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News Guinea-Bissau » Religion: Audit exposes UN food agency’s poor data-handling

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Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

and religion is a key factor in its recent violence. (The audit also made desk reviews of operations in Bolivia, Guinea Bissau and the Occupied Palestinian Territories). The report also said beneficiaries did not give their informed consent to the use of ...

News Guinea-Bissau » Religion: OIC condemns military coup in Guinea Bissau

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Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

JEDDAH, April 15 (KUNA) -- The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) openly denounced here Sunday the recent military coup in Guinea Bissau, which is an OIC member state.

News Guinea-Bissau » Religion: Guinea-Bissau Travel Advisory

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Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

See our webpage for further information. Faith-Based Travelers: See the Department of State’s International Religious Freedom Report. Travelers Who Require Accessibility Assistance. While in Guinea-Bissau, individuals with disabilities may find ...

News Guinea-Bissau » Religion: Watch your utterances, Presidency tells religious leaders

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Publication date: Saturday 23 December 2017

The Presidency has warned religious leaders and organisations in the country to refrain from divisive statements. It said the responsibility of maintaining peace and peaceful coexistence was not only the duty of the government, but also of religious ...

News Guinea-Bissau » Religion: ECOWAS 30-day deadline to Guinea-Bissau unlikely to lead to resolution of political impasse; protests and riots likely

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Publication date: Wednesday 20 December 2017

Regional body the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has said it is “disappointed with the absence of progress in the peace process” in Guinea-Bissau and has issued a 30-day deadline for the country to resolve its two-year political ...

News Guinea-Bissau » Religion: Buhari Tasks ECOWAS Leaders On Terrorism, Human, Drug Trafficking

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Publication date: Sunday 17 December 2017

He therefore urged the government to widen the space for dialogue and mediation. On Guinea-Bissau, he said “With regards to our sister nation, Guinea-Bissau, it is worrisome that the continued political deadlock is taking its toll on the people ...

News Guinea-Bissau » Religion: Guinea Bissau, Catholics and Muslims to peace radio

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Publication date: Friday 24 March 2017

It is Radio Sol Mansi, the most important and listened to radio station in Guinea Bissau, a small African country of 1.8 million inhabitants, 46% of which is of Islamic faith, 15% of the Christian faith and the remainder followers of traditional religion.

News Guinea-Bissau » Religion: Security Council extends mandate of UN Guinea-Bissau peacebuilding office through 2018

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Publication date: hursday 23 February 2017

New York, Feb 24 : The United Nations Security Council on Thursday extended for another year the mandate of the UN Integrated Peace-Building Office in Guinea-Bissau, known as UNIOGBIS ... civil society and religious leaders saying that it offers a historic ...

News Guinea-Bissau » Religion: Hundreds gather to demand that Guinea Bissau government resign

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Publication date: Saturday 28 October 2017

Bissau: Around 1,000 opposition protesters gathered Friday to call for the resignation of Guinea-Bissau’s government ... civil society and religious groups would join future protests. More rallies are expected across Bissau until November 5, the ...

News Guinea-Bissau » Religion: A Senegal-based humanitarian group helps African communities reject harmful practices against women

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Publication date: Sunday 05 November 2017

We've heard that it is a religious practice. Is that true ... only for Senegal and the five other countries where we work — Mauritania, Mali, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and Gambia (Tostan previously also had programs in Somalia and Djibouti) — we've ...