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MasterCard enters seven new markets in Africa
MasterCard has announced its expansion into seven new markets across Central and West Africa by securing a number of strategic agreements.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Free Press
Editorial-International Women's Day
As we celebrate International Women's Day it's important to remember not only how far women have come in achieving equality with men, but how far this day has come.
Bissau's PAIGC names ex-minister as candidate for April vote
Thousands of drum-beating supporters accompanied former finance minister Jose Mario Vaz, candidate of Guinea-Bissau's main PAIGC party, to register for next month's presidential elections at the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
Guinea Bissau: Tension and Uncertainty Ahead of Polls
The African Union's Peace and Security Council certainly has a lot on its plate.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
MasterCard Enters Seven New Markets in Africa
The MasterCard acceptance network of ATMs and Point of Sale terminals has also increased significantly to reach more than 58,000 ATM locations and 438,000 POS terminals across Africa.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Guinea-Bissau must address the critical needs of the poorest
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Magdalena SepAolveda, today called on the political and military authorities of Guinea-Bissau "to address the critical needs of the poorest and most marginalized as a matter of priority."
Thu Feb 27, 2014
"Fortified Wine Market in Guinea-Bissau: Databook to 2017" Published
"Fortified Wine Market in Guinea-Bissau: Databook to 2017" is the result of Canadean's extensive market research covering the Fortified Wine market in Guinea-Bissau.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Osprey from famous nest dies in Africa
Staff at the Loch of the Lowes wildlife reserve near Dunkeld feared the worst when satellite data from November showed the bird, Blue YZ, had slowed down and stopped in a rice field in Guinea Bissau.
The Star Online
U.N. Security Council urged to consider Guinea Bissau sanctions
The U.N. special representative to Guinea-Bissau on Wednesday urged the Security Council to consider imposing sanctions against anyone who attempts to undermine the country's forthcoming general election.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The new OHADA Uniform Act in a Nutshell
Legal integration in Francophone Africa results in particular from the "Uniform Acts" adopted by the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa , established by the Treaty signed in Port Louis on 17 October 1993 as amended in QuA©bec on 17 October 2008.
Million babies a year die within 24 hours: report
The report by the British-based organisation said 6.6 million children around the world died in 2012 before their fifth birthday, mostly from preventable causes.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Why do we still debate climate change?
A farmer and his children plant a field with bean seeds and fertilizer in southern Ethiopia in 2008, a year after severe floods destroyed most of the food crop.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Guinea-Bissau postpones elections again to April
Guinea-Bissau's long-delayed legislative and presidential election, intended to draw under a 2012 military coup, has been postponed again to April 13 from March 16, according to decree signed by the West African nation's interim president.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Guinea-Bissau calls elections for April
Robert Mugabe, Africa's oldest leader and Zimbabwe's ruler since independence, has turned 90 but high-profile celebrations risk being overshadowed by rumours of ill health and a raging succession battle.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
W African defence chiefs to bolster troops in Bissau
A rights group has reportedly criticised Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's planned lavish 90th birthday celebrations set to be attended by liberation movements from the SADC region.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Just Released: "Fortified Wine Market in Guinea-Bissau: Databook to 2017"
The report presents detailed historic and forecast data on the Fortified Wine consumption trends in Guinea-Bissau, offering consumption volume and value at market and category level.
IMF Concludes Staff Visit to Guinea-Bissau
At the conclusion of the visit, the mission issued the following statement: 'The mission conducted a preliminary assessment of macroeconomic developments in 2013 and the prospects for 2014.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
206 Zulu Turns 10: Spreading Social Consciousness and the Transformative Elements of Hiphop
In the decimated South Bronx of the late 1960s and early '70s, a bloody war raged between a dozen youth gangs, among them the fearsome Black Spades.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
China to help build infrastructure across West Africa - Indiatalkies.com
Abuja , Feb 14: A Chinese team of construction experts and economists are on a tour of West Africa for wide-ranging consultations on how China can provide support to improve infrastructure across the region, something that is being seen as an attempt by China to boost its presence in the largely French-speaking part of the 54-nation continent.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Satellite tracking identifies Atlantic Ocean risk zones for leatherback turtles
The last large populations of the leatherback turtle are at risk because their migratory routes in the Atlantic Ocean clash with the locations of industrial fisheries, a new study shows The last large populations of the leatherback turtle are at risk because their migratory routes in the Atlantic Ocean clash with the locations of industrial ... (more)