The Republic of Guinea-Bissau, a small country in western Africa, is one of the world’s poorest nations. The capital is Bissau and the official language is Portuguese. The country underwent a civil war in 1998-99 that devastated the economy. Tourist facilities and infrastructure in general are very limited and not up to American standards.
Would-be models duped by ?platforms? promising easy route to fashion world
?My family and I are recent immigrants from west Africa and they told me that my modelling potential could help support my family financially,?? says the 18-year-old student, who has lived in ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:33:00 GMT
Parting Guinea-Bissau President Urges Stability in Tearful Speech
BISSAU, GUINEA BISSAU - Guinea-Bissau's outgoing president urged future leaders to guarantee stability Tuesday, in a tearful farewell speech made on the eve of a new president being declared in the ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 31 Dec 2019 11:34:00 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\'s World Cup draw in full: Algeria, Senegal and Morocco learn fates
Forty countries were pitched into 10 groups in Cairo on Tuesday with the continent set to have five representatives on the world stage in Qatar 2022 ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:44:26 GMT
Guinea-Bissau Presidential Candidate Embalo Claims Victory, Opponent Says Wait
Former army general and ex-Prime Minister Umaro Cissoko Embalo said on Monday he was on course to win Guinea Bissau's presidential election and his opponent urged the nation to await official results.
Publ.Date : Mon, 30 Dec 2019 07:10:00 GMT
Guinea-Bissau: Former PM Embalo wins presidential election
Former Guinea-Bissau Prime Minister Umaro Cissoko Embalo has been elected president after winning a run-off vote against another ex-prime minister. The 47-year-old beat rival Domingos Simoes Pereira ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 01 Jan 2020 08:44:00 GMT
West African states mired in controversy over \'Eco\' currency
English-speaking members of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS ... Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo, as well as by Guinea-Bissau, would be retired sometime in 2020 and replaced with a new ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:25:00 GMT
Guinea-Bissau vow to come back strong in Wafu Cup derby
The Djurtus will meet neighbours Guinea in Thursday?s plate quarter-final in Senegal Guinea-Bissau may have been defeated in their Wafu Cup opener, but captain Alberto Coli has vowed the team will ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 02 Oct 2019 18:27:00 GMT
Guinea-Bissau heads for presidential runoff election, capping a year of turmoil
Voters in Guinea-Bissau are being called out to cast their ballots in a presidential runoff Sunday, capping a year of turmoil in the poor, coup-prone West African state. After months of acrimony, ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 28 Dec 2019 09:40:00 GMT
Guinea-Bissau opposition candidate wins presidential vote, loser alleges fraud
Ex-general and former PM Embalo has won a runoff presidential election in the turbulent West African country. But a dispute from the ruling party candidate could throw the country into extensive ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 01 Jan 2020 09:28:00 GMT
Inclusive Education in Guinea-Bissau: Aicha and the joy of inclusion
Ten-year-old Aicha lives in Guinea-Bissau. She is energetic ... We provide support to schools and teachers so that they can adapt their facilities and teaching methods, as well as help families to see ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:06:00 GMT
Guinea-Bissau: As Embalo claims victory, Pereira urges caution
Guinea-Bissau presidential candidate Domingos Simoes Pereira urged the nation to await official results after his opponent Umaro Cissoko Embalo said he was on course for victory. Both candidates are ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 30 Dec 2019 10:14:00 GMT