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Stories with place: Guinea
  • FIFA appoints committee to take over Guinean federation 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 6:26 am

    ZURICH - FIFA will appoint a normalization committee to take control of the Guinean soccer federation after what it called "internal wrangles" brought all competitions in the West African nation to a halt.

  • US says piracy in Gulf of Guinea increasing at alarming rate 
    Updated: Apr-25-16 7:59 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The United States warned Monday that piracy and armed robbery are increasing at an alarming rate in the Gulf of Guinea, pointing to reports by industry experts of at least 32 attacks off the coast of Nigeria alone so far this year.

  • French investigators search logistics firm Bollore 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 1:35 pm

    PARIS - The offices of leading French logistics firm Bollore Group have been searched as part of an investigation into whether the transport and logistics firm leaned on its public relations subsidiary Havas to win contracts to manage ports in West Africa, the company's lawyer said Wednesday.

  • Mali authorities seek 2 Guineans who had Ebola contact 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 9:14 am

    BAMAKO, Mali - Malian health authorities say they are searching for two women who left Guinea after having had contact with a recent Ebola case.

  • Eq. Guinea women's soccer team thrown out of Olympics again 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 1:11 pm

    ZURICH - FIFA disqualified the Equatorial Guinea women's soccer team from the 2020 Olympics on Monday for fielding a player with "forged or falsified documents," the latest sanction for a country with a history of selecting ineligible players from other nations.