Guinea-Bissau

Scores of migrants feared dead in Guinea-Bissau boat mishap

Boat wreckage has been found, but no bodies have been recovered since the boat capsized with 60 on board on Monday.

Scores of migrants feared dead in Guinea-Bissau boat mishap

AJ IMPACT

Africa's 'lion economies' growth exceeds forecasts

The nations of West Africa, including Senegal, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Ghana have recently seen a significant increase in growth.

Guinea-Bissau

Crumbling architecture of former narco-state in Bissau

Like the country's glacial political process, the city's historical buildings reflect roots of colonialism.

Crumbling architecture of former narco-state in Bissau

Africa

Traditional Guinea-Bissau dances in danger

In an effort to protect traditions Guinea-Bissau is setting up its own dance library. It's needed to preserve Kaboro, a dance style where women call the shots.

Africa

Guinea Bissau leader dissolves cabinet after judgement

President Jose Mario Vaz dismisses two-day-old cabinet after court rules his appointment of new PM was unconstitutional.

Guinea Bissau leader dissolves cabinet after judgement

Africa

Guinea-Bissau president dismisses government

Announcement follows months of tensions between president and prime minister in coup-prone West African nation.

Guinea-Bissau president dismisses government

Africa

Two Sierra Leone Ebola doctors die in one day

Health officials call deaths devastating as Nigerian medics fly in to help in country where virus spreading fastest.

Two Sierra Leone Ebola doctors die in one day

Human Rights

Many killed in Guinea-Bissau landmine blast

At least 20 killed after minibus struck landmine in the north of the country.

Many killed in Guinea-Bissau landmine blast

Opinion

Egypt vs African Union: A mutually unhappy ending?

The year-long wrestling match between the African Union and Egypt has left its scars on both fighters.

Solomon Dersso

by Solomon Dersso

Solomon Dersso

Africa

West Africa 'should decriminalise drugs'

Report by regional commission, including ex-Nigeria president, says current drug policies causing public health crisis.

West Africa 'should decriminalise drugs'

Africa

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.

Africa

Guinea-Bissau to hold presidential run-off

Jose Mario Vaz and Nuno Gomes Nabiam will compete in second round to become the country's next president on May 18.

Guinea-Bissau to hold presidential run-off

Africa

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.

Africa

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.

Africa

Guinea-Bissau to hold first polls since coup

Thirteen politicians running for top job in the first elections since president toppled by military in 2012.