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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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Before and after the voting

The difficulty with the AU and EU position is that almost everyone agrees that Guinea is not ready for elections; even long-time opposition campaigner Alpha Condé spoke to junta leader Camara and agreed that there would have to be a delay if credible elections were to be held...


Oppositionists and activists struggle to shake out the system

Alpha Condé's Rassemblement du Peuple Guinéen is popular among the Malinké who make up 30% of the population; Bah Ousmane's Union pour le Progrès et le Renouveau has a strong following in Fouta Djallon; Mamadou Bâ's Union des Forces Démocratiques de Guinée is mostly supported by the Peulh (40%); and Jean-Marie Doré's Union pour le Progrès de la Guinée is backed by minority ethnic groups in the south...


The strike that shook Conté

Alpha Condé leader of the Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinée (RPG) would probably win a free election...

With support from opposition parties such as Sidya Touré's UFR Mamadou Bâ's Union des Forces Démocratiques de Guinée (UFDG) and the more cautious Alpha Condé's RPG in all the big towns the strike rapidly began to look like an uprising...

Speaking for Alpha Condé Boubacar Ditinn Diallo acknowledged that the strike was political...


Oil and oligarchs

Security men hammered opposition groups such as the Front Républicain pour l'Alternance Démocratique (FRAD) alliance and Alpha Condé's Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinée (RPG)...


Vultures gather

Opposition leaders such as Sidya Touré of the Union des Forces Républicaines (UFR) and Alpha Condé of the Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinée (RPG) went overseas after repeated detention and harassment...

Alpha Condé also talks of going home...


Warlord on the loose

Conakry has several times claimed that Taylor was working with Guinean opposition leader Alpha Condé...


Whodunit?

The attack on Conté came a few days after the arrest and provisional release of Antoine Gbokolo Soromou an ally of opposition leader Alpha Condé...


Plot news

The former Directeur de Cabinet of Ivorian ex-Premier-turned-opposition-leader Alassane Dramane Ouattara Touré represents at 59 a younger generation than President Lansana Conté and his veteran opponents Alpha Condé (66) and Bâ (71)...


No change there, then

No contest The leading opposition parties ­ such as Alpha Condé's Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinée (RPG) Siradiou Diallo's Union pour le Progrès et le Renouveau (UPR) Bâ Mamadou's Union des Forces Démocratiques de Guinée (UFDG) Doré's UPG and Touré's UFR ­ all decided to boycott the vote so as not to appear to endorse what they say will be a parody of elections...


Up for grabs

The Front Républicain pour l'Alternance Démocratique (FRAD) a five-party alliance including Alpha Condé's Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinée (RPG) says it will support a one-year military transition for electoral preparations...

Alpha Condé has substantial support among the Malinké but his backing of President Laurent Gbagbo despite attacks on Guineans in Côte d'Ivoire has created a rebellion within RPG ranks...


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