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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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Diallo jumps the gun

Three-time presidential challenger Cellou Dalein Diallo decided on 19 October that the best way to respond to the almost certain victory at the polls of the incumbent Alpha Condé was to declare himself the winner before the count was over...


    Vol 61 No 20 |
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Colonels concede – but not much

The presidents of Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire Alpha Condé and Alassane Ouattara have been most vociferous in their hard line against Mali (AC Vol 61 No 17 The junta haggles on transition) and will not have taken kindly to remarks made by their counterpart from Guinea Bissau...


    Vol 61 No 17 |
  • MALI

The junta haggles on transition

Regional presidents with the hawkish Alassane Ouattara of Côte d'Ivoire and Guinea's Alpha Condé in the lead started out by demanding IBK's return backed by draconian sanctions the closure of all borders and the suspension of all trade links...

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    Vol 61 No 17 |
  • MALI

No road back for Keïta

It was said to be influenced by Alpha Condé and Alassane Ouattara the Presidents of Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire who are both standing for constitutionally questionable re-elections to third terms this year...


Steinmetz deal bears fruit

President Alpha Condé has held up his end of a secret bargain with Israeli mining billionaire Beny Steinmetz now that Conakry's prosecutors have dropped all bribery charges against officials and members of the entourage of Condé's late predecessor Lansana Conté...


Condé goes it alone

President Alpha Condé got what he wanted: a 92% 'yes' vote in the constitutional referendum which was held on 22 March alongside a long overdue legislative election which the opposition boycotted...


Forced delay

Late on 28 February President Alpha Condé made an unexpected appearance on national television admitting he had been pressured into delaying the double poll he had called for 1 March...


Terminal turbulence

In his New Year address to the nation President Alpha Condé confirmed his plans to submit a new constitution to a popular referendum...


Iron back on track

SMB-Winning is committing to construct President Alpha Condé's longed-for Trans-Guinean railway line connecting the Simandou deposit to Guinea's Atlantic ports near Conakry...


Dancing the third-term tango

The idea that President Alpha Condé would get the required two-thirds parliamentary majority to change the constitution to allow him to seek a third term has always been far-fetched...


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