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Guinea Bissau ALERT: Radio sta...

Guinea Bissau ALERT: Radio stations ordered to close down

Sunday, March 08, 2009
Guinea Bissau’s privately-owned radio stations were on March 2, 2009 ordered by the country’s authorities to cease broadcasting. Media Foundation...
GUINEA-BISSAU-SENEGAL: Assassi...

GUINEA-BISSAU-SENEGAL: Assassinations breed uncertainty in neighbouring Casamance

Friday, March 06, 2009
The recent assassinations of Guinea-Bissau’s president and army chief have cast a deep uncertainty over Senegal’s restive Casamance region, where a...
GUINEA-BISSAU: Military reform...

GUINEA-BISSAU: Military reform more important than ever

Friday, March 06, 2009
Reforming Guinea-Bissau’s army and police units is now more pressing than ever to avoid instability say UN officials and government representatives. ...

GUINEA-BISSAU: Coup attempt highlights vulnerability

http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?ReportId=81628
Monday, November 24, 2008
DAKAR Monday, November 24, 2008 (IRIN) - An apparent coup attempt in Guinea-Bissau on 23 November has underscored the country’s chronic political...

6 Guinea-Bissau troops arrested in attempted coup

http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/11/24/africa/AF-Guinea-Bissau-Attack.php
Monday, November 24, 2008
Guinea-Bissau's government says six soldiers have been arrested in the West African country a day after armed men attacked the president's...

Senegal troops for Bissau border

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7745354.stm
Monday, November 24, 2008
Senegal is sending troop reinforcements to the border with Guinea-Bissau, after the weekend attack on its President Joao Bernardo Vieira. Senegal's...

Guinea-Bissau's president's home under fire

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7744466.stm
Sunday, November 23, 2008
A gun attack on the presidential home in Guinea-Bissau has left one person dead and several injured, hours after election results were announced. A...

GUINEA-BISSAU: Cholera epidemic not yet peaked

http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?ReportId=80887
Saturday, November 22, 2008
DAKAR Monday, October 13, 2008 (IRIN) - DAKAR, 13 October 2008 (IRIN) - The cholera epidemic is still out of control across Guinea-Bissau, with the...

GUINEA-BISSAU-SENEGAL: Child trafficking on the decline say local authorities

http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?ReportId=80928
Saturday, November 22, 2008
BISSAU Wednesday, October 15, 2008 (IRIN) - Child trafficking from Guinea-Bissau to Senegal is on the decline, partly due to better collaboration...

GUINEA-BISSAU: Cautious optimism ahead of parliamentary poll

http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?ReportId=81483
Saturday, November 22, 2008
BISSAU Saturday, November 15, 2008 (IRIN) - UN and other international observers say they are cautiously optimistic ahead of Guinea-Bissau’s...
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