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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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Palace plotters

Since the assassination attempt in July President Alpha Condé has shut himself up in the Sékoutouréyah palace behind a massive guard some trained by his ally President Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso (AC Vol 52 No 15 Presidential guard fall out)...


Condé to look at Dahdaleh case

President Alpha Condé is being consulted about bringing charges against any Guinean nationals who may have taken bribes from Victor Dahdaleh a former senior Guinean official told Africa Confidential (AC Vol 50 No 2 A popular putsch so far)...


Favourite four

The four Presidents – Benin’s Thomas Yayi Boni Côte d’Ivoire’s Alassane Dramane Ouattara Guinea’s Alpha Condé and Niger’s Mahamadou Issoufou – present themselves as symbols of a new democratic wave in Francophone Africa...


Presidential guard fall out

The two armed attacks on President Alpha Condé that claimed three lives on the night of 19 July are part of the struggle between old and new members of the Presidential Guard for control of this key military unit we hear...


Condé drives a hard bargain

Beyond the bonhomie and the stream of foreign dignitaries trooping to see President Alpha Condé in Conakry evidence is emerging of grand corruption in public works and mining contracts under the previous military regimes (AC Vol 52 No 8 Tough questions for Condé and George Soros offers some tips)...


Not so golden jubilee

Missing Moammar Four African Presidents attended the celebrations – Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Guinea's new President Alpha Condé President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea and Senegal's Abdoulaye Wade – along with African Union Commission President Jean Ping...


Tough questions for Condé

President Alpha Condé averted the risk of opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo receiving a massive welcome on his return to Conakry on 3 April by the simple expedient of banning demonstrations...


George Soros offers some tips

President Alpha Condé has invited the United States billionaire financier and philanthropist George Soros to advise on a new mining code which the President says will facilitate ‘the struggle against bribes and corruption in the country’...


Brazil’s natural allies

Rio contests the transfer of the licences and may launch a legal action to get them back calculating that it may have a better chance of success under the new elected government led by President Alpha Condé...


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