital, Conakry. (AllAfrica)

Lassa Fever - WHO Increases Response in Nigeria, Four Other West African Countries

[Premium Times] With five West African countries reporting outbreaks of Lassa fever, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has scaled up its efforts to support the region's response. (AllAfrica)

Ethiopia, Guinea Sign Strategic Partnership Deal

[ENA] Addis Ababa -Ethiopia and the Republic of Guinea have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to elevate their relations into strategic partnership. (AllAfrica)

What Is Female Genital Mutilation and Where Does It Happen?

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -FGM is practised in at least 30 countries, mostly in Africa but also in pockets of the Middle East and Asia (AllAfrica)

Guinean Traders Exploit Farmers in Port Loko

[Concord] District Agriculture Officer (D.A.O) of Port Loko, north-western region of Sierra Leone, Charles Bangura, has told concord times that farmers in the district were not realising much from their proceeds because traders from Guinea were in the habit of issuing out to them bad loans in return for rice and other agricultural produces. (AllAfrica)

Guinea, Estonia Presidents to Visit Ethiopia

[ENA] Addis Ababa -Leaders of Guinea and Estonia will pay an official visit to Ethiopia starting next week, Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced today. (AllAfrica)

Businesses Smuggling Goods Through Liberia's Unmanned Borders With Guinea and S. Leone

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -High import duties and hefty fees and tariffs including a recently introduced US$175 per container agreement appear to be forcing more and more Liberian businesses and individuals to bypass the Liberia Revenue Authority and the National Port Authority by using poorly-manned borders between Liberia and next-door neighbors Guinea and Sierra Leone to bring goods into the country. (AllAfrica)

Texas Couple, Convicted of Enslaving Guinean Girl, Await Sentencing

[VOA] A U.S. federal court has convicted the son of a former Guinean president, along with his wife, for enslaving a young, undocumented girl from the West African country and forcing her to work unpaid in their north Texas home for 16 years. (AllAfrica)

Breaking - Guinea Accepts to Host 2025 Africa Cup of Nations

[Vanguard] Guinea has accepted to stage the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations instead of the 2023 edition, a move that confirms Cameroon as the 2021 hosts, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) president said Monday. (AllAfrica)

The SMB-Winning Consortium signs three agreements for a total investment of three billion US dollars

[35°N] Conakry, Republic of Guinea, November 26, 2018 - Following a Memorandum of Understanding signed on March 21, 2018, the SMB-Winning Consortium, represented by Société Minière de Boké (SMB), has signed three agreements with the Government of the Republic of Guinea for the execution of a comprehensive project for the Boké region. (AllAfrica)

Integra - Prioritising Entrepreneurship and Youth Employment in Guinea

[ITC] The Government of the Republic of Guinea and the European Union officially launched the INTEGRA programme to support the socio-economic integration of youth in Guinea on Monday, 19 November at the Bluezone Kaloum in Conakry. The launch ceremony took place in the presence of Prime Minister Kassory Fofana as well as representatives of the three implementing agencies, the International Trade Centre (ITC), the Belgian Development Agency (Enabel) and the German Cooperation (GIZ). (AllAfrica)