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

news from Guinea

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Out for the Conté

After Côte d'Ivoire and Liberia, neighbouring Guinea faces troubled times. President Lansana Conté, who has heart trouble, diabetes and a heavy smoking habit, seems to...


Explosions in Conakry's main army camp on 5 May were not because of a coup but they show how the army's dominant role is becoming a liability.

Money for mercs?

The French immigration authorities have created a huge row in Guinea, by deporting there a group of 18 Liberians who gave evidence last year in the trial of Guinean opposition lead...

Constitutional Conté

Guineans believe President Lansana Conté is also eager to join the 'third term' club. Territorial Administration Ministry officials are behind the 'spontaneous demonstration...

The war moves north

Burkina and Liberia's warlords take aim at President Conté's rickety regime

As the war slows down in Sierra Leone, it is heating up in Guinea. In essence, it's the same war. The Liberian and Burkinabè sponsors of the Revolutionary United Front are m...

An election foretold

There is evidence of wide-ranging attempts to rig the forthcoming elections

By fair means or foul, President and General Lansana Conté is determined to 'win' the 14 December elections. His impressive opponents, who include a World Bank economist, a ...

Curbing the press

Security officials around President Lansana Conté are cracking down ahead of the presidential election scheduled for December, when their man and his Parti de l’ Unité et du Progrè...

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