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South Africa achieve record unbeaten run
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa stretched an unbeaten run to a record 16 matches Saturday with a 3-1 friendly international victory over Guinea-Bissau in Durban. Kermit Erasmus and Andile Jali converted penalties and Percy Tau scored on debut for Bafana Bafana ("The Boys") at a wet and windy Moses (...)
[Shipi FM] 27/03/2017

 
SAFA Boss Jordaan: Bafana Can Upstage Super Eagles In AFCON Qualifiers
South Africa Football Association President Danny Jordaan has expressed confidence that the country’s senior men’s national team Bafana Bafana can qualify ahead of the Super Eagles for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Bafana defeated Guinea-Bissau in (...)
[Complete Sports] 26/03/2017

 
Home Affairs offers glimmer of hope to Mokotjo in the midst of embarrassing citizenship debacle
Home Affairs offers glimmer of hope to Mokotjo in the midst of embarrassing citizenship debacle
There is an end in sight to the Kamohelo Mokotjo saga‚ with the midfielder now apparently on track to be eligible to turn out for Bafana Bafana against Guinea-Bissau at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday.
[Times Live] 24/03/2017

 
Home Affairs confident of resolving 'Dutchman' Kamohelo Mokotjo debacle
Home Affairs confident of resolving 'Dutchman' Kamohelo Mokotjo debacle
South Africa’s department of Home Affairs are confident that they can solve the eligibility issue surrounding Kamohelo Mokotjo to enable him to play for Bafana Bafana against Guinea-Bissau on Saturday‚ a spokesman told Times Media Digital on (...)
[Times Live] 22/03/2017

 
Yahya Jammeh Farming In Equatorial Guinea (Photos)
According to popular journalist Sainey MK who lives in Banjul,Gambia,former Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh was pictured farming in Equatorial Guinea, where he is living in Exile. It appears the former ruler hasn’t been doing too badly after he was forced to step down. See more photos below (...)
[Information Nigeria] 21/03/2017

South Sudan, Equatorial Guinea seal oil, gas deal
South Sudan Oil minister Ezekiel Gatkuoth Lol said the deal will pave the way for the two countries to share information.
[East Africa News Post] 21/03/2017

South Sudan and Equatorial Guinea partner on oil and gas
March 21, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan and Equatorial Guinea announced an historic partnership today in Juba, setting out the terms for a strong bilateral relationship between the African oil and gas producers. The two nations will use the new partnership as a basis for exchanging information on (...)
[Sudan Tribune] 21/03/2017

Francophone day: All about sharing language and culture
By Denis Dibele French influence in many African countries especially in West and North Africa is still present to date. The language and culture is evident in countries like DR Congo, Burundi and Guinea that were among the francophone countries that partner in the francophone day at the French (...)
[Kampala Sun] 20/03/2017

 Guinea Fowl teacher jailed 2 months for harassing pupil
Guinea Fowl teacher jailed 2 months for harassing pupil
A Guinea Fowl High School English teacher who harassed a form two pupil by giving her too high marks or low marks, verbally abused her and excluded her from lessons has been given a two-month jail ter...
[Bulawayo24] 20/03/2017

 
Top 11 Most Mysterious Deaths of African Presidents
The Zambian Observer ~ 11 African leaders died in office between 2008 and 2014 compared to only three in the rest of the world. Two of those African leaders, Guinea-Bissau’s Joao Bernardo Vieira and Libya’s Muammar al-Qaddafi, died under not so peaceful circumstances. But in 2012 alone, the (...)
[Zambian Observer] 19/03/2017

60% of Nigerian US VISA Applicants are denied – US Govt
U.S visa applicants in Africa are suffering from extraordinarily high rates of refusals with over 60 percent refusal in Ghana, Liberia, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania and Somalia. More than half of applicants in those countries have been denied within the last one year with the situation worsening, (...)
[The Herald] 18/03/2017

Fearful migrants crowd Guinea embassy after missed flight
By Jamie Prentis. Tunis, 17 March 2017: The Guinea embassy in Tripoli’s Hay Andalous is crowded with 51 frightened migrants trapped in the building by the violence in the capital. They had been due to be sent home by the International Organisation for Migration. However, local fighting has made (...)
[Libya Herald] 17/03/2017

France: AI welcomes Toumba Diakité's extradition from Senegal to Guinea
Paris, France (PANA) – Amnesty International (AI) has welcomed the extradition of Toumba Diakité from Senegal to Guinea, describing it as an important step for justice and the establishment of truth. Society
[Panapress] 15/03/2017

Telecommunications Market Service Revenues In Equitorial Guinea Said To Have Reached $84 Million In 2016
A newly launched research publication titled, “Equatorial Guinea: Expansion of 3G Services and Investments in Fiber to Fuel Growth” has been announced by Ken Research. The research publication aims to provide an overview of the telecommunications industry in Equatorial Guinea and it includes (...)
[IAfrikan] 15/03/2017

2017 FIFA U-20 WC: Zambia, Senegal, South Africa, Guinea get tough opponents
Suwon, South Korea (PANA) - Following the draws for the 2017 FIFA Under-20 World Cup, made on Wednesday at the Suwon Artrium in Suwon, South Korea, here are the groups for the 20 May to 11 June tournament in South Korea. Sports
[Panapress] 15/03/2017

Equatorial Guinea: Equatorial Guinea launches appeal against FIFA-imposed ban
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (PANA) - The Equatorial Guinea Football Association has launched an appeal against a FIFA-imposed ban against the nation's women's team after the world sport's world governing body discovered that one of their players had used false documentation. (...)
[Panapress] 15/03/2017

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Draws underway in South Korea
Suwon, South Korea (PANA) - Africa’s four representatives - Zambia, Senegal, Guinea and South Africa - will know their opponents Wednesday when the draws for the the FIFA Under-20 World Cup is made at the Suwon Artrium in Suwon, South Korea. (...)
[Panapress] 15/03/2017

Symposium Mines Guinea: Transforming Guinea’s economy through mining and investment
MAURITIUS, March 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Now in its 5th edition, Symposium Mines Guinea organised by the Ministry of Mines and Geology, in partnership with AME Trade Ltd, is firmly established as the …
[Sierra Leone Press] 13/03/2017

2017 CAF U-20 AFCON: Guinea beat South Africa 2-1 to place third
Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Guinea on Sunday beat South Africa 2-1 to place third in the 2017 CAF U-20 AFCON competition played in Zambia. Sports
[Panapress] 12/03/2017

2017 CAF U-20 AFCON: Senegal beat Guinea 1-0 to set up final with Zambia
Ndola, Zambia (PANA) - Senegal on Thursday beat Guinea 1-0 in the second semi-final match of the ongoing 2017 CAF U-20 AFCON match played at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola, Zambia, to set up the final against the hosts on Sunday. (...)
[Panapress] 09/03/2017

Nigeria: Osinbajo pledges support to end crisis in Guinea Bissau
Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigeria’s Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday met with Guinea Bissau Prime Minister Umoru Sissco Embalo for discussion on how to end political upheaval in that country. Politics
[Panapress] 09/03/2017

Osinbajo visits NAF Base, meets Guinea Bissau PM
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday morning landed at the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Base, Kaduna, where he received Prime Minister of Guinea Bissau, Gen. Umoru Sissco Embalo to discuss how to end political upheaval in that country. The prime minister said he came to Nigeria to visit the (...)
[The Nation] 09/03/2017

2017 CAF U-20 AFCON: Senegal vs Guinea in 2nd semi-final
Ndola, Zambia (PANA) - Senegal, runners up in 2015, take on Guinea, group stage victims in 1995 and 1999, on Thursday in the second semi-finals of the ongoing 2017 CAF Under-20 AFCON in Zambia. Sports
[Panapress] 09/03/2017

Sudan: Guinean minister discussed cooperation with BADEA
Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The Guinean Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Mrs. Kanny Diallo, on Monday visited the BADEA’s Headquarters in Khartoum, Sudan, where she discussed economic cooperation between her country and the bank with the bank's Director-General, Dr. Sidi Ould (...)
[Panapress] 06/03/2017

2017 CAF U-20 AFCON: Zambia, Guinea qualify for FIFA U-20 World Cup
Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - With Day 3 matches concluded on Saturday in Group A at the ongoing 2017 CAF Under-20 AFCON in Zambia, Zambia and Guinea have qualified for the semi-finals and tickets to the 2017 FIFA Under-20 World Cup in South Korea. (...)
[Panapress] 05/03/2017

Zambia: Guinea qualifies for FIFA U-20 World Cup
Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Zambia maintained their winning spree with a 3-1 win over Egypt in the third Group A match of the 2017 Under-20 AFCON, played on Saturday at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka. Sports
[Panapress] 04/03/2017

2017 CAF U-20 AFCON: Guinea, Egypt draw 1-1 in Group A day 2 match
Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Guinea held Egypt to a 1-1 draw in their 2017 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group A Day 2 game at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka on Wednesday. Sports
[Panapress] 01/03/2017

2017 CAF U-20 AFCON: Group A, Day 2 matches on Wednesday
Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Bottom-of-the-table Guinea will take on second-placed Egypt while Mali plays against Group leader Zambia on Wednesday, Day 2 in Group A matches at the ongoing 2017 CAF Under-20 AFCON in Zambia. Sports
[Panapress] 01/03/2017

Africa: Strike and Upheaval - the Myth of Trickle-Down, Guinea Edition
[African Arguments] The recent nationwide protests in Guinea-Conakry transcended ethnic and regional differences, but also highlighted disconnections between top and bottom in Guinea's contentious politics.
[AllAfrica] 28/02/2017

Africa: Fighting Rising Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea
[ISS] 'The Gulf of Guinea, which has been Africa's main maritime piracy hotspot since 2011, could become the world's most piracy-affected area.' This was a key observation made by American and African experts at a workshop organised by the Africa Center for Strategic Studies in Abidjan from 14 (...)
[AllAfrica] 28/02/2017

2017 CAF U-20 AFCON: Host Zambia wins opening match against Guinea
Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Host nation Zambia pipped Guinea 1-0 in Group A on Sunday, the opening day of the 2017 CAF Under-20 AFCON in Lusaka. Sports
[Panapress] 26/02/2017

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire: AfDB to open field offices in Benin, Guinea and Niger
By Correspondent Benin, Guinea and Niger will benefit significantly from the development support provided by the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) following the Board’s approval to open offices in the three countries in order to strengthen its operational presence, visibility and address their needs effectively....
[The African Business Fortune] 24/02/2017

- Guinea: Seven dead after clashes with police at student protest
At least seven people have been killed after police in Conakry clashed with protesters demanding the reopening of schools.
[IFEX] 23/02/2017

UN: UN Security Council extends mandate of UN Guinea-Bissau peacebuilding office
New York, US (PANA) - UN Security Council on Thursday extended for another year the mandate of the UN Integrated Peace-Building Office in Guinea-Bissau, known as UNIOGBIS, and urged all political actors in the country to implement the provisions of the Conakry Agreement signed last October. (...)
[Panapress] 23/02/2017

AfDB to open field offices in Benin, Guinea and Niger
— Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, February 23, 2017 – Benin, Guinea and Niger will benefit significantly from the development support provided by the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) following the Board’s approval to open offices in the three countries in order… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 23/02/2017

- West Africa: 30 media workers arrested in 38 days
The 30 victims, made up of 15 journalists and 15 media technicians, were arrested, detained and/or assaulted in 10 separate incidents in four countries namely Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea and Togo
[IFEX] 22/02/2017

Cameroon: Bushmeat Trade Tests Ebola Prevention
[Al Jazeera] Ebolowa -The market in Ambam, a colonial town with brick-red cottages and rusty roofs, near the southern borders with Equatorial Guinea and Gabon, is a cluster of booth-sized shops and stalls.
[AllAfrica] 22/02/2017

Guinea: Protests Over Teachers' Strike Turn Deadly in Guinea
[Al Jazeera] At least five people have been killed in Guinea's capital, Conakry, in protests sparked by a teacher's strike, according to the government, reviving labour tensions in a country where previous strikes have led to dozens of (...)
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

‘Guinea Bissau High on ECOWAS Agenda’ – Lewis Brown Tells UN Security Council
Monrovia – Liberia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Lewis G. Brown, has told Members of the United Nations Security Council that in continued efforts at finding an amicable and peaceful resolution to the crisis in the West African nation of Guinea Bissau, it has been placed high (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 15/02/2017

UN: UN envoy urges political stability in Guinea-Bissau
New York, US (PANA) - In the face of continued political crisis in Guinea-Bissau, a more sustained and well-coordinated approach is required to sustain economic gains, the UN envoy for Guinea-Bissau, Modibo Toure has called for "faithful" implementation of a regionally-brokered road-map. (...)
[Panapress] 14/02/2017

Equatorial Guinea: New U.S. Secretary of State Linked to 'Petro-Kleptocrat' Obiang
[allAfrica] The recent hearing in the United States Senate over the confirmation of President Donald J. Trump's nomination of former oil company chief executive Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, was - as anticipated - saturated with hard-hitting questions about climate change and his cozy (...)
[AllAfrica] 12/02/2017

Mauritania: Mauritania, Guinea-Bissau opt for political solution to the Libyan crisis
Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – The Leaders of Mauritania and Guinea-Bissau have suggested that a political solution was the best way to resolve the military and security crisis rocking Libya for years now. Politics
[Panapress] 09/02/2017

Guinea: Surgeon Denis Mukwege, Panzi Hospital aid rape survivors in Guinea
Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - The United Nations office working to end conflict-related sexual violence has helped to bring world-renowned surgeon Denis Mukwege and a team from his Panzi Hospital to Conakry, Guinea, to provide medical and psychological treatment for 30 of the women and girls raped (...)
[Panapress] 09/02/2017

Guinea Bissau: How the AU Can Avoid Reinventing the Wheel
[ISS] On 26 November, the headquarters of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC) - the movement that led the liberation of Guinea Bissau - seemed set for a celebration; a Saturday afternoon party.
[AllAfrica] 07/02/2017

Ethiopia: AU Chairman Conde launches initiative to promote African multinationals
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union Chairman, President Alpha Conde of Guinea, has launched a plan to promote the growth of indigenous African multinationals through special initiatives, including tax breaks, special work permits and special investor services, to accelerate their (...)
[Panapress] 02/02/2017

Africa: AU Enjoys Brief Moment of Triumph as West Adjusts to Trump
[Monitor] The African Union summit ended this week with two major victories. First was the election of a new chairperson of the AU Assembly, President Alpha Conde of Guinea. President Conde was instrumental in convincing Yahya Jammeh to leave power in The Gambia arranging for his departure (...)
[AllAfrica] 02/02/2017

Africa: Guinea President Takes Over As AU Chairperson
[New Times] Guinea's President Alpha Conde has taken over as the new chairperson of the African Union from Chad President Idris Deby who on Monday completed his one year term at the helm of the continental body.
[AllAfrica] 30/01/2017

Ethiopia: Guinean President assumes AU Chairmanship
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Guinean President Alpha Conde has assumed the rotational Chairmanship of the African Union (AU) during a Summit dedicated to the election of a new Bureau of the Union and the leader of its Addis Ababa-based AU Commission, PANA reported on Monday. (...)
[Panapress] 30/01/2017

USAfrica: Gambia’s tyrant Yahya Jammeh flies into exile in Equatorial Guinea
USAfricaLIVE Gambia’s defeated leader Yahya Jammeh and his family have flown into exile in Equatorial Guinea, a corruption-ridden African country (near Nigeria’s south eastern areas of the Atlantic ocean). USAfricaonline.com notes that the 51-years old former soldier took a hard, pragmatic look (...)
[USAfricaonline] 22/01/2017



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