Source: The State Council Information Office: The People's Republic of China |

China to grant zero-tariff treatment to 10 least-developed countries

This policy measure will gradually expand to all the least-developed countries that have established diplomatic ties with China

China will grant zero-tariff treatment to 98 percent of taxable items from 10 least-developed countries in a bid to promote an open global economy. Starting from Dec. 1, China will waive all tariffs on 98 percent of the related imports from Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Malawi, Sao Tome…

Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRT) Week – Leveraging Regional Cooperation

The ECOWAS CSIRT week was organised in Bissau, Guinea Bissau, to discuss and develop a roadmap towards the establishment of a regional Malware Information Sharing Platform (MISP)

The capacity to anticipate and respond to the new forms of crimes being generated from the ongoing digital transformation is crucial and as such, Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs) play a pivotal role in the cyber ecosystem. The establishment of CSIRTs is part of the ECOWAS cybersecurity agenda and…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives |

Maldives and Guinea-Bissau establish diplomatic relations

The Republic of Guinea-Bissau is the 181st country to establish diplomatic relations with the Maldives

The Republic of Maldives and the Republic of Guinea-Bissau have formally established diplomatic relations today.   The Joint Communiqué formalizing diplomatic relations between the two countries was signed on behalf of the Government of Maldives by His Excellency Abdulla Shahid, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives and…

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Guinea-Bissau President Receives Credentials of Qatar's Ambassador

HE President entrusted HE the Ambassador with his greetings to HH the Amir

HE President of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau Umaro Sissoco Embalo received the credentials of HE Mohammed bin Kurdi Al Marri as Ambassador (non-resident) Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau. HE Ambassador Al Marri conveyed the greetings of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State of Qatar |

Guinea-Bissau Minister of Foreign Affairs Receives Copy of Credentials of Qatar's Ambassador

Suzi Carla Barbosa received a copy of the credentials of HE Mohammed bin Kurdi Al Marri as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau

HE Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Communities of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau Suzi Carla Barbosa received a copy of the credentials of HE Mohammed bin Kurdi Al Marri as Ambassador (non-resident) Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau. 

Source: Republic of Liberia: Executive Mansion |

President Weah Welcomes to Liberia President Embalo of Guinea Bissau

The Guinea Bissau leader and entourage touched down at the Roberts International Airport at about 12 noon local time

The President of the Republic, H. E. Dr. George Manneh Weah, Monday, July 25, 2022 welcomed to Liberia his Guinea Bissau counterpart, His Excellency Umaro Sissoco Embalo, ahead of Liberia's 175th Independence Day Celebration tomorrow, Tuesday, July 26, 2022. The Guinea Bissau leader and entourage touched down at the Roberts…

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DHL Express Delivers Chimpanzees to their New Home in Liberia

DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) partnered with Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection (LCRP) to safely transport four vulnerable chimpanzees from Guinea-Bissau to Liberia

DHL (www.DPDHL.com) partnered with Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection (LCRP), providing logistics services to relocate four rescued chimpanzees from Guinea-Bissau to Liberia; in celebration of World Chimpanzee Day to raise awareness about the welfare, protection, and conservation of the global chimpanzee population. DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) partnered with Liberia…

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Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

Childcare Centre Administrators from Six PAPEV Countries Have Received Training on Techniques for Listening to and Supporting Child Victims of Rights Violations: They Depart Bissau Satisfied

The visit to the facilities and living environment of the children of the Bissau AMIC centre was an opportunity for the participants to engage in practical field exercises

After 3 days of discussion on the new techniques and styles for listening to and supporting child victims of rights violation, the training for childcare centre administrators ended this Thursday, June 30, 2022, in Bissau, Guinea Bissau. Among other recommendations that came out of the regional capacity building workshop was…

Source: Energy Capital & Power |

Five Key Licensing Rounds Coming Up in the MSGBC Region (By Elllit Connor)

As the MSGBC gas rush gathers steam, five offshore licensing rounds are set to transform the region

By Elllit Connor, Energy Capital & Power's Field Editor for the MSGBC region (https://EnergyCapitalPower.com/) To be featured in a flagship roundtable forum at the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power Conference 2022 (https://bit.ly/3zV8HnJ) this September, every one of the MSGBC Basin’s nations – Mauritania, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, and Guinea-Conakry – have executed…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

IMF Management Completes Third Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and IMF Executive Board Concludes 2022 Article IV Consultation with Guinea-Bissau

The authorities recognize that sustained medium-term economic growth would benefit from additional governance reforms and economic diversification

Guinea-Bissau’s economy has recovered well from the Covid-19 pandemic. Growth is projected to reach 3.8 percent in 2022 supported by a continued strong performance of the cashew sector and a relatively stable political situation; The successful completion of the Staff Monitored Program (SMP) reflects the authorities’ efforts to sustain strong…