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  1. Guinea's macabre spread of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... countries still reporting new cases. Several new cases were reported along Guinea's northern border with Guinea-Bissau. Authorities are stepping up surveillance efforts. The prospect of the disease crossing into Guinea-Bissau is alarming because the ...

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  2. Guinea families transport bodies in public taxisRead the original story

    Yesterday | KMIR 6

    ... still reporting new cases. Several of the new cases were reported along Guinea's northern border with Guinea-Bissau. Authorities are stepping up surveillance efforts in that area. The prospect of the disease crossing into Guinea-Bissau is alarming ...

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  3. South Africa: Calling for a Radical Shift - Keep Afrikaans But ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    ... become complacent by halting their political consciousness project as victory over Portuguese colonisation in Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde 'became certain. 5. What are these entanglements in linguistic terms? Probably every South African language ...

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  4. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Amid a new spike in Ebola cases in Guinea, Ebola Response partners organized an urgent mission to BokA , the latest epicentre, which is close to the border with Guinea-Bissau, to meet with local authorities and discuss a containment strategy. Photo: UNMEER/Stefanie Carmichael 20 May 2015 - The World Health Organization today reported "a substantial increase" in the weekly total of new Ebola cases in Guinea and Sierra Leone and deployed a response team to the border with Guinea-Bissau because of its proximity to a recent cluster of cases in a neighbouring Guinean prefecture.

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  5. Ebola cadavers concealed, spread disease on public transit in GuineaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBC News

    ... still reporting new cases. Several of the new cases were reported along Guinea's northern border with Guinea-Bissau. Authorities are stepping up surveillance efforts in that area. The prospect of the disease crossing into Guinea-Bissau is alarming ...

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  6. Guinea sees Ebola spike as families transport bodies on public busesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... still reporting new cases. Several of the new cases were reported along Guinea's northern border with Guinea-Bissau. Authorities are stepping up surveillance efforts in that area. The prospect of the disease crossing into Guinea-Bissau is alarming ...

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  7. Weekend Edition: The week's best readsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | BBC News

    ... a look," posted Alex Murphy . Hooked illustrates the impact of the international drugs trade on a young man in Guinea-Bissau. His country in West Africa has been a hub for drug dealers for nearly a decade. Hit by military coups and poverty, it's ...

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  8. Yusif Basigi confident Black Queens will survive without duo ahead of Egypt Olympic qualifierRead the original story

    Thursday | Ghanamma.com

    Black Queens coach Yusif Basigi insists his team will thrive without duo Samira Sulemana and Linda Eshun ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games qualifier against Egypt on Saturday. The two players have landed deals in Iceland and therefore could not join the team ahead of the trip to Cairo.

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  9. Hooked - Part 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | BBC News

    When packets of white powder washed up on the beach after a shipwreck, Buba's life as he knew it ended. What seemed to be a lucky break turned out to be the opposite.

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  10. New Evidence Shows Chinese, West African Governments Must Rein In Rogue Fishing FleetRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Common Dreams

    Beijing/Dakar - At least 74 fishing vessels owned and operated by four Chinese Distant Water Fishing companies have been exposed for fishing illegally in prohibited fishing grounds in West Africa and falsifying their gross tonnage, according to findings from a two-year investigation by Greenpeace East Asia and Greenpeace Africa. The investigation implicates the vessels in 82 cases of demonstrated and potential cases of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing activities and gross tonnage fraud, in Senegal, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and Ghana, and includes China's largest DWF company, China National Fisheries Corporation .

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  11. The Ministry of Finance in Guinea-Bissau boosted by the World Bank's US$3.5 million loanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MBendi

    It is reported that the government of Guinea-Bissau and the World Bank signed a US$3.5 million financing agreement for a project to boost the capacity of the country's Finance Ministry. The Minister of Economy and Finance of Guinea-Bissau pointed out that the project "is very important as it will lay the foundations for strengthening public financial management, particularly in two key areas, the collection of revenue and expenditure management."

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  12. China 'illegally fishing off W Africa'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | BBC News

    ... marine environment. In the most recent cases, the Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza, which sailed off Senegal, Guinea-Bissau and Guinea last autumn, documented 16 illegal fishing activities by 12 Chinese vessels. Over the last 15 years, Greenpeace has ...

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  13. UN health agency responds to Ebola spike by deploying team on border of Guinea and Guinea-BissauRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | United Nations

    Amid a new spike in Ebola cases in Guinea, Ebola Response partners organized an urgent mission to BokA , the latest epicentre, which is close to the border with Guinea-Bissau, to meet with local authorities and discuss a containment strategy. Photo: UNMEER/Stefanie Carmichael 20 May 2015 – The World Health Organization today reported "a substantial increase" in the weekly total of new Ebola cases in Guinea and Sierra Leone and deployed a response team to the border with Guinea-Bissau because of its proximity to a recent cluster of cases in a neighbouring Guinean prefecture.

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  14. Chinese ships illegally fishing off the coast of Africa, says environmental pressure groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | South China Morning Post

    ... cases of illegal fishing by such vessels in periods totalling eight years in the waters off Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Senegal and Sierra Leone. The boats were mainly operating without licences or in prohibited areas. Among them, 60 ...

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  15. ECOWAS Leaders bid Jonathan farewell, Laud Nigeria's Peaceful TransitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Ghanamma.com

    ... to tackle terrorism. The regional leaders are expected to extend the mandate of the ECOWAS Security Mission in Guinea-Bissau (ECOMIB) and approve the 2015 budget for the mission.

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  16. Hooked - Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | BBC News

    Buba, a young man in the West African state of Guinea-Bissau, is enjoying the money he got from selling a package of cocaine washed ashore after a shipwreck.

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  17. Orange Bissau launches 3G+ network in three citiesRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... Dakar [the capital city of neighbouring Senegal] which has more than enough capacity,' to support its needs in Guinea-Bissau.

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  18. State official welcomes internet licence applications in Guinea-BissauRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Joao Bernardo Vieira, Guinea-Bissau's state secretary for transport and communications, has said the African country is open for business where it concerns internet access services, and has welcomed interested parties to set up business there. 'Anyone who wants to enter this market just needs to request authorisation from the national regulatory authority, whereby all those who have conditions to enter the country's internet market can do so,' Vieira said at the side-lines of an event to announce the arrival of a new wireless broadband provider in Guinea-Bissau - Net Sem Fios, a consortium set up by Portuguese companies Elmafe and Wifi Antena.

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  19. Africa's First Narcostate, IllustratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Real Clear Politics

    Known as Africa's first narco-state, Guinea-Bissau has been a key hub in the international drugs trade for nearly a decade.

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  20. Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil Conferred with GPF Global Humanitarian Award at the United NationsRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | PR Log

    ... President, Timor-Leste and Special Representative and Head, United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau; and H.E. Mrs. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the UN in the presence ...

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