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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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Over the new rainbow

The first test started within hours of the announcement on 15 November of the victory of Alpha Condé in the second round of the presidential election with 52...


Condé’s hard won victory

It has taken Alpha Condé three attempts a long battle with military regimes and incarceration and torture by one of them to win his country’s presidency...


Odds now on Condé

His rival and long-time oppositionist Alpha Condé had accused CENI directors of presiding over electoral abuses which he claimed favoured Diallo in the first round of voting...


Election delays and doubts

The postponement followed a meeting at the office of Prime Minister Jean-Marie Doré which included the two candidates Cellou Dalein Diallo and Alpha Condé; interim President General Sékouba Konaté; his trusted Secretary General to the Presidency Tibou Camara; the two Vice-Presidents of the Conseil National de Transition the de facto legislature created to oversee the transition; and representatives from the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Political Affairs and the Commission Electorale Nationale Indépendante (CENI)...


All to play for

Contesting are Cellou Dalein Diallo once Prime Minister under President Lansana Conté and Alpha Condé who has always been in opposition...


A second, tougher round

Former prime minister Cellou Dalein Diallo and long-time oppositionist Alpha Condé will battle it out in the second round of the presidential elections due on 18 July...

The first came in early June when Oleg Deripaska the Russian aluminium magnate who owns Rusal came to Conakry to meet Konaté whose adviser Mamadou Condé a party stalwart of Alpha Condé insisted on the meeting...


Minister Thiam covers his bases

Ismaël Diakité a senior official at Rio Tinto and a former supporter of opposionist Alpha Condé is known to have voted for Sidya Touré but he could switch his support back in the second round...


High-stakes election

The Malinké (Mandingo) who make up some 35% of the population mostly back the Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinée (RPG) led by Alpha Condé (AC Vol 51 No 11)...

CONDÉ’S FAMOUS FRIENDS In the election campaign Alpha Condé has been supported by a former international football star Aboubacar Sidiki Camara better known as Titi Camara who played for France’s Olympique de Marseille and England’s Liverpool FC and West Ham...


Mine not yours

Thiam who is close to presidential front-runner Cellou Dalein Diallo via distant relative Tibou Camara fears that Alpha Condé will review the Steinmetz award if he wins the election...


Votes and the mining houses

They are Alpha Condé the pugnacious leader of the Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinée (RPG) and Cellou Dalein Diallo President of the Union des Forces Démocratiques de Guinée (UFDG) and Prime Minister under the late General Lansana Conté...

Alpha Condé’s RPG is largely financed by Kerfalla Person Camara (known as KPC) boss of the Guicopress company who is both extremely rich and a good friend of Konaté...

Some claim that Alpha Condé’s support comes from big communications companies as well as from Bouygues the huge French building contractors...

The kingmaker if Dalein and Alpha Condé face a second round could be Sidya Touré...


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