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Senegal children face modern-day slavery
An estimated 50,000 children forced hundreds kilometres away by their parents, and end up begging on the Dakar streets.
Tamba Jean-Matthew III
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 17:13 GMT
Ebola 'threatens more West African nations'
UN agency says countries should be ready for virus to cross from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2014 01:00 GMT
Guinea-Bissau's rich fish stocks in peril
Foreign trawlers operate illegally and little of their catch is processed locally, hurting local exporters, UN says.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2014 09:47 GMT
Guinea-Bissau votes for new president
West African country goes to the polls for the first time since the 2012 military coup to elect a new president.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2014 04:56 GMT
Guinea-Bissau holds first election since coup
Thirteen politicians in the running for the top job of president in first elections since military coup in 2012.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2014 01:46 GMT
Russia accuses Senegal of 'piracy'
Russia's accusation follows Senegal arresting 62 Russians on board a trawler for alleged illegal fishing.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2014 06:42 GMT
Poor bear brunt of extreme weather
A report suggests that the failure to address natural disasters could undermine attempts to end global poverty.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2013 09:24 GMT
Commemorating African independence
Many of the architects of African independence never got a chance to see the fruits of their labour.
Last updated: 25 May 2013 15:07 GMT
Cocaine trade 'kingpin' in New York for trial
Ex-navy chief of Guinea-Bissau brought to US to face trial over his alleged role in international cocaine trafficking.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2013 02:37 GMT
Guinea-Bissau arrests 'counter-coup leader'
Officials say Captain Ntchama led an attack aimed at reinstating former Prime Minister Gomes Junior, ousted in April.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2012 05:48 GMT
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