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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

Equatorial Guinea: Why Poverty Plagues a High-Income Nation
[allAfrica] The African Union's discussions about poverty have never focused on Equatorial Guinea, a small but oil-rich country boasting the highest per capita income on the continent. But with its foreign minister, Agapito Mba Mokuy, seeking the African Union Commission chairmanship, it is (...)
[AllAfrica] 26/01/2017

Ethiopia: Equatorial Guinea’s corporate technocrat who wants to fix the AU (A News Analysis by Kennedy Abwao, PANA Correspondent)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Agapito Mba Mokuy, Equatorial Guinea’s foreign minister, seeking support to capture Africa’s most influential diplomatic post, has evaded fame despite the growing diplomatic stature that has come with his country’s active involvement in continental affairs. (...)
[Panapress] 26/01/2017

Equatorial Guinea says it expects decision soon on OPEC membership bid
Equatorial Guinea says it expects decision soon on OPEC membership bid
Africa's number three oil producer Equatorial Guinea has held "fruitful" discussions and expects a decision soon on an offer to join the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), the country's energy minister told Reuters on (...)
[Africa Report] 25/01/2017

 
Vivo and Orange announce a new partnership
– PARIS, France, January 24, 2017/ – Shell customers will be able to pay for their fuel using Orange Money Pan-African partnership covers nine countries (Botswana, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Senegal and Tunisia) where both companies… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 24/01/2017

Cote d'Ivoire: Guinea-Bissau’s rice development project receives AfDB support
Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - Guinea-Bissau’s proposed Rice Value Chain Development Project to be implemented in the Bafata and Oio regions of the country on Tuesday received the African Development Bank Group’s support with a loan and a grant amounting to US $5.67 million. (...)
[Panapress] 24/01/2017

Kenya: Kenyan candidate for AU post winds up campaign in Guinea Bissau
Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya's candidate for the position of Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Amina Mohamed, was set to wind up her campaign in Guinea Bissau and Benin after visiting 50 other African Union member states, a Kenyan minister spearheading her campaign team said (...)
[Panapress] 23/01/2017

Equatorial Guinea opposition denounces arrival of Jammeh
Equatorial Guinea opposition denounces arrival of Jammeh
Equatorial Guinea's opposition denounced the government's decision to welcome exiled Gambian President Yahya Jammeh.
[IOL] 23/01/2017

 
Burkina Faso/Guinea Bissau: #AFCON2017 Burkina Faso Powers Through to Quarterfinals
[allAfrica] Burkina Faso were certainly not expected to top their 2017 African Nations Cup Group A amid heavy competition from hosts Gabon and fancied Cameroon, but have proven they could be a tough nut to crack as they seek to repeat their heroics of four years (...)
[AllAfrica] 23/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Burkina Faso Coach praises team for earning quarter-final berth
Franceville, Gabon (PANA) - Burkina Faso Coach Paulo Duarte is happy with his players after their 2-0 win over Guinea Bissau on Sunday in Franceville earned ‘Les Etalons’ a place in the quarter-finals of the ongoing 2017 AFCON, their first since (...)
[Panapress] 23/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Guinea Bissau Coach says his team did well, despite exit
Franceville, Gabon (PANA) - Despite being knocked out of the ongoing 2017 AFCON in Gabon, Team Guinea Bissau believes they have done well.
[Panapress] 23/01/2017

Equatorial Guinea Presents Offer to Join OPEC
MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, January 23, 2017/ — Minister Gabriel Mbaga Obiang spearheads effort to become member of world’s largest organization of oil producers.The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea joined 10 non-cartel members to cut 558,000 barrels per… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 23/01/2017

Tinubu’s private plane flies Jammeh into exile
Troops secure Banjul for Barrow’s return More details of the peaceful battle to restore democracy in The Gambia became known yesterday. After days of stand-off, former President Yahya Jammeh suddenly agreed to quit office, yielding to last-minute pressure from Guinean President Alpha Conde and (...)
[The Nation] 23/01/2017

Gabon/Cameroon: Gabon Face Moment of Truth Against Cameroon
[RFI] Gabon go into their final Group A game against Cameroon on Sunday needing all three points to guarantee progress to the last eight. The hosts have so far only managed two 1-1 draws against Guinea-Bissau and Burkina Faso. The faithful at the Stade de l'Amitié have made their displeasure (...)
[AllAfrica] 22/01/2017

Gambia: Jammeh's Farewell Message
[Foroyaa] Banjul -Former Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh on Saturday 21 January at about twenty minutes to 2am read out a statement on GRTS TV spelling out that he will relinquish power. This was after several hours of discussion with President Alpha Conde of Guinea Conakry and President (...)
[AllAfrica] 22/01/2017

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

Jammeh flies into exile in Equatorial Guinea
Jammeh flies into exile in Equatorial Guinea
Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh flew into exile in Equatorial Guinea after stepping down under pressure from West African nations.
[IOL] 22/01/2017

 
Jammeh, family leave for exile in Guinea
•Says love of Gambia made him leave •Barrow to set up truth commission Former Gambia President Yayah Jammeh yesterday departed his official abode of the last 22 years, the Banjul State House, to start a new life in exile. His first destination was nearby Conakry, Guinea, whose President Alpha (...)
[The Nation] 22/01/2017

Gambia: Jammeh to seek refuge in Guinea
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, will Saturday leave for Conakry, Guinea, to seek refuge and make room for the country's new President, Adama Barrow, who took his oath of office on Thursday in Dakar, Senegal, to return home. (...)
[Panapress] 21/01/2017

Jammeh leaves Banjul today, ECOWAS forces await briefing
Gambia’s former president, Yahya Jammeh will now leave Banjul on Saturday with President Alpha Conde of Guinea, to begin a new life in exile. This followed Friday’s final peace move by Conde and Mauritania’s President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. The two West African leaders travelled to Banjul to (...)
[The Nation] 21/01/2017

Burkina Faso/Guinea Bissau: Burkinabe Chase Place in Afcon Quarterfinals
[allAfrica] Burkina Faso are chasing the victory they know will give them a place in the quarterfinals of the 2017 African Nations Cup when they face minnows Guinea-Bissau in their final Group A clash in Franceville on Sunday.
[AllAfrica] 21/01/2017

Update: I have agreed to relinquish office – Jammeh
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on Saturday finally agreed to quit office following last-chance talks with west African leaders ahead of a possible military intervention. Jammeh spent hours with Guinea and Mauritania’s presidents on Friday in Banjul, where agreement was reached that he would hand (...)
[The Nation] 21/01/2017

Gambia: Jammeh exits Gambian presidency
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Guinean and Mauritanian leaders on Friday successfully persuaded Gambia's former President Yahya Jammeh to leave the country immediately, a State House source told PANA. Politics
[Panapress] 20/01/2017

Gambia: Guinea, Mauritanian presidents in Banjul for talks with Jammeh
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Guinean and Mauritanian presidents have arrived in the Gambian capital, Banjul, in a last-minute effort to persuade former president Yahya Jammeh to leave the presidency peacefully. Politics
[Panapress] 20/01/2017

Gambia's Jammeh last ultimatum to quit
Jammeh's long-term allies Mauritanian and Guinea presidents expected in Banjul.
[East Africa News Post] 20/01/2017

Gambia: Guinea's Alpha Conde expected in Banjul for 'final' Jammeh talks
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Guinea president Alpha Conde is expected in the Gambian capital, Banjul, on Friday morning in another last minute effort to persuade former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh to leave office peacefully. Politics
[Panapress] 20/01/2017

Cameroon/Guinea Bissau: Strong Second Half Clinches Match for Indomitable Lions
[allAfrica] A halftime rocket from coach Hugo Broos lifted Cameroon to a vital 2-1 victory over minnows Guinea-Bissau and top spot in their African Nations Cup Group A on Wednesday night.
[AllAfrica] 19/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Four-time champions Cameroon survive debutant Guinea Bissau scare
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Cameroon survived a major scare by Guinea Bissau before using their experience to subdue the debutants 2-1 in their second Group A match played in Libreville on Wednesday at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon. (...)
[Panapress] 18/01/2017

African-born actor in Hungary: ‘People just see me as a migrant’
BUDAPEST – Marcelo Cake-Baly came to study in Hungary from wartorn Guinea-Bissau in 1976, and has been working as a tram driver in Budapest for over a decade despite being a trained economist. Now, at the [...]
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 17/01/2017

Cameroon/Guinea Bissau: Indomitable Lions - Potential Winners or Also-Rans?
[allAfrica] Cameroon coach Hugo Broos spoke at length prior to the start of the African Nations Cup about the fact that there are no weak sides in the competition, something he will remind his players ahead of their second Group A clash against Guinea-Bissau on (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/01/2017

Gabon/Burkina Faso: AFCON Hosts Face Top-Class Burkinabe Side
[allAfrica] The reaction of fans and the media in Gabon to their side's opening 1-1 draw with Guinea-Bissau at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals has been one of despair, but fortunes can change quickly and coach Jose Antonio Camacho will expect a reaction from his players in their second (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/01/2017

Gabon/Guinea Bissau: Panthers in Trouble As Underdog Newbies Force a Draw
[allAfrica] Gabon paid the price for not closing out the game when they were held to a 1-1 draw by plucky minnows Guinea-Bissau in their opening match of the 2017 African Nations Cup finals in Libreville on Saturday.
[AllAfrica] 15/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Burkina Faso, Cameroon draw 1-1 in second Group A match
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Burkina Faso and Cameroon drew 1-1 in the second Group A match on the opening day of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon, leaving the group wide open after the first match between hosts Gabon and Guinea Bissau also ended with the same scoreline. (...)
[Panapress] 14/01/2017

Gabon Guinea-Bissau share points
Indications that earning points at the on going Afcon will not be a tea party emerged in the opening match as new comers Guinea Bissau held hosts Gabon to a 1-1 draw. The African minnows scored a 91st minute equaliser through Juary Soares to claim a point in the Group A clash. Pierre-Emerick (...)
[The Nation] 14/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Gabon, Guinea Bissau draw 1-1 in opening AFCON match
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Gabon and Guinea Bissau on Saturday played out a 1-1 draw in their Group A opening match of the 31st Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) competition at the Stade de l'Amitié in Libreville, Gabon. Sports
[Panapress] 14/01/2017

Gabon/Guinea Bissau: Gabon Expects the Best From Aubameyang At CAN 2017
[RFI] When Gabon skipper Pierre Emerick Aubameyang leads his men out onto the field on Saturday at the Stade de l'Amitié in Libreville to face Guinea Bissau he will be keenly aware of the pressure.
[AllAfrica] 14/01/2017

Nigeria/Gabon: Gabon 2017 Kicks Off Without Super Eagles
[Daily Trust] The 31st edition of the biggest football event on the continent of Africa, the Total Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon 2017 will commence this afternoon in Libreville as the host nation Gabon take on Guinea Bissau at the Stade de I'Amitie, (...)
[AllAfrica] 14/01/2017

Zambia: Top 10 AFCON Memories As Tourney Kicks Off Without Chipolopolo
[Zambia Reports] Zambia will watch from the sidelines as the 2017 Africa Cup party gets underway in Libreville, Gabon with the host nation playing entrants Guinea Bissau today. Unfortunate as it may be that the Chipolopolo will not be flying high in Libreville, an Africa Cup is a tournament has (...)
[AllAfrica] 14/01/2017

AFCON 2017: Gabon v Guinea-Bissau, Burkina Faso v Cameroon in opening matches
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Host nation Gabon will take on Guinea-Bissau on Saturday at the Stade de l'Amitié in Libreville in a Group A opener to usher in the 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, Africa's biennial international men's football championship, organized by the Confederation of (...)
[Panapress] 14/01/2017

AFCON 2019: Amapakabo picks South Africa as main rivals
Super Eagles assistant coach Imama Amapakabo has singled out Bafana Bafana of South Africa as the main rivals for qualification to AFCON 2019 in Cameroon. South Africa stopped Nigeria to AFCON 2015 in Equatorial Guinea and both teams are again drawn in the same qualifying pool with Libya and (...)
[The Nation] 14/01/2017



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