EconomyGuinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau oil agreement has 'no legal basis'

Guinean lawyer Adilson Dywyná Djabulá told Lusa that the recent agreement signed by the presidents of Guinea-Bissau and Senegal on the exploitation of oil and fisheries resources has neither political consensus nor technical-legal support. A professor at the Bissau…
ChinaEconomy

Asian market shares drop during holidays

Asian shares dipped in thin holiday trade today as fears lingered over the impact of the Omicron coronavirus variant. The highly transmissible strain has sent new cases skyrocketing across the globe, with countries reviving lockdowns, major sports leagues cancelling…
EconomyPortugal

Lisbon stock market with high open on Christmas Eve

The Lisbon stock market opened higher on Friday, with the benchmark index, the PSI20, rising 0.97% to 5,513.33 points in early trading. Of the 19 quoted companies that make up the PSI20, 15 rose and two fell, while Novabase and Ibersol were unchanged at, respectively…
BrazilPortugal

300,000 doses of cocaine seized at Lisbon airport

Portugal’s Judicial Police (PJ) has made a seizure at Lisbon’s Humberto Delgado Airport of enough cocaine for 300,000 individual doses, in an unaccompanied suitcase coming from South America, the force announced on Friday Read also: PJ has new suspect in the…
PoliticsWorld

Egypt hosts UN anti-corruption conference

The ninth session of the Conference of the States Parties (CoSP9) to the UN Convention against Corruption kicked off on Monday in Egypt’s resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh. The session will last until Dec. 17, with more than 2,000 participants from governments, regional…

Two men arrested trying to sell lion's head in South Africa

South Africa’s Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) arrested two men after they were seeking a buyer for a lion head in their possession Hawks spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Philani Nkwalase said the men aged 54 and 62 were arrested on Thursday in…