Chipolopolo Head to West Africa
[Zambia Reports] The Chipolopolo boys will today head to West Africa where they will play two high profile international friendly matches before engaging Guinea Bissau on June 4 in the 2017 Gabon Africa Cup qualifier.
President Dissolves Government, Fires Prime Minister
[Deutsche Welle] President Jose Mario Vaz has sacked his entire cabinet and has placed ministries under the control of security forces. The move threatens to worsen an ongoing political crisis in the West African nation.
Chairperson of the AU Commission Deeply Concerned over the Situation in Guinea-Bissau
[African Union] The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, is following closely the developments in Guinea-Bissau. She expresses her deep concern about the implications of the decision taken by the President of the Republic on 12 May 2016, to dismiss the Government.
Kenya Slapped With Sh1 Million CAF Fine After Bissau Game Chaos
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has slapped Kenya with Sh1 million ($10,000) fine after fans caused chaos at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations return leg qualifier match against Guinea Bissau at the Nyayo National Stadium on March 27.
Ban Appoints Malian National As Special Representative for UN Guinea-Bissau Office
[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Modibo TourĂ© of Mali as his new Special Representative for Guinea-Bissau and Head of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS).