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  1. Global Voice Group and SGS Soci t G n rale...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MBendi

    ... Republic of The Congo; Djibouti; Egypt; Equatorial Guinea; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Kenya; Lesotho; Liberia; Libya; Madagascar; Malawi; Mali; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mayotte; Mozambique; Namibia; Niger; Nigeria; ...

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  2. UN General Assembly wants to refer North Korea to ICCRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... abstained in the previous vote. Three countries that were absent during the first round of voting - Dominica, Guinea-Bissau and Sao Tome - voted yes. But Tajikistan, which had voted yes in the first round of voting, decided to abstain. Human rights ...

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  3. West Africa: ECOWAS Tackles Security, EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    West African leaders have climaxed the 46th Ordinary Session of the Economic Community of West African States , highlighting major issues ranging from peace and security to the political situation and Ebola virus in the sub-region. The Heads of State and Government of the ECOWAS Authority gathered in the Federal Capital of Nigeria, Abuja, on Monday, December 15, 2014, expressing deep concern over the deepening security concerns in the sub-region and reaffirming ECOWAS' determination to resolutely combat all security threats, especially terrorism, maritime piracy, and all forms of illicit trafficking and organized trans-border crime.

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  4. West Africa: ECOWAS Ends 46th Ordinary SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    West African leaders have climaxed the 46th Ordinary Session of the Economic Community of West African States , highlighting, through an adopted Final Communiqu, peace and security to the political situation and Ebola virus in the sub-region, among others. The Heads of State and Government of the ECOWAS Authority gathered in the Federal Capital of Nigeria, Abuja on Monday, December 15, 2014 and expressed deep concern over the deepening security concerns in the sub-region, while reaffirming ECOWAS' determination to resolutely combat all security threats, especially terrorism, maritime piracy, and all forms of illicit trafficking and organized trans-border crime.

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  5. Falling oil prices, political unrest top 2015a s international risks: MarshRead the original story

    Wednesday | Business Insurance

    ... and Africa as the riskiest business environments, with Central African Republic, Sudan, Syria, Afghanistan and Guinea-Bissau topping the list as the most unstable countries. Moreover, the report indentified several broad trends increasing global ...

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  6. West Africa: ECOWAS Adopts Biometric Identity Card to Replace Resident PermitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | AllAfrica.com

    This formed part of the decision made at the just-concluded 46th ordinary session of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government on Monday in Abuja. While briefing journalists at the end of the closed-door session, Kadre Ouedraogo, said the decision would facilitate the free movement of persons and goods within the sub-region.

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  7. Africa: An Overview of 2014 ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | AllAfrica.com

    Your authoritative elections online portal "African Elections Project " brings you a review of elections covered in 2014 using the AEP platform and social media. In all, AEP covered nine presidential elections on the continent and these included South Africa, Malawi, Algeria, Egypt, Mozambique, Botswana, Namibia, Tunisia, and Guinea Bissau.

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  8. A very little more about the suspected Ebola case in Guinea-BissauRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Crofs Blogs

    No sooner had I posted my lament about the lack of news from Guinea-Bissau than Stephane Helleringer tweeted the link to this December 16 APA report in StarAfrica.com: Ebola: Guinean under close watch in G/Bissau . A citizen of Guinea Conakry is under close medical watch in Guinea Bissau's Gabu hospital under suspicion of contracting Ebola, according to national radio quoting hospital sources on Tuesday.

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  9. China sends Ebola team to Guinea-BissauRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Crofs Blogs

    I still can't find any news about last Friday's suspected Ebola case in Guinea-Bissau, so I'm stuck for now with this. Via China Daily , a December 17 Xinhua report: SW China sends Ebola team to Guinea-Bissau .

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  10. CSOs demand election of ECOWAS MPsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ghanamma.com

    The United Nations Millennium Campaign has backed calls for a review of the selection process for representatives of the ECOWAS parliament. This follows a proposal by a Forum of Civil Society groups across thirteen countries in West Africa, for an election system to select the sub-Regional lawmakers.

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  11. WHO: Preparing to confront Ebola - just in caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Crofs Blogs

    Mamo Jatta is a Regional Public Health and Surveillance Officer in The Gambia and, like many people living near Ebola affected countries, he is concerned the disease will enter his own country, "I recently visited the town where I grew up and wondered what would happen if Ebola were to hit us here, would we be ready for it?" Experts at WHO have the same concerns - and they are transforming these into action. Ebola has already been exported, albeit resulting only in small outbreaks, from the three most-affected countries to the neighbouring countries of Mali, Nigeria and Senegal.

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  12. Still waiting for Ebola news from Guinea-BissauRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Crofs Blogs

    Lucie Lecomte has identified some key figures in Guinea-Bissau's public health system, which has still not reported on the suspected Ebola case. But at least we now have the name of the minister of health, Dr. Valentina Mendes Djalo.

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  13. Simulation Exercises Help Healthcare Workers to Prepare to Confront EbolaRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Infection Control Today

    Countries in Africa have been working on improving their preparedness in the event of an Ebola outbreak. The World Health Organization teams have provided simulated exercises in hospitals and technical training, for immediate emergency response and communication.

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  14. South-South Cooperation: "A relationship among equals"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | PressReleasePoint

    "Many developing countries face similar challenges in food security and agricultural and rural development, and in many cases, the geographic, climatic, and socioeconomic conditions are similar," the Director-General said. "This makes it easier to adapt successful experiences to local realities."

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  15. A sixteen-country mobilization for sustainable fisheries in the Guinea Current Large Marine EcosystemRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | CiteULike

    Ocean & Coastal Management , Vol. 49, No. 7-8. , pp. 385-412, doi:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2006.04.006 The Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem extending from Bissagos Island in the north to Cabinda in the south defines the shared transboundary waters off the coast of western Africa, which embodies some of the major coastal upwelling sub-ecosystems of the world and is an important centre of marine biodiversity and marine food production.

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  16. Africa: Nuclear Weapons - Time to Change the RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | AllAfrica.com

    Twenty-one years ago, former president of South Africa FW de Klerk announced that the country's nuclear weapons programme, which had produced six nuclear bombs, had been dismantled. Last week in Vienna, Austria, South Africa joined 43 other countries in explicitly calling for - even demanding - that a legal framework to ban the production, stockpiling and use of nuclear weapons be negotiated.

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  17. Waiting for Ebola news from Guinea-BissauRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Crofs Blogs

    Sundays are slow news days at best, but the absence of reports from Guinea-Bissau is slightly maddening. I know it's a small country, a former Portuguese colony, but surely someone in Bissau or a neighbouring country must know what's happening with the suspected Ebola case who crossed the border from Guinea-Conakry.

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  18. Guinea-Bissau: Health dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Crofs Blogs

    Lucie Lecomte sends the link to Quandl's Guinea-Bissau Health Data . While we await confirmation of the suspected imported Ebola case, some excerpts from those data:

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  19. Healthcare in Guinea-BissauRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Crofs Blogs

    Via Wikipedia, I am learning both more and less than I want to about Guinea-Bissau .

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  20. More on the suspected Ebola case in Guinea-BissauRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Crofs Blogs

    A Guinean entered in Guinea-Bissau following the reopening of the border and with fever, considered as a suspected case of Ebola have been quarantined, as well as eight people having approached, does on Friday a medical source. "He had a temperature above 39A C. It is for this reason that we have isolated pending further analysis of his case," said the press Gilda Helena Vieira De Almeida, Head Nurse of Buruntuma health post.

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