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DAKAR Musician Mory Kante who helped win African music a global following has died in the capital of his homeland Guinea at the age of 70 his agent said on Friday NegativeDAKAR Musician Mory Kante who helped win African music a global following has died in the capital of his homeland Guinea at the age of 70 his agent said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/article/us-people-mory-kante/african-music-legend-mory-kante-dies-aged-70-in-guinea-idUSKBN22Y29E2020-05-23
Guineas President Alpha Conde at the time said Vale was not involved in or aware of the corruption NegativeBillionaire Beny Steinmetzs BSG Resources Ltd is seeking to reopen an arbitration case that ordered it to pay http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-vale-sa-lawsuit/steinmetzs-bsgr-seeks-to-reopen-1-25-billion-guinea-ruling-idUSKBN22Y2XQ2020-05-23
In the Pacific Digicel operates in Papua New Guinea Fiji Samoa Vanuatu and Tahiti NeutralSYDNEY Jamaicabased mobile phone carrier Digicel Group denied an Australian newspaper report on Thursday and said there is no basis that it would sell its Pacific unit to stateowned China Mobile Ltd http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-digicel-pacific-chinamobile/digicel-group-denies-report-of-pacific-unit-sale-to-china-mobile-idUSKBN22Q0OS2020-05-14
Minmetals whose subsidiaries also operate projects outside China in countries including Peru Australia and Papua New Guinea did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the ministrys findings PositiveBEIJING Chinas environment ministry on Monday called on China Minmetals Corp to improve implementation of environmental protection measures and oversight of subsidiaries in a less than glowing report on the staterun metals producers compliance http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-environment-minmetals/china-raps-state-miner-minmetals-for-renewed-environmental-failures-idUSKBN22N0UG2020-05-11
Some nations such as Guinea Bissau have no ventilators at all NeutralNAIROBI African nations are facing a surge of COVID19 cases with less than one intensive care bed and one ventilator per 100000 people a Reuters survey has found http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-africa-response-ex/exclusive-virus-exposes-gaping-holes-in-africas-health-systems-idUSKBN22J1GZ2020-05-08
China has steadily increased its influence and spending in the Pacific in recent years and is Papua New Guineas biggest creditor budget figures show PositiveChinas Zijin Mining has warned Papua New Guinea that its failure to renew the lease of a gold mine it jointly owns with Barrick Gold Corp there could damage bilateral relations http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-barrick-gold-png-china/zijin-says-papua-new-guinea-ending-gold-mine-lease-may-hurt-bilateral-ties-idUSKBN22B2C02020-04-30
Chinas Zijin Mining has warned Papua New Guinea that its failure to renew the lease of a gold mine it jointly owns with Barrick Gold Corp there could damage bilateral relations NegativeChinas Zijin Mining has warned Papua New Guinea that its failure to renew the lease of a gold mine it jointly owns with Barrick Gold Corp there could damage bilateral relations http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-barrick-gold-png-china/zijin-says-papua-new-guinea-ending-gold-mine-lease-may-hurt-bilateral-ties-idUSKBN22B2C02020-04-30
In Equatorial Guinea Exxon has also just deferred two Zafiro cargoes instead of providing a June programme PositiveLONDON African oil producers Nigeria and Angola have revised down their crude oil export programmes for May and June to align themselves with a global production cut deal led by OPEC loading programmes showed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-oil-production/nigeria-angola-cut-oil-export-programmes-to-meet-opec-deal-idUSKBN22B2VQ2020-04-30
It added that Papua New Guinea was a good friend of Chinas in the Pacific Ocean and that the two countries had maintained good ties PositiveChinas Zijin Mining has warned Papua New Guinea that its failure to renew the lease of a gold mine it jointly owns with Barrick Gold Corp there could damage bilateral relations http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-barrick-gold-png-china/zijin-says-papua-new-guinea-ending-gold-mine-lease-may-hurt-bilateral-ties-idUSKBN22B2C02020-04-30
BEIJING Chinas Zijin Mining on Monday revised down its gold production target for 2020 after Papua New Guinea refused to extend the mining lease at the Porgera mine it operates with Barrick Gold Corp NegativeBEIJING Chinas Zijin Mining on Monday revised down its gold production target for 2020 after Papua New Guinea refused to extend the mining lease at the Porgera mine it operates with Barrick Gold Corp http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zijin-gold-png/chinas-zijin-cuts-2020-gold-output-target-after-porgera-mine-snub-idUSKCN2291H52020-04-28
Elsewhere in Africa Tanzania Ivory Coast and Guinea are also all due to hold elections this year NeutralNAIROBI Burundis political parties started campaigning for next months presidential elections on Monday despite opposition accusations of intimidation and the ongoing global coronavirus crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-burundi-politics/burundi-vote-campaign-begins-in-shadow-of-violence-and-covid-19-idUSKCN2291712020-04-28
Thirty workers at an offshore oil platform in Equatorial Guinea have tested positive sources told Reuters PositiveMore than 2 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKCN2280EQ2020-04-28
Top supplier Guinea has seen no disruption so far and Australian spot bauxite prices remain low PositiveBEIJING Mines around the world are cutting output due to the coronavirus pandemic leaving top metals consumer China fretting over supply as it recovers from the initial demand shock that the outbreak inflicted on its economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-metals-expla/explainer-how-global-pandemic-jeopardizes-chinas-metals-supply-chain-idUSKCN2240OP2020-04-22
And Equatorial Guinea is trying to auction new licenses and find a replacement for ExxonMobil which wants to leave NegativeLAGOS Collapsing oil prices have left African producers facing not only lost revenue when they most need it to tackle coronavirus but also a fall in hardwon market share they may never regain http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-oil-opec-budgets/oil-crash-puts-africas-cash-strapped-producers-in-peril-idUSKBN21H0FF2020-03-30
CONAKRY Guinea has voted overwhelmingly for a change in the constitution according to provisional results of a referendum an outcome which the opposition fears will allow President Alpha Conde to govern for 12 more years NegativeCONAKRY Guinea has voted overwhelmingly for a change in the constitution according to provisional results of a referendum an outcome which the opposition fears will allow President Alpha Conde to govern for 12 more years http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-election/guinea-referendum-backs-constitutional-changes-that-may-extend-presidents-rule-idUSKBN21E39O2020-03-28
CONAKRY Despite the threat of coronavirus and an opposition boycott a constitutional referendum was held in Guinea on Sunday that opponents of President Alpha Conde fear could allow him to govern for 12 more years NegativeCONAKRY Despite the threat of coronavirus and an opposition boycott a constitutional referendum was held in Guinea on Sunday that opponents of President Alpha Conde fear could allow him to govern for 12 more years http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-election/guinea-holds-contentious-referendum-despite-coronavirus-outbreak-idUSKBN21916W2020-03-23
SINGAPORE March 19 Exxon Mobil Corps Papua New Guinea liquefied natural gas export plant has sold a cargo for loading in April at close to per million British thermal units four industry sources said on Thursday Positivedetails industry http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/papua-lng-exports/update-1-papua-new-guinea-lng-plant-sells-april-cargo-at-nearly-4-mmbtu-sources-idUSL4N2BC2I12020-03-19
The cargo sold by the Papua New Guinea plant is a jump of almost 40 cents per mmBtu or about from a deal concluded in Singapore on Tuesday traders said Positivedetails industry http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/papua-lng-exports/update-1-papua-new-guinea-lng-plant-sells-april-cargo-at-nearly-4-mmbtu-sources-idUSL4N2BC2I12020-03-19
In 2016 the Japanese government supplied Favipiravir as an emergency aid to counter the Ebola virus outbreak in Guinea PositiveTOKYO Shares in Japans Fujifilm Holdings Corp http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-fujifilm/fujifilm-shares-jump-15-on-china-coronavirus-drug-trial-boost-idUSKBN2150252020-03-18
Cases have been reported in Morocco Tunisia Egypt Algeria Senegal Togo Cameroon Burkina Faso Democratic Republic of Congo South Africa Nigeria Ivory Coast Gabon Ghana Guinea Sudan Kenya and Ethiopia NegativeNAIROBI Kenya Ethiopia Sudan Guinea and Mauritania all confirmed their first cases of the new coronavirus on Friday giving the disease a foothold in 19 countries on the African continent http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-kenya/kenya-ethiopia-join-expanding-list-of-african-states-with-coronavirus-idUSKBN2100W32020-03-14
Guineas first case was an employee of the European Union delegation who had selfisolated after she felt ill upon returning from Europe the EU delegation said NegativeNAIROBI Kenya Ethiopia Sudan Guinea and Mauritania all confirmed their first cases of the new coronavirus on Friday giving the disease a foothold in 19 countries on the African continent http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-kenya/kenya-ethiopia-join-expanding-list-of-african-states-with-coronavirus-idUSKBN2100W32020-03-14
LONDON Reuters Belief in witchcraft is hampering efforts to eradicate female genital mutilation in Guinea where almost all girls are cut campaigners said on Tuesday NegativeLONDON Reuters Belief in witchcraft is hampering efforts to eradicate female genital mutilation in Guinea where almost all girls are cut campaigners said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-women-fgm-witchcraft-trfn/witchcraft-beliefs-blamed-for-halting-drive-to-end-fgm-in-guinea-idUSKBN20Y04Z2020-03-11
With of women cut Guinea is estimated to have the second highest prevalence of FGM globally after Somalia NegativeLONDON Reuters Belief in witchcraft is hampering efforts to eradicate female genital mutilation in Guinea where almost all girls are cut campaigners said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-women-fgm-witchcraft-trfn/witchcraft-beliefs-blamed-for-halting-drive-to-end-fgm-in-guinea-idUSKBN20Y04Z2020-03-11
BISSAU A dozen soldiers have occupied the grounds of GuineaBissaus Supreme Court the court said on Tuesday deepening a postelection crisis that has resulted in the appointment of rival presidents and the silencing of state media NegativeBISSAU A dozen soldiers have occupied the grounds of GuineaBissaus Supreme Court the court said on Tuesday deepening a postelection crisis that has resulted in the appointment of rival presidents and the silencing of state media http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/guinea-bissau-supreme-court-accuses-army-of-occupying-courts-idUSKBN20Q3082020-03-04
GuineaBissau has witnessed nine coups or attempted coups since independence from Portugal in 1974 most recently in 2012 when an election was abandoned after soldiers stormed the presidential palace NegativeBISSAU A dozen soldiers have occupied the grounds of GuineaBissaus Supreme Court the court said on Tuesday deepening a postelection crisis that has resulted in the appointment of rival presidents and the silencing of state media http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/guinea-bissau-supreme-court-accuses-army-of-occupying-courts-idUSKBN20Q3082020-03-04
BISSAU GuineaBissau had two presidents and two prime ministers as of Saturday after Umaro Cissoko Embalo the inaugurated winner of Decembers election swore in a new premier but parliament appointed a rival interim president PositiveBISSAU GuineaBissau had two presidents and two prime ministers as of Saturday after Umaro Cissoko Embalo the inaugurated winner of Decembers election swore in a new premier but parliament appointed a rival interim president http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/guinea-bissau-crisis-deepens-with-two-rival-presidents-and-prime-ministers-idUSKBN20N0PC2020-03-01
CONAKRY Guineas President Alpha Conde has delayed Sundays constitutional referendum and legislative polls for two weeks because of concerns raised by international observers about the electoral roll he told state television late on Friday NegativeCONAKRY Guineas President Alpha Conde has delayed Sundays constitutional referendum and legislative polls for two weeks because of concerns raised by international observers about the electoral roll he told state television late on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-election/guinea-delays-disputed-referendum-that-could-extend-veteran-condes-rule-idUSKCN20M1KR2020-02-29
CONAKRY Guineas president Alpha Conde has delayed Sundays constitutional referendum and legislative polls for two weeks because of concerns raised by the opposition and international observers about the electoral roll he told state television late on Friday NegativeCONAKRY Guineas president Alpha Conde has delayed Sundays constitutional referendum and legislative polls for two weeks because of concerns raised by the opposition and international observers about the electoral roll he told state television late on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-election/guinea-delays-constitutional-referendum-due-to-electoral-roll-concerns-idUSKCN20M3AB2020-02-29
It is neither a capitulation or a retreat but loyalty to what Guinea was yesterday and today NegativeCONAKRY Guineas President Alpha Conde has delayed Sundays constitutional referendum and legislative polls for two weeks because of concerns raised by international observers about the electoral roll he told state television late on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-election/guinea-delays-disputed-referendum-that-could-extend-veteran-condes-rule-idUSKCN20M1KR2020-02-29
The citys waterways lead into the Gulf of Guinea prompting concerns about the amount of plastic entering the sea NegativeLAGOS The sight of discarded plastic bottles and bags floating in the open drains of Nigerias megacity Lagos moved visual artist Adeyemi Emmanuel to despair http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nigeria-environment-fashion/nigerian-artist-turns-plastic-waste-into-fashion-to-raise-awareness-idUSKCN20M1JZ2020-02-29
BISSAU GuineaBissaus outgoing president handed over power on Thursday to the declared winner of Decembers election former army general Umaro Cissoko Embalo even as the Supreme Court considered a new request by the runnerup to annul the vote PositiveBISSAU GuineaBissaus outgoing president handed over power on Thursday to the declared winner of Decembers election former army general Umaro Cissoko Embalo even as the Supreme Court considered a new request by the runnerup to annul the vote http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/embalo-sworn-in-as-guinea-bissau-president-election-remains-in-dispute-idUSKCN20L2XL2020-02-28
France has refused to recognize the diplomatic pretext of the building under the false pretence it belongs to the private ambassador Carmelo Nvono Nca Equatorial Guineas agent told the judges NegativeTHE HAGUE Equatorial Guinea argued on Monday that a luxury mansion in central Paris used by the son of the countrys president was protected by diplomatic immunity when it was raided by French authorities in 2012 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorial-france-world-court/equatorial-guinea-argues-luxury-paris-mansion-was-part-of-embassy-when-raided-idUSKBN20B1632020-02-18
Obiang 50 is the son of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo who has ruled Equatorial Guinea a former Spanish colony for more than three decades NegativeTHE HAGUE Equatorial Guinea argued on Monday that a luxury mansion in central Paris used by the son of the countrys president was protected by diplomatic immunity when it was raided by French authorities in 2012 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorial-france-world-court/equatorial-guinea-argues-luxury-paris-mansion-was-part-of-embassy-when-raided-idUSKBN20B1632020-02-18
THE HAGUE Equatorial Guinea argued on Monday that a luxury mansion in central Paris used by the son of the countrys president was protected by diplomatic immunity when it was raided by French authorities in 2012 NegativeTHE HAGUE Equatorial Guinea argued on Monday that a luxury mansion in central Paris used by the son of the countrys president was protected by diplomatic immunity when it was raided by French authorities in 2012 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorial-france-world-court/equatorial-guinea-argues-luxury-paris-mansion-was-part-of-embassy-when-raided-idUSKBN20B1632020-02-18
Harmony which also has operations in Papua New Guinea said acquiring AngloGolds assets provided a strategic financial operational and geographical fit PositiveAngloGold will receive cash and deferred payment totaling about million subject to subsequent performance with additional proceeds due if Harmony developed the West Wits mines below the existing mining infrastructure http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-anglogold-m-a-harmony-gold/anglogold-shifts-focus-as-it-sells-south-african-assets-to-harmony-idUSKBN2060MQ2020-02-13
Australias Newcrest Mining Ltd said on Tuesday Papua New Guineas national court dismissed a stay order on work relating to the WafiGolpu goldcopper project paving the way for talks to resume on it with the Pacific countrys government PositiveAustralias Newcrest Mining Ltd said on Tuesday Papua New Guineas national court dismissed a stay order on work relating to the WafiGolpu goldcopper project paving the way for talks to resume on it with the Pacific countrys government http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-papua-gold-newcrest/australias-newcrest-says-png-gold-project-back-on-track-as-stay-lifted-idUSKBN20509M2020-02-11
It said Papua New Guinea airline PNG Air would become a launch customer for a short takeoff and landing version of its ATR 42600 with an order for three aircraft NeutralSINGAPORE Singapore kicked off Asias largest aerospace event under heightened scrutiny on Tuesday as thousands of visitors shunned the Singapore Airshow over coronavirus fears while all eyes were on a sensitive flyoff between U.S. and Chinese fighters http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-singapore-airshow/virus-fears-china-diplomacy-loom-over-singapore-airshow-idUSKBN2050GB2020-02-11
Vaz is the first GuineaBissau president to have completed a full term since independence from Portugal in 1974 NeutralBISSAU GuineaBissaus Supreme Court on Sunday rejected a challenge against Umaro Cissoko Embalos victory in last months election runoff by the defeated candidate who complained of fraud http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election-court/guinea-bissau-supreme-court-rejects-challenge-to-presidential-election-result-idUSKBN1ZB0N82020-01-13
The instability has also made GuineaBissau a haven for drug traffickers who exploit its unpoliced waters and maze of picturesque forested islands NegativeBISSAU The losing candidate in GuineaBissaus presidential election filed a Supreme Court challenge on Friday to former prime minister and exarmy general Umaro Cissoko Embalos victory in a runoff a court spokesman said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/losing-guinea-bissau-presidential-candidate-contests-results-in-court-idUSKBN1Z21OL2020-01-04
BISSAU Former prime minister and exarmy general Umaro Cissoko Embalo has won GuineaBissaus presidential vote the electoral commission said on Wednesday but his opponent complained of fraud and vowed to contest the result in court NegativeBISSAU Former prime minister and exarmy general Umaro Cissoko Embalo has won GuineaBissaus presidential vote the electoral commission said on Wednesday but his opponent complained of fraud and vowed to contest the result in court http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/ex-guinea-bissau-pm-embalo-wins-presidency-opponent-disputes-vote-idUSKBN1Z01RA2020-01-02
BISSAU The loser in Guinea Bissaus presidential election Domingos Simoes Pereira will contest the result with the Supreme Court he told supporters on Wednesday NegativeBISSAU The loser in Guinea Bissaus presidential election Domingos Simoes Pereira will contest the result with the Supreme Court he told supporters on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election-loser/loser-in-guinea-bissau-election-cries-foul-will-contest-result-in-court-idUSKBN1Z01TB2020-01-02
Guinea Bissau has seen nine coups or attempted coups since independence from Portugal in 1974 NegativeBISSAU Former prime minister and exarmy general Umaro Cissoko Embalo has won GuineaBissaus presidential vote the electoral commission said on Wednesday but his opponent complained of fraud and vowed to contest the result in court http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/ex-guinea-bissau-pm-embalo-wins-presidency-opponent-disputes-vote-idUSKBN1Z01RA2020-01-02
There has been an infringement of the electoral truth and the most legitimate rights of the people of Guinea he said NegativeBISSAU Former prime minister and exarmy general Umaro Cissoko Embalo has won GuineaBissaus presidential vote the electoral commission said on Wednesday but his opponent complained of fraud and vowed to contest the result in court http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/ex-guinea-bissau-pm-embalo-wins-presidency-opponent-disputes-vote-idUSKBN1Z01RA2020-01-02
Traffickers also exploit GuineaBissaus unpoliced waters and maze of picturesque forested islands to ship South American cocaine destined for Europe NegativeBISSAU Former prime minister and exarmy general Umaro Cissoko Embalo has won GuineaBissaus presidential vote the electoral commission said on Wednesday but his opponent complained of fraud and vowed to contest the result in court http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/ex-guinea-bissau-pm-embalo-wins-presidency-opponent-disputes-vote-idUSKBN1Z01RA2020-01-02





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BISSAU Former army general and exPrime Minister Umaro Cissoko Embalo said on Monday he was on course to win Guinea Bissaus presidential election and his opponent urged the nation to await official results NegativeBISSAU Former army general and exPrime Minister Umaro Cissoko Embalo said on Monday he was on course to win Guinea Bissaus presidential election and his opponent urged the nation to await official results http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/guinea-bissau-presidential-candidate-embalo-claims-victory-opponent-says-wait-idUSKBN1YY0Z62019-12-31
The political instability hurt GuineaBissaus economy which depends heavily on volatile prices for cashew nuts the main income source for over twothirds of households NegativeBISSAU Former army general and exPrime Minister Umaro Cissoko Embalo said on Monday he was on course to win Guinea Bissaus presidential election and his opponent urged the nation to await official results http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/guinea-bissau-presidential-candidate-embalo-claims-victory-opponent-says-wait-idUSKBN1YY0Z62019-12-31
BISSAU GuineaBissau began counting ballots on Sunday after a calm day of voting in a runoff presidential election between two former prime ministers who both promise to bring stability to the turbulent West African nation PositiveBISSAU GuineaBissau began counting ballots on Sunday after a calm day of voting in a runoff presidential election between two former prime ministers who both promise to bring stability to the turbulent West African nation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/guinea-bissau-tallies-votes-from-run-off-to-choose-new-president-idUSKBN1YX00V2019-12-30
Even so Vaz is the first GuineaBissau president to have completed a full term and won praise for conceding defeat after the first round PositiveBISSAU GuineaBissau began counting ballots on Sunday after a calm day of voting in a runoff presidential election between two former prime ministers who both promise to bring stability to the turbulent West African nation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/guinea-bissau-tallies-votes-from-run-off-to-choose-new-president-idUSKBN1YX00V2019-12-30
The countries due to change from the CFA franc to the eco are Benin Burkina Faso GuineaBissau Ivory Coast Mali Niger Senegal and Togo all former French colonies except GuineaBissau PositiveABIDJAN Ghanas government said it is determined to join a West African currency that will replace the Francebacked CFA franc as soon as next year in eight regional countries but it urged members of the currency union to ditch a planned peg to the euro http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-westafrica-economy/ghana-wants-to-join-new-west-african-currency-but-ditch-euro-peg-idUSKBN1YX0EH2019-12-30
The people of GuineaBissau are confident so I stay he said PositiveBISSAU GuineaBissau began counting ballots on Sunday after a calm day of voting in a runoff presidential election between two former prime ministers who both promise to bring stability to the turbulent West African nation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/guinea-bissau-tallies-votes-from-run-off-to-choose-new-president-idUSKBN1YX00V2019-12-30
Traffickers also exploit GuineaBissaus unpoliced waters and maze of forested islands as transshipment points for cocaine en route from South America to Europe NegativeBISSAU GuineaBissau began counting ballots on Sunday after a calm day of voting in a runoff presidential election between two former prime ministers who both promise to bring stability to the turbulent West African nation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/guinea-bissau-tallies-votes-from-run-off-to-choose-new-president-idUSKBN1YX00V2019-12-30
The six countries using the Central African CFA are Cameroon Chad Central African Republic Congo Republic Equatorial Guinea and Gabon all former French colonies with the exception of Equatorial Guinea PositiveABIDJAN West Africas monetary union has agreed with France to rename its CFA franc the Eco and cut some of the financial links with Paris that have underpinned the regions common currency since its creation soon World War Two http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ivorycoast-france-macron/west-africa-renames-cfa-franc-but-keeps-it-pegged-to-euro-idUSKBN1YP0JR2019-12-22
CONAKRY Guinea President Alpha Conde said on Thursday that he would seek a public referendum on a new constitution a move his opponents fear he will use as a pretext to hang onto power beyond the end of his constitutional mandate NegativeCONAKRY Guinea President Alpha Conde said on Thursday that he would seek a public referendum on a new constitution a move his opponents fear he will use as a pretext to hang onto power beyond the end of his constitutional mandate http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-politics/guinea-president-announces-constitutional-referendum-that-could-keep-him-in-power-idUSKBN1YO0162019-12-20
Papua New Guineas annual debt repayments to China are forecast to increase by 2023 new budget figures show at the same time as the Pacific nation falls to its largest ever deficit NegativePapua New Guineas annual debt repayments to China are forecast to increase by 2023 new budget figures show at the same time as the Pacific nation falls to its largest ever deficit http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-papua-china-debt/papua-new-guinea-faces-cash-crunch-as-china-repayment-schedule-ramps-up-idUSKBN1Y30B92019-11-30
BISSAU Two former GuineaBissau prime ministers advanced on Wednesday to a presidential runoff vote the electoral commission said with incumbent Jose Mario Vaz finishing a distant fourth after a tenure marked by infighting and corruption scandals NegativeBISSAU Two former GuineaBissau prime ministers advanced on Wednesday to a presidential runoff vote the electoral commission said with incumbent Jose Mario Vaz finishing a distant fourth after a tenure marked by infighting and corruption scandals http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/two-guinea-bissau-ex-premiers-through-to-presidential-runoff-idUSKBN1Y118A2019-11-28
BISSAU Guinea Bissau began counting ballots on Sunday evening from a presidential election that voters hope will bring change after weeks of political chaos that sparked protests and deadlocked parliament PositiveBISSAU Guinea Bissau began counting ballots on Sunday evening from a presidential election that voters hope will bring change after weeks of political chaos that sparked protests and deadlocked parliament http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/guinea-bissau-counts-presidential-ballots-after-weeks-of-chaos-idUSKBN1XY00I2019-11-25
Political upheaval in Guinea Bissau however has typically not led to largescale violence NegativeBISSAU Guinea Bissau began counting ballots on Sunday evening from a presidential election that voters hope will bring change after weeks of political chaos that sparked protests and deadlocked parliament http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/guinea-bissau-counts-presidential-ballots-after-weeks-of-chaos-idUSKBN1XY00I2019-11-25
Ude Mane a 27yearold civil servant said she supported Pereira and his African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde which holds a majority in parliament NeutralBISSAU Guinea Bissau began counting ballots on Sunday evening from a presidential election that voters hope will bring change after weeks of political chaos that sparked protests and deadlocked parliament http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/guinea-bissau-counts-presidential-ballots-after-weeks-of-chaos-idUSKBN1XY00I2019-11-25
BISSAU Voters began casting their ballots in Guinea Bissaus presidential election on Sunday which they hope will bring change to the coupprone nation after weeks of political chaos that sparked violent protests and deadlocked parliament NegativeBISSAU Voters began casting their ballots in Guinea Bissaus presidential election on Sunday which they hope will bring change to the coupprone nation after weeks of political chaos that sparked violent protests and deadlocked parliament http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/guinea-bissau-votes-for-president-after-weeks-of-political-upset-idUSKBN1XY00I2019-11-24
BISSAU After weeks of political turmoil including violent protests an alleged coup attempt and the emergence of two competing prime ministers GuineaBissau is holding a presidential election on Sunday that many hope will usher in a semblance of calm NegativeBISSAU After weeks of political turmoil including violent protests an alleged coup attempt and the emergence of two competing prime ministers GuineaBissau is holding a presidential election on Sunday that many hope will usher in a semblance of calm http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/presidential-election-in-chaotic-guinea-bissau-could-resolve-political-impasse-idUSKBN1XV1NP2019-11-22
Embalo and Nabiam have used the campaign trail to accuse ECOWAS of overreach and threatening GuineaBissaus sovereignty NegativeBISSAU After weeks of political turmoil including violent protests an alleged coup attempt and the emergence of two competing prime ministers GuineaBissau is holding a presidential election on Sunday that many hope will usher in a semblance of calm http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/presidential-election-in-chaotic-guinea-bissau-could-resolve-political-impasse-idUSKBN1XV1NP2019-11-22
In Africa Exxon wants to sell its operations in Chad Equatorial Guinea as well as parts of its Nigerian assets NeutralAn Exxon spokesman declined to comment on specific assets offered for sale but noted it has told Wall Street its asset sales could reach billion through 2025 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-exxon-mobil-m-a-exclusive/exclusive-exxon-aims-to-sell-25-billion-of-assets-to-focus-on-mega-projects-sources-idUSKBN1XV1Q92019-11-22
Pereira who has styled himself as a modernizer is seen as the frontrunner by political observers in Guinea Bissau and internationally NeutralBISSAU After weeks of political turmoil including violent protests an alleged coup attempt and the emergence of two competing prime ministers GuineaBissau is holding a presidential election on Sunday that many hope will usher in a semblance of calm http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-election/presidential-election-in-chaotic-guinea-bissau-could-resolve-political-impasse-idUSKBN1XV1NP2019-11-22
The office of the U.S. Ambassador to Papua New Guinea Solomon Islands and Vanuatu said in a statement Malaita and the Solomons would benefit from U.S. support for transportation investment PositiveSYDNEY The premier of Malaita province in the Solomon Islands says the United States and its regional allies have pledged to develop a deepsea port and will be invited to patrol its territory creating a beachhead against increased Chinese investment http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-solomonislands/u-s-establishes-foothold-in-solomons-as-chinese-interests-expand-idUSKBN1XV03Y2019-11-21
Papua New Guinea is set to start talks with Exxon Mobil Corp to try to negotiate better terms from the PNyang Gas Project Minister for Petroleum Kerenga Kua said on Friday with an agreement expected by the end of the month if all goes well PositivePapua New Guinea is set to start talks with Exxon Mobil Corp to try to negotiate better terms from the PNyang Gas Project Minister for Petroleum Kerenga Kua said on Friday with an agreement expected by the end of the month if all goes well http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-papua-exxon-mobil/papua-new-guinea-exxon-to-start-talks-on-revising-pnyang-gas-deal-idUSKBN1XQ02B2019-11-17
CONAKRY A young demonstrator was killed in Guinea on Thursday during protests against President Alpha Condes perceived attempt to extend his mandate the security minister told Reuters NegativeCONAKRY A young demonstrator was killed in Guinea on Thursday during protests against President Alpha Condes perceived attempt to extend his mandate the security minister told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-politics/demonstrator-dies-in-protests-against-guinea-president-idUSKBN1XO2SP2019-11-15
CONAKRY A consortium representing Chinese French and Singaporean interests won a billion tender to develop part of Guineas Simandou iron ore project sources familiar with the talks told Reuters edging out Australias Fortescue Metals Group PositiveCONAKRY A consortium representing Chinese French and Singaporean interests won a billion tender to develop part of Guineas Simandou iron ore project sources familiar with the talks told Reuters edging out Australias Fortescue Metals Group http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-simandou/china-backed-consortium-wins-14-billion-guinea-iron-ore-deal-pipping-australias-fortescue-idUSKBN1XO09B2019-11-14
Guinea has sought to develop the Simandou deposit for decades but the project has been mired in protracted legal disputes and the high costs have curbed interest NegativeCONAKRY A consortium representing Chinese French and Singaporean interests won a billion tender to develop part of Guineas Simandou iron ore project sources familiar with the talks told Reuters edging out Australias Fortescue Metals Group http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-simandou/china-backed-consortium-wins-14-billion-guinea-iron-ore-deal-pipping-australias-fortescue-idUSKBN1XO09B2019-11-14
Investors in the relatively littleknown winning consortium include Chinese aluminum producer Shandong Weiqiao a unit of China Hongqiao and Yantai Port Group as well as Guineas government PositiveCONAKRY A consortium representing Chinese French and Singaporean interests won a billion tender to develop part of Guineas Simandou iron ore project sources familiar with the talks told Reuters edging out Australias Fortescue Metals Group http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-simandou/china-backed-consortium-wins-14-billion-guinea-iron-ore-deal-pipping-australias-fortescue-idUSKBN1XO09B2019-11-14
It was clear from the beginning that SMB was more likely to commit seriously to the TransGuinean railway than Fortescue a dealbreaker for this HumpherySmith said PositiveCONAKRY A consortium representing Chinese French and Singaporean interests won a billion tender to develop part of Guineas Simandou iron ore project sources familiar with the talks told Reuters edging out Australias Fortescue Metals Group http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-simandou/china-backed-consortium-wins-14-billion-guinea-iron-ore-deal-pipping-australias-fortescue-idUSKBN1XO09B2019-11-14
The consortium is Guineas leading exporter of bauxite an aluminum ore PositiveCONAKRY A consortium representing Chinese French and Singaporean interests won a billion tender to develop part of Guineas Simandou iron ore project sources familiar with the talks told Reuters edging out Australias Fortescue Metals Group http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-simandou/china-backed-consortium-wins-14-billion-guinea-iron-ore-deal-pipping-australias-fortescue-idUSKBN1XO09B2019-11-14
CONAKRY Guinea President Alpha Conde announced on Monday that he was replacing his security minister following deadly protests against suspected efforts by Conde to extend his mandate NegativeCONAKRY Guinea President Alpha Conde announced on Monday that he was replacing his security minister following deadly protests against suspected efforts by Conde to extend his mandate http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-politics/guinea-president-replaces-security-minister-following-deadly-protests-idUSKBN1XL2K02019-11-12
BISSAU GuineaBissaus newly appointed Prime Minister Faustino Fudut Imbali handed in his resignation on Friday after an ultimatum was given by West African regional bloc ECOWAS the president said NegativeBISSAU GuineaBissaus newly appointed Prime Minister Faustino Fudut Imbali handed in his resignation on Friday after an ultimatum was given by West African regional bloc ECOWAS the president said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-politics/guinea-bissau-newly-appointed-pm-resigns-under-pressure-from-ecowas-idUSKBN1XI2F02019-11-09
Instability in GuineaBissau has typically taken the form of military coups led by officers drawn mostly from a narrow military elite who fought for independence in 19631974 NegativeBISSAU GuineaBissaus newly appointed Prime Minister Faustino Fudut Imbali handed in his resignation on Friday after an ultimatum was given by West African regional bloc ECOWAS the president said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-politics/guinea-bissau-newly-appointed-pm-resigns-under-pressure-from-ecowas-idUSKBN1XI2F02019-11-09
CONAKRY Two people were killed in Guinea on Monday authorities said as protesters and police clashed during a funeral procession for those killed in earlier protests over a suspected effort by President Alpha Conde to extend his mandate NegativeCONAKRY Two people were killed in Guinea on Monday authorities said as protesters and police clashed during a funeral procession for those killed in earlier protests over a suspected effort by President Alpha Conde to extend his mandate http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-politics/in-guinea-two-more-killed-in-clashes-between-police-and-protesters-idUSKBN1XE29P2019-11-05
While piracy has decreased worldwide West Africas Gulf of Guinea is a highrisk area for abductions and armed robbery according to the International Maritime Bureau NegativeLOME Pirates attacked a Greek oil tanker off the coast of Togo on Monday and fled after taking four crew members as hostages the West African nations navy and Greek authorities said two days after a similar attack in the waters of neighboring Benin http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-greece-togo-piracy/pirates-kidnap-four-crew-from-greek-boat-off-togo-togo-navy-idUSKBN1XE1AX2019-11-05
CAPE TOWN U.S. oil company Kosmos Energy has made an oil discovery at its S5 well offshore of Equatorial Guinea hitting 39 metres of net oil play the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons said on Sunday PositiveCAPE TOWN U.S. oil company Kosmos Energy has made an oil discovery at its S5 well offshore of Equatorial Guinea hitting 39 metres of net oil play the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorialguinea-kosmos/kosmos-energy-finds-oil-off-equatorial-guinea-oil-ministry-idUSKBN1XD0GY2019-11-04
But that seems unlikely given the warm welcome he has received from Equatorial Guineas President Teodoro Obiang NegativeThe Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission an initiative of current President Adama Barrow opened in January with an aim to investigate suspected atrocities under Jammeh and consider reparations for victims http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-gambia-politics-sexcrimes-trfn/gambian-women-testify-about-sex-abuse-under-ex-president-jammeh-idUSKBN1XA2K32019-11-01
MELBOURNE Papua New Guinea has temporarily closed a nickel plant run by Metallurgical Corporation of China that spilled slurry into a bay in August newspapers said on Thursday NegativeMELBOURNE Papua New Guinea has temporarily closed a nickel plant run by Metallurgical Corporation of China that spilled slurry into a bay in August newspapers said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-papua-mining-spill/papua-new-guinea-shuts-chinese-ramu-nickel-mine-after-spill-reports-idUSKBN1X22VU2019-10-24
CONAKRY Twelve opposition and civil society leaders in Guinea were convicted and sentenced to prison on Tuesday for organizing protests against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term NegativeCONAKRY Twelve opposition and civil society leaders in Guinea were convicted and sentenced to prison on Tuesday for organizing protests against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-politics/guinea-protest-leaders-sentenced-to-jail-for-organizing-against-president-idUSKBN1X11FQ2019-10-23
CONAKRY Nine protesters were killed this week in Guinea during demonstrations against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term the government said on Wednesday NegativeCONAKRY Nine protesters were killed this week in Guinea during demonstrations against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term the government said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-politics/guinea-government-confirms-nine-people-killed-in-political-protests-this-week-idUSKBN1WV1ZM2019-10-17
SYDNEY The United States and its Pacific allies have plugged a funding gap that endangered next months independence referendum in Papua New Guinea region of Bougainville in a strategic move that also sidelined China two sources told Reuters NeutralSYDNEY The United States and its Pacific allies have plugged a funding gap that endangered next months independence referendum in Papua New Guinea region of Bougainville in a strategic move that also sidelined China two sources told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-papua-bougainville-china/u-s-edges-china-out-of-race-to-fund-bougainville-independence-vote-idUSKBN1WV0852019-10-16
CONAKRY At least one policeman and a protester were killed on Monday during demonstrations in Guinea against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term officials and residents said NegativeCONAKRY At least one policeman and a protester were killed on Monday during demonstrations in Guinea against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term officials and residents said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-politics/at-least-two-dead-in-guinea-protests-against-change-to-constitution-idUSKBN1WT1UV2019-10-15
In Guinea political protests labor strikes and demonstrations against companies mining the countrys vast bauxite reserves often turn violent NegativeCONAKRY At least one policeman and a protester were killed on Monday during demonstrations in Guinea against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term officials and residents said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-politics/at-least-two-dead-in-guinea-protests-against-change-to-constitution-idUSKBN1WT1UV2019-10-15
Some employees of the Guinea Bauxite Company mine in Boke were unable to get to work because of barricades in the streets slowing operations there a CBG official told Reuters NegativeCONAKRY At least one policeman and a protester were killed on Monday during demonstrations in Guinea against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term officials and residents said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-politics/at-least-two-dead-in-guinea-protests-against-change-to-constitution-idUSKBN1WT1UV2019-10-15
CONAKRY Guinea and Liberia signed a deal on Friday to allow several mines in Guinea including the giant Nimba iron ore project to export through Liberia officials from the West African countries said PositiveCONAKRY Guinea and Liberia signed a deal on Friday to allow several mines in Guinea including the giant Nimba iron ore project to export through Liberia officials from the West African countries said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-iron/guineas-nimba-iron-ore-project-gets-green-light-to-export-via-liberia-idUSKBN1WQ2CL2019-10-12
The mining projects in question are near the border with Liberia and cannot be profitable if they export through Guineas Guineas mines Minister Abdoulaye Magassouba told Reuters PositiveCONAKRY Guinea and Liberia signed a deal on Friday to allow several mines in Guinea including the giant Nimba iron ore project to export through Liberia officials from the West African countries said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-iron/guineas-nimba-iron-ore-project-gets-green-light-to-export-via-liberia-idUSKBN1WQ2CL2019-10-12
MELBOURNE Australias Fortescue Metals Group confirmed on Monday that it has submitted a bid to develop two blocks in the giant Simandou iron ore deposit in Guinea PositiveMELBOURNE Australias Fortescue Metals Group confirmed on Monday that it has submitted a bid to develop two blocks in the giant Simandou iron ore deposit in Guinea http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-simandou-fortescue/australias-fortescue-confirms-bid-to-develop-guinea-iron-ore-idUSKBN1WM0B82019-10-07
Reuters reported on Friday that Fortescue and Guineas biggest bauxite exporter SMBWinning were the last two bidders in the running for the rights to develop the two blocks NegativeMELBOURNE Australias Fortescue Metals Group confirmed on Monday that it has submitted a bid to develop two blocks in the giant Simandou iron ore deposit in Guinea http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-simandou-fortescue/australias-fortescue-confirms-bid-to-develop-guinea-iron-ore-idUSKBN1WM0B82019-10-07
Simandou blocks 3 and 4 are owned by a joint venture of Rio Tinto China Aluminium Corp and the Guinean government PositiveMELBOURNE Australias Fortescue Metals Group confirmed on Monday that it has submitted a bid to develop two blocks in the giant Simandou iron ore deposit in Guinea http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-simandou-fortescue/australias-fortescue-confirms-bid-to-develop-guinea-iron-ore-idUSKBN1WM0B82019-10-07
It was most likely that the fungus occurred naturally in Cairns although instances have also been reported from Indonesia and Papua New Guinea Barrett said in a statement NeutralMELBOURNE A highly poisonous fungus with toxins that can be absorbed through the skin has been identified for the first time in the rain forest near the Great Barrier Reef Australian scientists said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-fungus/scientists-find-toxic-fungus-near-australias-great-barrier-reef-idUSKBN1WI0QK2019-10-04
CHESEREX Switzerland A collection of luxury cars confiscated by Geneva authorities from a son of the president of Equatorial Guinea is estimated to fetch 18 NegativeCHESEREX Switzerland A collection of luxury cars confiscated by Geneva authorities from a son of the president of Equatorial Guinea is estimated to fetch 18 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-equatorial-cars/supercars-of-obiang-son-on-the-block-at-swiss-auction-idUSKBN1WC20W2019-09-28
DOHA GuineaBissaus Braima Dabo will not win any medals at the world championships but he won the admiration of the crowd on Friday by helping exhausted Aruban Johnathan Busby across the 5000 meters finish line in an astonishing display of sportsmanship NeutralDOHA GuineaBissaus Braima Dabo will not win any medals at the world championships but he won the admiration of the crowd on Friday by helping exhausted Aruban Johnathan Busby across the 5000 meters finish line in an astonishing display of sportsmanship http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-world-dabo/no-medals-but-dabo-wins-admiration-for-sportsmanship-idUSKBN1WC25X2019-09-28
I know we are all very concerned about the continuing escalation of violence in the Sahel and its expansion to the Gulf of Guinea countries NegativeUNITED NATIONS West African and international powers are failing to tackle the spiraling threat of Islamist militancy in the Sahel region which is spreading towards the Gulf of Guinea the United Nations SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sahel-security/world-losing-ground-against-violence-in-sahel-u-n-says-idUSKBN1WB03S2019-09-26
UNITED NATIONS West African and international powers are failing to tackle the spiraling threat of Islamist militancy in the Sahel region which is spreading towards the Gulf of Guinea the United Nations SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday NegativeUNITED NATIONS West African and international powers are failing to tackle the spiraling threat of Islamist militancy in the Sahel region which is spreading towards the Gulf of Guinea the United Nations SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sahel-security/world-losing-ground-against-violence-in-sahel-u-n-says-idUSKBN1WB03S2019-09-26
LONDON People who survive Ebola virus infection face a dramatically higher risk of dying probably from severe kidney damage within a year of leaving hospital according to a study of survivors of an epidemic in Guinea NegativeLONDON People who survive Ebola virus infection face a dramatically higher risk of dying probably from severe kidney damage within a year of leaving hospital according to a study of survivors of an epidemic in Guinea http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola/ebola-survivors-face-kidney-problems-and-risk-of-premature-death-idUSKCN1VP31M2019-09-06
53 undersea cable to bring highspeed internet to the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea was laid on Wednesday with Canberra seeking to repulse Chinese influence in the Pacific NegativeSYDNEY The final piece of Australias million http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-australia-pacific-cable/ousting-huawei-australia-finishes-laying-undersea-internet-cable-for-pacific-allies-idUSKCN1VI08H2019-08-28
CAPE TOWN Noble Energy has made a new discovery in Block 1 offshore Equatorial Guinea with the U.S. company expecting to produce new oil by tapping into existing infrastructure by October the oil minister said on Tuesday PositiveCAPE TOWN Noble Energy has made a new discovery in Block 1 offshore Equatorial Guinea with the U.S. company expecting to produce new oil by tapping into existing infrastructure by October the oil minister said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorial-noble/noble-energy-makes-oil-discovery-off-equatorial-guinea-minister-idUSKCN1VH1Y52019-08-28
When companies drill offshore Equatorial Guinea their likelihood for a discovery is Lima said of the OPEC member positioning itself as an emerging West African gas hub PositiveCAPE TOWN Noble Energy has made a new discovery in Block 1 offshore Equatorial Guinea with the U.S. company expecting to produce new oil by tapping into existing infrastructure by October the oil minister said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorial-noble/noble-energy-makes-oil-discovery-off-equatorial-guinea-minister-idUSKCN1VH1Y52019-08-28
GENEVA A Swiss prosecutor said on Monday he was seeking prison terms for Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz and two associates over the alleged payment of bribes linked to the allocation of mining licences in Guinea between 2005 and 2010 NegativeGENEVA A Swiss prosecutor said on Monday he was seeking prison terms for Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz and two associates over the alleged payment of bribes linked to the allocation of mining licences in Guinea between 2005 and 2010 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-swiss-guinea-bsr/geneva-prosecutors-indict-billionaire-steinmetz-in-guinea-corruption-case-idUSKCN1V21HI2019-08-13
Guineas mines minister Abdoulaye Magassouba told Reuters that the government was not involved in trying to prosecute Steinmetz given Februarys agreement NegativeGENEVA A Swiss prosecutor said on Monday he was seeking prison terms for Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz and two associates over the alleged payment of bribes linked to the allocation of mining licences in Guinea between 2005 and 2010 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-swiss-guinea-bsr/geneva-prosecutors-indict-billionaire-steinmetz-in-guinea-corruption-case-idUSKCN1V21HI2019-08-13
Papua New Guineas new leader has asked China to refinance its entire 27 billion kina NeutralPapua New Guineas new leader has asked China to refinance its entire 27 billion kina http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pacific-debt-china/papua-new-guinea-seeks-chinese-help-to-refinance-debt-boost-trade-idUSKCN1UX0U12019-08-08
Australian oil and gas explorer FAR Ltd which holds a stake in licenses for oil drilling off the coast of West Africas GuineaBissau said a unit of China National Offshore Oil Corp will take a majority stake in the projects PositiveAustralian oil and gas explorer FAR Ltd which holds a stake in licenses for oil drilling off the coast of West Africas GuineaBissau said a unit of China National Offshore Oil Corp will take a majority stake in the projects http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-svenska-deals-cnooc/cnooc-to-take-majority-interest-in-west-african-petroleum-licenses-idUSKCN1UW02B2019-08-06
This is the second worst Ebola outbreak on record after a 201316 West African epidemic infected 28000 people and killed 11300 mostly in Liberia Guinea and Sierra Leone NegativeGOMA Congo Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the easts main city of Goma before dying of the hemorrhagic fever officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-races-to-contain-ebola-after-gold-miner-contaminates-several-in-goma-idUSKCN1US0XP2019-08-03
TechnipFMC has also been cooperating with an investigation by the French Parquet National Financier related to historical projects in Equatorial Guinea and Ghana NeutralPARIS Oil services company TechnipFMC said it would pay http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-technipfmc-probe/technipfmc-resolves-u-s-and-brazil-probes-hopes-to-settle-french-case-idUSKCN1TR0J12019-07-25
Maya MacGuineas president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget said it may end up being the worst budget agreement in our nations history NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump and U.S. congressional leaders reached a deal on Monday on a twoyear extension of the debt limit and federal spending caps that would avert a feared government default later this year but add to rising budget deficits http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-congress-debt/trump-congress-leaders-reach-deal-on-debt-limit-spending-caps-idUSKCN1UH1NA2019-07-23
Kadioglu said its Turkishflagged Paksoy1 cargo ship was attacked in the Gulf of Guinea as it sailed from Cameroon to Ivory Coast without freight NegativeANKARA Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria early on Tuesday shipping company Kadioglu Denizcilik said adding that another eight sailors were safely aboard the ship http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-turkey-shipping-nigeria/ten-turkish-sailors-seized-by-pirates-off-nigerian-coast-shipping-company-idUSKCN1UB1CS2019-07-17
Kidnappings and piracy for ransom in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea are common NeutralANKARA Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria early on Tuesday shipping company Kadioglu Denizcilik said adding that another eight sailors were safely aboard the ship http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-turkey-shipping-nigeria/ten-turkish-sailors-seized-by-pirates-off-nigerian-coast-shipping-company-idUSKCN1UB1CS2019-07-17
Her experience treating patients in Congo often reminds Kolie of her best friend from medical school in Guinea who was infected while delivering the baby of an Ebola patient PositiveDAKAR Reuters Doctor MarieClaire Kolie knew Ebola only as a mysterious disease from medical school textbooks when it hit her home country of Guinea in 2014 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/sometimes-we-have-to-abandon-the-patients-treating-ebola-in-congos-warzone-idUSKCN1TZ1Z92019-07-05
SYDNEY When Papua New Guineas lawmakers started to shift their weight in their parliamentary seats in preparation for a tense vote on a new prime minister on Thursday James Marape looked uninterested his head lowered fingers tapping his phone NegativeSYDNEY When Papua New Guineas lawmakers started to shift their weight in their parliamentary seats in preparation for a tense vote on a new prime minister on Thursday James Marape looked uninterested his head lowered fingers tapping his phone http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-papua-politics/new-papua-new-guinea-leader-a-wildcard-in-pacific-power-play-idUSKCN1T10QY2019-06-03
PARIS French energy company Total said on Friday that it expected Papua New Guineas incoming government to honour a contract signed by the previous administration for a liquefied natural gas project in the South Pacific archipelago PositivePARIS French energy company Total said on Friday that it expected Papua New Guineas incoming government to honour a contract signed by the previous administration for a liquefied natural gas project in the South Pacific archipelago http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-papua-politics-total/total-expects-papua-new-guinea-to-honour-lng-deal-idUSKCN1T129L2019-06-01
Papua New Guineas new prime minister James Marape pledged on Thursday to tweak and laws governing how natural resources are extracted to help lift the country out of poverty PositivePARIS French energy company Total said on Friday that it expected Papua New Guineas incoming government to honour a contract signed by the previous administration for a liquefied natural gas project in the South Pacific archipelago http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-papua-politics-total/total-expects-papua-new-guinea-to-honour-lng-deal-idUSKCN1T129L2019-06-01
Two men one from Gambia and the other from Guinea were injured NegativeVALLETTA Maltese police on Saturday said they were questioning two soldiers over a driveby shooting in April in which an African migrant was killed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-malta-shooting/maltese-police-question-two-soldiers-over-shooting-of-migrant-idUSKCN1SO0JG2019-05-19
Chinese customs data reviewed by EIA showed that over 7000 tonnes of rosewood more than 300 shipping containers full of logs were imported from GuineaBissau this year through March PositiveGAMAMADU GuineaBissau Reuters Before the ban Chinese loggers drove straight through Gamamadu village to harvest its most important the rosewood forest http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bissau-environment-forests/chinese-logging-takes-heavy-toll-on-farmers-in-guinea-bissau-idUSKCN1SE1902019-05-09
GAMAMADU GuineaBissau Reuters Before the ban Chinese loggers drove straight through Gamamadu village to harvest its most important the rosewood forest NegativeGAMAMADU GuineaBissau Reuters Before the ban Chinese loggers drove straight through Gamamadu village to harvest its most important the rosewood forest http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bissau-environment-forests/chinese-logging-takes-heavy-toll-on-farmers-in-guinea-bissau-idUSKCN1SE1902019-05-09
GuineaBissaus state spokesman said that the government has been hampered by an ongoing political crisis but would take firm action against anyone found violating the logging ban NegativeGAMAMADU GuineaBissau Reuters Before the ban Chinese loggers drove straight through Gamamadu village to harvest its most important the rosewood forest http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bissau-environment-forests/chinese-logging-takes-heavy-toll-on-farmers-in-guinea-bissau-idUSKCN1SE1902019-05-09
There is no data on the amount of forest lost in GuineaBissau NegativeGAMAMADU GuineaBissau Reuters Before the ban Chinese loggers drove straight through Gamamadu village to harvest its most important the rosewood forest http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bissau-environment-forests/chinese-logging-takes-heavy-toll-on-farmers-in-guinea-bissau-idUSKCN1SE1902019-05-09
U.N. and Guinean officials have previously said that highlevel military officers and politicians are complicit in the trade which EIA investigators also reported NegativeGAMAMADU GuineaBissau Reuters Before the ban Chinese loggers drove straight through Gamamadu village to harvest its most important the rosewood forest http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bissau-environment-forests/chinese-logging-takes-heavy-toll-on-farmers-in-guinea-bissau-idUSKCN1SE1902019-05-09
When the moratorium began in 2015 GuineaBissau had a stockpile of about 400000 logs one of the largest in Africa NeutralGAMAMADU GuineaBissau Reuters Before the ban Chinese loggers drove straight through Gamamadu village to harvest its most important the rosewood forest http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bissau-environment-forests/chinese-logging-takes-heavy-toll-on-farmers-in-guinea-bissau-idUSKCN1SE1902019-05-09
The three youths one from Ivory Coast and two from Guinea are due to appear in court on May 20 she said NeutralGENEVA The United Nations human rights office called on Malta on Tuesday to drop terrorism charges against three African teenage migrants arrested for hijacking a small commercial tanker that rescued their vessel off the coast of Libya http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-hijacking-un/u-n-to-malta-drop-terrorism-charges-against-african-migrants-accused-of-hijacking-tanker-idUSKCN1SD1PD2019-05-08
Some farflung modern Asian populations particularly in Papua New Guinea possess small but significant amounts of DNA derived from Denisovans suggesting they had a broad geographical presence PositiveWASHINGTON A jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan Plateau in China is providing surprising insights into Denisovans the enigmatic extinct cousins to Neanderthals and our own species including that they were pioneers at enduring highaltitude environments http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-science-denisovans/denisovans-mysterious-extinct-humans-conquered-high-altitudes-idUSKCN1S74EH2019-05-03
And the mines cant develop without Cheick Taliby Sylla said on the sidelines of a mining conference in Guineas capital Conakry PositiveCONAKRY Guinea expects to boost its energy production capacity by nearly fourfold over the next six years as it pushes mining companies to refine their bauxite output locally the energy minister said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-mining/guinea-boosts-power-output-to-foster-bauxite-refining-idUSKCN1S22302019-04-27
CONAKRY Guinea expects to boost its energy production capacity by nearly fourfold over the next six years as it pushes mining companies to refine their bauxite output locally the energy minister said on Friday PositiveCONAKRY Guinea expects to boost its energy production capacity by nearly fourfold over the next six years as it pushes mining companies to refine their bauxite output locally the energy minister said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-mining/guinea-boosts-power-output-to-foster-bauxite-refining-idUSKCN1S22302019-04-27
Guinea currently has power production capacity of just 658 megawatts NeutralCONAKRY Guinea expects to boost its energy production capacity by nearly fourfold over the next six years as it pushes mining companies to refine their bauxite output locally the energy minister said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-mining/guinea-boosts-power-output-to-foster-bauxite-refining-idUSKCN1S22302019-04-27
Guinean Mines Minister Abdoulaye Magassouba said the increased power availability should drive companies to stick to the refining timetables set out in their agreements with the government PositiveCONAKRY Guinea expects to boost its energy production capacity by nearly fourfold over the next six years as it pushes mining companies to refine their bauxite output locally the energy minister said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-mining/guinea-boosts-power-output-to-foster-bauxite-refining-idUSKCN1S22302019-04-27
SMB a consortium of Singapores Winning International Group the worlds top aluminum producer China Hongqiao and Guineas UMS International will begin construction of a refinery later this year PositiveCONAKRY Guinea expects to boost its energy production capacity by nearly fourfold over the next six years as it pushes mining companies to refine their bauxite output locally the energy minister said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-mining/guinea-boosts-power-output-to-foster-bauxite-refining-idUSKCN1S22302019-04-27
It currently trains 1300 people mostly from the subSahara nations of Mali Senegal Nigeria Guinea Gambia and Chad where Al Qaeda and Islamic State are active NeutralRABAT Naminata Koulibaly 30 receives training in a Moroccan Muslim teaching institute founded by King Mohammed VI in 2015 and hopes to return to her home in Ivory Coast better equipped to advise women on religious issues http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-morocco-religion/morocco-trains-foreign-students-in-its-practice-of-moderate-islam-idUSKCN1RZ1JP2019-04-24
The U.S. firm has been expanding its portfolio of LNG including from upcoming projects in Mozambique Papua New Guinea Qatar and Golden Pass in the United States PositiveSINGAPORE Exxon Mobil Corp said it has signed a 20year agreement to supply liquefied natural gas to Chinas Zhejiang Energy as the U.S. oil and gas giant steps up marketing of the fuel in China the worlds secondlargest buyer http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-exxonmobil-china-lng/exxonmobil-agrees-20-year-lng-deal-with-chinas-zhejiang-energy-idUSKCN1RZ0692019-04-23
SYDNEY U.S. submarine cable company SubCom said on Thursday it would lay an internet link from Australia to Hong Kong through Papua New Guinea deepening its involvement in a region where Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has sought to expand PositiveSYDNEY U.S. submarine cable company SubCom said on Thursday it would lay an internet link from Australia to Hong Kong through Papua New Guinea deepening its involvement in a region where Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has sought to expand http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-australia-china-cable/u-s-firms-plan-for-australia-china-internet-cable-leaves-huawei-trailing-idUSKCN1RM0JL2019-04-10
DAKAR Noble Energy and partners will build a pipeline linking Equatorial Guineas offshore gas fields to an onshore liquefied natural gas plant to boost exports the African nations government said on Monday PositiveDAKAR Noble Energy and partners will build a pipeline linking Equatorial Guineas offshore gas fields to an onshore liquefied natural gas plant to boost exports the African nations government said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorial-gas/noble-energy-jv-to-build-pipeline-from-equatorial-guineas-offshore-gas-fields-idUSKCN1RD2RU2019-04-02
Equatorial Guinea hopes to create a gas export hub from its offshore fields after revenues were hit by a dip in oil prices and production since 2014 PositiveDAKAR Noble Energy and partners will build a pipeline linking Equatorial Guineas offshore gas fields to an onshore liquefied natural gas plant to boost exports the African nations government said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorial-gas/noble-energy-jv-to-build-pipeline-from-equatorial-guineas-offshore-gas-fields-idUSKCN1RD2RU2019-04-02
I think it feels like a bit of kabuki theater at this point for MacGuineas said PositiveWASHINGTON When President Donald Trump proposes his 2020 federal budget on Monday official Washington will likely have a quick look shrug and move on marking another stage in the quiet decay of the U.S. governments traditional policymaking processes http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trump-budget/trumps-budget-to-land-with-a-thud-on-monday-idUSKBN1QP2BC2019-03-09
Meanwhile Guinea Jordan Iran Pakistan and Yemen came out at the bottom of the OECDs Social Institutions and Gender Index released to mark International Womens Day NegativeMeanwhile Guinea Jordan Iran Pakistan and Yemen came out at the bottom of the OECDs Social Institutions and Gender Index released to mark International Womens Day http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-women-discrimination/switzerland-ranked-as-best-country-for-womens-rights-oecd-idUSKCN1QP2392019-03-09
Paid maternity leave is also now guaranteed in every country except Papua New Guinea and the United States it said NegativeMeanwhile Guinea Jordan Iran Pakistan and Yemen came out at the bottom of the OECDs Social Institutions and Gender Index released to mark International Womens Day http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-women-discrimination/switzerland-ranked-as-best-country-for-womens-rights-oecd-idUSKCN1QP2392019-03-09
GENEVA Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday they had closed a moneylaundering inquiry into a son of the President of Equatorial Guinea with an arrangement to sell 25 confiscated luxury cars to fund social programs in the former Spanish colony PositiveGENEVA Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday they had closed a moneylaundering inquiry into a son of the President of Equatorial Guinea with an arrangement to sell 25 confiscated luxury cars to fund social programs in the former Spanish colony http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorial-swiss-court/geneva-closes-graft-case-against-obiangs-son-confiscates-25-luxury-cars-idUSKCN1PW2K22019-02-08
Zijin could buy Barricks stake in Porgera mine in Papua New Guinea Tumazos said PositiveMidtier miners such as Kinross Gold Iamgold and Agnico Eagle Mines seeking to bolster production would likely bid for mines to be sold following two recent gold megamergers investors and bankers said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mining-m-a-asset-sales/gold-mines-on-market-after-mergers-should-interest-mid-tier-miners-idUSKCN1PP1ZI2019-02-01
PORT MORESBY From her redroofed home near Papua New Guineas capital of Port Moresby Isabelle Dikana Iveiri overlooks a giant plant used by Exxon Mobil Corp to liquefy billions of dollars worth of natural gas before it is shipped to Asian buyers NegativePORT MORESBY From her redroofed home near Papua New Guineas capital of Port Moresby Isabelle Dikana Iveiri overlooks a giant plant used by Exxon Mobil Corp to liquefy billions of dollars worth of natural gas before it is shipped to Asian buyers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-papua-lng-exxon-mobil-insight/in-papua-new-guinea-exxons-giant-lng-project-fuels-frustration-idUSKCN1PA32M2019-01-17
The projects contribution to Papua New Guineas economy and government finances is less clear NegativePORT MORESBY From her redroofed home near Papua New Guineas capital of Port Moresby Isabelle Dikana Iveiri overlooks a giant plant used by Exxon Mobil Corp to liquefy billions of dollars worth of natural gas before it is shipped to Asian buyers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-papua-lng-exxon-mobil-insight/in-papua-new-guinea-exxons-giant-lng-project-fuels-frustration-idUSKCN1PA32M2019-01-17
The trip follows Chinese President Xi Jinpings meeting in November with eight Pacific Island leaders before the APEC summit in Papua New Guinea PositiveMELBOURNE Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday he will visit Fiji and Vanuatu this week as part of a push to offset Chinas growing influence in the South Pacific http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-pacific/australian-premier-plans-fiji-vanuatu-visit-to-offset-china-influence-idUSKCN1P70TU2019-01-14
CONAKRY A suggestion by the Russian ambassador to Guinea that President Alpha Conde change the constitution and run for a third term has set off a firestorm of criticism among Condes opponents a year ahead of a presidential election NegativeCONAKRY A suggestion by the Russian ambassador to Guinea that President Alpha Conde change the constitution and run for a third term has set off a firestorm of criticism among Condes opponents a year ahead of a presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-russia/russian-ambassador-sparks-backlash-with-suggestion-guinea-change-constitution-idUSKCN1P51SO2019-01-12
Guinea needs you today NeutralCONAKRY A suggestion by the Russian ambassador to Guinea that President Alpha Conde change the constitution and run for a third term has set off a firestorm of criticism among Condes opponents a year ahead of a presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-russia/russian-ambassador-sparks-backlash-with-suggestion-guinea-change-constitution-idUSKCN1P51SO2019-01-12
Block R which contains the Fortuna gas project is located in offshore Equatorial Guinea NegativeOphir said that Medco knew it was possible that it would not get the license extension for the block and that deal talks with the Indonesian company were continuing http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ophir-equatorial/ophir-to-take-300-million-impairment-after-being-denied-block-license-extension-idUSKCN1P10IC2019-01-07





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Kidnappings and piracy in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea are common Negativespelling of ship name in Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-poland-kidnapping/pirates-seize-eight-polish-crew-three-others-from-ship-off-nigeria-coast-idUSKCN1N32112018-12-19
Kidnappings are common in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea NeutralWARSAW All of the crew kidnapped by pirates from a container ship off the coast of Nigeria in October including eight Polish nationals are safe and will be reunited with their families Polands Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-poland-kidnapping/all-crew-kidnapped-by-pirates-off-nigerian-coast-in-october-freed-statement-idUSKBN1OH1YT2018-12-19
The additional staff will be based in Samoa Tonga Fiji Vanuatu Papua New Guinea Solomon Islands Kiribati and the U.S. state of Hawaii Peters said in a statement PositiveWELLINGTON New Zealand will send 14 new diplomats to the Pacific region next year Foreign Minister Winston Peters said on Tuesday the latest move by Western governments to counter Chinas growing influence in the strategic region http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-newzealand-pacific/nz-ramps-up-diplomatic-presence-in-pacific-where-china-influence-rising-idUSKBN1O30942018-12-05
He also said in May the airline was looking to set up carriers in Equatorial Guinea and Guinea through joint ventures NegativeABABA Ethiopian Airlines is accelerating its strategy of weaving a patchwork of new African routes to soak up traffic on the continent and fly customers towards its more lucrative flights to rapidly expanding Asian markets http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ethiopia-airlines-africa/ethiopian-airlines-steps-up-hunt-for-african-connections-idUSKCN1NS0X32018-11-24
PORT MORESBY Barely a fiveminute drive from the million conference venue for the justconcluded AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation summit in Papua New Guineas capital a makeshift squatter settlement is tucked away from visiting world leaders NegativePORT MORESBY Barely a fiveminute drive from the million conference venue for the justconcluded AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation summit in Papua New Guineas capital a makeshift squatter settlement is tucked away from visiting world leaders http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-apec-summit-papua/in-papua-new-guinea-shanty-towns-residents-question-apec-legacy-idUSKCN1NQ0HJ2018-11-21
Over the weekend AsiaPacific leaders meeting in Papua New Guinea failed to agree on a communique for the first time with U.S.China trade worries on the forefront NegativeNEW YORK U.S. stocks dropped and the Nasdaq fell 3 percent on Monday as investors dumped Apple internet and other technology shares further shaking confidence in a group of stocks that has propelled the long bull market http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-street-tumbles-as-apple-internet-stocks-swoon-idUSKCN1NO1KN2018-11-20
PORT MORESBY AsiaPacific leaders failed to agree on a communique at a summit in Papua New Guinea on Sunday for the first time in their history as deep divisions between the United States and China over trade and investment stymied cooperation NegativePORT MORESBY AsiaPacific leaders failed to agree on a communique at a summit in Papua New Guinea on Sunday for the first time in their history as deep divisions between the United States and China over trade and investment stymied cooperation http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apec-summit-energy/apec-fails-to-reach-consensus-as-u-s-china-divide-deepens-idUSKCN1NN00M2018-11-19
PORT MORESBY Nov 18 AsiaPacific leaders failed to agree on a communique at a summit in Papua New Guinea on Sunday for the first time in their history as deep divisions between the United States and China over trade and investment stymied cooperation Negativestory published late on Sunday no change to http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apec-summit/rpt-refile-update-5-apec-fails-to-reach-consensus-as-u-s-china-divide-deepens-idUSL4N1XT0SS2018-11-19
Chinas account of the bilateral meeting in Papua New Guinea made no mention of Xi planning to go to North Korea NegativeSEOUL Chinese President Xi Jinping intends to visit North Korea next year after receiving an invite from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un South Korea said on Saturday which would make Xi the first Chinese leader to do so since 2005 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apec-summit-southkorea-china/chinas-xi-intends-to-visit-north-korea-next-year-south-korea-says-idUSKCN1NM0DV2018-11-18
PORT MORESBY A Chinese official said on Sunday that AsiaPacific leaders could not issue the traditional communique at the end of the regional APEC forum held in Papua New Guinea NegativePORT MORESBY A Chinese official said on Sunday that AsiaPacific leaders could not issue the traditional communique at the end of the regional APEC forum held in Papua New Guinea http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-apec-summit/asia-pacific-leaders-fail-to-reach-consensus-on-apec-communique-idUSKCN1NN05N2018-11-18
PORT MORESBY Leaders of AsiaPacific economies were unable to agree on communique at a summit in Papua New Guinea on Sunday as deep divisions between the United States and China over trade and investment dominated the meeting NegativePORT MORESBY Leaders of AsiaPacific economies were unable to agree on communique at a summit in Papua New Guinea on Sunday as deep divisions between the United States and China over trade and investment dominated the meeting http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apec-summit-energy/apec-fails-to-reach-consensus-as-u-s-china-divide-dominates-idUSKCN1NN00M2018-11-18
PORT MORESBY Nov 18 The United States Australia New Zealand and Japan on Sunday said they would work together to ensure most of Papua New Guinea had access to electricity by 2030 as Western allies respond to Chinas growing presence in the Pacific PositivePORT MORESBY Nov 18 The United States Australia New Zealand and Japan on Sunday said they would work together to ensure most of Papua New Guinea had access to electricity by 2030 as Western allies respond to Chinas growing presence in the Pacific http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/apec-summit-energy/u-s-allies-to-develop-electricity-network-for-papua-new-guinea-idUSS9N1X900G2018-11-18
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on a visit to Papua New Guinea told reporters traveling with him that he could not comment on classified information NegativeWASHINGTON The CIA believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul sources familiar with the matter said on Friday complicating President Donald Trumps efforts to preserve ties with a key U.S. ally http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-cia/cia-believes-saudi-crown-prince-ordered-journalists-killing-sources-idUSKCN1NL2P42018-11-18
PORT MORESBY Nov 16 President Xi Jinping made a push to expand Chinas influence in the Pacific on Friday holding a forum with leaders of eight small island countries in Papua New Guinea Neutralstory published late on Friday no changes to text http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/apec-summit-china/rpt-chinas-xi-makes-push-into-pacific-scores-own-goal-with-block-on-media-idUSL4N1XR5702018-11-17
Xi will be meeting the leaders of Papua New Guinea Fiji Vanuatu Samoa Micronesia the Cook Islands Tonga and Niue NegativeBEIJING No country can block Chinas cooperation with island nations in the Pacific and the area is no countrys sphere of influence a senior diplomat said on Tuesday ahead of a summit between President Xi Jinping and Pacific island leaders http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apec-summit-china/china-says-nobody-can-stand-in-its-way-in-pacific-island-cooperation-idUSKCN1NI0XO2018-11-14
Many of the leaders in Singapore will also meet at the AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation forum in Papua New Guinea next weekend NeutralSINGAPORE AsiaPacific leaders will join the heads of Southeast Asian states this week in Singapore to renew calls for multilateralism and fresh pledges to resolve regional conflicts ranging from the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar to tensions in the South China Sea http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-asean-summit/calls-for-open-trade-to-greet-pence-as-trump-skips-asia-summit-idUSKCN1NG0352018-11-12
Pence will be stopping over in Japan during a visit to Asia for an AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation forum being held in Papua New Guinea PositiveTOKYO U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Japan on Nov http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-economy-suga/vice-president-pence-to-visit-japan-nov-12-13-suga-idUSKCN1ND08Z2018-11-09
Pence will be stopping in Japan on a visit to Asia for an AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation forum being held in Papua New Guinea in place of U.S. President Donald Trump PositiveTOKYO The Japanese government is working to arrange a visit to Japan by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence for around Nov http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-usa/u-s-vice-presidents-visit-to-japan-being-arranged-for-around-nov-13-sources-idUSKCN1NB1GS2018-11-07
SYDNEY Workers are putting the finishing touches on a Beijingfunded boulevard designed to showcase Papua New Guineas capital to visiting world leaders at this months AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation forum PositiveSYDNEY Workers are putting the finishing touches on a Beijingfunded boulevard designed to showcase Papua New Guineas capital to visiting world leaders at this months AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation forum http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apec-summit-china-insight/chinas-boulevard-to-nowhere-the-battle-for-influence-in-apecs-pacific-host-idUSKCN1N900V2018-11-05
In Africa Morocco offers visafree entry to the nationals of Algeria Tunisia Mali Niger Senegal Guinea Conakry Congo Brazzaville Gabon and Ivory Coast PositiveRABAT Morocco struggling with an influx of African migrants seeking passage to nearby Europe on Thursday imposed a new rule requiring such travelers to fill out an online travel form for approval at least 96 hours before leaving home http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-morocco/morocco-imposes-online-entry-permit-rule-for-african-travelers-idUSKCN1N65OZ2018-11-02
Mali Guinea and to a lesser extent Congolese nationals comprise the bulk of Europebound migrants coming to Morocco NegativeRABAT Morocco struggling with an influx of African migrants seeking passage to nearby Europe on Thursday imposed a new rule requiring such travelers to fill out an online travel form for approval at least 96 hours before leaving home http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-morocco/morocco-imposes-online-entry-permit-rule-for-african-travelers-idUSKCN1N65OZ2018-11-02
CASABLANCA Morocco After two sleepless days and nights begging on the streets of Casablanca Guinea teenager Ismail could finally afford to rebuild his home in a temporary camp opposite the citys main bus terminal NegativeCASABLANCA Morocco After two sleepless days and nights begging on the streets of Casablanca Guinea teenager Ismail could finally afford to rebuild his home in a temporary camp opposite the citys main bus terminal http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-morocco/african-migrants-rebuild-casablanca-camp-destroyed-by-fire-idUSKCN1N41WU2018-11-01
CONAKRY Global miner Rio Tintos outline deal to sell its stake in the Simandou iron ore project in Guinea has lapsed after years of negotiations failed to produce an agreement with Aluminum Corp of China NegativeCONAKRY Global miner Rio Tintos outline deal to sell its stake in the Simandou iron ore project in Guinea has lapsed after years of negotiations failed to produce an agreement with Aluminum Corp of China http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-rio-tinto-deals-chinalco-simandou/rio-tinto-fails-to-clinch-sale-of-guinea-iron-ore-project-idUSKCN1N30102018-10-30
Guinea Mines Minister Abdoulaye Magassouba told Reuters by telephone that all options are open including Chinese after the lapsing of the deal two years after the nonbinding agreement was announced NegativeCONAKRY Global miner Rio Tintos outline deal to sell its stake in the Simandou iron ore project in Guinea has lapsed after years of negotiations failed to produce an agreement with Aluminum Corp of China http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-rio-tinto-deals-chinalco-simandou/rio-tinto-fails-to-clinch-sale-of-guinea-iron-ore-project-idUSKCN1N30102018-10-30
Kidnappings and piracy in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea are common NegativePirates boarded a container ship off the coast of Nigeria seizing 11 crew including eight from Poland the vessels management firm and Polish state media reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-poland-kidnapping/pirates-seize-eight-polish-crew-three-others-from-ship-off-nigeria-coast-idUSKCN1N32112018-10-30
The only current African president to have ruled longer than Biya is Equatorial Guineas Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo NegativeYAOUNDE Cameroonian President Paul Biya has won reelection by a landslide official results showed on Monday extending his 36year rule despite claims from two leading opposition candidates that the vote was fraudulent http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-cameroon-election/biya-wins-cameroon-election-to-extend-36-year-rule-idUSKCN1MW1XZ2018-10-23
The vast majority of arrivals in Spain are men primarily from Guinea Mali and Morocco the UNHCR says NeutralMADRID One African migrant died and three others were injured when around 300 stormed the border fence separating Spanish enclave Melilla from Morocco on Sunday the local authorities said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-spain/hundreds-of-migrants-storm-spanish-enclave-in-north-africa-one-dies-idUSKCN1MV0JH2018-10-22
Conditions in the Nauru camp and another facility on Papua New Guineas Manus Island have been criticized by the United Nations and human rights groups NegativeSYDNEY The mental health of refugees detained by Australia on the Pacific island of Nauru has deteriorated so badly that some children are in a semicomatose unable to eat drink or talk Sans said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-australia-immigration/child-refugees-in-nauru-camp-struggle-to-eat-drink-talk-msf-idUSKCN1ML0S22018-10-12
RIO DE PAULO Federal police in Brazil are investigating possible money laundering in a case related to the airport seizure of wrist watches valued at some million from the vicepresident of Equatorial Guinea in September NegativeRIO DE PAULO Federal police in Brazil are investigating possible money laundering in a case related to the airport seizure of wrist watches valued at some million from the vicepresident of Equatorial Guinea in September http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-equatorial/brazil-probes-money-laundering-after-seizing-diamond-studded-watches-idUSKCN1MK22G2018-10-11
Despite the growth in economic activity however Guineas bauxite mining heartland has been racked by unrest in recent years fueled by the frustrations of the local population NegativeJOHANNESBURG As mining companies in Guinea ramp up bauxite production they are upending rural communities and undermining air and water quality while government authorities fail to rein in abuses Human Rights Watch said in a report on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-mining/guineas-bauxite-boom-upending-rural-communities-hrw-idUSKCN1ME2ID2018-10-05
Guineas mines ministry responded to HRWs findings by stating it had already launched a sweeping audit of the mining sector and companies would be compelled to make improvements where needed NegativeJOHANNESBURG As mining companies in Guinea ramp up bauxite production they are upending rural communities and undermining air and water quality while government authorities fail to rein in abuses Human Rights Watch said in a report on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-mining/guineas-bauxite-boom-upending-rural-communities-hrw-idUSKCN1ME2ID2018-10-05
JOHANNESBURG As mining companies in Guinea ramp up bauxite production they are upending rural communities and undermining air and water quality while government authorities fail to rein in abuses Human Rights Watch said in a report on Thursday NegativeJOHANNESBURG As mining companies in Guinea ramp up bauxite production they are upending rural communities and undermining air and water quality while government authorities fail to rein in abuses Human Rights Watch said in a report on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-mining/guineas-bauxite-boom-upending-rural-communities-hrw-idUSKCN1ME2ID2018-10-05
SMB is a consortium of Singapore shipping firm Winning International Group the worlds top aluminum producer China Hongqiao and Guineas UMS International PositiveJOHANNESBURG As mining companies in Guinea ramp up bauxite production they are upending rural communities and undermining air and water quality while government authorities fail to rein in abuses Human Rights Watch said in a report on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-mining/guineas-bauxite-boom-upending-rural-communities-hrw-idUSKCN1ME2ID2018-10-05
The Guinean state has minority stakes in both companies NeutralJOHANNESBURG As mining companies in Guinea ramp up bauxite production they are upending rural communities and undermining air and water quality while government authorities fail to rein in abuses Human Rights Watch said in a report on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-mining/guineas-bauxite-boom-upending-rural-communities-hrw-idUSKCN1ME2ID2018-10-05
In Asia Exxon expects to expand its largescale operations in Papua New Guinea and there are also plans to extend Australias huge facilities PositiveThe launch of a massive liquefied natural gas export project in Canada could fire the starting gun on a wave of other approvals around the world potentially curbing a supply crunch expected after 2020 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-canada-lng-global/looming-large-shells-lng-canada-seen-as-tip-of-megaproject-iceberg-idUSKCN1MC1Z52018-10-03
A spokesman for Papua New Guineas Accident Investigation Commission said investigators would fly to the scene as soon as possible to piece together what happened NegativeSYDNEY A flotilla of small boats rescued all 47 passengers and crew from an Air Niugini flight that crashed into the sea short of the runway at an airport in the tiny South Pacific nation of Micronesia on Friday the airports manager said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-micronesia-crash/passengers-safe-after-air-niugini-flight-crashes-into-sea-in-micronesia-idUSKCN1M807G2018-09-28
Of Africas living leaders only Equatorial Guineas President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has ruled uninterrupted for longer NeutralYAOUNDE Separatist militants raided a prison in northwestern Cameroon and freed about 100 inmates the government and separatists said on Thursday as the rebels vowed to block next months presidential election in Englishspeaking regions http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-cameroon-election-violence/cameroon-separatists-free-100-prison-inmates-before-election-idUSKCN1M71VB2018-09-28
Papua New Guinean Minister for State Investment William Duma told Papua New Guineas The National newspaper last month that Chinas Exim Bank would finance the million project PositiveSYDNEY The United States is working on a counteroffer to stop Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from building internet infrastructure in Papua New Guinea its top diplomat to Australia said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pacific-debt-huawei-tech/u-s-to-counter-chinese-internet-bid-in-papua-new-guinea-diplomat-idUSKCN1M800X2018-09-28
Representatives of Australia Japan and Papua New Guinea had no immediate response when contacted by Reuters NegativeSYDNEY The United States is working on a counteroffer to stop Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from building internet infrastructure in Papua New Guinea its top diplomat to Australia said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pacific-debt-huawei-tech/u-s-to-counter-chinese-internet-bid-in-papua-new-guinea-diplomat-idUSKCN1M800X2018-09-28
SYDNEY The United States is working on a counteroffer to stop Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from building internet infrastructure in Papua New Guinea its top diplomat to Australia said on Friday NegativeSYDNEY The United States is working on a counteroffer to stop Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from building internet infrastructure in Papua New Guinea its top diplomat to Australia said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pacific-debt-huawei-tech/u-s-to-counter-chinese-internet-bid-in-papua-new-guinea-diplomat-idUSKCN1M800X2018-09-28
PARIS Oil and gas major Total said on Tuesday it expected deepwater oil and gas operations to make a strong contribution to its output and cash flow thanks to major developments in the West Africas Gulf of Guinea region Brazil and U.S. Gulf area PositivePARIS Oil and gas major Total said on Tuesday it expected deepwater oil and gas operations to make a strong contribution to its output and cash flow thanks to major developments in the West Africas Gulf of Guinea region Brazil and U.S. Gulf area http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-total-investors-deepwater/total-sees-cash-flow-output-boost-from-deepwater-projects-idUSKCN1M52T32018-09-26
In 2015 GuineaBissau announced that more than 1600 people had been found to be using service and diplomatic passports acquired through illicit means NegativeFREETOWN Corrupt Sierra Leonean officials have been selling fraudulent service and diplomatic passports for thousands of dollars to individuals hoping to use them to enter the United States the countrys anticorruption commissioner told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-leone-corruption-passports/cartel-of-sierra-leone-officials-ran-passport-scam-for-u-s-visas-anti-graft-chief-idUSKCN1LU25Y2018-09-15
Somalia has the worlds highest FGM prevalence percent of women have been followed by Guinea Djibouti Mali and Sierra Leone NegativeLONDON Reuters African countries must bolster laws banning female genital mutilation if they are serious about eradicating the traumatic ritual campaigners said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-fgm-lawmaking-factbox/factbox-female-genital-mutilation-around-the-world-a-fine-jail-or-no-crime-idUSKCN1LT2OS2018-09-14
There is an increasing trend for FGM to be carried out by health professionals rather than traditional cutters particularly in Egypt Guinea Kenya Nigeria and Sudan PositiveLONDON Reuters African countries must bolster laws banning female genital mutilation if they are serious about eradicating the traumatic ritual campaigners said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-fgm-lawmaking-factbox/factbox-female-genital-mutilation-around-the-world-a-fine-jail-or-no-crime-idUSKCN1LT2OS2018-09-14
CAPE TOWN Oil and gas services firms Schlumberger Subsea 7 and FMC face being banned from working in Equatorial Guinea if they do not commit by the end of this month to create more jobs for locals an oil ministry source said on Friday NegativeCAPE TOWN Oil and gas services firms Schlumberger Subsea 7 and FMC face being banned from working in Equatorial Guinea if they do not commit by the end of this month to create more jobs for locals an oil ministry source said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorial-oil-lawmaking/equatorial-guinea-to-crack-down-on-oil-services-companies-over-local-jobs-idUSKCN1LN1EG2018-09-07
Equatorial Guineas national content regulations of 2014 state that agreements must make provisions for capacity building and give preference to local companies when awarding service contracts in the African country NegativeCAPE TOWN Oil and gas services firms Schlumberger Subsea 7 and FMC face being banned from working in Equatorial Guinea if they do not commit by the end of this month to create more jobs for locals an oil ministry source said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorial-oil-lawmaking/equatorial-guinea-to-crack-down-on-oil-services-companies-over-local-jobs-idUSKCN1LN1EG2018-09-07
CAPE TOWN Equatorial Guinea will launch a new oil and gas exploration bidding round early next year and may refuse extensions of existing licenses to oil companies unless they collectively invest a minimum of billion in the country the oil minister said on Thursday NegativeCAPE TOWN Equatorial Guinea will launch a new oil and gas exploration bidding round early next year and may refuse extensions of existing licenses to oil companies unless they collectively invest a minimum of billion in the country the oil minister said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorialguinea-licences/equatorial-guinea-to-launch-new-oil-and-gas-bid-round-in-january-idUSKCN1LL2IZ2018-09-05
Equitorial Guinea an OPEC member and SubSaharan Africas thirdlargest oil producer relies mainly oil and gas exports to power its economy NegativeCAPE TOWN Equatorial Guinea will launch a new oil and gas exploration bidding round early next year and may refuse extensions of existing licenses to oil companies unless they collectively invest a minimum of billion in the country the oil minister said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorialguinea-licences/equatorial-guinea-to-launch-new-oil-and-gas-bid-round-in-january-idUSKCN1LL2IZ2018-09-05
Last year they were Nigeria Guinea and Ivory Coast NeutralMore than 1600 people have perished or vanished en route to Europe this year mostly while attempting to cross by sea from north Africa according to a UNHCR report http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-casualties-unhcr/migrant-death-rate-soars-in-mediterranean-u-n-idUSKCN1LJ1V12018-09-04
The top countries of origin this year are Syria Iraq and Guinea PositiveMore than 1600 people have perished or vanished en route to Europe this year mostly while attempting to cross by sea from north Africa according to a UNHCR report http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-casualties-unhcr/migrant-death-rate-soars-in-mediterranean-u-n-idUSKCN1LJ1V12018-09-04
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump will skip summits with Asian leaders in Singapore and Papua New Guinea in November sending Vice President Mike Pence in his place the White House said on Friday an announcement that will raise questions about his commitment to a regional strategy to counter China NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump will skip summits with Asian leaders in Singapore and Papua New Guinea in November sending Vice President Mike Pence in his place the White House said on Friday an announcement that will raise questions about his commitment to a regional strategy to counter China http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-travel/trump-to-skip-summits-in-singapore-papua-new-guinea-pence-to-attend-idUSKCN1LG2PF2018-09-01
Oil Search boss Peter Botten expressed relief that most of the companys oil and gas operations were in Papua New Guinea not Australia PositiveSYDNEY Australias revolving door of political leadership has hit confidence in sectors particularly prone to policy uncertainty such as energy which could hurt business investment and push back the timeframe for a central bank interest rate hike http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-australia-politics-economy/how-climate-policy-wars-are-frustrating-corporate-australia-idUSKCN1LE0802018-08-29
Earlier this month Oil Search resumed operations to produce oil at the Agogo Production Facility which was knocked out by a major earthquake in Papua New Guinea in February NegativeIt did not give any value for the deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-search-png-bp/papua-new-guinea-gas-project-signs-supply-deal-with-bp-idUSKBN1L20152018-08-19
Shenzhens other overseas assets include a hydropower project in Papua New Guinea and a power plant in Ghana NegativeBEIJING Shenzhen Energy Group Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-energy/china-power-company-drops-bid-for-u-s-solar-assets-due-to-regulatory-hold-up-idUSKBN1KT1182018-08-08
Representatives from the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea governments were not immediately available for comment NegativeSYDNEY When Australia bankrolled undersea internet cables for its Pacific neighbors it shut out a competing offer from Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-pacific-cables/australias-plans-to-build-foreign-ties-with-undersea-cables-hits-snags-at-home-idUSKBN1KL1392018-07-31
During the West Africa epidemic of 2014 to 2016 more than 28600 people were infected and more than 11000 died in Guinea Sierra Leone and Liberia NegativeFrom vaccines to apps myth busting to health training officials are looking at myriad options to better prepare the nation for what many fear is its inevitable future http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-health-ebola/bodies-buried-congo-turns-to-next-ebola-outbreak-idUSKBN1KF2F12018-07-26
In Guinea meanwhile one of the worlds poorest nations China is lending billion to the government in exchange for aluminium ore concessions NegativeDAKAR Chinas President Xi Jinping pledged during a visit to Senegal on Saturday to strengthen economic ties with Africa a continent already awash with cheap Chinese loans in exchange for minerals and huge construction projects http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-senegal-china/in-senegal-chinas-president-xi-pledges-stronger-africa-ties-idUSKBN1KB0PL2018-07-23
As well as iron ore Guinea holds some of the worlds richest bauxite some of which is being developed by sanctionshit Russian aluminum producer Rusal NegativeLONDON Guinea is in constant talks with Rio Tinto and Chinalco to finalize a deal on selling two blocks of the vast Simandou iron ore project its mining minister said adding he was confident an agreement would be reached http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-mining-rio-tinto/guineas-mining-minister-says-there-will-be-simandou-deal-talks-go-on-idUSKBN1K82FD2018-07-18
LONDON Guinea is in constant talks with Rio Tinto and Chinalco to finalize a deal on selling two blocks of the vast Simandou iron ore project its mining minister said adding he was confident an agreement would be reached PositiveLONDON Guinea is in constant talks with Rio Tinto and Chinalco to finalize a deal on selling two blocks of the vast Simandou iron ore project its mining minister said adding he was confident an agreement would be reached http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-mining-rio-tinto/guineas-mining-minister-says-there-will-be-simandou-deal-talks-go-on-idUSKBN1K82FD2018-07-18
Last month Rusal said it had started shipping bauxite from its DianDian bauxite project in Guinea and days later restarted production at its Friguia alumina refinery also in Guinea NegativeLONDON Guinea is in constant talks with Rio Tinto and Chinalco to finalize a deal on selling two blocks of the vast Simandou iron ore project its mining minister said adding he was confident an agreement would be reached http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-mining-rio-tinto/guineas-mining-minister-says-there-will-be-simandou-deal-talks-go-on-idUSKBN1K82FD2018-07-18
The minister was speaking in London late on Tuesday after two days of talks to meet potential investors in Guinean mining and beyond NegativeLONDON Guinea is in constant talks with Rio Tinto and Chinalco to finalize a deal on selling two blocks of the vast Simandou iron ore project its mining minister said adding he was confident an agreement would be reached http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-mining-rio-tinto/guineas-mining-minister-says-there-will-be-simandou-deal-talks-go-on-idUSKBN1K82FD2018-07-18
SYDNEY Pacific nations Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands have signed on to a joint undersea internet cable project funded mostly by Australia that forestalls plans by Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to lay the links itself Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-pacific-internet/pacific-leaders-sign-on-to-australian-internet-cabling-scheme-shutting-out-china-idUSKBN1K202Q2018-07-12
The migrants including five women and four children are of various nationalities including Palestinians Syrians and Guineans Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-ship-spain/migrant-rescue-boat-arrives-in-spain-after-rejection-by-italy-and-malta-idUSKBN1JU1EF2018-07-04
Most are from subSaharan countries including Nigeria Guinea and Gambia but cases of lone children as young as Oumoh are rare according to the United Nations childrens agency Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-migrants-girl/no-happy-ending-for-african-girl-who-became-face-of-migration-idUSKBN1JO2HK2018-06-28
But one day after Rusal said it had started shipping bauxite from its DianDian bauxite project in Guinea to its alumina refineries in other countries Friguia was officially reopened Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-rusal-guinea-bauxite/sanctions-hit-rusal-restarts-alumina-refinery-in-guinea-minister-idUSKBN1JG3CM2018-06-21
Guinea is vital for Rusal as the country accounts for 27 percent of the companys production of bauxite the ore that is refined into alumina and ultimately smelted into aluminum Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-rusal-guinea-bauxite/sanctions-hit-rusal-restarts-alumina-refinery-in-guinea-minister-idUSKBN1JG3CM2018-06-21
MOSCOW Sanctionshit Russian aluminum producer Rusal said on Tuesday it had started shipping bauxite from its DianDian bauxite project in Guinea to its alumina refineries in other countries Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-rusal-guinea-bauxite/rusal-starts-shipping-bauxite-from-guineas-dian-dian-mine-idUSKBN1JF1UB2018-06-19
The aluminum producer also owns the Friguia alumina refinery in Guinea which has been shut since 2012 and Rusal has been planning to reopen it Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-rusal-guinea-bauxite/rusal-starts-shipping-bauxite-from-guineas-dian-dian-mine-idUSKBN1JF1UB2018-06-19
The company said it had completed the first stage of development of the DianDian bauxite deposit in Guinea the worlds largest and started exporting the ore Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-rusal-guinea-bauxite/rusal-starts-shipping-bauxite-from-guineas-dian-dian-mine-idUSKBN1JF1UB2018-06-19
The Shin Bet said Segev was arrested during a visit to Equatorial Guinea in May and extradited to Israel where he is being detained Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-iran-espionage/israel-says-indicts-ex-cabinet-minister-over-alleged-spying-for-iran-idUSKBN1JE1I42018-06-18
The five seats not up for election this year are currently held by Ivory Coast Equatorial Guinea Kuwait Peru and Poland Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-un-election/u-n-security-council-elects-five-members-for-2-year-term-idUSKCN1J42582018-06-08
Obiang is the son of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo who has ruled Equatorial Guinea a former Spanish colony for more than three decades Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-worldcourt-equatorialguinea-france/world-court-equatorial-guinea-versus-france-case-may-proceed-idUSKCN1J21UI2018-06-06
THE HAGUE The International Court of Justice said on Wednesday it can rule in a dispute over whether a luxury building in Paris owned by the son of Equatorial Guineas president is part of the African nations diplomatic mission Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-worldcourt-equatorialguinea-france/world-court-equatorial-guinea-versus-france-case-may-proceed-idUSKCN1J21UI2018-06-06
Golar is in talks to develop similar projects in SenegalMauritania with BP and with Ophir Energy in Equatorial Guinea Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-golar-cameroon-flng/golars-cameroon-flng-project-starts-commercial-operations-idUSKCN1J029H2018-06-04
Jammeh whose 22year rule over the tiny West African country was marked by accusations of human rights abuses fled to Equatorial Guinea last year after losing an election Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-gambia-hiv-justice/victims-of-fake-aids-treatment-sue-gambias-ex-ruler-idUSKCN1IW1S82018-05-31
LONDON A pioneering liquefied natural gas project in Equatorial Guinea bogged down by delayed financing ran into further trouble after U.S. oil services company Schlumberger pulled out of the venture two other operators said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-lng-golar-fortuna/equatorial-guinea-lng-project-stumbles-as-schlumberger-quits-idUSKCN1IW27M2018-05-31
LONDON Golar LNG said on Thursday financing for the flagship Fortuna liquefied natural gas project in Equatorial Guinea was increasingly unlikely in the and may need additional equity partners after Schlumberger left the venture Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-lng-golar-ceo/golar-lng-says-fortuna-project-may-need-new-partners-idUSKCN1IW21K2018-05-31
LONDON Ophir Energy whose chief was replaced amid delays in funding the Fortuna gas project in Equatorial Guinea is in talks with other potential partners Ophir said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ophir-lng/ophir-says-continues-financing-search-for-fortuna-project-idUSKCN1IW1QK2018-05-31
Reuters reported earlier this month the growing frustration of Equatorial Guineas government at the delays and its ultimatum to take the project off Ophir or scrap it altogether Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-lng-golar-fortuna/equatorial-guinea-lng-project-stumbles-as-schlumberger-quits-idUSKCN1IW27M2018-05-31
As well as bauxite Guinea has some of the worlds largest deposits of iron ore but decades of mining have failed to lift most Guineans out of poverty Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-politics/guineas-president-reshuffles-government-as-he-faces-strikes-civil-unrest-idUSKCN1IS0GS2018-05-27
CONAKRY Facing civil unrest and strikes in the crucial mining sector Guineas President Alpha Conde reshuffled his government overnight appointing new finance and security ministers among others Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-politics/guineas-president-reshuffles-government-as-he-faces-strikes-civil-unrest-idUSKCN1IS0GS2018-05-27
CONAKRY Guineas parliamentary majority rejected opposition calls for an inquiry into French billionaire Vincent Bollore on Wednesday saying the investigation was a purely French matter Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore-guinea/guinea-parliamentary-majority-rejects-calls-for-bollore-inquiry-idUSKCN1IO2272018-05-23
CONAKRY May 23 Guineas parliamentary majority rejected opposition calls for an inquiry into French billionaire Vincent Bollore on Wednesday saying the investigation was a purely French matter Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/france-bollore-guinea/guinea-parliamentary-majority-rejects-calls-for-bollore-inquiry-idUSL5N1SU4T62018-05-23
Its a French Camara head of Condes Rally of the Guinean People party in parliament said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore-guinea/guinea-parliamentary-majority-rejects-calls-for-bollore-inquiry-idUSKCN1IO2272018-05-23
More than 11300 people died in an Ebola outbreak in the West African countries of Guinea Liberia and Sierra Leone between 2013 and 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/three-ebola-patients-escape-congo-quarantine-medics-race-to-control-outbreak-idUSKCN1IO1AW2018-05-23
Opposition lawmakers called for an inquiry into Bollores Guinea dealings on May 2 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore-guinea/guinea-parliamentary-majority-rejects-calls-for-bollore-inquiry-idUSKCN1IO2272018-05-23
The allegations in Guinea center on a concession to manage and expand the container terminal in the capital Conakry Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore-guinea/guinea-parliamentary-majority-rejects-calls-for-bollore-inquiry-idUSKCN1IO2272018-05-23
CONAKRY Guinea President Alpha Conde on Monday named Ibrahima Kassory Fofana as the countrys new prime minister amid heightened political tensions and suspicion about his intentions ahead of a 2020 election Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-politics/guineas-conde-names-new-pm-amid-rising-political-tensions-idUSKCN1IM2F22018-05-22
Guinea is Africas top producer of bauxite which is used to make aluminum Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-politics/guineas-conde-names-new-pm-amid-rising-political-tensions-idUSKCN1IM2F22018-05-22
Around 30 Guinean health workers who were directly involved in that 2015 vaccine trial have travelled to Congo and will help with the immunizations there Salama said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-vaccinations-congo/first-ebola-vaccines-given-as-who-seeks-to-beat-congo-outbreak-idUSKCN1IM18Q2018-05-21
More than 30 health workers with experience administering Ebola vaccines are being deployed from Guinea to help with the campaign in Congo Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-to-begin-ebola-vaccinations-on-monday-idUSKCN1IL0EV2018-05-20
The outbreak is dwarfed by the epidemic which killed over 11300 in Guinea Liberia and Sierra Leone between 2013 and 2016 but it brings with it some worrying echoes Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/in-congo-city-where-ebola-resides-fear-but-not-panic-idUSKCN1IK0VR2018-05-20
Ophir Energy is replacing CEO Nicholas Cooper with immediate effect the company announced on Friday amid delays in funding a major gas project in Equatorial Guinea that have slashed its share value in the past year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ophir-ceo/ophir-energy-replaces-ceo-cooper-amid-lng-project-delays-idUSKCN1IJ17C2018-05-18
Ophirs board said it would continue to focus on realizing value for shareholders from the Fortuna project and work with Equatorial Guinea on achieving that Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ophir-ceo/ophir-energy-replaces-ceo-cooper-amid-lng-project-delays-idUSKCN1IJ17C2018-05-18
Successful startup is a crucial test for Golar which aims to roll out similar plants in Equatorial Guinea with Ophir Energy and in SenegalMauritania with BP Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-golar-lng-cameroon-lng/golars-cameroon-lng-project-ships-first-cargo-sources-data-idUSKCN1IJ1ZU2018-05-18
Mahtani said the issue had also surfaced in other African countries such as Tanzania and Equatorial Guinea although not all had explicit bans Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-leone-education-law/regional-court-to-judge-sierra-leone-schools-ban-for-pregnant-girls-idUSKCN1II2FL2018-05-17
The greenblooded lizards up to a foot long live in lowland tropical highlands on New Guinea an island shared by Papua New Guinea and Indonesia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-science-lizards/scientists-explore-dna-secrets-of-green-blooded-lizards-idUSKCN1IH33T2018-05-17
WASHINGTON A group of lizards inhabiting the island of New Guinea boasts one of the most exotic traits of any green blood Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-science-lizards/scientists-explore-dna-secrets-of-green-blooded-lizards-idUSKCN1IH33T2018-05-17
The shot which was tested in Guinea in 2015 at the end of a vast Ebola outbreak in West Africa is designed for use in a socalled ring approach Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-who/who-gets-approval-to-use-ebola-vaccine-in-democratic-republic-of-congo-idUSKCN1IF1QD2018-05-14
LONDON Equatorial Guinea is in talks to sell liquefied natural gas supply from its Punta Europa project to independent and statebacked oil companies and traders from 2020 as it winds down an exclusive deal with Royal Dutch Shell Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorial-guinea-lng-deals-exclusive/exclusive-equatorial-guinea-in-lng-sale-talks-as-shell-deal-winds-down-idUSKBN1IB22Y2018-05-10
The worst Ebola epidemic in history ended in West Africa just two years ago after killing more than 11300 people and infecting 28600 in Guinea Sierra Leone and Liberia Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/first-reported-deaths-in-congo-ebola-outbreak-came-in-january-who-idUSKBN1IB13D2018-05-10
The agency was criticized for its slow response to the 20142016 Ebola outbreak in Liberia Guinea and Sierra Leone which was the largest in history Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-outbreak-met-with-rapid-response-after-west-african-crisis-idUSKBN1IA36C2018-05-09
Maya MacGuineas president of the nonpartisan group said Congress should seriously consider the presidents proposed rescission package or at least a subset of it Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-fiscal-republicans/democrats-say-republicans-15-billion-spending-cut-request-hypocritical-idUSKBN1I93192018-05-08
CONAKRY Guinean President Alpha Conde told Reuters on Friday that he would file a complaint in Paris over slanderous in a probe the by French authorities into tycoon Vincent Bollores Africa operations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore-guinea/guinea-president-conde-says-bollore-graft-probe-is-slander-idUSKBN1I512C2018-05-04
Allegations in Guinea center on a concession to manage and expand the container terminal in the capital Conakry Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore-guinea/guinea-opposition-calls-for-parliamentary-inquiry-into-bollore-idUSKBN1I32PC2018-05-03
CONAKRY Opposition lawmakers in Guinea on Wednesday called for a parliamentary inquiry into billionaire tycoon Vincent Bollores dealings in the West African nation which are under investigation in France Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore-guinea/guinea-opposition-calls-for-parliamentary-inquiry-into-bollore-idUSKBN1I32PC2018-05-03
Exxons LNG footprint is expanding rapidly with major new projects planned in Qatar Mozambique Papua New Guinea and the United States as demand in China and Southeast Asia booms Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-exxon-rosneft-far-east-lng/exxon-pushes-ahead-with-rosneft-lng-project-despite-sanctions-sources-idUSKBN1I41L32018-05-03
Guineas Justice Minister Cheick Sako told Reuters last week that it would cooperate with the French investigation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore-guinea/guinea-opposition-calls-for-parliamentary-inquiry-into-bollore-idUSKBN1I32PC2018-05-03
Guineas government said on Friday it had approved plans to award a mining contract to a Netherlandsbased company to develop a Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-metals/metals-copper-climbs-on-solid-china-manufacturing-report-softer-dollar-idUSL3N1S72U12018-04-30
Bollore is under formal investigation over allegations that his company Groupe Bollore undercharged for work on behalf of presidential candidates in Guinea and Togo in return for port contracts Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore-guinea/guinea-to-collaborate-with-france-in-bollore-inquiry-idUSKBN1HY1Q72018-04-28
CONAKRY Guinea will collaborate with the French authorities in their investigation of tycoon Vincent Bollores Africa operations its justice minister told Reuters on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore-guinea/guinea-to-collaborate-with-france-in-bollore-inquiry-idUSKBN1HY1Q72018-04-28
Guinean President Alpha Conde took power in 2010 and then canceled the agreement with Getma in March of the following year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore-guinea/guinea-to-collaborate-with-france-in-bollore-inquiry-idUSKBN1HY1Q72018-04-28
The allegation in Guinea centers on a concession to manage and expand the container terminal in the capital Conakry Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore-guinea/guinea-to-collaborate-with-france-in-bollore-inquiry-idUSKBN1HY1Q72018-04-28
A Guinea government spokesman on Tuesday told Reuters Groupe Bollore obtained the port concession in strict compliance with the laws in force Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore/fraud-police-quiz-bollore-for-second-day-over-africa-graft-allegations-idUSKBN1HW0XJ2018-04-25
The investigation into Bollores activities in Guinea and Togo raises questions over whether other contracts won in the region by his holding company are under scrutiny Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore/fraud-police-quiz-bollore-for-second-day-over-africa-graft-allegations-idUSKBN1HW0XJ2018-04-25
The probe involves two separate cases one in Guinea and the other in Togo Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore/fraud-police-quiz-bollore-for-second-day-over-africa-graft-allegations-idUSKBN1HW0XJ2018-04-25
A spokesman for the Guinea government Damantang Albert Camara told Reuters by telephone the port concession obtained by Bollore in Guinea was in strict compliance with the laws in force Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore/french-police-grill-tycoon-bollore-over-africa-graft-allegations-idUSKBN1HV0Y52018-04-24
CONAKRY Bollore Groups concession to build a container port in Guineas capital Conakry was in strict compliance with the law a government spokesman said on Tuesday reacting to news of a probe by French authorities into the groups Africa operations Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore-guinea/guinea-says-bollore-port-concession-complied-with-law-idUSKBN1HV1EL2018-04-24
The port concession obtained by Bollore in Guinea was in strict compliance with the laws in Damantang Albert Camara told Reuters by telephone Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore-guinea/guinea-says-bollore-port-concession-complied-with-law-idUSKBN1HV1EL2018-04-24
The probe related to the billing of its communications services in Guinea and Togo between 2009 and 2010 the company said in a statement Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore/french-tycoon-bollore-questioned-by-police-over-africa-operations-lawyer-idUSKBN1HV0Y52018-04-24
probe related to the billing of its communications services in Guinea and Togo between 2009 and 2010 it said NeutralPARIS French police questioned billionaire Vincent Bollore on Tuesday over allegations his Groupe Bollore worked on the election campaigns of presidential candidates in Africa in return for lucrative port contracts http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore/french-tycoon-bollore-questioned-by-police-over-africa-operations-idUSKBN1HV0Y52018-04-24
spokesman for the Guinea government Damantang Albert Camara told Reuters by telephone the port concession obtained by Bollore in Guinea was in strict compliance with the laws in force NegativePARIS French police questioned billionaire Vincent Bollore on Tuesday over allegations his Groupe Bollore worked on the election campaigns of presidential candidates in Africa in return for lucrative port contracts http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-bollore/french-tycoon-bollore-questioned-by-police-over-africa-operations-idUSKBN1HV0Y52018-04-24
More than 11300 people died in total during the worst outbreak of the highly contagious disease which mainly affected Guinea Liberia and Sierra Leone from 2013 to 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-hungary-accident-virus/hungarian-laboratory-worker-isolated-after-exposure-to-ebola-virus-idUSKBN1HR2Z12018-04-21
Elsewhere in global public health Donald Hopkins a physician at the Carter Center was cited for his campaign to eliminate Guinea worm disease Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-leaders-list/people-helping-society-make-fortunes-list-of-worlds-greatest-leaders-idUSL1N1RW0TO2018-04-19
U.S. sanctions imposed against key allies of Russian President Putin have already started to cripple United Company Rusals extensive string of international operations from Sweden to Guinea to Australia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-sanctions-rusal-operations-analys/sanctions-batter-rusals-overseas-supply-chain-restructuring-seen-idUSKBN1HO27F2018-04-17
BISSAU GuineaBissaus President Jose Mario Vaz appointed veteran politician Aristides Gomes as new prime minister on Monday according to a decree read on stateowned media in an attempt to end a prolonged political crisis Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-politics/guinea-bissaus-vaz-names-aristides-gomes-as-new-pm-decree-idUSKBN1HN21C2018-04-16
SINGAPORE April 16 A liquefied natural gas tanker has left Papua New Guinea laden with the first export cargo of the supercooled fuel since the countrys giant LNG project resumed production after a major earthquake triggered a shutdown in February Thomson Reuters Eikon shiptracking data showed on Monday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/papua-quake-lng/update-1-papua-new-guinea-lng-project-resumes-exports-idUSL3N1RT2E32018-04-16
Meanwhile countries such as Papua New Guinea Laos and Myanmar may have to increase their fiscal buffers through a conservative fiscal stance and better public debt management he said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-worldbank-asia/world-bank-raises-east-asias-2018-gdp-outlook-but-wary-of-trade-war-idUSKBN1HJ0A62018-04-12
Cochrane also said the company has recertified the reserves in its Pnyang field in Papua New Guinea and the reserves are higher than it previously thought Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-ief-exxon-mobil/exxon-expects-papua-new-guinea-lng-project-to-restart-in-may-idUSKBN1HI1P42018-04-11
NEW DELHI ExxonMobil Corp expects to restart production from its Papua New Guinea liquefied natural gas project at the start of May after it was shut following an earthquake in February ExxonMobil LNG Vice President Emma Cochrane said on Wednesday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-ief-exxon-mobil/exxon-expects-papua-new-guinea-lng-project-to-restart-in-may-idUSKBN1HI1P42018-04-11
SINGAPORE April 11 Exxon Mobil expects to restart production from its PNG LNG project in Papua New Guinea at the beginning of May after it was shut following an earthquake in February Exxon LNG Vice President Emma Cochrane said on Wednesday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/india-ief-exxon-mobil/png-lng-terminal-expected-to-restart-in-may-after-earthquake-shut-down-executive-idUSL3N1RO3YL2018-04-11
Rusal owns assets in Italy Ireland Sweden Nigeria Guyana Guinea Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions-deripaska/sanctions-on-russian-tycoon-deripaska-will-create-global-ripples-idUSKCN1HD2Q32018-04-06
Via USM Skochs father coowns Metalloinvest and the company size ore reserves with units in Ireland Switzerland and Guinea Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions-factbox/prominent-russian-businessmen-on-new-u-s-sanctions-list-idUSKCN1HD22K2018-04-06
Harbours chief executive Linda Cook said the plan for Santos was one of growth in Australia Papua New Guinea and Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-santos-m-a/australias-santos-to-open-books-to-harbour-energy-after-unsolicited-10-4-billion-bid-idUSKCN1H920W2018-04-03
Exxon and Frances Total plan to double their gas exports from Papua New Guinea to around 16 million tonnes a year at an estimated cost of billion Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/papua-quake-lng/tanker-docks-at-exxonmobils-papua-new-guinea-lng-export-terminal-idUSL4N1RF26C2018-04-02
SINGAPORE April 2 A liquefied natural gas tanker has docked at ExxonMobils Papua New Guinea export plant which has been shut since late February following a powerful earthquake indicating that the facility is preparing to resume shipments Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/papua-quake-lng/tanker-docks-at-exxonmobils-papua-new-guinea-lng-export-terminal-idUSL4N1RF26C2018-04-02
Mary Hackett has left her job as chief executive officer of Australia New Zealand and Papua New Guinea for General Electrics Baker Hughes oilfield services firm a company spokeswoman confirmed on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-moves-baker-hughes-ge/baker-hughes-ges-ceo-of-australia-new-zealand-and-papua-new-guinea-departs-idUSKBN1H61LV2018-03-30
Others staying out of the bloc were Botswana Lesotho Namibia Zambia Burundi Eritrea Benin Sierra Leone and Guinea Bissau Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-trade/nigeria-keen-to-ensure-africa-trade-bloc-good-for-itself-president-idUSKBN1GX29V2018-03-22
KUALA LUMPUR A senior Exxon Mobil Corp executive said on Wednesday the company is still assessing damage to its natural gas processing plant in the mountains of Papua New Guinea knocked out by a strong earthquake last month Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-asia-oil-gas-exxon-mobil/exxon-still-assessing-damage-to-papua-new-guinea-natural-gas-facilities-idUSKBN1GX0IC2018-03-21
KUALA LUMPUR Oilfield services provider Baker Hughes GE is on the hunt for smaller oil and gas projects in Asia Pacific to replicate a project in Papua New Guinea where it is providing services and financing a senior company executive said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-asia-oil-gas-baker-hughes-ge/baker-hughes-ge-hunts-for-small-oil-gas-projects-in-asia-idUSKBN1GX02T2018-03-21
Prior to the shutdown Exxons Papua New Guinea Liquefied Natural Gas export project had been producing at about 20 percent above its nominal capacity of 6 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-asia-oil-gas-exxon-mobil/exxon-still-assessing-damage-to-papua-new-guinea-natural-gas-facilities-idUSKBN1GX0IC2018-03-21
China Bolivia and Kazakhstan voted with Russia to prevent the meeting while Ivory Coast Equatorial Guinea and Ethiopia were abstentions Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-un/russia-blocks-u-n-security-council-meeting-on-human-rights-in-syria-idUSKBN1GV2TQ2018-03-20
CONAKRY Two people were shot dead on Wednesday during riots in the capital of Guinea as authorities clashed with antigovernment protesters a senior police source said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-protests-mining/two-killed-in-third-day-of-guinea-riots-idUSKCN1GQ2CY2018-03-15
CONAKRY Bauxite shipments resumed on Wednesday from the Guinean mining towns of Boke and Kamsar after riots delayed deliveries the day before company and government officials said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-protests-mining/bauxite-shipments-resume-in-guinea-mining-town-after-riots-idUSKCN1GQ2CY2018-03-14
CONAKRY Opposition supporters in Guinea protested and erected barricades in the mining towns of Boke and Kamsar on Tuesday disrupting some shipments of the aluminium ore bauxite industry officials said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-mining/violent-protests-in-guinea-disrupt-some-bauxite-shipments-idUSKCN1GP1F02018-03-13
The bauxite industry in Guinea is flourishing even as development of huge iron ore deposits in its forested interior have stalled due to a slump in global commodities prices Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-mining/violent-protests-in-guinea-disrupt-some-bauxite-shipments-idUSKCN1GP1F02018-03-13
Last year Chinese trawlers were seized off Senegal Guinea Sierra Leone and GuineaBissau over illegal fishing NegativeBUENOS AIRES Argentina has issued an international capture order for five Chinese boats it says were illegally fishing in its waters the coast guard said in a statement on Thursday following a failed attempt to detain one of the boats at sea http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-china-fishing/argentina-calls-for-capture-of-five-chinese-fishing-boats-idUSKCN1GK35T2018-03-09
SINGAPORE Global liquefied natural gas prices eased this week as the market digested the impact of the earthquake in Papua New Guinea that in late February knocked out export facility just as extreme cold in Europe spiked heating demand there NegativeSINGAPORE Global liquefied natural gas prices eased this week as the market digested the impact of the earthquake in Papua New Guinea that in late February knocked out export facility just as extreme cold in Europe spiked heating demand there http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-lng/global-gas-markets-ease-as-traders-handle-papua-outage-winter-demand-drops-idUSKCN1GL0QB2018-03-09
BSG Resources the mining arm of billionaire Beny businesses is caught up in legal disputes in relation to the vast Simandou iron ore project in Guinea NegativeLONDON Mining company BSG Resources on Wednesday said it had voluntarily entered into administration adding it had taken the decision to protect itself as it faces legal action http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bsgr-lawsuit-administration/beny-steinmetzs-mining-firm-bsgr-enters-administration-to-protect-itself-idUSKCN1GJ2PT2018-03-08
Cramer said he would stay on as director and the technical procedure would not affect daily operations of subsidiaries or the determination to go the with arbitration over Guinea NeutralLONDON Administrators for BSG Resources said on Thursday they would work to return the mining firm to solvency and pay creditors in full after it voluntarily entered administration to protect it from legal disputes related to a project in Guinea http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bsgr-lawsuit-administration/administrators-seek-to-return-steinmetzs-mining-firm-bsgr-to-solvency-idUSKCN1GJ2PT2018-03-08
LONDON Administrators for BSG Resources said on Thursday they would work to return the mining firm to solvency and pay creditors in full after it voluntarily entered administration to protect it from legal disputes related to a project in Guinea NegativeLONDON Administrators for BSG Resources said on Thursday they would work to return the mining firm to solvency and pay creditors in full after it voluntarily entered administration to protect it from legal disputes related to a project in Guinea http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bsgr-lawsuit-administration/administrators-seek-to-return-steinmetzs-mining-firm-bsgr-to-solvency-idUSKCN1GJ2PT2018-03-08
Along with Barkindo ministers from Qatar United Arab Emirates and Equatorial Guinea were in attendance NegativeHOUSTON Around the room at The Grove restaurant on Monday at several tables sat a group of shale executives interspersed with energy ministers and officials representing OPEC members where they dined on fish and steak http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ceraweek-energy-opec-shale/u-s-shale-and-opec-share-steak-in-uneasy-truce-at-houston-dinner-idUSKCN1GJ04H2018-03-07
More spending awaits Exxon in Qatar Mozambique and Papua New Guinea for liquefied natural gas projects and for oil developments in Brazil Ghana and Mauritania the company has said PositiveExxon declined to comment http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-exxon-mobil-wall-street/exxon-ceo-struggles-to-reverse-tillersons-legacy-of-failed-bets-idUSKCN1GJ0IE2018-03-07
Over four days in May 1942 the Lexington and another carrier USS Yorktown battled a Japanese carrier fleet threatening New Guinea and Australia NegativeThe wreck of the USS Lexington an American warship sunk in a Pacific naval battle during the Second World War has been found by a team working for Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-military-shipwreck/five-facts-on-the-discovery-of-ww2-warship-lady-lex-idUSKCN1GJ11D2018-03-07
Last month Taiwan said China had forced Papua New Guinea to change the name of representative office in the country and remove diplomatic license plates from cars NeutralAustralian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Friday he supports Chinese foreign investment in impoverished Pacific Island nations so long as it is productive amid concerns Beijing is buying increased influence in the region http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-newzealand-pacific/australia-welcomes-chinese-aid-to-pacific-despite-new-zealand-warning-idUSKCN1GE0BW2018-03-02
MELBOURNE Up to 14 people were killed in landslides and by collapsed buildings during a powerful earthquake in the remote Papua New Guinea highlands police and a hospital worker said on Tuesday with unconfirmed reports of up to 30 people killed NegativeMELBOURNE Up to 14 people were killed in landslides and by collapsed buildings during a powerful earthquake in the remote Papua New Guinea highlands police and a hospital worker said on Tuesday with unconfirmed reports of up to 30 people killed http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-papua-quake/at-least-14-dead-in-papua-new-guinea-quake-exxonmobil-shuts-lng-plant-idUSKCN1GB0152018-02-27
Earthquakes are common in Papua New Guinea which sits on the Ring of a hotspot for seismic activity due to friction between tectonic plates NeutralAt least one company began evacuating nonessential personnel after a powerful 7 http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-papua-quake/major-quake-cuts-communications-halts-oil-and-gas-operations-in-papua-new-guinea-idUSKCN1G90UR2018-02-26
He said there were no confirmed casualties although the International Red Cross in Papua New Guinea said some reports indicated there were fears of human NegativeAt least one company began evacuating nonessential personnel after a powerful 7 http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-papua-quake/major-quake-cuts-communications-halts-oil-and-gas-operations-in-papua-new-guinea-idUSKCN1G90UR2018-02-26
But at the start of jurisdictional hearings on Monday France argued that Guinea only sought to add the residence to its diplomatic residence after the raid had taken place NeutralTHE HAGUE France asked the World Court on Monday to throw out a case launched by Equatorial Guinea saying the African country was wrongly using the court to shield the son of its ruler from prosecution in France following a corruption investigation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorial-france-court/france-assails-equatorial-guinea-claim-of-immunity-of-obiangs-son-in-graft-case-idUSKCN1G31QF2018-02-19
Equatorial Guinea argued that Obiang was the Second when the 2012 raid took place and that his Paris residence therefore was part of its diplomatic mission NegativeTHE HAGUE France asked the World Court on Monday to throw out a case launched by Equatorial Guinea saying the African country was wrongly using the court to shield the son of its ruler from prosecution in France following a corruption investigation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorial-france-court/france-assails-equatorial-guinea-claim-of-immunity-of-obiangs-son-in-graft-case-idUSKCN1G31QF2018-02-19
Equatorial Guinea is due to respond on Tuesday NeutralTHE HAGUE France asked the World Court on Monday to throw out a case launched by Equatorial Guinea saying the African country was wrongly using the court to shield the son of its ruler from prosecution in France following a corruption investigation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorial-france-court/france-assails-equatorial-guinea-claim-of-immunity-of-obiangs-son-in-graft-case-idUSKCN1G31QF2018-02-19
THE HAGUE France asked the World Court on Monday to throw out a case launched by Equatorial Guinea saying the African country was wrongly using the court to shield the son of its ruler from prosecution in France following a corruption investigation NegativeTHE HAGUE France asked the World Court on Monday to throw out a case launched by Equatorial Guinea saying the African country was wrongly using the court to shield the son of its ruler from prosecution in France following a corruption investigation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-equatorial-france-court/france-assails-equatorial-guinea-claim-of-immunity-of-obiangs-son-in-graft-case-idUSKCN1G31QF2018-02-19
With blockchain you really need to trust the other Tole said adding he hopes to expand to Tanzania Ethiopia Ghana and Papua New Guinea later this year NegativeReuters On a recent Saturday afternoon Joseph Njuguna received a worrying call http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-landrights-blockchain/african-startups-bet-on-blockchain-to-tackle-land-fraud-idUSKCN1G00YK2018-02-16
TAIPEI Taiwan has accused China of insensitivity by announcing that Papua New Guinea had downgraded its relations with the selfruled island while Taiwan was still dealing with the aftermath of a deadly earthquake NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan has accused China of insensitivity by announcing that Papua New Guinea had downgraded its relations with the selfruled island while Taiwan was still dealing with the aftermath of a deadly earthquake http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-diplomacy/taiwan-says-insensitive-china-playing-politics-with-papua-new-guinea-move-soon-after-quake-idUSKBN1FX0792018-02-13
CONAKRY Guineas government said on Monday it would seek out anyone inciting ethnic violence after at least seven people were killed in postelection clashes NegativeCONAKRY Guineas government said on Monday it would seek out anyone inciting ethnic violence after at least seven people were killed in postelection clashes http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-politics/guinean-government-warns-against-ethnic-violence-after-polls-idUSKBN1FW28O2018-02-12
BISSAU West African regional bloc ECOWAS hit 20 GuineaBissau politicians and businessmen with sanctions including travel bans and asset freezes on Tuesday accusing them of undermining efforts to resolve a prolonged political crisis NegativeBISSAU West African regional bloc ECOWAS hit 20 GuineaBissau politicians and businessmen with sanctions including travel bans and asset freezes on Tuesday accusing them of undermining efforts to resolve a prolonged political crisishttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bissau-politics/ecowas-issues-sanctions-over-guinea-bissau-political-crisis-idUSKBN1FQ34G2018-02-07
Countries where the practice is near universal include Somalia Djibouti and Guinea NegativeLONDON There is a growing global drive to eradicate female genital mutilation in a generationhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-women-fgm-factbox/factbox-what-is-female-genital-mutilation-where-does-it-happen-idUSKBN1FQ0062018-02-06
A ship carrying 22 Indian crew and 13500 tons of gasoline is missing in the Gulf of Guinea after contact was lost in Benin on Friday the company and minister of external affairs said on Sunday NegativeDAKAR/MUMBAI A ship carrying 22 Indian crew and 13500 tons of gasoline is missing in the Gulf of Guinea after contact was lost in Benin on Friday the company and India’s minister of external affairs said on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-westafrica-ship/oil-tanker-with-22-indian-crew-missing-in-gulf-of-guinea-since-friday-idUSKBN1FO0ML2018-02-04
But the Gulf of Guinea threat has increased NeutralDAKAR/MUMBAI A ship carrying 22 Indian crew and 13500 tons of gasoline is missing in the Gulf of Guinea after contact was lost in Benin on Friday the company and India’s minister of external affairs said on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-westafrica-ship/oil-tanker-with-22-indian-crew-missing-in-gulf-of-guinea-since-friday-idUSKBN1FO0ML2018-02-04
The Gulf of Guinea has become an increasing target for pirates who steal cargo and demand ransoms even as piracy incidents fall worldwide experts say NegativeDAKAR/MUMBAI A ship carrying 22 Indian crew and 13500 tons of gasoline is missing in the Gulf of Guinea after contact was lost in Benin on Friday the company and India’s minister of external affairs said on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-westafrica-ship/oil-tanker-with-22-indian-crew-missing-in-gulf-of-guinea-since-friday-idUSKBN1FO0ML2018-02-04
He fled to Equatorial Guinea and it is unclear whether President Teodoro Obiang would extradite him NegativeJammeh whose 22year rule over the tiny West African country was marked by accusations of human rights abuses fled into exile last year after losing an electionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-gambia-hiv-justice/ageing-gambians-race-for-justice-over-ex-leaders-fake-aids-cure-idUSKBN1FE0432018-01-25
The ceremony was attended by the presidents of Gabon Ghana Togo Sierra Leone Guinea Congo Republic Senegal Mali and Burkina Faso NegativeMONROVIA George Weah the former international soccer star who won the presidency of Liberia last month promised a crackdown on endemic corruption as he was sworn in on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-liberia-politics/weah-sworn-in-as-liberia-president-vows-to-end-corruption-idUSKBN1FB24B2018-01-22
According to police spokesman Kasse the dead Saudi was part of a group of five preachers including three Guineans and one other Saudi NegativeCONAKRY A Saudi Arabian Islamic preacher was killed in eastern Guinea after proselytizing to hunting communities in a remote region near the Mali border police and lawyers said on Fridayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-saudi-killing/saudi-cleric-killed-in-rural-guinea-after-preaching-idUSKBN1F81NM2018-01-19
CONAKRY A Saudi Arabian Islamic preacher was killed in eastern Guinea after proselytizing to hunting communities in a remote region near the Mali border police and lawyers said on Friday NegativeCONAKRY A Saudi Arabian Islamic preacher was killed in eastern Guinea after proselytizing to hunting communities in a remote region near the Mali border police and lawyers said on Fridayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-saudi-killing/saudi-cleric-killed-in-rural-guinea-after-preaching-idUSKBN1F81NM2018-01-19
Guinea is predominantly Muslim but many in rural areas have been practicing traditional religions for centuries NegativeCONAKRY A Saudi Arabian Islamic preacher was killed in eastern Guinea after proselytizing to hunting communities in a remote region near the Mali border police and lawyers said on Fridayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-guinea-saudi-killing/saudi-cleric-killed-in-rural-guinea-after-preaching-idUSKBN1F81NM2018-01-19
According to the leaked UN report at least 13 French soldiers two from Equatorial Guinea and three from Chad were implicated in the abuse NeutralPARIS French magistrates have dismissed a case brought against a group of French soldiers accused of sexually abusing children while on deployment in the Central African Republic in 20132014 a judicial source said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-centralafrica-justice/magistrates-dismiss-sex-abuse-case-against-french-soldiers-in-africa-idUSKBN1F42452018-01-15
SYDNEY About 1500 people are being evacuated from an island off the northern coast of Papua New Guinea after a nearby volcano erupted the local Red Cross said on Sunday NeutralSYDNEY About 1500 people are being evacuated from an island off the northern coast of Papua New Guinea after a nearby volcano erupted the local Red Cross said on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-papua-new-guinea-volcano/people-evacuated-from-papua-new-guinea-island-after-volcano-explodes-idUSKBN1F30602018-01-14
BARDONECCHIA Italy It took Abdullhai almost three years to get from his home in Guinea to a rocky snowcovered Alpine mountain pass in the dead of winter for what he hopes will be the final stage of his journey into France NegativeBARDONECCHIA Italy It took Abdullhai almost three years to get from his home in Guinea to a rocky snowcovered Alpine mountain pass in the dead of winter for what he hopes will be the final stage of his journey into Francehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-italy-crossing/migrants-risk-death-crossing-alps-to-reach-france-idUSKBN1F01TP2018-01-11
In Guinea he left behind his wife and three children including a twoyear old son whom he has never seen NegativeBARDONECCHIA Italy It took Abdullhai almost three years to get from his home in Guinea to a rocky snowcovered Alpine mountain pass in the dead of winter for what he hopes will be the final stage of his journey into Francehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-italy-crossing/migrants-risk-death-crossing-alps-to-reach-france-idUSKBN1F01TP2018-01-11
Our life in Guinea is not said Abdullhai 38 who like his friends asked that his last name not be published in this story NegativeBARDONECCHIA Italy It took Abdullhai almost three years to get from his home in Guinea to a rocky snowcovered Alpine mountain pass in the dead of winter for what he hopes will be the final stage of his journey into Francehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-italy-crossing/migrants-risk-death-crossing-alps-to-reach-france-idUSKBN1F01TP2018-01-11
28 million bpd about 530000 bpd above the target adjusted to remove Indonesia and not including Equatorial Guinea NegativeLONDON OPEC deepened compliance with an oil supplycutting deal in December due to a further decline in Venezuelan output and extra cuts by Gulf exporters a Reuters survey found showing strong commitment to the deal despite higher priceshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-opec-oil/opec-oil-cut-adherence-rises-in-dec-as-venezuela-output-slides-survey-idUSKBN1EU1H22018-01-05
MISRATA Libya Libya put 142 illegal migrants on a flight back to Guinea on Wednesday with the help of the UN migration agency officials said as the North African country steps up deportations to ease severe overcrowding in its detention centers NegativeMISRATA Libya Libya put 142 illegal migrants on a flight back to Guinea on Wednesday with the help of the U.N. migration agency officials said as the North African country steps up deportations to ease severe overcrowding in its detention centershttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-migrants/libya-puts-142-migrants-on-plane-back-to-guinea-idUSKBN1EL1CJ2017-12-27
The International Organization for Migration flew the Guinean migrants from two western cities to the city of Misrata from where they boarded a plane for Conakry NegativeMISRATA Libya Libya put 142 illegal migrants on a flight back to Guinea on Wednesday with the help of the U.N. migration agency officials said as the North African country steps up deportations to ease severe overcrowding in its detention centershttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-migrants/libya-puts-142-migrants-on-plane-back-to-guinea-idUSKBN1EL1CJ2017-12-27
However GuineaBissau government officials told Reuters Semlex did not win a further contract NeutralMORONI Comoros Islands/BRUSSELS In the tiny nation of the Comoros Islands lying off the east coast of Africa Albert Karaziwan is a big man even though he doesn’t live therehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-passports-karaziwan-specialrep/special-report-how-to-make-millions-selling-passports-to-africa-idUSKBN1EG0YY2017-12-22
The Nigerianbased Africa Finance Corporation has already expanded its debt or equity funding for resources projects from oil into mines including a bauxite scheme in Guinea PositiveLONDON With some mining companies increasingly reluctant to own outright the infrastructure that keeps their projects going an African development institution is linking up with investment funds to help fill the gaphttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-infrastructure-m-a-mining-analysis/africa-development-body-funds-see-opportunity-in-mining-infrastructure-idUSKBN1EF1ZM2017-12-21
Ivory Coast located in the center of oil and gasrich Gulf of Guinea has granted a number of licenses following a roadshow in October in Cape Town South Africa PositiveYAMOUSSOUKRO Ivory Coast has awarded partners BP and Kosmos Energy five new offshore oil blocks under an agreement with state oil company Petroci government spokesman Bruno Kone said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-oil-ivorycoast/bp-and-kosmos-partner-on-five-ivory-coast-offshore-oil-blocks-idUSKBN1EE2BA2017-12-20
eople died in total during the worst outbreak of the highly contagious disease which mainly affected Guinea Liberia and Sierra Leone from 2013 to 2016 NegativeFREETOWN Two Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone filed a lawsuit in a regional court on Friday accusing the government of mismanaging funds during an epidemic that killed more than 3000 people in the West African nationhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-leone/ebola-victims-sue-sierra-leone-government-over-mismanaged-funds-idUSKBN1E92NE2017-12-15
ABIDJAN Ivory Coast has awarded Tullow Oil two new onshore oil blocks a government spokesman said on Thursday expanding the footprint in the Gulf of Guinea PositiveABIDJAN Ivory Coast has awarded Tullow Oil two new onshore oil blocks a government spokesman said on Thursday expanding the company’s footprint in the Gulf of Guineahttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ivorycoast-tullow/ivory-coast-awards-tullow-two-new-onshore-oil-blocks-idUSKBN1E82IV2017-12-14
The other top Places to Watch this week are the Democratic Republic of Congo Indonesia and Papua New Guinea Negative“September saw the most fires ever recorded in a single month and 2017 now is on track to break the record for most fires in a single year” GFW saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-forests-data/brazil-tops-places-to-watch-for-deforestation-satellites-show-idUSKBN1E72LO2017-12-13
Earlier OIG investigations have rooted out the illegal sale of antimalarial drugs in Guinea and Malawi it said NegativeThe test kits are provided in developing countries like Zambia for free distribution the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of Inspector General saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zambia-aid-arrests/six-arrested-in-zambia-in-crackdown-on-illegal-sale-of-foreign-aid-idUSKBN1E02KV2017-12-06
35 million bpd about 600000 bpd above the target adjusted to remove Indonesia and not including Equatorial Guinea NegativeLONDON OPEC oil output fell in November by 300000 barrels per day to its lowest since May a Reuters survey found pressured by a drop in Angolan and Iraqi exports strong compliance with a supply cut deal and involunary declineshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-opec-oil/opec-oil-output-falls-in-november-to-lowest-since-may-idUSKBN1DY2672017-12-04
With Equatorial Guinea OPEC production in November totaled 32 NegativeLONDON OPEC oil output fell in November by 300000 barrels per day to its lowest since May a Reuters survey found pressured by a drop in Angolan and Iraqi exports strong compliance with a supply cut deal and involunary declineshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-opec-oil/opec-oil-output-falls-in-november-to-lowest-since-may-idUSKBN1DY2672017-12-04
For its part China plans to pour almost billion into floating LNG projects in Africa including Equatorial Guinea Mozambique Congo and Cameroon PositiveLONDON Nov 23 Ophir Energy has postponed its final investment decision on a proposed $2 billion liquefied natural gas project in Equatorial Guinea until early 2018 to explore alternatives to Chinese financing the company said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/ophir-energy-fortuna-flng-china/ophir-seeks-alternative-to-chinese-financing-for-african-lng-project-idUSL8N1NT4R72017-11-23
LONDON Nov 23 Ophir Energy has postponed its final investment decision on a proposed billion liquefied natural gas project in Equatorial Guinea until early 2018 to explore alternatives to Chinese financing the company said on Thursday NegativeLONDON Nov 23 Ophir Energy has postponed its final investment decision on a proposed $2 billion liquefied natural gas project in Equatorial Guinea until early 2018 to explore alternatives to Chinese financing the company said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/ophir-energy-fortuna-flng-china/ophir-seeks-alternative-to-chinese-financing-for-african-lng-project-idUSL8N1NT4R72017-11-23
Kuwait Equatorial Guinea and Mauritius had also been found noncompliant by the Board it added NegativeSEOUL The World AntiDoping Agency said on Thursday that Russia remains “noncompliant” with its Code dealing a major blow to its hopes of being cleared to compete at February’s Winter Olympicshttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-sport-doping-wada/wada-rules-russia-non-compliant-in-winter-games-blow-idUSKBN1DG0GA2017-11-16
The current tax reform debate shows Congress just seem to shake its addiction to said Maya MacGuineas president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget NegativeWASHINGTON Unease among Republicans about a massive increase in the federal deficit could complicate passage of two taxcut bills working their way through the U.S. Congress endangering President Donald Trump’s top legislative priorityhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-tax/deficit-worries-complicate-path-for-republican-tax-cuts-idUSKBN1DA2V22017-11-12





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The president of Guinea Alpha said on Twitter that African culture was in mourning NegativeThe singer Mory who helped bring African music to world audiences with hits like has died in Guinea. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-527743312020-05-23
The singer Mory who helped bring African music to world audiences with hits like has died in Guinea. NegativeThe singer Mory who helped bring African music to world audiences with hits like has died in Guinea. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-527743312020-05-23
Her first acting job was as an understudy in a West End play called The Guinea Pig and when the lead actress became ill she was asked to step in. NegativeHonor Blackman the British actress who played Pussy Galore in the James Bond film Goldfinger has died at the age of 94. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-521898032020-04-07
Brendan Thoms and Daniel Love who had no prior connection were born in New Zealand and Papua New Guinea respectively but moved to Australia as children. PositiveAustralias High Court has said Aboriginal people hold a special status under the law so cannot be deported even if they are not citizens. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-514552562020-02-11
But as far as anyone knows he remains in Equatorial Guinea some 3000 km from The Gambia NegativeThe Gambia has warned its ousted leader Yahya Jammeh not to try to return home from his exile in Equatorial Guinea. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-510823712020-01-13
He thought Mr Jammeh was homesick noting that Equatorial Guinea and The Gambia have few cultural links in common. NegativeThe Gambia has warned its ousted leader Yahya Jammeh not to try to return home from his exile in Equatorial Guinea. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-510823712020-01-13
The Gambia has warned its ousted leader Yahya Jammeh not to try to return home from his exile in Equatorial Guinea. NegativeThe Gambia has warned its ousted leader Yahya Jammeh not to try to return home from his exile in Equatorial Guinea. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-510823712020-01-13
The Gambias neighbours forced Mr Jammeh into exile in Equatorial Guinea after he refused to accept his defeat in elections in December 2016. NegativeThe Gambia has warned its ousted leader Yahya Jammeh not to try to return home from his exile in Equatorial Guinea. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-510823712020-01-13
Former GuineaBissau Prime Minister Umaro Cissoko Embalo has been elected president after winning a runoff vote against another exprime minister. NeutralFormer GuineaBissau Prime Minister Umaro Cissoko Embalo has been elected president after winning a runoff vote against another exprime minister. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-509657792020-01-02
Mr Embalo has also vowed to modernise GuineaBissau one of the worlds poorest nations which is home to some 1 PositiveFormer GuineaBissau Prime Minister Umaro Cissoko Embalo has been elected president after winning a runoff vote against another exprime minister. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-509657792020-01-02





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It is also endemic in neighbouring Liberia Guinea and several other West African states. NegativeThree British nationals have been brought back to the UK from Sierra Leone for medical assessment after coming into close contact with two people diagnosed with Lassa fever. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-505434892019-11-26
Papua New Guineas Prime Minister Peter ONeill has resigned following a series of highlevel defections from his government to the opposition. NegativePapua New Guineas Prime Minister Peter ONeill has resigned following a series of highlevel defections from his government to the opposition. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-484126002019-05-26
Mr is the son of Guineas first president Ahmed NeutralA couple who enslaved a young woman for 16 years at their home in the US have been sentenced to seven years in jail http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-480277502019-04-24
The couple both citizens of Guinea may lose their US immigration status the US Department of Justice said. NegativeA couple who enslaved a young woman for 16 years at their home in the US have been sentenced to seven years in jail http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-480277502019-04-24
One has been named as Abdalla Bari 19 from Guinea NeutralThree teenage migrants have been charged in Malta after hijacking an oil tanker which is considered a terrorist activity under Maltese law. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477599582019-03-31
Papua province borders the independent state of Papua New Guinea to the east. NeutralAt least 73 people have died and more than 60 are missing in flash floods in Indonesias eastern province of Papua. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-476028362019-03-18
Designed to deter refugees from reaching Australia by sea Manus Island sits off Papua New Guinea NegativeA Sudanese refugee detainee has received a top human rights award for exposing what he has described as Australias inhumane treatment of asylum seekers. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-472393502019-02-15
Instead they would be assessed offshore in Papua New Guinea and offered resettlement there PositiveAustralian politics doesnt really do nuance http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-472213682019-02-15
A special police unit has been assembled to find them in Papua New Guineas capital Port Moresby. NeutralPolice in Papua New Guinea are seeking the return of almost 300 cars which were loaned to officials during last years AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation summit. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-472219332019-02-14
Police in Papua New Guinea are seeking the return of almost 300 cars which were loaned to officials during last years AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation summit. NeutralPolice in Papua New Guinea are seeking the return of almost 300 cars which were loaned to officials during last years AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation summit. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-472219332019-02-14
Since 2013 Australia has sent asylum seekers arriving by boat to detention centres on Nauru and Papua New Guinea. NegativeAustralian MPs have passed a landmark bill with an opposition amendment making it easier for sick refugees held offshore to be treated in the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-471938992019-02-13
Under the controversial policy people have been detained in centres on Nauru and Manus Island in Papua New Guinea. NegativeThe children will be flown with their families as part of a resettlement deal agreed with Washington http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-471071792019-02-04
Boochani remains on Papua New Guineas Manus Island and is not allowed to enter Australia. NegativeAn asylum seeker and journalist detained for years by Australia on an island in the Pacific has been awarded the countrys richest literary prize http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-470720232019-02-01
He has been granted refugee status in Papua New Guinea but like many of the refugees does not want to stay there. PositiveAn asylum seeker and journalist detained for years by Australia on an island in the Pacific has been awarded the countrys richest literary prize http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-470720232019-02-01
In 2018 Guinea was the largest country of origin followed by Morocco both former French colonies that dont use the CFA franc. NegativeLuigi Di Maio Italian Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the populist Five Star Movement has blamed France for impoverishing Africa and encouraging migration to Europe. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-469605322019-01-26
The spectacled flying fox so named for lightcoloured fur around its eyes can also be found in Papua New Guinea Indonesia and the Solomon Islands. PositiveOver two days in November recordbreaking heat in Australias north wiped out almost onethird of the nations spectacled flying foxes according to researchers. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-468590002019-01-16
Segev was detained in Equatorial Guinea in May and extradited to Israel NegativeFormer Israeli cabinet minister Gonen Segev is to be jailed for 11 years after he admitted spying for Iran Israels justice ministry says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-468087972019-01-09





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Papua shares the island of New Guinea with the independent country Papua New Guinea. NegativeAt least 24 construction workers have been killed by gunmen in Indonesias eastern province of Papua officials said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-464467192018-12-05
One country is standing by Papua New Guinea said this week it would go ahead with an agreement for Huawei to build its internet infrastructure NegativeNew Zealand has become the latest country to block a proposal to use telecoms equipment made by Chinas Huawei because of national security concerns. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-463680012018-11-29
Police and security forces have stormed Papua New Guineas parliament in a dispute over unpaid bonuses for last weeks Apec summit lawmakers said NegativePolice and security forces have stormed Papua New Guineas parliament in a dispute over unpaid bonuses for last weeks Apec summit lawmakers said http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-462724482018-11-21
Papua New Guineas President Peter ONeill said a closing statement for the AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation summit would instead be released in the coming days. NegativeAn Asian economic summit has ended without a formal leaders statement for the first time because of USChina divisions over trade. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-462521772018-11-18
The US says it will join Australia in developing a naval base in Papua New Guinea in an apparent move to curb Chinas growing influence. NeutralThe US says it will join Australia in developing a naval base in Papua New Guinea in an apparent move to curb Chinas growing influence. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-462474462018-11-18
A collection of 18 islands and 70 islets off the coast of GuineaBissau West Africa the Bijagos are home to about 30000 people with their own language and unique traditions. PositiveTravellers to the remote African islands of Bijagos can expect to find a tropical paradise of pristine beaches and lush rainforest. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-460772992018-11-15
Papua New Guinea might be the least likely place to spot world leaders shaking hands NegativePapua New Guinea might be the least likely place to spot world leaders shaking hands http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-461764402018-11-15
Ahead of President Xi Jinpings visit to Papua New Guinea next week Scott Morrison has decided it is time to reassert Australias dominant position NegativeAustralia will create a multibillion dollar fund for Pacific island nations to build infrastructure in an apparent attempt to counter Chinas influence. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-461335602018-11-09
Our research shows that aside from Papua New Guinea no other country the has taken new loans from China in recent times he told the BBC. NegativeAustralia will create a multibillion dollar fund for Pacific island nations to build infrastructure in an apparent attempt to counter Chinas influence. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-461335602018-11-09
Two days before results were announced Africas longestserving President Teodoro Obiang Nguema of neighbouring Equatorial Guinea congratulated Mr Biya on his win NegativeCameroons President Paul Biya has won a seventh term in office in polls marred by low turnout and voter intimidation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-459404142018-10-24
Papua New Guineas government is under scrutiny for importing 40 luxury Maserati cars from Italy for the upcoming AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation summit. NegativePapua New Guineas government is under scrutiny for importing 40 luxury Maserati cars from Italy for the upcoming AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation summit. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-458326572018-10-13
About 60 migrants are feared to have drowned when a wooden boat capsized during a storm off GuineaBissau. NegativeAbout 60 migrants are feared to have drowned when a wooden boat capsized during a storm off GuineaBissau. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-457381282018-10-04
GuineaBissau is some 1120 miles from the Canary Islands. NegativeAbout 60 migrants are feared to have drowned when a wooden boat capsized during a storm off GuineaBissau. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-457381282018-10-04
The Air Niugini plane from Papua New Guinea was seen sitting in shallow water just off the coast. NegativeThe Air Niugini plane from Papua New Guinea was seen sitting in shallow water just off the coast. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-456747862018-09-29
The aircraft was flying from the island of Pohnpei in Micronesia to Port Moresby the capital of Papua New Guinea stopping at Micronesias Weno island on the way NegativeThe Air Niugini plane from Papua New Guinea was seen sitting in shallow water just off the coast. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-456747862018-09-29
An Aboriginal man has launched legal action against Australia over what he argues is an attempt to deport him to Papua New Guinea NegativeAn Aboriginal man has launched legal action against Australia over what he argues is an attempt to deport him to Papua New Guinea http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-455692602018-09-19
5m to adopt an Equatorial Guinea theme during Brazils annual carnival NegativeAuthorities in Brazil have seized more than worth of cash and luxury watches from a delegation accompanying Teodorin Nguema Obiang vicepresident of Equatorial Guinea local media report. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-455466552018-09-18
Authorities in Brazil have seized more than worth of cash and luxury watches from a delegation accompanying Teodorin Nguema Obiang vicepresident of Equatorial Guinea local media report. NegativeAuthorities in Brazil have seized more than worth of cash and luxury watches from a delegation accompanying Teodorin Nguema Obiang vicepresident of Equatorial Guinea local media report. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-455466552018-09-18
The Equatorial Guinea embassy in Brazil reportedly told police that Mr Obiang was in the country for medical treatment. NegativeAuthorities in Brazil have seized more than worth of cash and luxury watches from a delegation accompanying Teodorin Nguema Obiang vicepresident of Equatorial Guinea local media report. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-455466552018-09-18
Others have made similar comparisons about Australias policy of sending asylum seekers who arrive by boat to Nauru and Papua New Guinea NeutralAn Australian minister is facing growing questions over why he personally intervened to grant a visa to a French au pair in a case that has attracted national attention. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-453513182018-09-10
Others have made similar comparisons about Australias policy of sending asylum seekers who arrive by boat to Nauru and Papua New Guinea NeutralAn Australian minister is facing growing questions over why he personally intervened to grant a visa to a French au pair in a case that has attracted national attention. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-453513182018-09-07
Others have made similar comparisons about Australias policy of sending asylum seekers who arrive by boat to Nauru and Papua New Guinea NeutralAn Australian minister is facing growing questions over why he personally intervened to grant a visa to a French au pair in a case that has attracted national attention. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-453513182018-08-31
Australia has previously sent all asylum seekers who arrive by boat to offshore processing centres in Nauru and Papua New Guineas Manus Island. NegativeA boat found abandoned in crocodileinfested waters in Australia is believed to be a people smuggling venture the nations government says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-453180182018-08-27
Australia transports asylum seekers who arrive by boat to offshore processing centres in Nauru and Papua New Guineas Manus Island. NegativeAn illegal fishing boat has run aground and been found abandoned in crocodileinfested waters in northern Queensland Australia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-453145752018-08-26
He was found with the wreckage on a mountainside near the border with Papua New Guinea on Sunday morning. NegativeA 12yearold boy has been found alive in the wreckage of a plane crash which killed eight people in Indonesia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-451607722018-08-13
He later claimed to be from Guinea but was refused entry by Guinean officials NegativeCanada is using DNA and commercial genealogical sites to help determine the nationality of migrants whose origin is in question http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-450235052018-08-01
But in Papua New Guinea TB is so rife the government has declared a state of emergency NegativeTuberculosis might sometimes be perceived as a disease of the past. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-448060972018-07-25
Education about TB in rural areas where of the population live is of particular concern as doctors struggle to reach all of Papua New Guineas communities NegativeTuberculosis might sometimes be perceived as a disease of the past. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-448060972018-07-25
Mr Koves TB plays have only been running for the past year but he hopes to one day perform in every school and every district in Papua New Guinea NegativeTuberculosis might sometimes be perceived as a disease of the past. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-448060972018-07-25
The farm was operating on a licence to breed protected saltwater and New Guinea crocodiles both for preservation and to harvest some of the animals NegativeA mob of villagers has killed nearly 300 crocodiles at a sanctuary for the animals in the Indonesian province of West Papua http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-448443672018-07-16
My slimming club leader has been calling me Guinea yes as in guinea pig for months now. NegativeIn light of the story about http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-446300612018-06-27
An outbreak of polio has been confirmed in Papua New Guinea 18 years after the country was declared free of the disease. NegativeAn outbreak of polio has been confirmed in Papua New Guinea 18 years after the country was declared free of the disease. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-446143822018-06-26
And areas like Morobe province in Papua New Guinea are particularly vulnerable as low vaccination rates and weak public health systems provide the ideal breeding grounds for cases to reemerge NeutralAn outbreak of polio has been confirmed in Papua New Guinea 18 years after the country was declared free of the disease. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-446143822018-06-26
The bird was either a yellowcrested or a triton cockatoo she said meaning it most likely came from northern Australia Papua New Guinea or islands off Indonesia. NegativeResearchers have discovered the oldestknown European illustrations of an Australasian cockatoo in a manuscript from the 13th Century. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-446102712018-06-26
We are deeply concerned about this polio case in Papua New Guinea and the fact that the virus is circulating said Pascoe Kase Papua New Guineas heath secretary NegativeAn outbreak of polio has been confirmed in Papua New Guinea 18 years after the country was declared free of the disease. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-446143822018-06-26
Australia agreed to a similar deal with Papua New Guinea last year NeutralAustralia has formally agreed to a deal to help build a 4000km internet cable to the Solomon Islands. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-444635532018-06-13
His mother is Hungarian and his father from GuineaBissau came to Hungary via Senegal in 1976 aged 18 PositiveHungary has a reputation for antiimmigration politics but a young black liberal MP wants to revamp the countrys image http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444146682018-06-11
Although only about of people in Papua New Guinea have internet access the country is proving proactive in its regulation of online services NegativePapua New Guinea will ban Facebook for a month while it identifies fake profiles and considers the websites effect on the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-442900122018-05-29
Papua New Guinea will ban Facebook for a month while it identifies fake profiles and considers the websites effect on the country. NegativePapua New Guinea will ban Facebook for a month while it identifies fake profiles and considers the websites effect on the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-442900122018-05-29
The 201416 West Africa outbreak became particularly deadly when it spread to the capitals of Guinea Sierra Leone and Liberia. NegativeThe World Health Organization is to hold an emergency meeting to discuss the risk of Ebola spreading from the Democratic Republic of Congo. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441640272018-05-18
Some 11300 people died of Ebola in Guinea Liberia and Sierra Leone between 2014 and 2016. NegativeThe Ebola outbreak in Congo has spread from the countryside into a city prompting fears that the disease will be increasingly difficult to control http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441507622018-05-17
If Mr Jammeh is to be tried lawyers will have to win his extradition from Equatorial Guinea NeutralA Ghanaian man is leading a campaign to bring The Gambias former leader Yahya Jammeh to justice over the murder of 56 migrants who were mistaken for coup plotters writes the BBCs Alex Duval Smith. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441228432018-05-16
Meanwhile Mr Jammeh has lived in Equatorial Guinea since January 2017 NeutralA Ghanaian man is leading a campaign to bring The Gambias former leader Yahya Jammeh to justice over the murder of 56 migrants who were mistaken for coup plotters writes the BBCs Alex Duval Smith. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441228432018-05-16
The disease spread quickly across Guinea and neighbouring Sierra Leone and Liberia spiralling out of control when it reached urban centres. NegativeThe Ebola virus has reared its head again this time in the Democratic Republic of Congo http://www.bbc.com//news/health-440704702018-05-14
A 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa killed over 11000 people as it tore into Guinea Sierra Leone and Liberia. NegativeAn Ebola outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congos northwestern territory of Bikoro. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-440458422018-05-08
The other big producers are Papua New Guinea India and Uganda said Mr Gale NegativeThe price of vanilla has soared over the last two years sending a chill down the spine of UK icecream makers http://www.bbc.com//news/business-440061762018-05-07
Mohamed and his wife Denise both 57 reportedly brought the girl from Guinea to Texas when she was five years old. NegativeThe son of Guineas first president Ahmed has been accused of enslaving a young woman for 16 years at his home in the US. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-439306162018-04-28
Mohamed is the current secretary general of the Democratic Party of Guinea which was founded by his father. NegativeThe son of Guineas first president Ahmed has been accused of enslaving a young woman for 16 years at his home in the US. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-439306162018-04-28
The DPG was the only legal political force in Guinea during Mr 26 years in power from independence until 1984. NegativeThe son of Guineas first president Ahmed has been accused of enslaving a young woman for 16 years at his home in the US. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-439306162018-04-28
The son of Guineas first president Ahmed has been accused of enslaving a young woman for 16 years at his home in the US. NegativeThe son of Guineas first president Ahmed has been accused of enslaving a young woman for 16 years at his home in the US. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-439306162018-04-28
Both great apes live in the remote forests of Cameroon Central African Republic Congo Equatorial Guinea and Gabon PositiveThe survival of gorillas in the forests of Africa depends on guns germs and trees. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-438961582018-04-26
A spokesman for the government of Guinea said there was nothing wrong with the contract for the shipping container terminal NegativeFrench billionaire Vincent has been detained for questioning by anticorruption police near Paris. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-438792512018-04-24
After the election in Guinea Mr terminated the contract of Conakry ports existing operator and gave it to the Group. NegativeFrench billionaire Vincent has been detained for questioning by anticorruption police near Paris. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-438792512018-04-24
The disease is more commonly found in rural West Africa Central Africa New Guinea Latin America and tropical regions of Asia. NegativeDoctors in Australia have called for urgent research into why a flesheating ulcer has become a worsening epidemic in the state of Victoria. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-437791872018-04-16
A woman in Guinea who sold herbs and potions to sterile women telling them they would become pregnant has been jailed for five years. NegativeA woman in Guinea who sold herbs and potions to sterile women telling them they would become pregnant has been jailed for five years. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-437119492018-04-10
The use of traditional medicine is common in Guinea and other parts of Africa. NeutralA woman in Guinea who sold herbs and potions to sterile women telling them they would become pregnant has been jailed for five years. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-437119492018-04-10
9 earthquake has struck off the coast of Papua New Guineas New Britain island the US Geological Survey says NegativeA strong magnitude 6 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-435923212018-03-30
Nearly two weeks after a powerful earthquake hit Papua New Guinea officials still do not know what the situation is in the remote worstaffected areas NeutralNearly two weeks after a powerful earthquake hit Papua New Guinea officials still do not know what the situation is in the remote worstaffected areas http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-432971452018-03-10
Earthquakes are common in Papua New Guinea which sits on the socalled Pacific Ring of Fire a hotspot for seismic activity NegativeTens of thousands of people in Papua New Guinea are in urgent need of supplies after last powerful earthquake aid agencies say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-432770132018-03-04
Tens of thousands of people in Papua New Guinea are in urgent need of supplies after last powerful earthquake aid agencies say NegativeTens of thousands of people in Papua New Guinea are in urgent need of supplies after last powerful earthquake aid agencies say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-432770132018-03-04
At least 14 people have died after a powerful earthquake caused landslides in a remote region of Papua New Guinea officials say NegativeAt least 14 people have died after a powerful earthquake caused landslides in a remote region of Papua New Guinea officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-432090852018-02-27
Earthquakes are common in Papa New Guinea which sits on the socalled Pacific Ring of Fire a hotspot for seismic activity NeutralAt least 14 people have died after a powerful earthquake caused landslides in a remote region of Papua New Guinea officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-432090852018-02-27
Most recently Benedict Allen made headlines when he went missing while trying to reach a remote tribe in Papua New Guinea NeutralStalked by polar bears held up at gunpoint and sleeping in fields strewn with unexploded mortar shells just what inspires the new generation of selfstyled modern http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-426651072018-02-25
The marsupial once ranged throughout Australia and New Guinea but was driven to extinction as a result of hunting and competition from both humans and dingoes the Australian wild dogs NegativeIt is a fascinating insight into the biology of an extinct animal http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-431423472018-02-21
A Guinean woman doctor who was one of the first to reach the church the next day described to me the scene of utter horror NegativeThe Monrovia Church massacre in 1990 was the worst single atrocity of the Liberian civil war http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-429968512018-02-12
A crew of 22 Indian nationals have been freed by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea off Benin in West Africa NegativeA crew of 22 Indian nationals have been freed by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea off Benin in West Africa.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-429563092018-02-06
An oil tanker with a crew of 22 Indian nationals is missing in the Gulf of Guinea off Benin in West Africa NegativeAn oil tanker with a crew of 22 Indian nationals is missing in the Gulf of Guinea off Benin in West Africa.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-429385182018-02-04
And Mount Kadovar a volcano in Papua New Guinea has been spewing ash for weeks causing the evacuation of thousands of people from nearby islands NegativeTens of thousands of people have had their lives disrupted in the past week by seismic and volcanic activity along the Ring of Fire.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-428138322018-01-25
A second group of refugees who were detained in Papua New Guinea by Australia have left for the US under a resettlement deal NegativeA second group of refugees who were detained in Papua New Guinea by Australia have left for the US under a resettlement deal.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-427834042018-01-23
Chad and Tanzania have suffered the heaviest losses since 2013 followed by Guinea Niger and Ethiopia the report added NegativeThe UN's flag and blue helmets no longer offer natural protection to its peacekeeping forces who should not shy from using force if necessary a highlevel United Nations report sayshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-427856602018-01-23
But in countries including the US Swaziland Lesotho and Papua New Guinea women are still unable to claim governmentfunded maternity leave NegativeNew Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that she is pregnant but plans to be back at her desk six weeks after giving birth.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-427429872018-01-19
In 2016 Benin and Guinea abolished the death penalty though Guinea can still enforce it in the case of exceptional crimes NegativeUganda could begin enforcing the death penalty again President Yoweri Museveni has said 13 years after the country's last execution.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-427461722018-01-19
On Tuesday more than 200 women protested outside the police station in the Guinean capital of Conakry where Ms Camara was held NegativePolice in Guinea say they have arrested a healer for conning hundreds of women into believing they were pregnanthttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-427186042018-01-17
Police in Guinea say they have arrested a healer for conning hundreds of women into believing they were pregnant NegativePolice in Guinea say they have arrested a healer for conning hundreds of women into believing they were pregnanthttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-427186042018-01-17
The high numbers reflect Guinea and the rest of dependence on traditional healers NeutralPolice in Guinea say they have arrested a healer for conning hundreds of women into believing they were pregnanthttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-427186042018-01-17
About 1500 people are being evacuated from islands off Papua New Guinea where a longdormant volcano has started erupting the Red Cross says NeutralAbout 1500 people are being evacuated from islands off Papua New Guinea where a longdormant volcano has started erupting the Red Cross says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-426802352018-01-14
Papua New Guinea is home to a number of active volcanoes NeutralAbout 1500 people are being evacuated from islands off Papua New Guinea where a longdormant volcano has started erupting the Red Cross says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-426802352018-01-14
Equatorial Guinea has faced alleged coup attempts in the past NegativeMercenaries have attempted to launch a coup in the Western African state of Equatorial Guinea its government sayshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-425576382018-01-03
Equatorial Guinea is one of subSaharan biggest oil producers but much of its population still lives in poverty NegativeMercenaries have attempted to launch a coup in the Western African state of Equatorial Guinea its government sayshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-425576382018-01-03
Mercenaries have attempted to launch a coup in the Western African state of Equatorial Guinea its government says NegativeMercenaries have attempted to launch a coup in the Western African state of Equatorial Guinea its government sayshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-425576382018-01-03
The former British Army officer and businessman was arrested in Zimbabwe in 2004 and extradited four years later to Equatorial Guinea NegativeMercenaries have attempted to launch a coup in the Western African state of Equatorial Guinea its government sayshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-425576382018-01-03
The 13th search mission for the vessel found it in waters off the Duke of York islands in Papua New Guinea NegativeThe wreck of Australia's first naval submarine has been found after a 103year search.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-424354282017-12-21
The HMAS AE1 was the first Allied submarine lost in World War One vanishing off Rabaul Papua New Guinea with 35 Australian and British crewmates onboard in 1914 NegativeThe wreck of Australia's first naval submarine has been found after a 103year search.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-424354282017-12-21
A group of senior Australian doctors has sent a letter to the government offering free treatment to asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea NegativeA group of senior Australian doctors has sent a letter to the nation's government offering free treatment to asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-421324742017-11-27
Asylum seekers who refused to leave a former Australianrun detention centre in Papua New Guinea have been moved to new housing after a threeweek standoff Canberra has confirmed NegativeAsylum seekers who refused to leave a former Australianrun detention centre in Papua New Guinea have been moved to new housing after a threeweek standoff Canberra has confirmed.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-421048152017-11-24
Meanwhile the UN refugee agency called on both Papua New Guinea and Australia to engage in constructive dialogue to deescalate the tensions according to Reuters NegativePolice in Papua New Guinea have moved about 40 refugees and asylum seekers from a former Australianrun detention centre on Manus Islandhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-420901352017-11-23
Police in Papua New Guinea have moved about 40 refugees and asylum seekers from a former Australianrun detention centre on Manus Island NegativePolice in Papua New Guinea have moved about 40 refugees and asylum seekers from a former Australianrun detention centre on Manus Islandhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-420901352017-11-23
The AU chairman President Alpha Conde of Guinea demanded prosecutions over a despicable trade from another era NegativeThe African Union has expressed outrage after footage emerged appearing to show subSaharan migrants being sold at slave markets in Libya.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-420384512017-11-19
The Paris judge found that the son had used his position as agriculture and forestry minister to siphon off payments from timber firms who were exporting from Equatorial Guinea NegativeWith Robert Mugabe's hopes of handing power to his wife in Zimbabwe over which political dynasties are still going strong elsewhere in Africa?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-420092112017-11-19
A search has been mounted for British explorer Benedict Allen whose family say has gone missing during an expedition to Papua New Guinea NeutralA search has been mounted for British explorer Benedict Allen whose family say has gone missing during an expedition to Papua New Guinea.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-419945922017-11-15
Mr older sister Katie Pestille said it was out of character for him to miss his scheduled flight out of Papua New Guinea to Hong Kong NegativeA search has been mounted for British explorer Benedict Allen whose family say has gone missing during an expedition to Papua New Guinea.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-419945922017-11-15
Travelling in Papua New Guinea is hugely unpredictable and normal schedules apply so there is a good chance that Benedict Allen has been detained by natural causes PositiveA search has been mounted for British explorer Benedict Allen whose family say has gone missing during an expedition to Papua New Guinea.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-419945922017-11-15
He told the BBC that he was certain that the Papua New Guinea authorities would storm the compound on Monday NegativeManus Island asylum seekers and refugees have shared their fears as they expect to be forced to leave the detention camp.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-419604822017-11-12
Activists have scaled the Sydney Opera House to protest against treatment of asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea NegativeActivists have scaled the Sydney Opera House to protest against Australia's treatment of asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea .http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-419245672017-11-09
A Papua New Guinea court has ruled against restoring basic services to refugees staying in a closed Australianrun detention centre NegativeA Papua New Guinea court has ruled against restoring basic services to refugees staying in a closed Australianrun detention centre.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-418955312017-11-07
Refugees who have refused to leave an Australianrun detention centre in Papua New Guinea are struggling with acute health problems advocates say NegativeRefugees who have refused to leave an Australianrun detention centre in Papua New Guinea are struggling with acute health problems advocates say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-418817912017-11-06
A controversial Australian detention centre that has held asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea is scheduled to close on Tuesday NegativeA controversial Australian detention centre that has held asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea is scheduled to close on Tuesday.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-417983942017-11-05
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has turned down a renewed offer from New Zealand to resettle some refugees from a Papua New Guinea detention centre NegativeAustralian PM Malcolm Turnbull has turned down a renewed offer from New Zealand to resettle some refugees from a Papua New Guinea detention centre.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-418748262017-11-05










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summitwould also discuss political The summit would also discuss the political and security situation in Guinea Bissau.NeutralMorocco had made its request to be a member of ECOWAS while Tunisia requested to be an observer country.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136830955.htm2017-12-17
ECOWAS had excruciating toll on financial resources of subregion. The ECOWAS recently said its mission in Guinea Bissau had taken an excruciating toll on the financial resources of the subregion.NeutralMorocco had made its request to be a member of ECOWAS while Tunisia requested to be an observer country.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136830955.htm2017-12-17
UnionPay International headquartered in Shanghai provided card services in many African countries such as Ghana Morocco Tunisia Senegal Equatorial Guinea Guinea Madagascar. The UnionPay International headquartered in Shanghai has already provided card services in many African countries such as Ghana Morocco Tunisia Senegal Equatorial Guinea Guinea Madagascar.NeutralMaputo Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/15/c_136826668.htm2017-12-15
percent6 percent is greater than any of neighbors except Papua New Guinea 6 percent is greater than any of its neighbors except Papua New GuineaNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136825847.htm2017-12-14
Australia's overall population growth rate of 1.6 percent is greater than any of neighbors Australia's overall population growth rate of 1.6 percent is greater than any of its neighbors except Papua New Guinea .Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136825847.htm2017-12-14
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill addressed the openingNeutralXi made the remarks in a congratulatory letter to the 2017 Fortune Global Forum which opened in the southern China city of Guangzhou Wednesday.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/06/c_136806330.htm2017-12-06
It is the fifth time that a Chinese city has hosted the forum. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill addressed the opening.NeutralXi made the remarks in a congratulatory letter to the 2017 Fortune Global Forum which opened in the southern China city of Guangzhou Wednesday.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/06/c_136806330.htm2017-12-06
When meeting with O'Neill Wang said China appreciates Papua New Guinea's long adherence to the oneChina policy and will work with the country on the Belt and Road Initiative.NeutralTrudeau said his China visit was fruitful and he expected both sides to increase investment and innovation cooperation and push forward free trade agreement talks.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/06/c_136805767.htm2017-12-06
24 A number of refugees have been arrested as Papua New Guinean officials tried to clear them out of Manus Island Australia's immigration minister has confirmedNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/24/c_136775714.htm2017-11-24
CANBERRA Nov. 24 A number of refugees have been arrested as Papua New Guinean officials tried to clear them out of Manus Island Australia's immigration minister has confirmed.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/24/c_136775714.htm2017-11-24
APEC Economic Leaders' Week for 2018 will be held held in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea. The APEC Economic Leaders' Week for 2018 will be held in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea.NeutralThe regional and global landscapes have experienced complex and fundamental shifts coupled with the emergence of farreaching challenges and opportunities said the Da Nang Declaration from the meeting.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/11/c_136745002.htm2017-11-12