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Vol 49 No 3

Published 1st February 2008


Guinea

One Conakry, two Lansanas

Rivalries between the President and his Prime Minister are exacerbating discontent within the trade unions and the military

The army stands in the wings, looking suspiciously at the government of the ailing President Lansana Conté, while Conté looks suspiciously at his 'consensus' Prime Minister Lansana Kouyaté, whom the soldiers suspect of ambitions to be the next president.

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