Funding for Phase 2 of TB Grant in Guinea-Bissau Approved, Despite Weak Performance in Phase 1
[GFO]UNDP nominated to become PR for Phase 2
Hunger Projects Stalled in Guinea-Bissau
[IRIN]Bissau/Dakar -The World Food Programme (WFP) has not received the money it needs to run basic nutrition and food security schemes in Guinea-Bissau, leaving projects in jeopardy or at a standstill.
Only Restoration of Constitutional Order, Post-Electoral State-Building Will Lift Guinea-Bissau From 'Deep Hole', Secretary-General's Envoy Tells Security Council
[UN]The formidable social, economic and security challenges facing Guinea-Bissau following its May 2012 coup d'├ętat were not insurmountable, the Secretary-General's Special Representative told the Security Council today, stressing that they must be tackled through a two-phase process: a return to constitutional order through year-end elections and a post-electoral strengthening of State bodies through adequately financed reforms.
Ban Recommends Adjustment in UN Mission in Guinea-Bissau to Help Restore Order, Stability
[UN News]The mandate of the United Nations political mission in Guinea-Bissau, which last year underwent a military coup, should be adjusted to support a two-phase process for the full restoration of constitutional order and medium-term stability in the country, according to a report by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented to the Security Council today.
Human Rights Reports - Guinea-Bissau
[State Department]Guinea-Bissau is a multiparty republic. It is ruled by a transition government led by interim President Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo until elections expected in 2013. On March 18, presidential elections were held to replace former president Malam Bacai Sanha of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC), who died on January 9. A military coup on April 12 interrupted the electoral process before the second round. There were frequent instances in which elements of the security forces a
U.S. Charges Coup Leader With Trafficking
[Deutsche Welle]The US has charged the coup leader of Guinea-Bissau with drug trafficking and seeking to sell arms to Colombian rebels. Antonio Indjai is now the eighth person accused in the conspiracy.
Zamalek's Vieira - a Convincing Win At Home Is Our Target
[CAF]Egypt's Zamalek entertains Ethiopia's St. George this Saturday in the 2013 Orange CAF Champions League second round first leg, scheduled at the Cairo Air Defense Stadium. The former African champions. Zamalek are hoping for a convincing win before the return leg in Addis Ababa in a fortnight's time and their Brazilian manager Jorvan Vieira told Cafonline.com that his team is expecting a tough mission against St. George, a team featuring numerous members of the Ethiopian national team that impressed at the