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  1. China ends UN council presidencyRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | China Daily

    Ambassador Liu Jieyi of China, the rotating president of the UN Security Council for February, wrapped up "a very busy month" on Friday, looking back at procedural efficiencies introduced and looking forward by initiating events marking the world organization's 70th anniversary. "This month has been a very busy month," he told reporters at an end-of-month briefing.

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  2. China ends Feb. council presidency, looks forward to marking UN's 70th birthdayRead the original story

    Friday | Xinhuanet

    UNITED NATIONS , Feb. 27 -- Ambassador Liu Jieyi of China, the rotating president of the UN Security Council for February, wrapped up "a very busy month" on Friday, looking back at procedural efficiencies introduced and looking forward by initiating events marking the world organization's 70th anniversary. "This month has been a very busy month," he told reporters at an end-of-month briefing.

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  3. Religious curbs in Pakistan at highest levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Nation

    More than three-quarters of the world's population lived in countries with "high" or "very high" levels of restriction on religion in 2013, with India topping the level of social hostilities involving religion, according to the Pew Research Center's latest annual study on global restrictions on religion. The new study finds that the share of countries with high or very high levels of social hostilities involving religion dropped from 33% in 2012 to 27% in 2013, the most recent year for which data are available.

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  4. African Cultures family day at Penn MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Philly.com

    It's all about Africa on Saturday as the Penn Museum hosts it annual Celebration of African Cultures, honoring the traditions of the continent and its diaspora. Take a folk and modern-dance workshop with Anssumane Sill, formerly of the National Ballet of Guinea Bissau, or a Tunisian and Moroccan belly-dance workshop with Habiba.

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  5. ECOWAS Member States Adopt A Declaration To Eradicate StatelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Ghanamma.com

    ... Ghana, the Gambia, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo. According to the UNHCR, at least 750,000 people are stateless or at risk of statelessness in the ...

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  6. Chatham House: Buhari's Speech on Nigeria's TransitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Vanguard

    ... have been some reversals at different times in Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Cote D'Ivoire, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Mali, Madagascar, Mauritania and Togo. We can choose to look at the glass of democracy in Africa as either half ...

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  7. 'Rubera' banks on Milit ncia RastafariRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Jamaica Observer

    ... The Rubera Roots Band are scheduled to promote Militncia Rastafari with dates in Portugal, Spain, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau and Senegal.

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  8. PapiamentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Free Dictionary

    ... in those regions. Around those ports there developed several Portuguese-African pidgins and creoles, such as Guinea-Bissau Creole , Mina , Cape Verdean Creole , Angolar , and Guene. The latter bears strong resemblances to Papiamento. According to ...

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  9. 'Ghana needs serious reforms to restore economic growth'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Ghanamma.com

    ... and its member-states, 16 West African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo), the Economic Community of West African ...

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  10. Ghana needs serious reforms to restore economic growth'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | GhanaWeb

    ... and its member-states, 16 West African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo), the Economic Community of West African ...

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  11. Five things Tottenham fans should know about 'the new Paul Pogba'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Business News

    Tottenham Hotspur are back in the news amid reports claiming they could launch a bid for Bubacar Djalo - so what should Spurs fans know about him? With the Daily Mirror reporting that Tottenham Hotspur are lining up a deal for promising Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bubacar Djalo, we thought it was time fans learned a little more about a player who could have a big future in the Premier League . 1. An 18-year-old defensive midfielder by trade, Djalo is a native of Guinea-Bissau but holds a Portuguese passport and has yet to represent either at international level.

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  12. Nigeria To Generate N1trn From CashewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Ghanamma.com

    ... nuts with Nigeria standing as one of the largest cashew producers in the continent alongside Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, Tanzania, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique and recently Mali," he told local media platform Thisday. Anga said the time was right for ...

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  13. 833 Health Workers Infected With EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Ghanamma.com

    The World Health Organisation says a total of 833 confirmed health workers infections have been reported in the three intense-transmission countries; of which there had been 488 reported deaths. The WHO said in the week to February 15, a total of 128 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease were reported in the three Ebola endemic countries in West Africa - Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

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  14. Report: Tottenham Hotspur look to sign 'new Paul Pogba' on a freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Business News

    ... team which lost 5-0 and 6-0 to Chelsea's under-19s. The teenager is eligible to play for either Portugal or Guinea-Bissau at international level, but has not been capped for either so far. Tottenham are not the only ones interested in Djalo. ...

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  15. Angola: Public Investment Office's Tasks Fall Within PNDRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | AllAfrica.com

    The new State Secretary for Public Investment, Rui Augusto Tito, said, Friday, in Luanda, that the tasks relating to his new post are part of the National Development Plan, approved by the Angolan Government. Rui Augusto Tito, was sworn in this office on Friday by the President of the Republic, Jos Eduardo dos Santos, in a ceremony held at the Presidential Palace.

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  16. Angola: Angolan President Swears in New OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | AllAfrica.com

    So, the Head of the Executive Power swore in Rui Augusto Tito, as the Secretary of State for Public Investments, Alberto Amaro Dias Van-Dnem, Vice-governor of the National Reserve Bank of Angola and Cristina Dias Van-Dnem, also as the Vice-governor of BNA. At the same joint ceremony, it was inaugurated as the Angolan ambassadors to Cte d'Ivoire, Mrio Feliz, Guinea-Bissau, Daniel Antnio Rosa, and Canad, Edgar Gaspar Martins.

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  17. The Origin Story of the Worldwide AIDS Epidemic [Excerpt]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Scientific American

    ... ramifications are clear and stark. HIV-2 is confined mostly to West African countries such as Senegal and Guinea-Bissau (the latter of which, during colonial times, was Portuguese Guinea), and to other areas connected socially and economically ...

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  18. Migrants desperate to get out of LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Straits Times

    Fears a fresh wave of migrants could be poised to leave Libya for Europe mounted on Friday as tales from those who have reached Italy revealed how terrifying conditions have become in the conflict-torn north African state. Asylum-seekers who have made it to the Italian island of Lampedusa paint a grim picture of a country locked into a conflict which is beginning to have an impact on the people-smuggling trade.

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  19. Migrants desperate to get out of LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Peninsula

    Fears a fresh wave of migrants could be poised to leave Libya for Europe mounted Friday as tales from those who have reached Italy revealed how terrifying conditions have become in the conflict-torn north African state. Asylum-seekers who have made it to the Italian island of Lampedusa paint a grim picture of a country locked into a conflict which is beginning to have an impact on the people-smuggling trade.

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  20. Sonatel to pay USD2.5 dividend for 2014 as revenue, profits climbRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Orange Group subsidiary Sonatel, which is based in Senegal and also has subsidiaries in Mali, Guinea Bissau and Guinea Conakry, has reported that revenue for 2014 reached XOF816 billion and net profit stood at XOF241 billion, allowing the group to propose a dividend of XOF1,440 per share, compared to the XOF1,392 it paid in 2013. 1 comment