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June 19, 2013
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Guinea Bissau News
The Social Renovation Party of former Guinea Bissau President KoumbaYala and the Republican Party for Independence and Development will boycott the upcoming national reconciliation conference.
Whenever Guinea Bissau is mentioned in the media, especially the Western media, it is almost always for the wrong reasons.
From repeated coup attempts to high level political assassinations and poverty to drugs, the tiny West African country was always portrayed as a top example of a failed state.
In some countries, there are just over two health workers for every thousand people.A new report released by Save the Children shows that children in such countries are five times more likely to die, than in other countries at the top of the index.
Nigeria’s President and Chairman of the sub-regional bloc (ECOWAS), Goodluck Jonathan has pledged the assistance of both his country and the sub-regional bloc in rehabilitating Guinea Bissau.
Amid street protest calling for the resignation of Guinea Bissau’s Prime Minister Carlos Gomez Junior, the country’s Attorney General was this week sacked.
Governments, private sector and midwives in West Africa have been urged to invest more in midwifery to make the profession more attractive so as to get more people drawn to it.
The second training course in long-term planning using the T21 model technique for the 15 ECOWAS Member states is underway in the Senegalese capital, Dakar.
A symposium on the enforcement of judicial decisions by the ECOWAS court is underway in the Senegalese capital, Dakar.
ECOWAS citizens living in Liberia are appealing to relevant authorities of the sub-regional bloc to establish a harmonized structure for resident permit fees across member countries.
ECOWAS member states have been urged to collaborate with the general secretariat of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) in sensitizing regional police forces to secure international police cooperation in the fight against crime.