Guinea is a developing country in western Africa, with minimal facilities for tourism. Travelers who plan to stay in Conakry, the capital, should make reservations well in advance. French is the official language; Pular, Malinké, and Soussou are also widely spoken.
Why We Do It: Photographers and Photo Editors on the Passion That Drives Their Work
The people who make up today?s thriving photographic community are our eyes to the world. Whether established artists and journalists or passionate emerging voices, they inform us, they inspire us, ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 10 Feb 2019 09:48:00 GMT
Candidates Gear Up for Guinea Bissau Presidential Elections
BISSAU, GUINEA BISSAU - Elections are less than a week away in Guinea Bissau, where residents are hoping to emerge from years of political stagnation. On November 24, voters will choose the next ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Nov 2019 10:10:00 GMT
Toni Morrison, Seminal Author Who Stirringly Chronicled the Black American Experience, Dies at 88
After graduating in 1953 she went on to Cornell, where she received a master?s degree in English and wrote her thesis on William Faulkner and Virginia Woolf. After graduating from Cornell, Morrison ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 06 Aug 2019 06:51:00 GMT
AFRICA/GUINEA BISSAU - The Bishop of Bissau proposes the creation of a national reconciliation commission
"If we want to help those who are not Christians to understand the true meaning of consecrated, priestly and religious life, we can teach that all ethnic groups in Guinea-Bissau believe in God as the ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Oct 2019 07:49:00 GMT
Africa: When Caretakers Side With Child Traffickers
The marabout [Quranic teacher] promised my father that he would take care of me and teach me Quran. But [when] we reached ... the Friends of Children Association office in Gabu, east Guinea-Bissau.
Publ.Date : Wed, 30 Oct 2019 17:00:00 GMT
The French economic presence in Guinea-Bissau is very small and limited to the companies Total (35% of the oil supply market) and Orange, and to some individual hotel business investments. France?s ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:00:00 GMT
Guinea-Bissau Elects a New Parliament
oting was peaceful and turnout high in Guinea-Bissau Sunday, where voters cast ballots for a new parliament with hopes of ending years of political turmoil. "No one has been killed, no fights, no coup ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 10 Mar 2019 15:57:00 GMT
Barcelona Star Ansu Fati Was \'One Document Away\' from Move to Premier League
He has become the most exciting young prospect in European football, yet Ansu Fati was being primed for a move to English football just weeks before he got his big break ... passport that eventually ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Nov 2019 06:06:00 GMT
Guinea-Bissau president fires PM amid political crisis
Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz has fired the country's prime minister and named a new one, intensifying a bitter power struggle between him and the ruling party before next month's ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 29 Oct 2019 16:19:00 GMT
Guinea Bissau: Coup, Drug Claims Rock Guinea Bissau Politics
A blame game has ensued among Guinea Bissau's political elites after President Jose Mario Vaz dissolved the government led by Prime Minister Aristide Gomez on Monday. It was the third government to be ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 28 Oct 2019 17:00:00 GMT
Senegal open Wafu Cup with victory over Guinea-Bissau
The hosts comfortably made it past the Wild Dogs in the opening match of the tournament as Burkina Faso beat Mauritania via penalties Hosts Senegal had a bright start to the 2019 Wafu Cup of Nations ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 29 Sep 2019 02:59:00 GMT