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Tue, 01 Nov 2016 19:15:14 GMT

A Scaring Situation As Hezbollah, al Qaida Lebanese Connection Roams West Africa With Billions  -  Global News Network
Guinea Bissau is a strategically unique trait d'union between Latin America and Europe. To maintain and expand its political-social activities in the Shiite community in Lebanon and elsewhere, Hezbollah needs money. The estimated $120 million given ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 11:32:05 GMT
Chinese ambassador distinguished for support of development in Guinea-Bissau  -  Macauhub
The ambassador of the People's Republic of China in Guinea-Bissau, Wang Hua, was distinguished this weekend in Bissau by the Quelele district residents association at a gala organised by the local community radio station. Wang Hua expressed his ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:11:25 GMT
TGS announces expansion of North-West African Atlantic Margin 2D seismic survey  -  Stockhouse
... MSGBC Basin with plans to acquire more than 11,500 km of long-offset broadband 2D seismic data as well as magnetic and gravity data, in the Republic of Guinea, Guinea Bissau and the AGC joint exploration zone between Guinea Bissau and Senegal.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:06:59 GMT

Karyna_Gomes (Guinea Bissau)  -  World Music Central
... Karyna Gomes (Guinea Bissau); Sami Dan and Zewd Band (Ethiopia); Chibite Zawose Family (Tanzania); Rajab Suleiman & Kithara (Zanzibar); Wahapahapa Band (Tanzania); Buganda Music Ensemble (Uganda); Batimbo Percussion Magique (Burundi); ...
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:08:09 GMT

Harambee Stars squad named: Wanga recalled ahead of friendly matches  -  The Standard (press release)
Harambee Stars assistant coach Musa Otieno talks to his chargers during their AFCON Guinea Bissau at Nyayo Stadium on March 27, 2016. [PHOTO:DENNIS OKEYO/STANDARD]. Tusker forward Allan Wanga has been recalled to the national team ...
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:13:08 GMT
EU-African Union relations: joint communiqué of the AU Peace and Security Council and the EU Political and Security ...  -  New Europe
On Guinea-Bissau, the AU PSC and the EU PSC welcomed the recent agreement on a consensual solution to the political impasse the country, and underscored the key role played by Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on this ...
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:00:45 GMT
Guinea-Bissau accedes to multiple key IMO treaties  -  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Guinea-Bissau has acceded to a number of important IMO treaties, including the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS), the key IMO treaty governing the safety of shipping. Other instruments include the STCW Convention, which establishes international ...
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 03:37:49 GMT
GUINEA BISSAU : Industry could win from Chinese backing for Buba port  -  Africa Intelligence (subscription)
The first representative of a Portuguese-speaking country to arrive at the Forum Macau held in Macau in early October at the invitation of the Chinese government, Guinea Bissau's prime minister, Baciro Dja, is doing his best to please his hosts. China ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:51:09 GMT
Chinese firm to build biomass facility in Guinea-Bissau  -  Bioenergy Insight Magazine
The government of the West Africa-based country of Guinea-Bissau has signed an agreement with Chinese firm Shenyang Lan Sa Trading Co for the construction of a biomass power plant to supply energy to the cities of Bissau and Mansoa in the centre of ...
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 01:46:08 GMT

Guinea-Bissau ex-navy chief home after US drug sentence  -  The Nation
BISSAU: A former navy chief convicted in the United States of drug trafficking arrived on Saturday back in his native Guinea-Bissau, a key transit point in the international cocaine trade. Jose Americo "Bubo" Na Tchuto was sentenced to four years in ...