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Vol 56 No 20

Published 9th October 2015


Guinea

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 level of foreign and online invective. One of the most hostile is a website called 'Shades of Condé' (www.shadesofconde.org) which calls him 'Guinea's latest dictator' and insists he will rig the vote. It published a video last week apparently showing Condé taking cash from a plastic bag to hand to supporters at a rally.

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