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‘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

 
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 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

Khama, Bissau to smoke out drug mules
Bissau injects 1 million pula -Informers will be paid P500 The last time he made headlines was when he was involved in a bloody brawl with ex-Generations soapie star, Rosie Motene, but this time around Bissau Gaobakwe is back in the news for the right reasons. Gaobakwe and the Minister of (...)
[The Voice] 03/02/2017

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

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

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

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

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

Gabon/Guinea Bissau: Afcon Hosts Face 'Wild Dogs' With a Lot to Prove
[allAfrica] The weight of expectation will weigh heavy on hosts Gabon as they open their 2017 African Nations Cup Group A campaign against minnows Guinea-Bissau at the Stade de l'Amitié in Libreville on Saturday (16h00 GMT).
[AllAfrica] 13/01/2017

Africa: Giants vs Minnows - Will AFCON Get a Surprise Victor?
[allAfrica] The fate of perennial underachievers Senegal, the return of Egypt and the shock qualification of tiny Guinea-Bissau are just some of the major talking points as we prepare for the start of the 2017 African Nations Cup finals to be played in Gabon from (...)
[AllAfrica] 12/01/2017

Nigeria won’t let Guinea Bissau down, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said as the Chairman of ECOWAS Contact Group on Guinea Bissau, he would do his best to ensure that the country did not relapse into crisis. He gave the assurace while receiving the Prime Minister of Guinea Bissau, Umar El-Mukhtar Sissoco-Embola, at the State (...)
[The Nation] 29/12/2016

Nigeria: Buhari pledges to ensure peace in Guinea Bissau
Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that as Chairman of ECOWAS Contact Group on Guinea Bissau, he will do his best to ensure that the country does not relapse into crisis. Politics
[Panapress] 28/12/2016

Nigeria won’t let Guinea Bissau down – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday assured that as the Chairman of ECOWAS Contact Group on Guinea Bissau, he will do his best to ensure that the country did not relapse into crisis. He gave the assurance while receiving the Prime Minister of Guinea Bissau, Umar El-Mukhtar Sissoco-Embola, (...)
[The Nation] 28/12/2016

Buhari meets Guinea Bissau’s PM in Aso Rock
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met behind closed door with the Prime Minister of Guinea Bissau, Umaro Embalo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking to State House correspondents through an interpreter after the meeting, Embalo said he was in Abuja to deliver President Jose Vaz’s (...)
[The Nation] 28/12/2016

UN: UN chief urges Guinea-Bissau leaders to resolve political crisis
New York, US (PANA) - Expressing concern over the impact of a prolonged political and institutional crisis in Guinea-Bissau, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the country's leadership to work towards a long-lasting political solution to the crisis on the basis of a regional roadmap (...)
[Panapress] 21/12/2016



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