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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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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...


Democratic moves after the exit of Dadis

The contenders already lining up include François Lounceny Fall of the Front Uni pour la Démocratie et le Changement Cellou Dalein Diallo of the Union des Forces Démocratiques de Guinée Alpha Condé of the Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinée and Sidya Touré of the Union des Forces Républicaines...


More contracts as the vote looms

The remaining candidates career oppositionist Alpha Condé and former Prime Minister Cellou Dalien Diallo have pledged to work together no matter what the result...


And the winner is...the CIF

Neither of the candidates in the second round Cellou Dalein Diallo or Alpha Condé - have committed categorically either to retaining or scrapping the deals...

Thiam's mentor Ibrahima Kassory Fofana former Economy Minister under President Lansana Conté and once close friend of Diallo is now openly backing Alpha Condé...


Building an improbable railway

The three front-runners – the Union des Forces Démocratiques de Guinée’s Cellou Dalein Diallo the Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinée’s Alpha Condé and the Union des Forces Républicaines’ Sidya Touré – have pledged to review all the mining contracts negotiated under Guinea’s succession of military juntas...


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