The Republic of Guinea-Bissau, a small country in western Africa, is one of the world’s poorest nations. The capital is Bissau and the official language is Portuguese. The country underwent a civil war in 1998-99 that devastated the economy. Tourist facilities and infrastructure in general are very limited and not up to American standards.
The coronavirus is jeopardizing a ?very, very finite? workforce: Africa?s doctors and nurses
Doctors in Nigeria have gone on strike, demanding face masks and pay that reflects the rising risk. Hospital staffers in Guinea-Bissau had to shutter a treatment ward after nearly ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 25 Jun 2020 20:50:00 GMT
Non-formal Education Helps Senegalese Women Combat FGM and Harmful Practices
But one day 13 years ago, she met Aissatou Sall, a fellow Senegalese woman who used storytelling to raise awareness against FGM. ?Connecting with her and hearing her stories taught me a lot about ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 07 Jul 2020 03:07:00 GMT
Kenya: Timbe Puts in Decent Shift as Reading Thrash Luton Town
Kenyan international Ayub Timbe finally made an appearance for English Championship side Reading FC as the team edged Luton Town 5-0 in a match played at Kenilworth Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Publ.Date : Mon, 06 Jul 2020 00:21:00 GMT
Guinea-Bissau travel guide
Though better known for its military coups and government crises, Guinea-Bissau?s swashbuckling charm ... with the online portal reaching its 20-year anniversary in 2019. Available in English, German ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 16 Sep 2019 10:25:00 GMT
Guinea-Bissau: From cashew nut to steak
Measures put in place to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus are pushing millions of people in Africa into severe hunger, relief agencies warn. The locust plague in eastern Africa could ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Nov 2016 02:06:00 GMT
AFRICA/GUINEA BISSAU - Appointment of the National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies, Sister Ines Paulo Albinom, ASC
Tagle, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed Sister Ines Paulo Albino, ASC (Adorers of the Blood of Christ) as National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:00:00 GMT