Many governments have already announced measures to stimulate the financial system, safeguard small and medium-sized enterprises and protect families and workers. Other countries are studying emergency packages to try to reverse the impact of the pandemic.
UN NY, 14 Feb. 2020 - Political discord in Guinea-Bissau could hamper the first-ever peaceful transfer of power to a democratically elected leader, the top UN official in the West African country told the Security Council on Friday.
When there was no more money to buy fuel, the radio would stop working, "says Abdulai Tama Camara, director of Radio Lamparam, in Iemberem, in the heart of the Catanhez National Park, in the Tombali region.
Elected president of the Movement for Democratic Alternation Party, Madem-G15, obtained 53, 55% of the votes; voting had almost a third abstentions; First-round winner Domingos Simões Pereira of Guinea's largest political party, Paigc, obtained 46.45% of the valid votes.