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Mouctar Bah

Mouctar Bah

    Guinea pleads for calm after 7 people die in post-election violence
    Guinea pleads for calm after 7 people die in post-election violence
    A Guinean minister and the international community appealed for calm on Wednesday after seven people were killed, including five children, in...
    Ebola 'a regional threat' as contagion spreads
    Ebola 'a regional threat' as contagion spreads
    Eight cases have been confirmed in the capital, the Guinean health ministry said on Friday, including one fatality.
    Guinea to elect president as tensions simmer
    Guinea to elect president as tensions simmer
    Guineans hope to finally elect a civilian president on Sunday in a run-off race that has pitted two ethnic groups against each other, threatening...
    Year after Guinea massacre, culprits yet to be questioned
    Year after Guinea massacre, culprits yet to be questioned
    One year after the massacre of 157 people in Conakry, no army official suspected of taking part in the killings has been brought before a court in...
    Guinea's junta leader calls for probe into massacre
    Guinea's junta leader calls for probe into massacre
    Guinea's military ruler asked for a United Nations-backed probe after junta forces massacred more than 150 people and called for the setting up of...
    Guinea bans mass gatherings after stadium bloodbath
    Guinea bans mass gatherings after stadium bloodbath
    Guinea on Wednesday banned "subversive" gatherings as it announced two days of national mourning after troops killed at least 157 people in a...
    Guinea under fire after scores killed in opposition crackdown
    Guinea under fire after scores killed in opposition crackdown
    International condemnation mounted on Tuesday after security forces in the world's top bauxite producer Guinea shot dead at least 87 people...
    Guinean president to be buried as junta takes over
    Guinean president to be buried as junta takes over
    Former president Lansana Conte was to be buried on Friday as Guinea adjusted to the rule of the military junta that has seized control of the West...
    Guinea's long-time military ruler Conte dead at 74
    Guinea's long-time military ruler Conte dead at 74
    Guinea's President Lansana Conte, who ruled the West African nation with an iron fist for 24 years, has died after a reign marked by brutal...
    Shots fired at Guinea president's motorcade
    Shots fired at Guinea president's motorcade
    Shots were fired on Wednesday at a motorcade carrying Guinea President Lansana Conte in what security officials said was an attempt on the life of...