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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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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...


Out for the Conté

One FRAD party is the Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinée whose leader Alpha Condé didn't tell the other parties before declaring himself a presidential candidate in November...


From crisis to crisis

The President of the opposition Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinée Alpha Condé has already declared his candidacy but the other main opposition party the Union pour le Progrès et le Renouveau is weakened by tension between its two leading members Bâ Mamadou and Siradiou Diallo...


A new front opens

The whole thing is grimly reminiscent of efforts to discredit opposition leader Alpha Condé before Guinea's December 1998 presidential election...


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 leader Alpha Condé...


New rebels, new danger

Opposition leader Alpha Condé was in France for medical treatment but in his stronghold of Kankan police arrested some 60 of his supporters a week before the vote and a dozen people were hospitalised...


Wade's blue wave

Last month's release of Guinean political prisoner Alpha Condé reportedly owed something to intervention by Wade who still seeks a broader role in West Africa...


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