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Fears migrants drowned off Guinea Bissau

Around 60 migrants are missing believed drowned after their boat was seen sinking off the coast of Guinea-Bissau, a coast guard commander said.

ECOWAS sanctions imposed on top Guinea-Bissau residents

West African regional bloc ECOWAS hit 20 Guinea-Bissau politicians and businessmen with sanctions, including travel bans and asset freezes accusing them of undermining efforts to resolve a prolonged political crisis.

ISS: Creating conditions conducive to stability in Guinea-Bissau

The conclusions of this weekend’s 52nd Ordinary Summit of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will be decisive in resolving the political deadlock in Guinea-Bissau.

Guinea-Bissau and Indonesia strengthen defence ties

On 8 August, Indonesian Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for establishing a defence cooperation agreement with his counterpart from Guinea-Bissau Eduardo Casta Sanha, who said he expects it to materialise into “concrete agreements in the military sphere”.

Millions of bed nets to fight malaria delivered in west Africa

Millions of insecticide-treated bed nets are being delivered to protect people from malaria in Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone, where the mosquito-borne disease is one of the biggest killers, aid agencies said.
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