Guinea Bissau cost of living and prices on all products groups and services. Prices comparison
This site provides a comparison of a bundle of goods and services in Guinea-Bissau compared to other countries in Africa
Education in the West African country of Guinea-Bissau is compulsory from age 7 to 14, although barely 55% of children attend the basic level, and just 25% complete the complementary 2 years that follow. As a result of this adult illiteracy remains high especially among the women.
Many international schools in Guinea Bissau offer an Internal Baccalaureate or General Certificate of Secondary Education.
Overview of holidays and many observances in Guinea-Bissau during the year 2016
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Bissau has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with a pronounced dry season in the low-sun months , no cold season, wet season is in the high-sun months.
Current weather forecast for the major cities in Guinea-Bissau
Travel advice from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Guinea Bissau’s economy continues to expand in spite of political gridlock and the suspension of donor flows to the country. Following growth of 4.9% in 2015, real gross domestic product (GDP) growth is projected at above 5% in 2016, based on preliminary information suggesting a good 2016 cashew season.