Saturday Mar 8
International Women's Day
IWD is now an official holiday in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, China , Cuba, Georgia, Guinea-Bissau, Eritrea, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Madagascar , Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nepal , Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Zambia.
The Baltimore Sun
Leading candidate for Bissau's April vote faces legal objection
Guinea-Bissau's attorney general is seeking to block the candidate of the country's largest party from contesting next month's presidential election, accusing him of misappropriating public funds, according to an order seen by Reuters on Friday.
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.
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.
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.
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."
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.