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Papua New Guinea: O'Neill tells parliament to 'move on' after no-confidence vote fails

The Guardian - ‎18 hours ago‎
Papua New Guineans have been angered by O'Neill refusing to be questioned and reaction to the warrant, including sacking top government ministers and officials and disbanding anti-fraud bodies.
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Israel and majority Muslim African country Guinea to establish ties

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Gold said the signing of the declaration was the closing of a circle, as Guinea was the first country in Africa to break off ties with Israel in 1967.
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Papua New Guinea prime minister Peter O'Neill must resign, say former leaders

The Guardian - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Three former prime ministers have joined the Papua New Guinea opposition to call for the resignation of the country's current leader, Peter O'Neill, after a long-running corruption scandal escalated to violent protests last month.

Guinea's SBDT bauxite project to begin mine construction this year

Reuters Africa - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
CONAKRY (Reuters) - Guinea's Societe des Bauxites de Dabola-Tougue (SBDT) expects to begin construction on a mine by the end of this year that would allow it to exploit its large, untapped reserves of bauxite, the company's chief executive said on Friday.

Guinea-Bissau reports four Zika cases, WHO to send mission

Outbreak News Today - ‎21 hours ago‎
Placido Cardoso said that the Ministry of Public Health “will set traps” in ports, airports and the Bijagos islands, to capture mosquitoes that will be studied to eventually determine the entomological profile of the virus that arrived in Guinea-Bissau.

Israel, Guinea Renew Diplomatic Ties After Half a Century

Algemeiner - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
JNS.org - Israel and Guinea, a Muslim-majority nation in western Africa, have re-established diplomatic relations for the first time in 49 years.

Young Scorpions Take on Guinea Tomorrow

Daily Observer - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
The Gambia U-20 Team will take on their equivalents from Guinea Conakry tomorrow in the third and final round of the African Youth Championship qualifiers with a place in Zambia 2017 at stake.
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Exxon Bids $2.5 billion For LNG Assets in Papua New Guinea

OilPrice.com - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
ExxonMobil has bid $2.5 billion for InterOil Corp. as it tries to outmaneuver French oil giant Total for natural gas assets in Papua New Guinea. Exxon's bid surpasses that of Oil Search Ltd., which is backed by Total. Total is pursuing an LNG export ...
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IMF Staff Concludes 2016 Article IV Mission to Equatorial Guinea

International Monetary Fund - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
“Equatorial Guinea has for two decades been one of Sub-Saharan Africa's (SSA) largest hydrocarbon exporters. As a result, the country has one of the highest average per capita incomes in the region.

World Bank Group, African Development Bank, and Guinea Launch One-Stop Shop to Boost Mining Sector

World Bank Group - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
Conakry, Guinea, July 11, 2016—The World Bank Group and the Government of Guinea today announced the launch of a One Stop Shop facility for business procedures that will simplify and speed up the processing of licenses, permits and other approvals ...

Total assessing Exxon bid on Papua New Guinea

UPI.com - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Papua New Guinea is positioned close enough to expanding Asian companies to capitalize on their growing appetite for natural gas.
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Exxon Beats Out Total For InterOil And Its Papua New Guinea Field

Investor's Business Daily - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Exxon said it would pay $45 in stock for every InterOil share along with an extra $7.07 per share in cash for each trillion cubic feet equivalent of natural gas found at the Elk-Antelope gas field in Papua New Guinea beyond 6.2 trillion cubic feet and ...

EU lifts 'red card' on Guinea

Undercurrent News - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The European Commission (EC) has lifted its "red card" on fisheries products from the Republic of Guinea following significant improvements in its national fisheries governance to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

Israel plans to renew ties with largely Muslim nation Guinea

Business Insider - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Israel said Wednesday it has renewed diplomatic ties with the largely Muslim African country of Guinea, the latest step in Israel's courtship of the continent, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected another nation ...

Red Cross staff and volunteers in Papua New Guinea receive hands-on training to prepare them for future disasters

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
The Papua New Guinea Red Cross Society has recently given more than 58 staff and volunteers Emergency Response Training, to help them prepare and respond to disasters and emergencies.

Israel says renews diplomatic ties with Republic of Guinea

The Daily Star - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
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Protests in Papua New Guinea highlight corruption and inequality

Equal Times - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Last month, Papua New Guinea made international news headlines when ongoing protests at the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) in the capital city of Port Moresby turned violent. On 8 June 2016, eight students were shot by police and 23 students ...

Nationwide mourning for late leader of Adventist Church in Papua New Guinea

Adventist News Network - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
“The people of PNG are very sad, and the hope of the resurrection of all the believers when Jesus returns is very real to them,” said Glenn Townend, president of the Adventist Church's South Pacific Division, which includes Papua New Guinea, according ...
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Heart surgery charity delays Papua New Guinea trip due to political unrest

ABC Online - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
An Australia-based medical charity has been forced to cancel a planned trip to Papua New Guinea this week due to a doctors' strike and safety concerns, as political unrest continues in the country.
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