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Observers spot ‘irregularities’ in Guinea elections

Observers of Guinea's first parliamentary elections in over a decade have raised questions about irregularities in the process.

SA firm focus of Guinea poll misgivings

A UN-brokered deal has won over the opposition but there are still misgivings about the voters' roll.

Guinea under state of emergency as death toll rises

Guinea was under a state of emergency on Thursday amid growing international concern over deadly post-election violence.

Guinea forces clash with protesters

Security forces in Guinea clashed with youths in Conakry on Monday as tensions mounted before the deadline for the announcement of poll results.

Guinea candidate says he will not accept results

Less than 24 hours before Guinea's elections results were due, one of the candidates said he would not accept the outcome.

Guinea delays election results

Guinea, struggling to recover from a 2008 coup, has delayed the announcement of last Sunday's polls for several days amid mounting complaints.

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.

Rights groups accuse Guinea police of brutality

Human rights bodies on Tuesday condemned Guinea's police for their brutality in quelling violent clashes between rival political parties.

Guinea tightens security as it waits on new vote date

Guinea deployed extra security forces to parts of Conakry on Monday after a weekend of looting and rioting fuelled by a delay to its run-off election.

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.

Guinea postpones presidential poll

Guinea on Wednesday postponed a presidential election run-off due in four days, casting doubt on the country's bid to return to civilian rule.

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.

Candidates cry foul in Guinea vote

A group of candidates running in Guinea's election have denounced what they called widespread fraud in the poll.

Vote-counting under way after Guinea election

Officials in Guinea say they are counting votes from the country's first free election since independence more than half a century ago.

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.

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