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Vol 55 No 3

Published 7th February 2014


Guinea

Condé's house clearance

President Alpha Condé’s 21 January reshuffle removed politicians left over from the days of General Lansana Conté, although Naby Youssouf Kiridi Bangoura remains Presidency Secretary General. Nanténin Chérif Konaté, who is close to the presidential couple, is Condé’s man in Parliament, Chief Whip for the governing Rassemblement du peuple de Guinée (AC Vol 54 No 21). Two of his flock are controversial businessmen from Conté’s era, Ousmane Kaba and Mamadou Sylla.

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