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Lansana Conté

Date of Birth: 30/11/1934
Place of Birth: Dubréka, French Guinea (now Guinea)
Died: 22/12/2008


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Peace, or else

In volatile Guinea new Prime Minister Cellou Dalein Diallo appointed on 7 December will struggle against ailing President Lansana Conté's reluctance to reform...


Another man with a plan

Other notable absentees were Guinean President Lansana Conté virtually Gbagbo's last foreign ally and Mauritanian President Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya who accuses Burkina Faso of backing a coup attempt against him in August...


At war with the peacekeepers

Claims by Guinean opposition politician Jean-Marie Doré of a 'secret deal' with President Lansana Conté to allow Guinean territory to be used were denied by Ivorian officials (AC Vol 45 No 14)...


Price of peace

Despite poor health President Lansana Conté keeps a highly personal grasp on power...


No peace without justice

President Lansana Conté is no great fan of his Ivorian counterpart and claims by Guinean opposition politician Jean-Marie Doré of a secret deal between the two leaders were denied by Ivorian government officials...


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)...


Peace deals and petro-wealth

Lansana Conté faces renewed opposition protests after his ostensible re-election in December for another seven-year term...


No change there, then

With a presidential election looming on 21 December Guinea's military high command has banned soldiers from carrying arms in the Samory Touré barracks ­ where President Lansana Conté has his Conakry residence ­ and in the Alpha Yaya Diallo army base...

The dynamic Soumah who has considerable appeal for younger voters and women has the support of Conakry Governor M'Bemba Bangoura and Karime Kane leader of Conté's support group the Comité d'Appui à l'Action de Lansana Conté but his early promotion might have seriously divided the ruling establishment...


Rabat's regional security web

In the run-up to the United States' invasion of Iraq when close ally Guinea's Security Council membership made it the focus of intense international interest ailing President Lansana Conté received treatment in Rabat (AC Vol 44 No 7)...


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