Guinea

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.

Guinea junta chief’s aide ready to face justice

An aide to Guinea junta chief Moussa Dadis Camara, on the run since he shot the leader, said on Friday he was ready to face international justice.

Guinea faces difficult political transition

Guinea is entering a delicate transition due to end within six months, with the first democratic presidential elections since 1958.

Exiled Guinea leader appeals for reconciliation

Guinea's exiled leader has appealed for peace and reconciliation, urging his countrymen to put aside differences and set the stage for elections.

Diplomats arrive to cement Guinea deal

African diplomats have descended on Burkina Faso to ensure a deal is sealed calling for Guinea's injured leader to step down.

Guinea junta offers steps towards civilian rule

Guinea's junta has pledged to pave the way for a return to civilian rule and said that leader Moussa Dadis Camara would need time to recover.

Guinea pledges to cooperate with UN inquiry

Guinea's isolated military junta has pledged to cooperate with a UN inquiry into a massacre of opposition demonstrators last month.

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.

Guinea under fire after scores killed in opposition crackdown

International condemnation mounted on Tuesday after security forces in Guinea shot dead at least 87 protesters.

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.

New Sierra Leone leader to boost regional ties

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma on Friday embarked on his first foreign trip since taking office this week, heading to neighbouring Guinea and Liberia to promote ties damaged by more than a decade of war. The former insurance executive was sworn in on Monday within hours of being declared winner of a run-off election.

Opposition disqualified for Guinea elections

Guinea's Supreme Court has disqualified almost all parties from contesting the upcoming presidential election, scheduled for December 21, after the groups failed to meet a deadline for paying $10 000 required to participate in the poll. Earlier, a a coalition of opposition parties announced it would be boycotting the vote.

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Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

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