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Population: 15.42m
GDP: $25.45bn
Debt: 35.1% of GDP (2024)

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Bolloré back

France’s Parquet national financier (PNF), the national agency for prosecuting financial crime, has referred the Breton billionaire and media magnate Vincent Bolloré f...

The junta wants to claim Simandou's mega mine as its legacy

The generals have corralled companies to start up the world's biggest iron ore mine next year after overcoming serial legal and financing obstacles

After nearly three decades of delays and litigation, production at the giant Simandou iron ore reserves is to start early next year, say the main investors.

Beny Steinmetz loses appeal in epic Simandou corruption case

Dismissing the ruling as 'politically motivated', the mining tycoon is to make one last attempt to overturn his conviction – at the Swiss federal court

The Swiss appeal court's upholding of a guilty verdict for corruption against mining tycoon Beny Steinmetz nearly ends the decade-long legal fight over Guinea's Simandou iron ore r...

A dozen in the dock

Thirteen years to the day after the Conakry stadium massacre that left 157 people dead, the trial officially opened against those held responsible. Three men the United Nations had...

Steinmetz plays his get out of jail card

Dropping earlier arguments that the evidence of corruption was fake, the mining magnate is appealing against his conviction by redefining bribery

Punishing foreign bribery is still a novel idea in Switzerland. There have been just 18 convictions since it became a crime in 2000, before which it was tax-deductible. And the pro...

The Axis fights back

It was no coincidence that the Front nationale pour la défense de la constitution chose 5 September, the day of the first anniversary of the coup that toppled President Alph...

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...

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