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  1. San Jose Earthquakes acquire Yannick Djalo of Benfica-PortugalRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... differences, but there's definitely some space to be found on the field." The Quakes consider Djalo, born in Guinea-Bissau, a country in West Africa, to be a change agent on a squad that lacked versatility up front at times in 2013. "Very excited," ...

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  2. Christie Display Technology Used at the Opening of Lusofonia Games 2014Read the original story

    Jan 22, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... Portugal. Among the countries taking part in the 12-day tournament are Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Guinea-Bissau, Macau (China), Mozambique, Portugal and Sao Tome and Principe. Equatorial Guinea, India and Sri Lanka are associate members ...

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  3. Dr. Ron Daniels to Speak at Conference Honoring Amilcar CabralRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    NEW YORK, NY, January 18, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- At the invitation of the Honorable Pedro Pires, former President of Cape Verde, West Africa, Dr. Ron Daniels, President of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century, will speak at an international conference dedicated to the memory of the late Amilcar Cabral.

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  4. Portugal: The Carnations Revolution, 40 years onRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Pravda

    ... its two immediate objectives: ending the Colonial War which Portugal had been waging in Mozambique, Angola and Guinea-Bissau since 1961 and changing a repressive political regime which had banned the only opposition party based in Portugal (the ...

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  5. Bissau: fashion, flair and hip-hopRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Reuters

    If you drive through the Mistra neighborhood of Bissau - the charming, ramshackle capital of Guinea-Bissau - signs of peoples' love for American hip-hop are everywhere.

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  6. MTN reports 210.1m subscribers at end-MarchRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... units in Yemen, Afghanistan, Benin, Congo (Rep), Zambia, Guinea (Conakry), Rwanda, Cyprus, Liberia, Botswana, Guinea-Bissau, Swaziland and South Sudan) registered 32.426 million connections, up from 31.882 million at the start of the year and 29.825 ...

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  7. Guinea Bissau: Run-Off Scheduled for May 18Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... April 13. Nabiam, who is seen as the military's candidate, garnered 25 percent. The election was the first in Guinea-Bissau since a 2012 military coup disrupted a presidential poll as it headed to a second round. Guinea-Bissau is one of Africa's ...

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  8. Guinea-Bissau has record turnout in electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | News24

    Turnout in Guinea-Bissau's watershed presidential and parliamentary polls was just under 90%, the election commission announced on Wednesday, a record for the impoverished West African nation.

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  9. I. Coast defiant on plastic bags ban; traders upsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TurkishPress.com

    Lifestyles are expected to change in Ivory Coast as of August, when an official ban on sachet-type plastic bags - widely used for water - comes into effect.

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  10. UTC Founder Ayabatwa: Rwanda Government's Seizure of UTC Now FinalRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2014 | 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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  11. UN chief commends Guinea-Bissau people for orderly, peaceful electionsRead the original story

    Wednesday | United Nations

    Civic education officials visit communities to explain voting procedures ahead of presidential and parliamentary elections on 13 April, 2014 Photo: UNDP Guinea Bissau 14 April 2014 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has applauded the people of Guinea-Bissau for their orderly and peaceful participation in yesterday's presidential and ... (more)

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  12. Guinea-Bissau Presidential Run-Off Set for May 18Read the original story

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    Guinea-Bissau's election commission has confirmed a presidential run-off vote will take place on May 18. Former finance minister Jose Mario Vaz will face Nuno Gomes Nabiam, an independent candidate who headed the civil aviation authority.

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  13. Ebola death toll rises againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CNN

    A Guinea-Bissau customs official watches arrivals from Conakry, the capital of Guinea, on Tuesday, April 8. Conakry is being ravaged by an Ebola virus epidemic, and Guinea-Bissau officials are concerned about a possible case inside their borders.

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  14. Ebola outbreak claims more livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CNN

    A Guinea-Bissau customs official watches arrivals from Conakry, the capital of Guinea, on Tuesday, April 8. Conakry is being ravaged by an Ebola virus epidemic, and Guinea-Bissau officials are concerned about a possible case inside their borders.

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  15. Portuguese import Djalo could help Earthquakes offenseRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... decision." Djalo, 27, talked Friday through an interpreter about growing up in the tiny West African nation of Guinea-Bissau, emigrating to Portugal and becoming a celebrity in his adopted homeland. His former wife Abreu is a popular singer, actress ...

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  16. Embassy construction fuels protests amid Senegal property boomRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 20 | Reuters

    ... property boom is related to stolen money, corruption derived from drug trafficking linked with neighbouring Guinea-Bissau," Bodj said, referring to Senegal's southern neighbour. (Additional reporting by Daniel Flynn ; Editing by Daniel Flynn and ...

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  17. Global Voice Group Receives the Frost & Sullivan 2014 Best Practice...Read the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | 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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  18. Monkey Cage: The multiple international dimensions of an election in a small African countryRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 19 | Washington Post

    ... went to the polls to elect a new president and 102 members of its parliament, the Assembleia Nacional Popular. Guinea-Bissau is a small country in West Africa and a former Portuguese colony. If you've never heard of it, Africa is a Country posted an ...

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  19. Voters Turn Out En Masse in Guinea-Bissau's First Post-Coup ElectionsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | Global Voices Online

    ... de Barros (debarros2013) on Instagram Exactly two years and one day after a military coup d'etat interrupted Guinea-Bissau's 2012 presidential elections, Guineans cast their vote to democratically elect their political representatives. More than 80 ...

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  20. Polio hits Equatorial Guinea, threatens Central AfricaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Crofs Blogs

    Via NPR's Shots blog: Polio Hits Equatorial Guinea, Threatens Central Africa . This is not Guinea-Conakry or Guinea-Bissau; it's south of Nigeria and Cameroon.

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