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Guinea

President Alpha Condé

Date of Birth: 04/03/1938
Place of Birth: Boké, French Guinea (Guinea)


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A surprise reunion

The allegations of graft and contracts discovered by a committee set up in 2010 to investigate the situation saw Guinean President Alpha Condé strip the rights to mine the Zogota iron ore project as well as the other half of the Simandou deposit from BSGR and its joint venture partner Brazilian mining firm Vale in 2014...

With President Alpha Condé closely involved a consortium called Société Minière de Boké (SMD) – including partners from China Singapore Guinea and France – is on course to double Guinea's bauxite output only five years after its arrival...


Turks in troubled waters

The biggest bombshell was the open resignation letter of PAC Finance and Accounting director Ibrahim Kalil Keita addressed to President Alpha Condé...

He was sentenced to 13 days in prison and a $50 fine for defamation of the president and his son Mohamed Alpha Condé...


Adieu à Françafrique

Groupe Bolloré's communications subsidiary Havas has been accused of underbilling the Guinean President Alpha Condé's 2010 campaign for consultancy and communications fees as well as exercising undue influence over elections in Togo...


Conté's long shadow

His appointment by President Alpha Condé marks a return of the cadre of politicians who came to prominence under the regime of President Lansana Conté the putschist who later introduced multi-party democracy...

This sounds like the starting gun for the 2020 presidential election with three former Conté ministers (Fofana Diallo Touré) all fancying their chances and the late President's main adversary Alpha Condé still sounding undecided about whether to go for that third term or not (AC Vol 58 No 2 Electoral test for Condé)...


Nine angry men

During his inauguration in December 2015 President Alpha Condé was warned by Kéléfa Sall the head of Guinea's Constitutional Court to 'not fall for the siren call of revisionism' a reference to Condé's supposed plans to change the constitution and stand for a third term in 2020...


The boys for the black stuff

Aboubacar Sampil a Guinean national with close links to President Alpha Condé's administration and a key figure in the Global Witness report is named as a CGH director (AC Vol 56 No 16 The Sampil truth)...


Sex, rebels and Paris trips

President Alpha Condé immediately sacked N'Bany Sangaré from his job as Secretary General of the Youth Ministry...

Accompanying Condé along with the omnipresent Naby Youssouf Kiridi Bangoura Secretary-General to the Presidency with the rank of minister and Condé's controversial son Mohamed Alpha Condé Paris marked the first foreign trip for Special Representative for Sidya Touré (AC Vol 55 No 3 Condé's house clearance)...


Compromise in Conakry

The protests ended after the government promised the unions concessions and on 27 February President Alpha Condé sacked three ministers including those for Pre-University Education and the Civil Service...


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