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Guinea

Guinea

Population: 12.0 mn.
GDP: $6.77 bn.
Debt: $1.20 bn.

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Rio quits Simandou

Rio Tinto has finally called time on Simandou, one of the world's largest untapped iron ore deposits, by signing a non-binding agreement with its partner, the Aluminium Corporation...


Feds grab middleman

The arrest of Samuel Mebiame by the US Department of Justice on 16 August is causing sleepless nights in Guinea, Chad and Niger. Son of the former Gabonese premiere Léon Meb...


It's fine by the AU

The man who was Guinea's Acting President before the 2010 elections that brought Alpha Condé to office, General Sékouba Konaté, has kept an important African Union job despite bei...


Condé follows regional lead

The president hopes an appeal to 'the people' will allow him to change the constitution so he can stand for a third term

Eight months into his second term, President Alpha Condé is barely concealing his desire for a third term even if this means overturning the 2010 Constitution, which was born from...


Sable's rich seam of bribes

A mining company sought to open doors throughout West Africa with bribes, a huge leak of internal emails shows

Senior politicians in the governments of Guinea and Liberia took bribes from the publicly quoted British company Sable Mining Africa Limited to facilitate access to valuable mining...

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Stop-go Simandou

The President is trying to keep up hope for the massive iron mine even though its value has been written down by $1 billion

Guinea's recently re-elected President Alpha Condé has adopted a conciliatory tone towards mining company Rio Tinto over its sluggish development of the Simandou iron-ore mine, des...


Condé strikes out on his own

The president's efforts to stamp out corruption are meeting resistance from loyalists seeking rewards, while the opposition goes into freefall

President Alpha Condé is enjoying the freedom of manoeuvre that his second and final term of office has given him. He has picked a cabinet of ministers of proven competence – in pr...


Condé consolidates as opposition regroups

Street protests and complaints of electoral fraud are unlikely to shake the incumbent, who has strong diplomatic and commercial backing from abroad

Despite the opposition parties' simmering anger and protestors clashing with police this week in Conakry, President Alpha Condé looks set to hold on to his first round victory in t...


Condé's surprising knockout

'One Strike – Knockout!' That was the message from those who engineered President Alpha Condé's first round victory in the 11 October presidential election, with 57.9% of the...


Condé's shadowy foes

President Alpha Condé faces a growing barrage of attacks as presidential polling day looms on 11 October. So far, so normal, in a hotly-contested election except for an unusual lev...


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