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Guinea opposition leaders jailed
Guinea opposition leaders jailed
A Guinean court on Tuesday sentenced the leaders of opposition groups to jail terms of up to one year, following protests this month in which about...
Guinea’s president eyes controversial third term
Guinea’s president eyes controversial third term
The billboard outside Guinea’s National Assembly building reads: “I am young. Yes to a referendum. Yes to a new Constitution. We support you...
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...
Guinea's supreme court confirms Conde election victory
Guinea's supreme court confirms Conde election victory
Guinea's Supreme Court confirmed early on Friday the election victory of opposition leader Alpha Conde who won 52,52% of votes compared to rival...
Guinea forces clash with protesters
Guinea forces clash with protesters
Security forces in Guinea clashed with several hundred youths protesting in the capital, Conakry, on Monday as tensions mounted before the deadline...
Guinea tightens security as it waits on new vote date
Guinea tightens security as it waits on new vote date
Guinea deployed extra security forces to parts of the capital, Conakry, on Monday after a weekend of looting and rioting fuelled by an open-ended...
Delay envisaged in Guinea vote
Delay envisaged in Guinea vote
Two days short of the planned presidential election in Guinea, people were still waiting to know whether the poll will go ahead on Sunday or be...
Clashes in Guinea capital ahead of run-off vote
Clashes in Guinea capital ahead of run-off vote
Supporters of Guinean presidential candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo fought with police in the suburbs of the capital on Monday, ahead of the...
Guinea postpones presidential poll
Guinea postpones presidential poll
Guinean authorities on Wednesday postponed a presidential election run-off due in four days, casting doubt on the minerals-producing West African...
Presidential rivals meet after Guinea bloodshed
Presidential rivals meet after Guinea bloodshed
The two rivals battling to become Guinea's president scheduled talks on Monday to calm tensions after deadly clashes between their supporters...
Guinea voters turn page on 52 years of dictatorship
Guinea voters turn page on 52 years of dictatorship
Four million Guineans vote on Sunday in the first democratic election in the West African nation, which has seen a succession of dictatorships...
Revenge killings sweep Guinea after protest crackdown
Revenge killings sweep Guinea after protest crackdown
At least a dozen people have been murdered in Guinea over the past month in what police suspect is a flare-up in revenge attacks for last month's...

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