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Guinea-Bissau parents coax truant teachers back to school

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Guinea-Bissau parents coax truant teachers back to school

- Canchungo, Guinea-Bissau | AFP | 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 Portuguese colony, where a dysfunctional government struggles to provide basic services to its citizens. The problem is so acute that despite widespread poverty, parents have launched an initiative to pay all, or part of teachers’ salaries directly, hoping their children will not miss out on more precious years in the classroom
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Pongezi Ecowas, jumuiya nyingine Afrika zifanye

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Pongezi Ecowas, jumuiya nyingine Afrika zifanye

- Pongezi Ecowas, jumuiya nyingine Afrika zifanye Rais wa zamani wa Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, aliyekimbilia nchini Guinea Bissau baada ya kushindwa uchaguzi wa kidemokrasia na kujaribu kutaka kuwa king’ang’anizi kama inavyofanyika Zanzibar, kila baada ya uchaguzi mkuu Rais wa zamani wa Gambia, Yahya Jammeh amekubali kuachia madaraka baada ya rais wa Guinea, Alpha Conde na wa
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Places: Guinea-Bissau |  Tanzania |  Zanzibar |  Bissau Region | 

Cameroon come from behind to beat Guinea-Bissau

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Cameroon come from behind to beat Guinea-Bissau

- Two excellent goals from Cameroon, replying to one all-time great goal from Guinea-Bissau, put the Indomitable Lions in charge of Group A at the end of a breathless game in Libreville. After a slow start, Cameroon created the first chance of the evening after 12 minutes, two brave blocks denying Clinton N'jie and Vincent Aboubakar. But just 60 seconds later, they were behind, Piqueti screeching down the left from halfway,
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Places: Kenya |  Guinea-Bissau |  Cameroon |  Bissau Region | 

Aubameyang nets again as Gabon draw with Burkina Faso

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Aubameyang nets again as Gabon draw with Burkina Faso

- FT – Gabon 1 Burkina Faso 1; Guinea-Bissau 1 Cameroon 2. Libreville, Gabon | AFP | Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted for the second time in as many games but Africa Cup of Nations hosts Gabon were again held to a 1-1 draw by Burkina Faso in Libreville on Wednesday. Prejuce Nakoulma silenced the Stade de l’Amitie as he gave Burkina Faso an early lead but Aubameyang soon levelled from the penalty
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Places: Burkina Faso |  Guinea-Bissau |  Uganda |  Gabon |  Bissau Region | 

African-born actor in Hungary: 'People just see me as a migrant'

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African-born actor in Hungary: 'People just see me as a migrant'

- BUDAPEST Marcelo Cake-Baly came to study in Hungary from wartorn Guinea-Bissau in 1976, and has been working as a tram driver in Budapest for over a decade despite being a trained economist. Now, at the age of 58, his life has taken a new turn. He has made his acting debut in a Hungarian movie about the life of an African refugee who settles in Budapest to work as a
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Hosts Gabon held by Guinea-Bissau

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Hosts Gabon held by Guinea-Bissau

- PIC: Guinea-Bissau's forward Aldair (L) challenges Gabon's midfielders Merlin Tandjigora and Guelor Kanga Kaku (R) during the game. (AFP) Minnows Guinea-Bissau made it a memorable start to the Africa Cup of Nations as a late Juary Soares equaliser saw them hold hosts Gabon to a 1-1 draw in Saturday's opening game. Soares headed home for the tournament debutants in the 90th minute to cancel out Gabonese poster boy Pierre-Emerick
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Places: Guinea-Bissau |  Uganda |  Gabon |  Bissau Region | 

Guinea Bissau snatch shock draw against hosts Gabon - Football

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Guinea Bissau snatch shock draw against hosts Gabon - Football

- LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Guinea Bissau centre back Juary grabbed a last-gasp equaliser to continue their fairytale African Nations Cup campaign as they held hosts Gabon to a surprise 1-1 draw in the opening match of the tournament on Saturday. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang looked to have delivered a winning start for a nervy-looking home team with the opener after 53 minutes but Gabon got caught on the stroke of full time from
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Places: Guinea-Bissau |  Gabon |  Malaysia |  Bissau Region | 

Burkina Faso bounce back to draw 1-1 with Cameroon - Football

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Burkina Faso bounce back to draw 1-1 with Cameroon - Football

- LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Guinea Bissau stunned hosts Gabon by holding them to a draw on the opening day of the African Nations Cup finals as they continued to create shocks as the tournament got underway. A last-gasp goal for the small west African nation, making their finals debut, secured a 1-1 draw on Saturday a week after preparations were disrupted by a players' strike over money. Juary’s goal on the
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Places: Burkina Faso |  Guinea-Bissau |  Cameroon |  Gabon |  Malaysia |  Bissau Region | 

Gabon held 1-1 by Guinea-Bissau in Africa Cup of Nations opener

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Gabon held 1-1 by Guinea-Bissau in Africa Cup of Nations opener

- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had the honour of scoring the first goal at the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday as he fired hosts Gabon into the lead against minnows Guinea-Bissau. The Borussia Dortmund striker, a former winner of the African player of the year prize, netted from close range to make it 1-0 in the 52nd minute after being set up by Denis Bouanga in the tournament's opening game in Libreville.
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Places: Kenya |  Guinea-Bissau |  Gabon |  Bissau Region | 

Aubameyang leads hosts Gabon into Cup of Nations opener

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Aubameyang leads hosts Gabon into Cup of Nations opener

- Gabon lifted the curtain Saturday on the Africa Cup of Nations with the hosts, spearheaded by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, playing minnows Guinea-Bissau in the opening match in Libreville. Half time is 0-0. The first match in Group A in the 16-team competition, preceded by the opening ceremony, kicked off at the Stade de l’Amitie in the Gabonese capital. It was there that Zambia beat the Ivory Coast on penalties in the
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Places: Guinea-Bissau |  Uganda |  Gabon |  Bissau Region | 

Guinea-Bissau aim to extend Leicester-like run

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Guinea-Bissau aim to extend Leicester-like run

- Today: Guinea-Bissau vs Gabon; Cameroon vs Burkina Faso. Libreville, Gabon | AFP | Shock qualifiers Guinea-Bissau face hosts Gabon Saturday in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations opener, hoping to continue a Leicester City-like run in the competition. Traditional underachievers Leicester were the sensational winners of the 2015-2016 English Premier League, giving football minnows across the world belief that nothing is impossible. The west Africans were dismissed as ‘cannon fodder’
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Places: Guinea-Bissau |  Uganda |  Gabon |  Bissau Region | 

2017 AFCON kicks off Saturday in Gabon

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2017 AFCON kicks off Saturday in Gabon

- By Kennedy Langat. The 2017 Africa Cup of nations gets underway this Saturday in Gabon with debutants Guinea Bissau facing hosts Gabon in the opening match at the Stade de l’Amitié. Meanwhile Uganda Cranes management is hoping that first choice goalkeeper Denis Onyango will be fully fit for their opening match against Ghana on 17th of this month at Stade de Port Gentil. The Mamelodi Sundowns custodian went down with
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Places: Kenya |  Guinea-Bissau |  Gabon |  Bissau Region | 

Guinea-Bissau plan more shocks at AFCON | Capital Sports

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Guinea-Bissau plan more shocks at AFCON | Capital Sports

- Debutants Guinea-Bissau achieved one of the most remarkable qualifications in the 60-year-old Africa Cup of Nations by reaching the 2017 finals, and are plotting more shocks. The Djurtus (wild dogs) topped a group, ahead of former champions Congo Brazzaville and Zambia and Kenya, that they were considered certainties to prop up. Like Botswana, Cape Verde and Niger earlier this decade, Guinea-Bissau mocked the form book with a star-less team to
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Abawagizi abagenda e Gabon bali mu keetalo

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Abawagizi abagenda e Gabon bali mu keetalo

- Kkampuni ttaano ze zaakeesowolayo okutwala abawagizi ba Cranes okuwagira ttiimu mu mpaka za AFCON ezitandika nga January 14 mu kisaawe kya Stade d’Angondje mu kibuga Libriville nga Gabon yeeriga ne Guinea Bissau. Yo Vision Group esasulidde akulira okukunga abawagizi ba Cranes, Jackson Sewanyana tikiti. Emipiira gya Uganda gitandika January 17 bw’eneekyalira Ghana ku kisaawe kya Port Gentile. Yaakuzzaako Misiri nga January 21 olwo esembyeyo Mali nga January 25. Kkampuni mulimu
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Africa Cup of Nations squads and Fixtures (Kenyan Time)

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Africa Cup of Nations squads and Fixtures (Kenyan Time)

- Collated squads for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon from January 14 to February 5 (Kenyan Time): Saturday, January 14 at 7pm Gabon v Guinea Bissau. Saturday, January 14 at 10pm Burkina Faso v Cameroon. Sunday, January 15 at 7pm Algeria v Zimbabwe. Sunday, January 15 at 10pm Tunisia v Senegal. Monday, January 16 at Ivory Coast v Togo. Monday, January 16 at 10pm D.R. Congo v Morocco
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African Court in Guinea Bissau on sensitization mission » Capital News
African Court in Guinea Bissau on sensitization mission » Capital News The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) has kicked off a sensitization visit to the Republic of Guinea Bissau from, as part of measures to popularise its activities. The visit, that kicked off Monday, will also enable the mission, to be composed of three Judges and Registry Staff, to hold discussions with various stakeholders with a view to promoting the Court, according to a statement from its Spokesman Sukhdev Chhatbar   Read More ...
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Africa Court to promote activities its in Guinea Bissau
Africa Court to promote activities its in Guinea Bissau The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) is set to promote its activities in Guinea Bissau from Monday. A statement from the Arusha-based court said, during the the visit, three Judges and Registry Staff mission will hold discussions with various stakeholders to promote the Court. The mission is also expected to pay courtesy calls on the President, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Justice and the Speaker of Parliament   Read More ...
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Guinea-Bissau parents coax truant teachers back to school
Guinea-Bissau parents coax truant teachers back to school Canchungo, Guinea-Bissau | AFP | 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 Portuguese colony, where a dysfunctional government struggles to provide basic services to its citizens. The problem is so acute that despite widespread poverty, parents have launched an initiative to pay all, or part of teachers’ salaries directly, hoping their children will not miss out on more precious years in the classroom   Read More ...
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Guinea-Bissau parents coax truant teachers back to school
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 Portuguese colony, where a dysfunctional government struggles to provide basic services to its citizens. The problem is so acute that despite widespread poverty, parents have launched an initiative to pay all, or part of teachers' salaries directly, hoping their children will not miss out on more precious years in the classroom   Read More ...
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Guinea-Bissau parents entice absentee 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 Portuguese colony, where a dysfunctional government struggles to provide basic services to its citizens. The problem is so acute that despite widespread poverty, parents have launched an initiative to pay all, or part of teachers' salaries directly, hoping their children will not miss out on more precious years in the classroom   Read More ...
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Places: Sub-Saharan |  W Africa |  Guinea-Bissau |  Uganda | 
Guinea Bissau suspends Portuguese TV, radio broadcasts
Guinea Bissau suspends Portuguese TV, radio broadcasts Bissau - The troubled west African state of Guinea Bissau on Friday said it had "suspended" broadcasts of Portuguese television and radio, triggering an angry response from its former colonial ruler. The government accused Portugal of failing to observe a bilateral agreement on the media, but political sources said the reason lay in Guinea-Bissau's long-running domestic crisis. Communications Minister Victor Pereira announced that Portugal's RTP radio and television station, RDP state radio were being "suspended as of today, and until further notice   Read More ...
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Guinea-Bissau gantung operasi televisyen, radio Portugal
Guinea-Bissau gantung operasi televisyen, radio Portugal BISSAU: Guinea-Bissau semalam, mengumumkan keputusan menggantung operasi televisyen dan radio Portugal, atas tuduhan negara itu gagal mematuhi perjanjian dua hala mengenai media. Bagaimanapun, menurut sumber politik, tindakan itu diambil susulan krisis dalaman negara itu yang sudah berlanjutan sejak sekian lama. Menteri Komunikasi Guinea-Bissau, Victor Pereira ketika mengumumkannya berkata: "Penggantungan itu berkuat kuasa hari ini hingga diberitahu kelak". Katanya, tindakan itu diambil kerana Portugal gagal mematuhi perjanjian dua hal dengan Guinea-Bissau   Read More ...
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Review: ‘Spell Reel’ Shows a Revolution Filmed, on the Leader’s Orders
Review: ‘Spell Reel’ Shows a Revolution Filmed, on the Leader’s Orders The experimental feature “Spell Reel. ” is simultaneously a tribute, a documentary and an excavation — “a ciné-port opened into a time capsule,” as a bit of onscreen text puts it. The movie’s subject is a trove of so-called revolutionary films shot to chronicle Guinea-Bissau’s war of independence from Portugal in the 1960s and ’70s. What remains of the West African films has been digitally scanned as part of a project by the Arsenal — Institute for Film and Video in Berlin   Read More ...
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CAR seek Nations Cup inspiration from Guinea Bissau
CAR seek Nations Cup inspiration from Guinea Bissau Central African Republic (CAR) are seeking to emulate Guinea Bissau and qualify for their first Africa Cup of Nations finals in 2019. Currently ranked 129 by Fifa, CAR begin their campaign for Cameroon 2019 on Sunday when they host Rwanda in Bangui. The other teams in qualifying Group H are Ivory Coast and Guinea. "I think we really have a chance to qualify because we'll play the first game at home, and the last game will be at home too," said Anzite, who is based in Malaysia where he plays for University Technology MARA FC   Read More ...
Places: Africa |  Guinea |  Guinea-Bissau |  CAR |  United Kingdom |  Bissau Region | 
Macao passport holders granted visa-on-arrival entry to Iran, Guinea-Bissau
Passports holders of China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) will be granted visa-on-arrival entry to Iran and Guinea-Bissau, the authorities said in a press release on Monday. The Identification Services Bureau of Macao SAR confirmed that holders of the Macao SAR passports visiting Iran with tourist purpose can obtain a visa upon arrival at Gheshm Island, Kish Island, Mashhad, Esfahan, Shiraz International Airport, Tabriz and Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport for a maximum stay of 30 days   Read More ...
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Guinea Bissau leader orders parliament to reopen
Guinea Bissau leader orders parliament to reopen Bissau - Guinea Bissau's President Jose Mario Vaz dared his adversaries to open parliament on Friday, threatening the administration of his own party after its failure to sit for more than a year. The tiny west African state has been in the grip of a power struggle since August 2015, when Vaz sacked then premier Domingos Simoes Pereira, leader of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC)   Read More ...
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Guinea Bissau: Security Council ‘ready to act’ if political crisis worsens
Guinea Bissau: Security Council ‘ready to act’ if political crisis worsens 12 May 2017 Expressing deep concern over the protracted political and institutional crisis in Guinea Bissau, the United Nations Security Council has said it is ready to take necessary measures if the situation further deteriorates. “The members of the Security Council reiterated their commitment to continue to monitor the current political crisis and expressed their readiness to take necessary measures to respond to further worsening of the situation in Guinea Bissau,” said a statement to the press issued yesterday by the 15-member body after a closed-door briefing on the situation   Read More ...
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Interior Min. holds talks with counterpart from Guinea-Bissau
KUWAIT, May 1 (KUNA) -- Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah on Monday received Guinea-Bissau counterpart Botche Cande and an accompanying delegation. Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah and Cande held talks on promoting bilateral cooperation, focusing on security, the ministry said in a statement. During the meeting, Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah stressed the importance of promoting security ties among the peace-loving nations to counter threats and risks to world stability, the statement added   Read More ...
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ECOWAS threatens sanctions in Guinea-Bissau amid political impasse
West African regional bloc ECOWAS said on Tuesday it was ready to impose targeted sanctions against those it deems responsible for blocking the implementation of a deal to resolve a political crisis in Guinea-Bissau. The former Portuguese colony's parliament has not sat in over a year amid a dispute between rival factions, including supporters of President Jose Mario Vaz and backers of former Prime Minister Domingos Simoes Pereira   Read More ...
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ECOWAS threatens sanctions in Guinea-Bissau amid political impasse
BISSAU (Reuters) - West African regional bloc ECOWAS said on Tuesday it was ready to impose targeted sanctions against those it deems responsible for blocking the implementation of a deal to resolve a political crisis in Guinea-Bissau. The former Portuguese colony's parliament has not sat in over a year amid a dispute between rival factions, including supporters of President Jose Mario Vaz and backers of former Prime Minister Domingos Simoes Pereira   Read More ...
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Guinea Bissau president's critic beaten up, his group says
Guinea Bissau president's critic beaten up, his group says Bissau - The leader of a Guinea Bissau civil society group critical of President Jose Mario Vaz, was violently attacked in his home on Friday by unidentified assailants, his group told AFP. Legio Monteiro is head of the Vigilant Non-Compliant Citizen's Movement, which is considered close to the ruling PAIGC party and which is campaigning to end a long-running political crisis between the party and the president   Read More ...
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Guinea-Bissau, Angola were worth the exercise - Da Gama
Guinea-Bissau, Angola were worth the exercise - Da Gama Johannesburg - Bafana Bafana stand-in coach Owen da Gama believes they got what they wanted out of the two international friendly matches against Guinea-Bissau and Angola. According to the SAFA website, Bafana defeated Guinea-Bissau 3-1 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban and played to a goalless draw against Angola at the Buffalo City Stadium in East London. Bafana Bafana were using the encounters to prepare for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Cape Verde later this year   Read More ...
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Percy Tau scores on debut as Bafana beat Guinea-Bissau in friendly
Percy Tau scores on debut as Bafana beat Guinea-Bissau in friendly Kermit Erasmus’s 36th-minute penalty and substitute Percy Tau’s beautifully struck 70th minute strike put Bafana ahead. Aldair pulled on back for Guinea Bissau in the 78th before Andile Jali buried a second penalty in the 89th. On a grey afternoon in Durban Bafana fairly cruised past 80th-ranked and competent Guinea-Bissau, who appeared keyed up for the outing at a World Cup semifinal venue   Read More ...
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Bafana hit 3 past Guinea-Bissau
Bafana hit 3 past Guinea-Bissau Cape Town - Bafana Bafana proved too strong for Guinea-Bissau in an international friendly played at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban with the hosts easily running out 3-1 winners. A first half penalty by striker, Kermit Erasmus gave South Africa the lead in the 36th minute after Thulani Serrero was brought down in the area. The goal came after a sustained period of play with Erasmus having an earlier shot blocked after he was setup by Keagan Dolly   Read More ...
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Thousands of protesters call for Guinea Bissau leader to quit
Thousands of protesters call for Guinea Bissau leader to quit BISSAU (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters in Guinea Bissau's capital on Saturday demanded President Jose Mario Vaz step down to resolve a political crisis that has paralysed the coup-prone West African country. Protesters marched through Bissau's streets lined with hedges and palm trees singing and shouting "Jomav out!", using an abbreviation for the president's name. The protest followed a smaller one two weeks ago also demanding that Vaz quit   Read More ...
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Thousands of protesters call for Guinea Bissau leader to quit
BISSAU: Thousands of protesters in Guinea Bissau's capital on Saturday demanded President Jose Mario Vaz step down to resolve a political crisis that has paralysed the coup-prone West African country. Protesters marched through Bissau's streets lined with hedges and palm trees singing and shouting "Jomav out!", using an abbreviation for the president's name. The protest followed a smaller one two weeks ago also demanding that Vaz quit   Read More ...
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South Africa 3-1 Guinea-Bissau: Bafana Bafana tame African Wild Dogs
South Africa 3-1 Guinea-Bissau: Bafana Bafana tame African Wild Dogs 25 Mar 2017 17:02:31 Percy Tau scored on debut as Bafana Bafana beat Guinea-Bissau 3-1 in an international friendly match at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday. Kermit Erasmus, Percy Tau, Andile Jali were all on target as Bafana brushed aside Guinea-Bissau in Durban. Complacency crept in midway through the second half, and Bafana nearly threw the game away as Balde made things awkward with that 70th minute strike, but they quickly recovered and started playing with more intent to see off their opponents   Read More ...
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LIVE: Bafana Bafana v Guinea-Bissau
LIVE: Bafana Bafana v Guinea-Bissau 52' Guinea-Bissau are still in search of an equalising goal but South Africa do not seem interested in letting the visitors get the better of them. It was a clear penalty. There was a contact inside the Box. Tackle from behind. The Goalkeeper was not there. — Tsietsi iconMakhubel (@tsietsophobia) Even Brockie agrees that the play between Dolly and Serrero should have been a goal 41' A coolly one-two between Dolly and Serrero in Guinea-Bissau's penalty area only for a lack of communication for the forwards to finish of the move   Read More ...
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Bafana name side for Guinea-Bissau friendly
Bafana name side for Guinea-Bissau friendly Cape Town - Stand-in Bafana Bafana head coach Owen da Gama has announced his starting line-up to face Guinea-Bissau. in an international friendly on Saturday. The two nations lock horns at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban at 15:00. Da Gama has made several changes to the squad that played against Senegal in the 2018 Soccer World Cup qualifier played in Polokwane last year in November   Read More ...
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Mokotjo to start for Bafana against Guinea-Bissau
Mokotjo to start for Bafana against Guinea-Bissau The 26-year old Mokotjo is one of six changes named by Bafana caretaker-coach Owen Da Gama from the World Cup qualifier against Senegal in November to start in the international friendly on Saturday against 80th-ranked Guinea-Bissau at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban (kickoff: 3pm). The highly-rated FC Twente star‚ who earns rave reviews week in and week out in the Netherlands‚ was largely overlooked by the two previous national team coaches in the form of Gordon Igesund and Ephraim "Shakes" Mashaba for unknown reasons   Read More ...
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'Bafana Bafana new coach could be watching us against Guinea-Bissau and Angola,' says Furman
'Bafana Bafana new coach could be watching us against Guinea-Bissau and Angola,' says Furman The South African Football Association's (Safa) National Executive Committee are to hold a workshop and meetings in Durban this weekend where the issue of ratification of the new coach is sure to be discussed. Despite weeks of delaying an announcement on the successor to Ehpraim "Shakes" Mashaba‚ sacked in December‚ Safa have been adamant that they have identified their man‚ and processes are being carried out to appoint him   Read More ...
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Guinea-Bissau eye back-to-back finals
Guinea-Bissau eye back-to-back finals Guinea-Bissau's maiden participation at this year's Africa Cup of Nations has provided the platform for future qualifications, says the country's football federation president. Against all odds, the west African nation contested Gabon 2017 - despite having won a total of just four competitive qualifiers in their history prior to the tournament. "Since we qualified, those playing in England, Portugal, France are all now ready to come and join our national team   Read More ...
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Guinea-Bissau chief backs Hayatou in race for Caf presidency
Guinea-Bissau chief backs Hayatou in race for Caf presidency The president of Guinea-Bissau's football federation has said he will quit football if incumbent Issa Hayatou loses Thursday's Confederation of African Football (Caf) presidential elections. The Cameroonian, who has been in power since 1988, faces Madagascar FA head Ahmad in the vote in Addis Ababa. Manuel Nascimento Irenio is one of just two men to publicly back Hayatou, with the Comoros FA also offering its support   Read More ...
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Hundreds protest in Guinea Bissau as political crisis deepens
BISSAU (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters marched in the capital of Guinea Bissau on Saturday to demand the departure of President Jose Mario Vaz, the latest sign of growing anti-government sentiment following an 18-month-long political crisis. The former Portuguese colony in West Africa has not convened parliament for more than a year and regional talks have failed to resolve deep rivalries within the political elite, raising fears that drugs traffickers could exploit the power vacuum   Read More ...
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Tags: Social Issues |  Protests | 
Places: Guinea |  Guinea-Bissau |  Malaysia |  Bissau Region | 
Hundreds protest in Guinea Bissau as political crisis deepens
Hundreds of protesters marched in the capital of Guinea Bissau on Saturday to demand the departure of President Jose Mario Vaz, the latest sign of growing anti-government sentiment following an 18-month-long political crisis. The former Portuguese colony in West Africa has not convened parliament for more than a year and regional talks have failed to resolve deep rivalries within the political elite, raising fears that drugs traffickers could exploit the power vacuum   Read More ...
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Tags: Social Issues |  Protests | 
Places: Guinea |  Guinea-Bissau |  India |  Bissau Region | 
Osinbajo visits NAF Base, meets Guinea Bissau PM
Osinbajo visits NAF Base, meets Guinea Bissau PM Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday morning landed at the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Base, Kaduna, where he received Prime Minister of Guinea Bissau, Gen. Umoru Sissco Embalo to discuss how to end political upheaval in that country. The prime minister said he came to Nigeria to visit the acting President and seek advice on how to address his country’s political crisis. Embalo said, “You know that our relationship with Nigeria didn’t begin today, it started during our struggle and liberation   Read More ...
Places: Guinea-Bissau |  Nigeria |  Bissau Region | 
China to invest in Guinea Bissau
China will invest $184 million to build a biomass power plant in Guinea Bissau, according to a Reuters report on Sunday. China will provide 93 percent of the project's funds, while Guinea Bissau will provide the rest. Rice husks, wheat, corn and other grains will be used as the fuel for the plant. The project will help alleviate a longstanding power shortage in Guinea Bissau.   Read More ...
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Hundreds of protesters demand departure of Guinea Bissau president
Hundreds of protesters demand departure of Guinea Bissau president BISSAU (Reuters) - Hundreds of people marched through the capital of Guinea Bissau on Thursday demanding the departure of President Jose Mario Vaz, a day after parliament rejected a programme submitted by his prime minister. Vaz appointed Prime Minister Umaro Mokhtar Sissoco Embalo in November after months of regional talks seeking an end to an 18-month political crisis that has paralysed the institutions of the poor West African nation and   Read More ...
Places: Guinea |  Guinea-Bissau |  Malaysia |  Bissau Region | 
Hundreds of protesters demand departure of Guinea Bissau president
Hundreds of protesters demand departure of Guinea Bissau president BISSAU: Hundreds of people marched through the capital of Guinea Bissau on Thursday demanding the departure of President Jose Mario Vaz, a day after parliament rejected a programme submitted by his prime minister. Vaz appointed Prime Minister Umaro Mokhtar Sissoco Embalo in November after months of regional talks seeking an end to an 18-month political crisis that has paralysed the institutions of the poor West African nation and stoked fears   Read More ...
Places: Guinea |  Guinea-Bissau |  Singapore |  Bissau Region | 
A tonne of ivory, hacked into pieces, seized in Uganda
A tonne of ivory, hacked into pieces, seized in Uganda Ugandan authorities have seized more than a tonne of ivory, chopped into small pieces and treated with a chemical intended to prevent it being detected, the national wildlife protection service has said. A Liberian and two suspects from Guinea Bissau have been arrested in Kampala, Uganda's wildlife authority spokesman Simplicious Gessa told AFP. LAWS LAX. "In a joint operation with police, we recovered over 1,000kg of ivory suspected smuggled from   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Guinea-Bissau |  Uganda |  Bissau Region | 
Miheso seeks Sh3.7m in damages
Miheso seeks Sh3.7m in damages Harambee Stars midfielder Cliffon Miheso inaction against Rudilson Gomez of Guinea Bissau during their Africa Cup of Nation qualifier match at Nyayo Stadium on March 27, 2016.[PHOTO:DENNIS OKEYO/STANDARD] A Kenyan international footballer is demanding just over $37,000 (Sh3.7m) in compensation after being forced out of South Africa Premier Soccer League (PSL) side Golden Arrows. Winger Cliffton Miheso was forced out of Arrows amid gun drama last month and he has   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Guinea-Bissau |  Bissau Region | 
LIONS SHOWDOWN: Senegal tackle Cameroon in Nations Cup quarters
LIONS SHOWDOWN: Senegal tackle Cameroon in Nations Cup quarters Guinea-Bissau's forward Piqueti (R) challenges Cameroon's defender Collins Fai during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group A football match between Cameroon and Guinea-Bissau at the Stade de l'Amitie Sino-Gabonaise in Libreville on January 18, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / It has now come to this. After two weeks of nothing but fascinating show mostly in the stands than on the field of play, we enter the homestretch of this   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Guinea-Bissau |  Senegal |  Cameroon |  Bissau Region | 
Five stars of the Afcon group phase
Five stars of the Afcon group phase DENIS BOUANGA (Gabon) In a disappointing campaign for the hosts, the performances of Bouanga stood out. The 22-year-old French-born winger, whose father is from Gabon, set up Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's goal in the opening draw with Guinea-Bissau. He was the main source of danger for the Panthers throughout their three draws and agonisingly hit the post in injury time in the 0-0 stalemate with Cameroon that sealed their elimination.   Read More ...
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Places: Guinea-Bissau |  Bissau Region | 
GUIDES: Volunteers here have disarming smiles
GUIDES: Volunteers here have disarming smiles A Burkina Faso supporter makes the victory sign during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group A football match between Guinea-Bissau and Burkina Faso in Franceville on January 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Getting settled in the stadium, especially during such a big tournament can be quite challenging. It is made even worse by the fact some of us do not speak French. But trust the young faces here   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Burkina Faso |  Guinea-Bissau |  Bissau Region | 
Pongezi Ecowas, jumuiya nyingine Afrika zifanye
Pongezi Ecowas, jumuiya nyingine Afrika zifanye Pongezi Ecowas, jumuiya nyingine Afrika zifanye Rais wa zamani wa Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, aliyekimbilia nchini Guinea Bissau baada ya kushindwa uchaguzi wa kidemokrasia na kujaribu kutaka kuwa king’ang’anizi kama inavyofanyika Zanzibar, kila baada ya uchaguzi mkuu Rais wa zamani wa Gambia, Yahya Jammeh amekubali kuachia madaraka baada ya rais wa Guinea, Alpha Conde na wa   Read More ...
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