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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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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...


The war moves north

On 14 January Conté at last opened talks with the main opposition leaders though his outstanding critic Alpha Condé was sentenced last September to five years in gaol by the State Security Court...

Alpha Condé of the Rassemblement du Peuple Guinéen (RPG) was also a presidential candidate and has been gaoled despite his parliamentary immunity; the European Union United States and United Nations have all said he should be released but the government has done nothing...

Conté and his allies try hard to make it seem that Alpha Condé is connected with the rebels seeking to justify his arrest by claiming in effect that he was trying to launch a coup d'état with help from President Taylor...

However Alpha Condé remains in gaol and talks without the most radical opposition leader look unreal...


Cross-border crisis

The respected Guinean opposition politician Alpha Condé is accused by Conté of plotting dangerously with Taylor...


Tables turned

Neighbouring Guinea should amnesty the gaoled Alpha Condé he said and return to democracy...


Jacques' jaunt

In Guinea also active in Ecomog and the world's second bauxite producer Chirac failed to get General Conté to free oppositionist Alpha Condé head of the Rassemblement du Peuple Guinéen who has been in Kaloum gaol since he lost another controversial presidential election in December...


An election foretold

The RPG President Alpha Condé stayed at home in Paris until his triumphal arrival at Conakry airport on 1 December...


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