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Thursday, 08-21-14, 14:32Guinea Bissau Speaker Makes Historic N/Assembly Address in Gambia[Daily Observer]The visiting Speaker of the National People's Assembly of the Republic of Guinea Bissau Wednesday made a historic address at the National Assembly of The Gambia, becoming the first foreign parliamentary chief to do so in Banjul. read more...
Thursday, 08-21-14, 13:25Bissau Assembly Speaker Addresses Parliament in Banjul, Signs MOU[The Point]The President (Speaker) of the National People's Assembly in Guinea Bissau, Hon. Engenheiro Cipriano Cassama, Wednesday addressed the National Assembly of The Gambia in Banjul. read more...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 13:29G/Bissau Speaker Visits Gambia[Daily Observer]The Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Guinea Bissau has arrived in The Gambia for a two-day working visit, in what was seen as the latest move to strengthen relations between the two countries. read more...
Friday, 08-15-14, 10:31Journalist Heavily Fined, Ministry to Use Fine to Train Journalists[MFWA]A journalist and director of privately-owned weekly Donos da Bola was on August 5, 2014, fined FCFA 6.5 million (about US$13,300) by the country's regional tribunal, Tribunal Régional de Bissau (TRB). read more...
Thursday, 08-14-14, 11:25Ban Appoints Irish National As New Deputy Envoy for Guinea-Bissau[UN News]United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Maria do Valle Ribeiro of Ireland as his Deputy Special Representative for Guinea-Bissau. read more...
Wednesday, 08-13-14, 14:38Germany, Guinea-Bissau React to Ebola Outbreak[VOA]Germany is urging its citizens to leave Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia due to the Ebola outbreak in the West African nations. The foreign ministry announced the government directive on Wednesday, but said the appeal for nationals to leave did not apply to medical workers or diplomatic staff. read more...
Wednesday, 07-30-14, 8:26Statement at the End of an IMF Staff Visit[IMF]An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Mauricio Villafuerte visited Bissau during July 23-29, 2014 to discuss recent economic developments. The mission met with the authorities of the newly-elected government, including President Jose Mario Vaz, Prime Minister Simoes Pereira, and Minister of Economy and Finance Geraldo Martins. The mission also met with the National Director of the Banque Centrale des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (BCEAO) Joao Fadia and development partners. At the conclusion read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 6:20Vice President Meets With Guinea-Bissau Premier[ANGOP]Dili -Angolan vice president Manuel Domingos Vicente received Wednesday the Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau, Domingos Simões Pereira, during an audience described as A courtesy meeting held in Dili, East Timor, where he is attending the 10th conference of the heads of State and Government of CPLP. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 14:11Rosewood Plunder in Guinea-Bissau[IRIN]Bissau -During the March-May cashew nut harvesting season, it is normal to see heavy trucks line Amílcar Cabral Avenue in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau's capital, waiting to offload their cargo onto ships. But when they line up all year long, suspicion is raised, especially when demand for the country's cashews has plummeted. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 12:01'Bissau Ready to Open Corridors for Gambian Investors'[Daily Observer]Diplomatic representatives of the Republic of Guinea Bissau to The Gambia have declared that the Portuguese-speaking nation is ready to open its doors to Gambian investors, especially those interested in large-scale ventures, as normalcy returned to the major cashew producing nation. read more...

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