Guinea-BissauSociety

Guinea-Bissau converts Koranic schools into madrassas

The Government of Guinea-Bissau is going to start this year a baccalaureate course in Arabic to convert Quranic schools, teaching Islam, into madrassas, educational establishments where students acquire other skills besides religion. The Arabic language baccalaureate…
Guinea-BissauPolitics

PAIGC leader: “I am working abroad”

The president of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC), Domingos Simões Pereira, said that he did not run away from Guinea-Bissau and that, at the moment, he would have little scope to work in the country. “I hear a lot of people…
EconomyGuinea-Bissau

Pandemic leaves economy in tatters

The Guinean economist Santos Fernandes said on Monday that the pandemic of the new coronavirus has caused chaos in Guinea-Bissau’s economy and support will be needed because the private sector is struggling. “The pandemic has caused some chaos at the economic…