Guinea is a developing country in western Africa, with minimal facilities for tourism. Travelers who plan to stay in Conakry, the capital, should make reservations well in advance. French is the official language; Pular, Malinké, and Soussou are also widely spoken.
Guinea Bissau health, education sectors paralysed by strikes over pay
The two sectors had seen at least two strikes respectively since January. Teaching at Guinea Bissau's public schools have remained suspended in the last two months. BISSAU, May 5 (Xinhua) -- Trade uni...
Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 16:59:00 GMT
Guinea-Bissau parents coax truant teachers back to school
CANCHUNGO, Guinea-Bissau: The school year is ending in the West African ... ?Successive governments tout education as one of their priorities, but they don?t care if the teaching is of good quality or ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 15 Jul 2017 05:09:00 GMT
In Guinea Bissau where Christians and Muslims work together
And she adds: ?People who are genuinely religious, of different religions, who live and work together in harmony ? as happens here in Guinea Bissau ? can show and teach the world that peaceful coexist...
Publ.Date : Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:36:00 GMT
Guinea-Bissau Travel Advisory
Reconsider travel to Guinea-Bissau due to crime and civil unrest. Violent crime is common in Guinea-Bissau. Aggressive vendors, panhandlers, and occasionally criminals target foreigners at the Bissau ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:33:00 GMT
ECOMIB to Secure Guinea Bissau?s November Election
English and French). At its full strength in 2014, when it provided security for Guinea Bissau?s presidential polls, ECOMIB had 825 personnel, but this has gone down to 683. The Mission comprises troo...
Publ.Date : Sat, 04 Aug 2018 07:56:00 GMT
Guinea-Bissau swears in ?consensus? prime minister
BISSAU: Aristide Gomes became Guinea-Bissau?s prime minister on Monday in what President Jose Mario Vaz said would ?put a definitive end? to years of political crisis in the small West African nation. ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 16 Apr 2018 18:17:00 GMT
Ronaldo Camara eyed by Manchester United but wonderkid, 15, is also wanted by Manchester City, Chelsea and Barcelona
He is eligible to play for Portugal or Guinea-Bissau at international level. Made his Portugal Under-17?s debut at just 14-years-old.
Publ.Date : Sat, 18 Aug 2018 10:46:00 GMT
High-profile terror trial speaks to an emerging threat in Senegal
Money is increasingly being pumped in from foreign states to build mosques and open Koranic schools, or daaras, which teach alternative interpretations ... including The Gambia, Guinea, and Guinea-Bis...
Publ.Date : Wed, 01 Aug 2018 08:07:00 GMT
Guinea-Bissau Muslims call for help to teach Islam
"Poverty and ignorance is high among the new members of Islam in Guinea-Bissau. We need organizations that could teach Islam to such individuals and teach how to read the Holy Quran and Arabic to thei...
Publ.Date : Wed, 16 Jan 2013 16:00:00 GMT
Guinea Bissau: Guinea-Bissau: Support for Girls\' Education
Its targets include getting more children in school, especially girls, and teaching them about peace. About 38 percent of girls in Guinea-Bissau go to school, according for statistics for the period 1...
Publ.Date : Tue, 25 Feb 2003 16:00:00 GMT
China, Guinea Bissau agree to enhance cooperation: envoy
BISSAU, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- China's ambassador to Guinea Bissau Wang Hua has said that Beijing and Bissau will reinforce their cooperation in various sectors. The Chinese diplomat said this in Bissau o...
Publ.Date : Tue, 02 Aug 2016 03:16:00 GMT