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2014-07-25 FAO Welcomes Commitment to Fight Hunger From the Community of Portuguese Language Countries
[FAO]Dili -The Tenth Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) ended today in Dili, Timor-Leste, and placed food and nutrition security at the centre of the bloc's agenda.

2014-07-24 Vice 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.

2014-07-22 Rosewood 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.

2014-07-21 '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.

2014-07-19 Zebras Stun Guinea Bissau in Afcon Qualifier
[CAF]Botswana Zebras were in fine galloping form as they stormed to an impressive 2-0 win over Guinea Bissau to take a huge step towards sealing a place in the group phase of AFCON Morocco 2015 qualifying.

2014-07-18 EU to Resume Cooperation With Guinea-Bissau
[PR Newswire]Brussels -The Council today suspended the measures limiting EU cooperation with Guinea-Bissau, following the holding of free and credible elections.

2014-07-07 Diplomat Extols Jammeh's Support to Bissau
[Daily Observer]The Bissau-Guinea ambassador to The Gambia, H.E. Idrissa Dialo, has commended the Gambian leader for his contribution and personal donations towards the successful swearing-in ceremony of President Jose Mario Vaz held on June 23rd, 2014.

2014-07-02 Guinea-Bissau President Leaves Luanda
[ANGOP]Luanda -The president of Guinea-Bissau, José Mário Vaz, left Luanda on Tuesday back to his country, after attending the Summit that launched the African Portuguese-speaking Countries Forum (FORPALOP) held in the Angolan capital.

2014-07-01 Angolan President Receives in Audience Counterparts From São Tomé and Guinea-Bissau
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, last Monday in Luanda granted separate audiences to his counterpart of São Tomé e Príncipe, Manuel Pinto da Costa, and Guinea-Bissau, José Mário Vaz, with whom he discussed matters of bilateral interest.

2014-06-30 Vaz Hails Jammeh's Donation of Vehicles
[Daily Observer]The new Bissau Guinean leader, H.E Jose Mario Vaz has thanked his Gambian counterpart, H.E Sheikh Prof. Alh. Dr. Yahya Jammeh for his generous donation of 12 new brand vehicles, meant to ease the logistical constraints of his new administration.

2014-07-01 President Congratulates Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau Counterparts
[ANGOP]Luanda -Angolan Head of State José Eduardo dos Santos Monday in Luanda praised his counterpart from Cabo Verde, Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca, on clever way he led the destinies of the group of the African Portuguese-speaking Countries (PALOP).

2014-06-30 Guinea-Bissau President in Luanda for Summit
[ANGOP]Luanda -The newly elected president of Guinea-Bissau, José Mário Vaz, is since Sunday evening in Luanda, to attend the Summit of Constitution of the African Portuguese-Speaking Countries Forum (FORPALOP) on Monday in the Angolan capital.

2014-06-25 Defence Minister Returns Home From Guinea Bissau
[ANGOP]Luanda -The minister of National Defence, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, arrived Tuesday afternoon from Guinea Bissau, where he witnessed on Monday (June 23) the swearing-in ceremony of the elected president of that West African country, José Mário Vaz.

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