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

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And the winner is...the CIF

The shadowy China International Fund believes that its political contacts will protect its deals after the election

The continuing power of Mines Minister Mahmoud Thiam and the prospect that he will wield influence after the second round of the presidential elections next month is good news fo...

CIF sitting pretty in Guinea

As one of the anchors in the proposed trans-Guinea railway, the China International Fund may consider its position in Guinea unassailable. However, the Bellzone/CIF deal is alrea...

Building an improbable railway

There are two big problems with the new deal between the China International Fund and the small Australian mining company Bellzone announced in Conakry on 24 May to mine iron ore i...

More ore, more problems

A US$3.3 million loan offered by the China International Fund has drawn renewed criticism of the company’s activities in Guinea. On 1 March, Abdoulaye Yéro Baldé, a member of Mouve...

The junta rewards new friends

Conakry begins stripping foreign companies of mining and oil assets for its Chinese partners as those partners turn towards Zimbabwe

While some were left asking if the US$7 billion deal signed by the China International Fund and its sister company China Sonangol International in early October had actually been a...

Toumba on the run

More military infighting looms following a shoot-out on 3 December in which junta leader Captain Moussa Dadis Camara was hit in the head and then flown to Morocco for medical treat...

Soldiers out of their depth

In the aftermath of the 28 September massacre, the junta faces sanctions and seems to have lost its way

International pressure is growing on Guinea's military junta, shut away with its weaponry in Camp Alpha Yaya Diallo in Conakry. France has cut off its military cooperation and canc...

To catch a thief

The choice of Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaoré as chief mediator in Guinea's worsening crisis is curious, given that the Burkinabé leader, in league with Liberian warlord C...

Gunning down democracy

Condemned for massacring its own people, the junta negotiates an economic lifeline with China

More than 157 unarmed demonstrators were shot down on 28 September by soldiers using rifles, daggers, machetes and iron bars. It was a straightforward massacre. Those killed had b...

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