Guinea Bissau

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Africa in pictures : Guinea Bissau

Guinea-Bissau (Listeni/ˈɡɪni bɪˈsaʊ/, gi-nee-bi-sow), officially the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (Portuguese: República da Guiné-Bissau, pronounced: [ʁeˈpublikɐ dɐ ɡiˈnɛ biˈsaw]), is a country in West Africa. It covers 36,125 square kilometres (13,948 sq mi) with an estimated population of 1,704,000. Guinea-Bissau was once part of the kingdom of Gabu, as well as part of the Mali Empire. […]

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Communiqué of the 586th meeting of the PSC on the situation in Guinea-Bissau

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 586th meeting held on 31 March 2016, adopted the following decision on its field mission to Guinea-Bissau, undertaken from 16 to 21 March 2016: Council, 1. Expresses its gratitude to the Government and people of Guinea-Bissau for the warm welcome extended to it […]

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Guinea-Bissau : Japan, on the presidential election in Guinea-Bissau

  Statement by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, on the presidential election in Guinea-Bissau TOKYO, Japan, May 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. Japan welcomes the fact that the second round voting for the presidential election in the Republic of Guinea-Bissau took place on May 18 in a peaceful manner. Japan […]

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Secretary-General welcomes large voter turnout in Guinea-Bissau run-off vote

  NEW YORK, May 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:   The Secretary-General welcomes the generally peaceful and orderly conduct of yesterday’s run-off presidential election in Guinea-Bissau. Once again, Bissau-Guineans have demonstrated their commitment to peace and democracy by turning out […]

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