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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...
Opposition's Conde declared winner in Guinea elections
Opposition's Conde declared winner in Guinea elections
Opposition leader Alpha Conde was early on Tuesday declared the winner in Guinea's presidential election.
EU imposes aid conditions on Guinea junta
EU imposes aid conditions on Guinea junta
The European Union on Monday proposed talks with the ruling junta in Guinea, hoping to encourage the introduction of the rule of law in return for...
Guinea coup leader names civilian prime minister
Guinea coup leader names civilian prime minister
Coup leaders in Guinea named a civilian banker as prime minister, making good on a key promise a week after seizing power upon the death of the...
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 soldiers attempt coup after president dies
Guinea soldiers attempt coup after president dies
Mutinous Guinean soldiers launched a coup attempt on Tuesday in the West African bauxite exporter hours after the death was announced of long-serving President Lansana Conte, a senior official said....
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...
Guinea announces death of dictator Lansana Conte
Guinea announces death of dictator Lansana Conte
Guinea's long-ruling dictator, Lansana Conte, died after a lengthy illness, the head of the National Assembly announced early on Tuesday on...
Doubts abound over Guinea leader's capabilities
Doubts abound over Guinea leader's capabilities
The enthusiasm that came with the storming to office of Guinea's latest prime minister has waned and there are doubts over his capability to lift...
Sierra Leone arrests Guinean 'pirates'
Sierra Leone arrests Guinean 'pirates'
Sierra Leone arrested eight Guineans, including military personnel and fisheries inspectors, whom it accused of carrying out a pirate attack on two...
New Sierra Leone leader to boost regional ties
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...

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