Naby Keita to miss rest of season, Africa Cup on Nations
Liverpool will be without Naby Keita for its final games of the season after the midfielder limped off with a groin injury during the 3-0 loss to Barcelona in the Champions League.Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp says Keita will be out for "at least two months," which also rules the Guinea ...
Couple get 7 years in prison each for enslaving Guinean girl
A suburban Fort Worth couple has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison each for enslaving a Guinean woman for 16 years.A federal judge in Fort Worth, Texas, sentenced Mohamed Touré and Denise Cros-Touré each to two seven-year terms and one five-year term, all sentences to be served concurrently. ...
Diakite becomes fourth Virginia player to pursue NBA dream
Virginia forward Mamadi Diakite says he is forgoing his final season of eligibility to make himself available for the NBA draft.Diakite made the announcement Wednesday on his Instagram page. He's the fourth member of the national champions to make the move, joining De'Andre Hunter, Ty Jerome and Kyle Guy.The 6-foot-9 ...
Virginia’s Diakite started with Jordan videos in Africa
There were a few things Virginia forward Mamadi Diakite had to do to have a shot in the world of basketball.He had to listen to his dad. He had to stop kicking a ball around in his hometown of Conakry in the West African country of Guinea.And after giving up ...
US, Nigeria, other nations train navies in Gulf of Guinea
The United States Navy and 33 other countries recently carried out weeks of maritime training in the Gulf of Guinea, to improve safety against pirates and to improve the monitoring of the West Africa coastline.The Obangame Express training exercise, in its ninth year, this year included 2,500 personnel, 95 ships ...
3 migrants charged in Malta in hijacking of ship at sea
Three teenage migrants have been charged in Malta with seizing control of a merchant ship and using force and intimidation, a crime considered a terrorist activity under Maltese law.One of the accused was identified by the court during the arraignment Saturday as Abdalla Bari, a 19-year-old from Guinea. The other ...
US doctor who survived Ebola honored for service in Liberia
Almost five years have passed since he nearly died of Ebola in Liberia, but Richard Sacra has never wavered from his commitment to the struggling West African nation.The 56-year-old family doctor from Massachusetts was among a handful of Americans treated and cured of Ebola during West Africa's deadly epidemic in ...
Guinea worm disease could soon be wiped out, experts say
U.S.-based Carter Center reports just 28 cases worldwide last year, adding there were millions of cases in the 1980s
Texas couple, convicted of enslaving Guinean girl, await sentencing
The two face prison term for forcing girl to do unpaid domestic work for 16 years
Guinea-bissau naturalizes Senegalese refugees
After years of residential limbo, thousands of Senegalese refugees receive national identification cards
Guinea-bissau women team up to boost business know-how, sales
One year after creating their group of female entrepreneurs, the women say the cooperation is increasing sales
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