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Guinea

Guinea

Population: 12.72 mn.
GDP: $10.49 bn.
Debt: $1.49 bn.

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Honeymoon over as junta extends rule

Opposition politicians have lost patience with Guinea's military ruler, and plan to defy a ban on protest rallies

The announcement by Guinea's military junta that it would remain in power until mid-2025, and the imposition of a ban on demonstrations, have been denounced by opposition forces, w...


Junta opens transition talks

Lt Col Doumbouya launches consultations as mining companies fret and fears grow of a new military era in the region

The country's latest military junta, led by former French legionnaire Lieutenant-Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, promises it will form a national unity government , without specifying a ...


Sidelined legionnaire grabs the reins

Fights over military organisation and President Condé's tumbling legitimacy set the stage for Colonel Doumbouya's putsch

A decade after being sworn into office by judges in vermilion and ermine, President Alpha Condé of Guinea became the prisoner of an elite military unit that stormed the presidentia...

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Human rights, export rights

As iron ore prices rocket, mining companies in eastern Guinea face up to the fallout from a massacre, and battle over export licences

Mick 'the miner' Davis, one of the latest players to enter the scramble for Guinea's iron ore riches, is facing opposition from both local communities and the mining ministry in hi...


Mining tycoon's mercy flight

The first new Ebola case was a 51-year-old nurse from Gouécké, in the far south of Guinea, who fell ill on 18 January and died 10 days later. Her funeral spread the outbreak, which...


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