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.
Guinea Bissau health, education sectors paralysed by strikes over pay
The two sectors had seen at least two strikes respectively since January. Teaching at Guinea Bissau's public schools have remained suspended in the last two months. BISSAU, May 5 (Xinhua) -- Trade unions in Guinea Bissau's health and education sectors on ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 17:00:00 GMT
Chinese should be taught in African schools
While some languages are global, and therefore shared with the Chinese, like English, others have proved difficult. Portuguese, for instance, is not spoken widely by the Chinese. Portuguese is spoken in Mozambique, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Angola ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 30 Jul 2017 13:32:00 GMT
Guinea-Bissau Economy: One of the Poorest Economies
The education system also faces the problem of poorly trained teachers, lack of teaching materials as well as sporadic attendance particularly during the cashew harvest season. Guinea-Bissau's economic forecast is bleak. The country should generally ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Jun 2011 15:12:00 GMT
Gambia: President Jammeh On Guinea Bissau And the Country
In his reaction to the situation in Guinea Bissau President Jammeh has called upon all the contending forces ... Gambia has something to teach and something to learn from Guinea Bissau. In Guinea Bissau Cabral warned before the triumph of the struggle ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 25 Jun 2009 17:00:00 GMT
Many killed in Guinea-Bissau landmine blast
At least 20 people have been killed after a minibus struck a landmine in Guinea-Bissau, a doctor who treated several victims said. Augusto Blute said on Saturday that the bus was travelling between the towns of Bissora and Encheia in the north of the ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:17:00 GMT
Guinea-Bissau Muslims call for help to teach Islam
"Poverty and ignorance is high among the new members of Islam in Guinea-Bissau. We need organizations that could teach Islam to such individuals and teach how to read the Holy Quran and Arabic to their children," Abdullah stated. Efforts made by Islamic ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 16 Jan 2013 16:00:00 GMT
Even Europe\'s money can\'t stop climate change refugees: View
Unsurprisingly, agriculture makes more than 30% of national GDP in Burundi, the Central African Republic, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia ... Alim Baluch is a teaching fellow at the University of Bath, specialising in German politics and society.
Publ.Date : Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Is it Cameroon?s turn to be suspended from US trade pact with Africa?
Mali, Guinea Bissau and Cote d?Ivoire were ejected and re-admitted ... 2016 with a protest against the overwhelming use of French in a country where French and English have equal status under the constitution. Multiple human rights abuses have been ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 06 Dec 2017 05:35:00 GMT
Guinea-Bissau parents coax truant teachers back to school
THE school year is ending in the west African nation of Guinea-Bissau, but some pupils will hardly notice the difference. Long-running pay disputes have kept teachers out of the classrooms for long stretches of the last four decades in this former ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 14 Jul 2017 09:44:00 GMT
Guinea Bissau, Catholics and Muslims to peace radio
It is Radio Sol Mansi, the most important and listened to radio station in Guinea Bissau, a small African country of 1.8 ... my sisters, for example, teach them how to prepare nutritious meals using local produce. In our centers, therapies are never ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:04:55 GMT