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2015-03-03 Security Forces 'Biggest Threat' to Free Speech in West Africa - MFWA
[LINA] State security forces, mainly police, military and security intelligence officers, are the leading violators of the right to freedom of expression in West Africa, a sub-regional report says.

2015-03-02 Angola - Guinean Foreign Minister Ends Visit in Angola
[ANGOP] Luanda -The minister of the Foreign Affairs of Guinea-Bissau, Mário Lopes Rosa, ended on Friday his three-day visit in Angola, aimed to discuss with authorities of Angola issues related to the cooperation relations between the two countries.

2015-02-27 Angola and Guinea-Bissau Analyze Relaunch Defense Cooperation
[ANGOP] Luanda -Matters related to the relaunch of cooperation in the field of Defense between Angola and Guinea-Bissau topped on Thursday in Luanda, the meeting between the Angolan minister of National Defense, João Lourenço and the Guinean Foreign Affairs minister, Mário Lopes da Rosa.

2015-02-27 Angolan Vice-President, Guinea Bissau's Foreign Minister Discuss Bilateral Co-Operation
[ANGOP] Luanda -The co-operation between Angola and Guinea-Bissau was analysed last Thursday, in Luanda, at a meeting between the Angolan Vice-President, Manuel Vicente, and Guinea-Bissau's Foreign Affairs minister, Mário Lopes da Rosa.

2015-02-25 Guineans Expect Decisive Role of Angola in Donors' Conference
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Guinea-Bissau authorities expressed on Tuesday in Luanda great expectations of a decisive role of Angola in support for their country during the donors' conference, set for March of this year in Brussels (Belgium).

2015-02-25 Foreign Minister of Guinea-Bissau in Angola
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Foreign Affairs minister of Guinea-Bissau, José Mário Lopes, is paying as from this Tuesday a 72-hour official visit to Angola, under the reinforcement of cooperation between the two countries.

2015-02-24 Zambia Confirmed for Dream Team VI
[This Day] Zambia's Under-23 team has been confirmed as Nigeria's Dream Team VI's next opponents in the race to the 11th All-Africa Games following the withdrawal of Madagascar.

2015-02-23 Foreign Minister of Guinea-Bissau Expected in Angola
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Foreign Affairs minister of Guinea-Bissau, José Mário Lopes, is paying as from this Monday an official visit to Angola, aunder the reinforcement of cooperation between the two countries.

2015-02-19 Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2203 (2015), Security Council Extends Mandate of Guinea-Bissau Peacebuilding Office, Urges Parties to Consolidate Progress
[UN] By a unanimous vote this morning, the Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) for a period of 12 months, welcoming recent progress made towards the country's peace, security and stability.

2015-02-19 Security Council Extends UN Guinea-Bissau Office for Another Year
[UN News] The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations Integrated Peace-Building Office in Guinea-Bissau, known as UNIOGBIS, so that it can continue to assist in tackling a range of political, security and development challenges in the country.

2015-02-12 Angola Committed to Success of Donors' Conference for Guinea-Bissau
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola is committed so that the International Donors' Conference for Guinea-Bissau, set for 25 March, in Brussels (Belgium), may achieve positive results in benefit of the Guinean people, ensured on Thursday in Luanda, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Manuel Domingos Augusto.

2015-02-10 Angola At Meeting On Guinea Bissau
[ANGOP] Accra -The Angolan secretary of State for External Relations, Manuel Domingos Augusto, attended Monday in Accra, Ghana, a preparatory International Conference of Donors for Guinea Bissau.

2015-02-06 Sustained Support of International Community Vital to Preserving Gains Made By Guinea-Bissau, Speakers Tell Security Council
[UN] The Government of Guinea-Bissau elected last year had made great strides, but stability remained fragile in the country pending further reforms and economic development that required the sustained support of the international community, briefers told the Security Council this morning.

2015-02-06 Guinea-Bissau Situation 'Fragile' After Return to Constitutional Order, UN Envoy Tells Security Council
[UN News] Despite the efforts of Guinea-Bissau authorities, the situation remains fragile and the country still needs the support of the international community, the top United Nations envoy in the country told the Security Council today.

2015-02-06 World Bank Group and Guinea Bissau Discuss Development Priorities
[World Bank] Dakar -The World Bank Group and the Government of Guinea Bissau convene at a strategic retreat on February 5-7, 2015 to prepare for an upcoming donor roundtable hosted by the European Union in Brussels on March 25, 2015.

2015-02-02 Travels in a Troubled Region - a Tourist in Muslim Africa
[Daily Maverick] Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea Bissau, Lamu, Niger - this is a troubled time for much of Africa's Muslim countries. Veteran foreign correspondent MERCEDES SAYAGUES draws on her own travels through the region to examine why they're in such turmoil.

2015-02-02 Regional Preparedness - Could Guinea-Bissau Handle Ebola?
[Ebola Deeply] The Ebola outbreak may be waning in West Africa, but just one case in a country with a brittle health structure could cause a surge in infections. Ebola Deeply went behind the scenes in Guinea-Bissau, which shares a border with Guinea, to learn about the level of preparedness there.

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